Employment at Alternatives for Children

Employment Opportunities

at Alternatives for Children


Since 1988, Alternatives For Children has been a leader in providing educational programs and therapeutic pediatric services to infants and children with special needs and their typically developing peers from throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

As Alternatives For Children, with locations in Aquebogue, East Setauket, Dix Hills and Southampton continues to grow and expand our programs, we seek caring and compassionate individuals to join our dedicated team.

Full-Time and Part-Time positions are available.


We welcome you to explore our wide ranging employment opportunities. A fulfilling and rewarding career might be waiting for you!

Send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@alternativesforchildren.org

Call Pamela Demeo if you have questions or need more information
631-331-6400 x135

Alternatives For Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

 

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All of our Alternatives For Children locations are closed during this pandemic and the school closure order from New York State. Upon reopening the following open positions are anticipated:


Suffolk County
Director of Special Education Preschool Program
Job Type: full time
Location: Suffolk County
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Director to manage daily operations at a preschool for special needs population. Experience with staffing, CPSE process, and early childhood education.
Qualifications: Must have NYS certification in special education/B-GR2, MA, SDA, SBL required. Excellent Salary & Benefits!

Suffolk/Nassau Counties
Early Intervention Special Education Teacher
Job Type: contract
Location: varied
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program Special Education teachers will assist in the screening, assessment, evaluation, identification and treatment of students presenting with developmental delays or disabilities; assist students in the development of cognitive, communication, social and emotional, adaptive, fine and gross motor skills, within home, school, and other community settings. Special Education teachers will collaborate with other disciplines in order to develop and address goals and objectives as required by each student's IFSP; This includes providing families with information, modeling, training and support to positively affect the development and maintenance of skills. In compliance with state and local requirements, each teacher will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs.
Qualifications: NYS Certification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 requiredand have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

Suffolk/Nassau Counties
Early Intervention Physical Therapist
Job Type: contract
Location: varied
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program. To provide physical therapy services to patients as written by the IFSP, including: Assessment, evaluation and development of therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional goals; To provide instruction in use of equipment; Assessment of the need for devices; Collaborate with other disciplines, as needed in order to address goals and objectives as indicated in each student's IFSP. Sessions will be within home, school, and other community settings. Physical Therapists will instruct family members when appropriate to assist the student in reaching established goals. In compliance with state and local requirements, each therapist will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs.
Qualifications: Must be NYS licensed/certified and have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

Suffolk/Nassau Counties
Early Intervention Speech Pathologist/Therapist
Job Type: contract
Location: varied
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program. Will evaluate, treat, and recommend services for students experiencing delays with expressive and receptive language skills, cognition, swallowing, articulation/phonology, fluency and oral motor within home, school, and other community. Speech Pathologist will provide support to families, and collaborate with other disciplines, as needed in order to address goals and objectives as indicated in each student's IFSP. In compliance with state and local requirements, each therapist will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs.
Qualifications: Must be NYS certified and have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

Suffolk/Nassau Counties
Early Intervention Occupational Therapist
Job Type: contract
Location: varied
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program. Occupational Therapists will screen, identify, assess, evaluate, treat, and recommend services for students who exhibit a delay or disability in fine motor, sensory motor and/or adaptive functioning. Occupational therapists will promote optimal function and engagement in meaningful activities, remediate developmental disabilities, provide support to families, and collaborate with other disciplines, as needed in order to address goals and objectives as indicated in each student's IFSP. Sessions will be within home, school, and other community settings. In compliance with state and local requirements, each therapist will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs.
Qualifications: Must be NYS certified and have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

Suffolk County
Custodian
Job Type: part time
Location: Suffolk County
Hours: Monday - Friday varied hours part time DAY SHIFT
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  The custodian performs custodial work in classrooms, offices, and common areas inside the school building. The custodian maintains a clean and safe environment in all outdoor spaces. Receives deliveries; light snow removal; set-up meeting spaces; performs minor repairs; performs safety inspections. Reports to Site Coordinator.
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad, Trade School certificate a plus. Experience with building maintenance and small repairs

Aquebogue Location
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time - September start
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Provide instruction/facilitation in all areas of early development and adapt curriculum in classroom for children's individualized and special needs. Maintain safe/clean environment. Effectively supervise Aides/Assistants. Work with other disciplines as a team to meet student's needs and evaluate student's development and progress.
Qualifications: NYS Dual Certification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood. Must be able to work Center-based and through Zoom/remote learning.

Dix Hills Location
Day Shift Cleaner for Rehab Gyms
Job Type: part time - September start
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Candidates will be cleaning/sanitizing mats and equipment in the Rehab Gym and other areas throughout building as needed
Qualifications: HS Grad and cleaning experience required

East Setauket Location
Day Shift Cleaner for Rehab Gyms
Job Type: 2 part time positions- September start
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 1:00 & Monday - Friday 1:00 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  Candidates will be cleaning/sanitizing mats and equipment in the Rehab Gym and other areas throughout building as needed
Qualifications: HS Grad and cleaning experience required

Southampton Location
Registered Nurse
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2020
  We currently have an excellent opportunity for a School Nurse. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assessment of children's health care needs, maintaining health care plans, administration and maintenance of emergency medication, monitoring health care records of children, and providing guidance for staff and parents in regard to child health concerns
Qualifications: Must have NYS RN License and strong experience with Pediatric population, preferably in a school setting, excellent benefit package.