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)

APPLY DIRECTLY ON OLAS http://www.olasjobs.org

Aquebogue Location September OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:00
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Aquebogue Location September OPENING
Teacher Assistant
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday AM Class
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  Assist the special education teacher with development and implementation of lesson plans. Supervise students and provide learning support and guidance. Develop meaningful relationships with students. Must have strong communication skills, as you will be expected to interact with colleagues, parents, and students Understanding and attentive to student needs, and have a passion for the early education field. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans. EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS.
Qualifications: Applicants must have HS Diploma/GED and NYS Teacher Assistant Certification; experience working in a classroom environment with special needs population strongly preferred.

Aquebogue Location September OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher SUBSTITUTE
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Aquebogue
Office Assistant
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 1:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We currently have an opportunity for an individual with office experience to assist in our Aquebogue location. Must have excellent word processing, MS Office (Word and Excel) skills, along with superior phone and interpersonal/customer skills. EXPERIENCE working in a school setting is highly preferred. Must be bilingual Spanish
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad or GED Proficient with MS Office Suite Excel, Word. Type 55 WPM. Office/Secretarial skills and field experience strongly preferred

Aquebogue September OPENING
Paraprofessionals
Job Type: full & part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday varied and flex between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  Paraprofessional Teacher Aides support the teacher/teacher assistant in delivering the curriculum to meet the children's needs through individual or small group settings; assists with large group activities as per the teacher's directives. BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with special needs population

Dix Hills Location September OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher SUBSTITUTE
Job Type: part time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Dix Hills
Behavior Support Aide September OPENING
Job Type: full time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We currently seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with implementation of classroom wide and individualized behavior management strategies/plans within the special education preschool classroom setting. In this exciting role, you will follow the lead from the teacher and intervene for consistency on behavioral strategies being implemented. You will float in and out of each self-contained classroom, where needed, at the direction of the site coordinator. 
Qualifications: Must have a HS Diploma/GED; experience with behavior management with special needs preschool children essential. Some college credits in Early Childhood Education is preferred, Teacher’s Assistant Certification a strong plus.

Dix Hills Location
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - LEAVE REPLACEMENT
Job Type: full time October 2019 - January 2, 2020
Location: Dix Hills
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We currently have an exceptional role for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to work in our special ed pre-school program. Experience in positive behavior management, sensory integration, floor time, ABA, and TEACCH. Also experience with working with children who have social/emotional delays, behavioral issues, (FBA's & BIP's) and Autism
Qualifications: Must be Board Certified Behavior Analyst - BCBA

Dix Hills Location September OPENING
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday varied and flex between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with a student with special needs on a 1:1 basis. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans.BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with special needs population

East Setauket Location September OPENING
School Nurse Registered Nurse (preferred) LPN (will be considered)
Job Type: full time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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 current NYS RN license and registration. Experience with pediatrics a must, school setting experience preferred. LPN will be considered

East Setauket Location September OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher SUBSTITUTE
Job Type: part time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

East Setauket Location September OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher FLOAT
Job Type: part time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: 9:00 - 2:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

East Setauket September OPENING
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday varied and flex between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with a student with special needs on a 1:1 basis. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans.BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with special needs population

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher Float
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Southampton Location September LEAVE REPLACEMENT
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Southampton
Behavior Support Aide September OPENING
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We currently seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with implementation of classroom wide and individualized behavior management strategies/plans within the special education preschool classroom setting. In this exciting role, you will follow the lead from the teacher and intervene for consistency on behavioral strategies being implemented. You will float in and out of each self-contained classroom, where needed, at the direction of the site coordinator. 
Qualifications: Must have a HS Diploma/GED; experience with behavior management with special needs preschool children essential. Some college credits in Early Childhood Education is preferred, Teacher’s Assistant Certification a strong plus.

Southampton September OPENING
1:1 Aides/Teacher Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  We seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with a student with special needs on a 1:1 basis. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans. Teacher Aides support the teacher/teacher assistant in delivering the curriculum to meet the children's needs through individual or small group settings; assits with large group activities as per the teacher's direcetives.BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with special needs population

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher Substitute
Job Type: part time
Location: Southampton
Hours: varied
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  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.

Early Intervention Program Current Opening
OT - PT - Speech Pathologist - Special Ed Teacher
Job Type: per diem/contract
Location: Suffolk and Nassau counties
Hours: varies
Date Job Posted: August 2019
   
Qualifications:

Must be NYS licensed and have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)


Dix Hills Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

East Setauket Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Southampton Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Aquebogue Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 12:30
Date Job Posted: August 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Southold Universal Pre Kindergarten Substitute Positions

***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUBSTITUTE Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers/Teacher Assistants

Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Southold
Hours: Part Time Mornings
Date Job Posted: August 2019
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants NYS TA certification preferred and/or comparable experience.