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 annemarie.mongiardo@alternativesforchildren.org

Annemarie Mongiardo
631-331-6400 x152

annemarie.mongiardo@alternativesforchildren.org

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)

East Setauket Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Ongoing Service Coordinator - CONTRACT
Job Type: varied and flex
Location: East Setauket
Hours: varied and flex
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  We currently have an opportunity for an Ongoing Service Coordinator. In this vital role, you will: • Assist and participate in Initial visits and IFSP meetings • Monitor and organize all therapy services for a large caseload • Maintain records and reports regarding service coordinator activities • Monitor compliance of billing log notes • Assist billing department with resolving discrepancies on service authorizations • Facilitate the development of a transition plan to the preschool and resource information to families • Updating and uploading information to NYEIS (New York Early Intervention System) • Translated at initial home visits with EIOD’s and at CPSE initial meetings • Maintain documentation to comply with state regulations • Facilitate and collaborate with families on the initial evaluations and conduct pre IFSP and IFSP meetings
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; Masters preferred. Must have experience as OSC with EI population. Experience as a Special Education Teacher, Social Worker, Psychologist or related field essential

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
RN or LPN
Job Type: full time until end of 2018 - 2019 school year (June 26, 2019)
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 2:30
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  School Nurse who can assist with the implementation of health service programs that meet the needs of students, You are someone who is comfortable and adaptable to working with diverse student populations and schools. The candidate should possess a good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical practices and skill in their application; Working knowledge of medical material, sanitation and personal hygiene; Skill in the application of nursing techniques and practices; Ability to understand and follow technical, oral and written instructions; Ability to keep records and make reports.
Qualifications: Must have current NYS RN or LPN license and registration. Experience with pediatrics a must, school setting experience preferred.

Aquebogue Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Teacher Assistant
Job Type: full time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 -3:30
Date Job Posted: February 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.

East Setauket Location
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: February 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 Cerification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING Leave Replacement
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: February 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 Cerification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

Speech Pathologist or CFY Leave Replacements May 2019
Speech Pathologist or CFY
Job Type: full time and part time
Location: Aquebogue - Dix Hills - East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00 and/or varied and flex
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  Speech Language Pathologists to play an integral role in continuing our commitment of quality by servicing children and implementing instructional plan based on evaluation findings of the child's outcomes as indicated on the child's IFSP or IEP. Assess, diagnose, and treat speech-language, voice, swallowing, and other related disorders of children with developmental delays and disabilities. Develop and implement individualized plans for assigned cases to meet individual child’s needs, interests and abilities. Collaborate with parents and multidisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals and special educators to develop and modify program activities that improve speech and language skills.
Qualifications: Must have TSSLD, NYS license/registration or CFY and experience with preschool population.

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Certified General Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  Provide instruction/facilitation in all areas of early development and adapt curriculum in classroom for children's 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 Cerification in Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

East Setauket Location Leave Replacements May 2019
Day Care Toddler Teacher TWO POSITIONS
Job Type: full time
Location: East Seatuket
Hours: Monday - Friday
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  We currently have an opening for a caring, compassionate Day Care Teacher who has experience caring for children ages six weeks to three years. We are committed to providing top quality care and education for children who are enrolled in our program. Our goal is to enhance the lives of every child that attends our program.
Qualifications: Must have CDA or Associates in Early Childhood Education or 9 Credits in Early Childhood.. Must have experience with infant/toddler population.

ALL Locations IMMEDIATE OPENING
Speech Pathologist or CFY / Occupational Therapist / Physical Therapist
Job Type: PER DIEM
Location: Aquebogue Dix Hills East Seatuket Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied & flex
Date Job Posted: February 2019
 
Qualifications: Must have TSSLD, NYS license/registration or CFY and experience with preschool population. / Must have NYS OT licensure and experience with preschool special needs population. /Must have NYS Physical Therapist licenes/registration and expereince with preshool population.

East End Locations IMMEDIATE OPENING
Psychologist, PhD or PsyD
Job Type: full time
Location: Aquebogue & Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  We are currently seeking a PhD or PsyD to perform initial evaluations and social histories.
Qualifications: Must have PhD or PsyD licensure and experience with preschool population

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Day Care Teacher Aide
Job Type: part time 11:00 - 2:00
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday varied
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  We currently have an opening for a caring, compassionate Day Care Teacher Aide who has experience caring for children ages six weeks to three years. We are committed to providing top quality care and education for children who are enrolled in our program. Our goal is to enhance the lives of every child that attends our program. If you are a patient, caring professional with a background in child care, we hope you will get in touch about this position.
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with infants/toddlers preferred

Aquebogue & Southampton IMMEDIATE OPENING
IEP Coordinator
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue & Southampton
Hours: varied & flexible
Date Job Posted: February 2019
  We are currently seeking an IEP Coordinator with excellent communication and report writing skills to attend CPSE meetings and to coordinate the annual review process for Preschool. They will be the liaison between the parent and the district. They must be able to intepret and report evaluations, knowledge of IEP Direct (goals, PLEPS) strongly preferred.
Qualifications: NYS Sepecial Ed teacher preferred, but other disciplines with Preschool CPSE experience will be considered (i.e. - psychologists, LCSW, Speech Therapists.)

Aquebogue Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 9:00-2:30
Date Job Posted: February 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

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 9:00-2:30
Date Job Posted: February 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 IMMEDIATE OPENING
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours 
Date Job Posted: February 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
1:1 Aides
Job Type: part time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours 
Date Job Posted: February 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

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: February 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: February 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: February 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: February 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: February 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: February 2019
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants NYS TA certification preferred and/or comparable experience.