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)

East Setauket
Finance/Data Entry Clerk
Job Type: Full Time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2019
  We currently have an opportunity for an individual with office/data enttry experience to assist in our East Setauket location. Must have excellent word processing, MS Office (Word and Excel) skills, claims based data entry experience, highly computer literate, good with numbers, attention to detail, along with superior phone and interpersonal/customer skills.
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad or GED Proficient with MS Office Suite Excel, Word, and data entry.

Aquebogue
Office Assistant
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: 8:30 - 1:30
Date Job Posted: July 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

Dix Hills
Behavior Support Aide
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: July 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.

East Setauket
Behavior Support Aide
Job Type: Full Time
Location: East Setauket
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: July 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
Behavior Support Aide
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Southampton
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: July 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 Location
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher FLOAT
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Southampton
Hours: 9:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: July 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 Location
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - LEAVE REPLACEMENT
Job Type: Full Time October 2019 - January 2, 2020
Location: Dix Hills
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: July 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

Suffolk County Location
Educational Technology Teacher
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Suffolk County
Hours:  
Date Job Posted: July 2019
  We currently have a great opportunity for a Technology Teacher with Dual Certification B-Gr2 and experience with Early Literacy, Smart Board and IPad to teach and train staff and pre-school special need students, Must be fluent with Smart Board technology and software, programming a range of student augmentative and alternative communication devices, iTouch, iPad and similar devices, PowerPoint, and instructional technology. Must possess experience in technology-based instruction, and fully versed in using tools and equipment associated with said instruction (systems, devices, computers, etc.) Provides instruction to classroom staff and other therapists on technology topics. Manages technology material and equipment and ensures that materials and equipment are available as necessary and are properly used. Develops, implements, and maintains technology curriculum consistent with the Creative Curriculum, which is aligned with the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS), and ensures continuity with the Common Core State Standards in ELA and Math. EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS.
Qualifications: Applicants must have Dual Certification B-Gr2 ; experience working in a classroom environment with special needs population strongly preferred

Suffolk County Location
Preschool Special Education Administrator
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Suffolk County
Hours: Monday - Friday
Date Job Posted: July 2019
  We are currently seeking a Preschool Special Education Administrator. Responsibilities include managing the Therapeutic Pre-School and Child Daycare Programs, must have management and special education experience preferably in a preschool setting and SAS/SDA required, experience with staffing, CPSE process and early childhood education strongly preferred. Excellent salary and benefits
Qualifications: Must have obtained a Master's Degree and SAS/SDA certification required

East Setauket Location
Early Intervention/Preschool Evaluation Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 2019
  We seek a dedicated individual to manage the Early Intervention Program and assist with Preschool evaluation process; conduct evaluations; attend and present reports at IFSP/CPSE meetings; NYEIS experience and special education experience required. Must have excellent communication and report writing skills. EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS. Excellent salaray and benefit package.
Qualifications: Must have obtained a Master's Degree, will consider candidates with teaching, social work, and psychology backgrounds.

Dix Hills Location July 8, 2019 start
Registered Nurse (preferred) LPN (will be considered)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 2:30
Date Job Posted: July 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: Must have current NYS RN license and registration. Experience with pediatrics a must, school setting experience preferred. LPN will be considered

Southampton Summer & Fall Positions
1:1 Aides/Teacher Aides
Job Type: Part time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: July 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

Aquebogue & Southampton IMMEDIATE OPENING
IEP Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Aquebogue & Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: July 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 interpret and report evaluations, knowledge of IEP Direct (goals, PLEPS) strongly preferred.
Qualifications: NYS Special Ed teacher preferred, but other disciplines with Preschool CPSE experience will be considered (i.e. - psychologists, LCSW, Speech Therapists.)

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Certified General Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: July 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.

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: July 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.

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

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