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· Serving Students with Special Needs since 1831 ·

Employment Opportunities

The New York Institute for Special Education (the “Institute”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) laws. The Institute prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment because of the individual’s race or color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, marital status, familial status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or pre-employment conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Policy applies to all Institute activities, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, performance evaluation, discipline and discharge.

Employment opportunities 


Child Care Worker - Residential Program - 

Must High School Diploma.

Must have good written, verbal and literacy skills.

Pass Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Course.

Experience in Special Education preferred.

Must be able to use approved physical restraint techniques when needed. 

Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, sitting, bending, reaching, lifting, moving and carrying up to 50 pounds.


Occupational Therapist for the Schermerhorn Program students ages 5-21

Must have NYS Occupational Therapist License




Please complete employment application and submit cover letter and resume to