La Cima Elementary Charter School, SETTS Teacher

La Cima Charter School - Brooklyn, New York - Full time


La Cima Elementary Charter School is a K-5 school in the beautifully diverse, and historic Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The mission of La Cima Elementary Charter School is to prepare our students for academic and life-long success through a rigorous and relevant academic program. A place where students develop the intellectual capacity, social capital and emotional strength of character to be personally successful and to act as effective change-makers in their communities. To this end, La Cima is looking to fill a few immediately available teaching openings.


La Cima seeks mission-driven, Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS) who possesses high expectations for children and the willingness to engage in deep reflection and growth. A persistent, dedicated professional, who is a team player with a sense of humor. That is because teachers at La Cima are passionate about the development, learning, and success of all children, and relentless about attaining the best outcomes. La Cima seeks educators of high personal integrity and character who are committed to social justice, as La Cima believes that “we teach who we are.”


Key responsibilities of a SETSS teacher at La Cima include:

  • Communicating consistently with families, scholars, and colleagues
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues
  • Maintaining confidentiality with scholar information and records
  • Preparing and delivering daily instruction in accordance with Individualized Education
  • Using ongoing assessments of scholars’ learning abilities to drive daily instruction
  • Implementing individualized programming to meet scholars’ unique IEPs during small group instruction
  • Possessing emotional openness to constructive feedback from colleagues
  • Supporting teachers in writing and revising high-quality IEPs
  • Providing push-in and/or pull-out services that are appropriately designed to meet IEP goals


In order to fulfill these responsibilities, ideal SETSS candidates will bring:

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field
  • NYS Teaching Certification in K-12 Special Education or Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6
  • Two or more years of work experience in elementary education
  • Passion for social justice and educational equality
  • Ability to collaborate with all staff to provide evidenced-based supports to a diverse range of children
  • Excellent data management and organizational skills
  • SESIS experience is preferred, but not required
  • Specific curricular knowledge is preferred, but not required: Levelled Literacy Intervention, Wilson’s Fundations, Success For All, TERC Math Investigations, Cognitively Guided Instruction


This position offers a competitive salary range and a robust benefits package. More details can be provided upon request.


Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter online at For additional questions about this position or to speak with someone about your interest, please contact Kevin Bryant at

La Cima Elementary Charter School values diversity; people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. La Cima provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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