Employment Opportunities

Special Education Teacher


 Must have MA in Education, NYS Special Ed. Cert, a minimum of 2 yrs. experience. Must be highly organized, flexible and have excellent written and oral communication skills. 


H.S. General Education Teachers

Part time-ELA, History specialists who have experience in working with students in need of extra support in preparation for Regents exams. Must be NYS certified for this co-teaching position. 


Special education paraprofessional

Must have a H.S. diploma and experience working with individuals with disabilities, must be a team player, patient and able to follow written academic/behavior plans.


Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

 Part time- Must have active WSI certification. 


Intake Coordinator/Quality Assurance

Responsibilities include:

· Direct agency intake requests

· Conduct intake interviews

· Assess candidates and appropriate placements

· Outreach and recruitment to all agencies, districts and service providers

· Follow up and coordinate with service providers and families to complete intake process

· Internal auditing of case records and departmental billing

· Conduct internal investigations

Ideal candidate should have working knowledge of OPWDD Policy and Procedures, be organized and detailed oriented and process excellent communication skills


Care Coordinator /MSC

Job Description:

Full Time Care Coordinator/Medicaid Service Coordinator. The Service Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of care and services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The ideal candidate for the Supports Coordinator position possesses a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities and a valid driver's license. Supports Coordination experience is strongly desired.


· Overall coordination of care/services and ensuring continuity of care for individuals with developmental disabilities.

· Develops Individual Service Plans (ISP) with client, family, funding agency representative, and members of the treatment team.

· Facilitates meetings for Individual Service Plans, Individual Treatment Plans, and Interdisciplinary Teams. Ensures all necessary documentation is complete including progress/status summaries, progress notes, and monthly/quarterly updates.

· Serves as primary contact for families, agencies, and other professionals involved in the clients' care.

· Maintains regular contact and interaction with clients.

· Schedules, attends, and transports clients to appointments including medical, counseling, court, supervised visitation, psychiatric appointments, etc. as necessary.

· Advocates for the safety and welfare of clients.

· Participates in required in-services, trainings, and staff meetings.

· Implements our Mission Statement: "Our mission is to provide people with developmental disabilities diverse opportunities to lead fulfilling lives."


· Bachelor's degree in a related field in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology And Social Work

· Valid Driver's License

· A minimum of two years work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities

· Strong Computer Skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)

· Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

· A sincere desire to work in the Human Services field

· Willingness to work outside normal scheduled hours as necessary

·Physical ability to perform all duties associated with this position 




· Perform clinical and clerical task to assist the Day Habilitation Supervisor to perform daily operations.

· Assess individuals to determine their habilitation goals.

· Coordinate meetings with MSC’s.

· Ensure goals are being run daily.

· Provide direct support when needed.

· Perform observations to monitor staff progress with goal implementation.

· Provide feedback to staff when needed.

· Submit billing in a timely fashion.

· Track staff attendance daily and submit to HR.

· Track staff’s unplanned absence and submit forms to HR.

· Attend ISP meetings.


· High School diploma with 2 years of experience working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities. BA preferred in Special Education, Human Services, Psychology or related field.

· General knowledge of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), teaching strategies and goal development.

· Must have a valid driver’s license. Driving a requirement.


Occupational Therapist

Part time, NYS license for school for children with special needs ages 12-21


Physical Therapist

Part time, NYS license for school for children with special needs ages 12-21


Speech Therapist

Full time, NYS license for school for children with special needs ages 12-21 


Art/Drama/Music Instructor

Part time- Must have experience working with students with disabilities. Must be flexible, organized and creative.


Contact Us

Employment Request Form

Kulanu Center for Special Services

620 Central Ave, Cedarhurst, New York 11516, United States

(516) 569-3083 ext.235