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Curriculum Coordinator – Douglaston Preschool at QSAC

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Douglaston, New York

Job Description:


QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services.  QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.

Job Summary
The QSAC Education program is hiring for a dedicated and detailed Curriculum Coordinator! This important role ensures that the program's curriculum is developed and aligned with the NY State Learning Standards and applied in accordance with the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). You will monitor the implementation of the curriculum, oversee curriculum training, and any curriculum adaptations.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Curriculum Development

  • Review daily data collection and record of student progress

  • Develop with teachers, the IEP goals and objectives that address NYS learning standards using Applied Behavior

  • Analysis (ABA)

  • Participate in the implementation of student’s IEP using the principals of ABA

  • Align curriculum and train teacher to utilize the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to teach all new behaviors and shape existing behaviors.

  • Participate in the advancement and implementation of behavior analytic technologies

  • Provide in situ training and feedback to teachers and assistants/aide on behavior analytic strategies and tactics

  • Develop professional and clinical competencies through attendance/participation in workshops and conferences

Administrative Support & Training

  • Participate in parent training clinics as needed

  • Serve as substitute teacher as needed

  • Provide and/or ensure regular communication with parents

  • Maintain regular communication with classroom and administrative staff regarding student progress, staff progress, and overall class management

  • Monitor and graph performance/productivity

  • Participate in the evaluation of staff as needed

  • Attend/participate/develop classroom and or school-wide trainings including but not limited to:

  • Provide support and training for staff on curriculum:

    • Special education requirements

    • Alternate Assessments (as applicable)

    • NYS Learning Standards

    • Transition Planning 

  • Student Quarterly reports:

    • Assist/guide/mentor in the development of annual narrative reports/quarterly reports.

    • Assist in review of progress reports from classroom teachers (as needed)

    • Assist in coding of IEPs.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Teaching Certification in Special Education or related degree, required

  • 5 years of teaching experience and knowledgeable about NYS Learning Standards required

  • Experience with Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is highly preferred

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills are essential


Our benefits go beyond health and retirement. You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work culture.

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy (for full time staff)

  • Medical Insurance as low as $1 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Dental Insurance less than $5 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Vision Insurance less than $5 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability (for full time staff)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (for full time staff)

  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement with Employer Match

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Competitive salary

*Employee costs listed are based on individual coverage. 

Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.

QSAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC.