Special Education Teacher Resume

Work Experience

New York City Department of Education, Queens, NY (September 2005 to Present)
Special Education Teacher

  • Responsible for instruction of a self- contained special education classroom of students with emotional disabilities and learning disabilities
  • Accountable for modification of curriculum for special education students in an inclusive Common Core based classroom
  • Develop innovative, data driven lesson plans geared to the comprehension level of students
  • Keep records of student progress
  • Use data to drive instruction and utilize individual growth reports to enhance instruction and address each student’s academic needs
  • Employ techniques that help assess students’ understanding
  • Work cooperatively with a team of teachers to plan and revise curriculum
  • Created and implemented a “Collaborative Team Teaching” workshop
  • Member of the School Leadership Team and the School Reorganization Committee
  • Head of the committee to rewrite the School Mission and Vision Statements
  • Organized and led Senior trip to Washington, D.C.

Teen Adventures, Clifton, NJ (March 2004 to August 2011)
Camp Director

  • Plan day and extended trips for summer program and reunions
  • Hire, supervise, and train staff
  • Plan and balance budget; increase membership
  • Supervise groups of teenagers in various settings
  • Communicate with parents weekly and when needed
  • Organize fund raising opportunities and other social action projects

Teen Adventures, Ridgewood, NJ (September 2005 to June 2007)
Youth Director

  • Design and implement programs for 3 youth groups, ages 8-18
  • Hire and supervise staff
  • Recruit youth group members
  • Recruit parents for Youth Committee Meetings
  • Help raise funds and distribute scholarships

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, New Milford, NJ (September 2000 to June 2005)
3rd Grade School Teacher

  • Responsible for instruction of 45 students in core subject areas
  • Apply integrated approach towards teaching
  • Collaborate with other teachers and support staff to develop curriculum
  • Supervise student teachers and assistant teachers
  • Assess and recommend children for special services; Implement Individualized Education Plans
  • Mentor for SITE program (Student Inventions Through Education)
  • Instructor for “Lunchtime Enrichment Program”


Masters in School Administration – The College of Saint Rose

Masters in Special Education – City College of New York

Bachelors in Psychology – Utica College of Syracuse University

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