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NYU Steinhardt, ASD Nest Support Project

Middle/High School Autism Staff Developer

  • Location

    New York, NY
  • Posted On

    June 25, 2018
  • Job Type

  • Category

    Special Education
  • Experience Level

    5-10 Years
  • Education Level

    Master's Degree
  • Salary


Job Description

Middle/High School Autism Staff Developer, ASD Nest Support Project

The ASD Nest Support Project is committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates and individuals from underserved or underrepresented groups.

Start date: Summer, 2018

The ASD Nest Support Project is looking for an autism educator with middle/high school experience to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team that values inclusion, strengths, and celebration of difference. The position includes designing and providing professional development for public school teachers, providing onsite consultation to support inclusion of autistic children in community schools, and participating in ongoing program development and evaluation.

Qualifications: MA or MS in education, special education, social work, speech language pathology or a related field, a minimum of five years’ teaching or therapeutic experience with autistic youth, experience working with diverse teams and in diverse communities or schools, and experience facilitating professional development activities. Experience in middle/high school required.

Our Senior Autism Staff Developers:
● Travel to public schools across the five boroughs, and sometimes outside New York City, to observe and provide feedback to educators working in ASD Nest model middle and high schools
● Independently manage their time and schedules and tailor their consultation supports to the individual needs of each school
● Use creativity and thoughtful compassion to design and deliver workshops that promote understanding and respect for the strengths and challenges of learners with ASD
● Use leadership skills to galvanize school teams to create optimal, inclusive environments

Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

For more information about the NYU ASD Nest Support Project, please visit our website:

How to Apply

Please submit electronically a letter of application and curriculum vitae/resume using the link below. We will be reviewing applications as they are received.

Submit applications online:

All qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

NYU is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer.

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