Assistant/Associate Professor Master’s Program in Special Education Grades 7-12 Generalist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - Graduate School of Education
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
As needed
FLSA Status


The Assistant or Associate Professor works with the Program Chair to design and teach program courses ensuring overall program effectiveness. The individual is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and advises and supervises master’s-degree candidates, actively participates in faculty collaborative learning, and demonstrates scholarly productivity.


  • Designs, revises, and teaches graduate courses in Touro College GSE Teaching Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12 Generalist Programs
  • Maintains knowledge of current middle and high school curricula (Regents and other) including mathematics
  • Experience with assessment and effective teaching methodologies for students with special needs utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methods instructional and assistive technologies and educational resources for educational equity and access
  • Supports candidate work, related to the intersection of multilingualism and special education
  • Supervises candidates during clinical practice
  • Serves as an instructional leader, facilitating and participating with collaborative faculty teams, course revisions, and developing and sustaining the transformative pedagogy in graduate teaching and learning
  • Builds and maintains clinical partnerships with schools and 7-12 mentors, and contributes to the development of a clinically-rich teacher education preparation program
  • Provides academic advisement to program candidates and outreach to potential candidates
  • Maintains a current record of scholarly activities and publications as well as professional service
  • Serves on Graduate School of Education committees
  • Supports and contributes to program level continuous improvement for national/professional accreditation
  • Engages in successful grant writing
  • Upholds the missions and values of Touro College and the GSE
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education/ Experience

  • Earned doctorate in Education or related field ABD with anticipated conferral date within one year of hire considered
  • Successful 7-12 classroom teaching experience of three or more years working with students who have individual education programs
  • Successful 7-12 classroom teaching experience of three or more years working with diverse students
  • Successful experience in assessment and data use in the grades 7-12 classroom with evidence of positive learning and development for diverse groups of students
  • Experience in course and program design

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of success as an educator preparer at the college or university level in traditional classrooms and online
  • Experience using Canvas and other technology in educational settings
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Successful grant writing
  • Expertise in urban education
  • Experience with students with multiple special needs
  • Knowledge of school and community-based programs and experience building partnerships in diverse communities is highly desirable

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Commitment to culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy
  • Demonstrated ability for scholarly productivity
  • Excellent communication teaching and interpersonal/intercultural skills across a wide range of mediums (including social media)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in online learning platforms including Canvas, Adobe Connect, Zoom, and other digital media


Some travel to Touro College GSE sites New York City including occasional evenings

Please include a cover letter with your application. 

Maximum Salary

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $56,000.00/Yr.


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