ESY Special Education Teacher Jobs – Education Centers

The Watson Institute is hiring special education teachers for the ESY (Extended School Year) Program at the Education Center Sewickley and the Education Center in Bridgeville, PA. All training and program dates are mandatory. Staff will work from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

There is a mandatory staff training day on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

The Education Center 2024 ESY program dates are Wednesday, July 10 – Friday, July 26, 2024.

Learn more about what it’s like to work at the Watson Institute!

Employment Type: Seasonal


  • Review present education levels, goals, objectives, success criteria, and specially designed instructions for Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
  • Plan, implement and adapt instructional activities
  • Organize and maintain a safe and effective learning environment
  • Utilize appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques
  • Communicate routinely with parents
  • Work effectively within a transdisciplinary educational team
  • Supervise activities of classroom aide(s)


  • Bachelor’s degree required – advanced degree preferred
  • PA special education teacher certification in Special Education or specific exceptionality/area
  • Must be available for all dates in the program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Two years teaching experience in special education preferred
  • Current PA clearances – Acts 34, 114 and 151
  • Ability to lift and position students weighing up to 40 pounds


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