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Special Education Teacher Substitutes – Education Centers (Sewickley & South)

The Watson Institute is hiring substitute special education teachers at the Education Center in Sewickley, PA, located less than 17 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA and Education Center Bridgeville, PA, located less than 14 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA.

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

Employment Type: Temporary


  • Plan and conduct assessments – record and interpret assessment data
  • Develop, maintain and monitor present education levels, goals, objectives, success criteria and specially designed instructions for Individualized Education Programs
  • 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 and appropriate school district personnel
  • Work effectively within a transdisciplinary educational team
  • Participate in Education Center activities
  • Supervise activities of classroom aide(s)


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree – advanced degree preferred
  • PA special education teacher certification in mentally and physically handicapped or specific exceptionality/area
  • 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