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

The Watson Institute is hiring substitute special education teachers at the Education Center Sewickley and Education Center South.


  • 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

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