• Teaching Certification (Required)
  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)
  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Special education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • US work authorization (Preferred)
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Vision insurance
401(k) matching

Job Description

GREAT Work Environment! Excellent Benefits. Employee Health Insurance $25 per pay period includes health, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement. Consider joining the EPIC School team today!

The Teacher is responsible for the implementation of instructional programs for children enrolled at the EPIC School. In addition, the Teacher is responsible for the educational readiness of the classroom, overseeing the preparedness of the cubicles and the furnishings, and the orderly arrangement of curricular materials and supplies. The Teacher is a role model to the Instructional Aides, overseeing and assessing their performance. The Teacher reports to the Clinical Director regarding program issues and to the Principal regarding performance and administrative issues.


  • Teaches pupils in his/her classroom in accordance with the EPIC curriculum and the pupils’ IEP’s and oversees classroom staff and activities.
  • Assists the Clinical Director in the preparation and filing of data sheets as well as the writing and distribution of progress reports three times per year.
  • Prepares and maintains the classroom for instruction, overseeing the readiness of the cubicles and furnishings, assuring that all curricular materials and supplies are available and properly arranged.
  • Assists the Instructional Aides in problem solving, the implementation of individual skill acquisition, and the careful and accurate taking of data.
  • Works with the Clinical Director to problem solve programs in which the data do not demonstrate change in the desired direction or to develop new programming ideas.
  • Reviews the pupils’ current record books for completeness, clarity, and coherence at least weekly.
  • Assists the Clinical Director in educational program reviews, workshops, and in-service training.
  • Ensures that progress logs for parents are accurate and current.
  • Attends staff meetings, training sessions, and is thoroughly versed in the policies and procedure of the EPIC school.
  • Participates in and develops necessary documents for IEP meetings.
  • Contributes information on the evaluation and performance of Instructional Aides.
  • Ensures that other areas of the facility are properly maintained, in accordance with assigned duties.
  • Participates in parent/teacher conferences as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Completes other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director, Clinical Director or the Principal.
  • Maintains accurate pupil attendance records.


  • Demonstrates skills and insights into behavioral instruction as well as expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis and the discrete trial method of instruction.
  • Maintains pupils’ records at an exemplary level.
  • Demonstrates advanced skills in problem solving of pupils’ skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of computer skills (word processing, CD-ROM software).
  • Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Has excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, and is able to supervise the work of others.
  • Can perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Relates well to pupils and parents.


The Teacher is supervised by the Clinical Director, but often works autonomously, interacting with Instructional Aides. Therefore, the Teacher is required to have strong self-management skills and must communicate clearly, quickly, and precisely. The Teacher must act professionally, modeling the tone and conduct of the classrooms and the high level of integrity at the EPIC school. The individual needs to be able to anticipate problems and to take steps to prevent them from occurring.


Bachelor’s degree with New Jersey State Teacher Certification as a Teacher of the Handicapped/Teacher of Students with Disabilities. Graduate education desired but not required.


Two to three years experience working with children with Autism/PDD.


The individual communicates with the EPIC Directors, peers, Instructional Aides, pupils, Child Study Teams and parents.


The individual is expected to perform all responsibilities consistently and effectively. Arrival at school well before opening to ensure readiness of the classroom is expected. The Teacher is required to be available to the Instructional Aides as needed. Occasionally, the individual will be expected to remain after hours for staff meetings or training.


The Teacher reports directly to the Clinical Director. The Teacher observes and evaluates the performance of Instructional Aides and provides input to the Clinical Director.’

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Special education: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Required) plus TOSD or TOH
238 North Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652