Basic Information

Date posted: 04/06/2020

Location: Bronx, NY

Posted by: New York Institute for Special Education

Salary: The Principal will be provided with a regionally competitive salary and benefits package, which may include on campus housing.

Contact Information


9122 Curry Lane
Clarence Center, NY 14032



More Details


Candidates must possess or be eligible for New York State certification as a Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired and as a School Administrator/Supervisor (SAS) or a School Building Leader (SBL).  Teachers certified to teach the Blind and Visually impaired who are willing to work toward administrative certification will be considered.

Online applications will be accepted until May 30, 2020 at  Applicants are advised to click on “Current Searches”, then the link to  In addition to completing the basic application, applicants are requested to upload a current resume and a cover letter, the latter which describes how their educational background and professional experiences meet the position specifications included in this letter.  The anticipated start date is on or about September 1, 2020.

Job Description

As part of its regular review processes, the Executive Director worked with staff to update the job description and determined that the ideal candidate will be:

  • A well-respected special educator with experience teaching the blind and visually impaired who possesses knowledge of students with emotional disabilities and who, preferably, has administrative experience at the departmental or building level.
  • A proven instructional leader who will maintain a safe and healthy school environment that is conducive to learning and is focused on growing the rigorous and appropriate curriculum in place for all students at all grade levels
  • An educator who is familiar with the administration of state and federal regulations related to students with disabilities and who will assure that activities required for student evaluations, annual reviews, triennial re-evaluations and Individualized Education Plan implementation occurs accurately and in a timely manner.
  • A leader of teachers who will ensure the appropriate level of well-qualified and trained staff by effecting systems for hiring, orienting, training, supervising and evaluating all personnel, and then will provide individual and school wide professional development opportunities, as necessary.
  • A visionary leader and superior collaborator with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills who will not only develop and implement annual staff and program improvement goals supported by strategic implementation strategies, but also will work with parents and partner agencies to improve opportunities for all students.