Leadership Training Institute has a proud history of hiring talented and committed individuals to help us meet our mission. Please see the description of open positions(s) listed below. If you are interested in applying for one of these, please complete the form below or send your resume via email to and put the job title in the subject line. Thank you.
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TEACHER – (FULL TIME) Secondary Generalist/Special Education for 12-Month Juvenile Detention Program – Westbury, NY
Seeking a secondary level, generalist/special education teacher, to provide a full day multi-grade, interdisciplinary instructional program for 10-16 year olds in a juvenile justice secure care setting.


• Establish and sustain a safe, healthy and conducive environment for learning in efforts to positively impact long-term student outcomes

• Create conditions that prioritizes education and encourages the necessary behavioral and social support services that address the individualized needs of all youth, including youth with disabilities and English Language Learners.

• Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the program

• Serve as an education advocate for students reentering district schools by communicating and reporting progress, grades/credits, further need/s for academic and socio-emotional interventions and support services to districts to ensure students are able to make a smooth reentry into their district schools and community


• Plan and implement a 21st Century educational program that is rigorous and engaging and

• Promote college and career readiness skills by aligning instruction to meet New York State Common Core Learning Standards

• Use assessments and data effectively to create individualized plans for the instruction of students in ELA and math and show written evidence of preparation as required.

• Further research and explore curricular topics covered in the program in efforts to extend lessons, maximize the use of resources and provide students with thought-provoking, high level activities that are meaningfully interesting

• Provide individualized instruction and support to students as needed in all subject areas

• Guide students to make meaningful connections to real life experiences through character and career education, health, digital art, music, life skills and other enrichment courses

• If applicable, plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodations for special needs students as specified on Individual Education Plans (IEP)

• Monitor and track student engagement and progress in technology-assisted learning programs that are tailored to meet the individualized proficiency levels of students in reading and math

• Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy and report student progress through program grading and reporting systems

• Provide a classroom management/discipline system that follows mandatory program policies, regulations, and IEPs to ensure safety at all times
• Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, their parents and their school districts

• Collaborate and work professionally with all colleagues, students, parents, agency staff and school districts

• Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible at all times

• Attend and participate in meetings as requested and/or required

• Participate in staff development programs when available

• Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the program administrator/supervisor


 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
 New York State Certification (6-12 generalist/special education preferred)
 Excellent communications skills (written and oral)
 Excellent organization skills
 Computer literate/strong technology skills
 Prior experience with students in juvenile justice settings or working with high needs special education students


WORK HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, resume and copies of your NYS teaching certificates to