Employment

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The following position is anticipated. Staff members and others interested should apply to the contact specified for the position:

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEACHER(S) – SECONDARY

DUTIES:
Anticipated vacancy for Special Education Teacher(s) needed to provide direct instruction to middle school aged students. Develop and follow the IEP goals and assess student progress. Serve as an active member of the students’ educational team. Maintain contact with local school district representatives and parents. Perform educational assessments as requested and utilize data to inform instruction.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have New York State certification in Special Education K-12 or Students with Disabilities 1-6 and 7-12 Generalist. Candidate must be certified to middle school aged students (grades 6-8).

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Previous experience with students with academic and social skill deficits or with students with multiple disabilities required. Candidates must be highly organized and have effective communication skills. Experience administering NYSAA preferred.

To Begin: September 2014

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: September 15, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEACHER – SECONDARY LEAVE REPLACEMENT

DUTIES:
Anticipated vacancy for Leave Replacement Secondary Special Education Teacher needed to provide direct instruction to secondary aged students. Develop and follow the IEP goals and assess student progress. Serve as an active member of the students’ educational team. Maintain contact with local school district representatives and parents. Perform educational assessments as requested and utilize data to inform instruction.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have New York State certification in Special Education K-12 or Students with Disabilities 7-12. Candidate must be certified to teach secondary aged students.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Previous experience with students with academic and social skill deficits or with students with multiple disabilities required. Candidates must be highly organized and have effective communication skills. Experience administering NYSAA preferred.

To Begin: September 2014

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: September 15, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEACHER ASSISTANT(S)

DUTIES:
Anticipated vacancy for Teaching Assistant(s) to assist in the instruction and management of students with disabilities under the direction of a teacher in the CLASS and/or Pines Bridge programs within the Special Education Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Assist classroom teacher in the instruction and management of students in the CLASS and/or Pines Bridge programs. Previous experience with students with academic and social skill deficits and/or students with multiple disabilities.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Must have or apply for NYS Education Department certification.

To Begin: September 2014

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: September 15, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEAM LEADERS

DUTIES:
Team Leaders for OT/PT, Speech/Language Pathologists - To serve as a communication link between OT/PT and Speech/Language providers and the program supervisors - Disseminate information from administration to staff - Develop agenda and facilitate after-school team meetings; share meeting minutes with Special Education administrators - Annual stipend of $3,000.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certification and currently practicing in related field - Respect of colleagues - Organization skills - Communication skills, particularly listening skills - Ability to deal in a non-judgmental manner.

To Begin: September 2014

CONTACT:
Adam VanDerStuyf
Director of Special Education & Guidance and Child Study Center
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Application deadline: September 15, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST – BILINGUAL

DUTIES:
Bilingual School Psychologist needed to provide direct service to students in both individual and group sessions. Develop and follow IEP goals and monitor student progress. Serve as a member of student educational teams. Maintain contact with local school district representatives and parents. Perform standardized assessments as requested and participate in CSE meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
New York State certification as appropriate.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Extensive knowledge of instructional approaches for students with autism and/or multiple disabilities. Knowledge of the Transition Planning Process and regional community agencies desirable. Must be organized and have the ability to positively manage student behavior in a school setting. Must be able to effectively communicate in Spanish in both oral and written form.

To Begin: September 2014

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: September 17, 2014

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION – SENIOR OFFICE ASSISTANT (AUTO SYS)

DUTIES:
Needed full-time, 12-month position to perform a wide variety of tasks providing clerical and office support to the Principal and teaching staff. Respond to the needs of staff and students. Produce and maintain correspondence, lists, records, mailing materials, etc. required for the day-to-day operation of the school program. Answer/greet all incoming phone calls/guests/mail; assist in the maintenance and security of confidential staff/student files; produce and maintain mailing lists, labels, attendance lists, etc.; assist with preparation and mailing of recruitment materials to school districts and prospective students and parents. Process purchase orders, maintain inventory of office and school supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidate must have excellent computer skills; highly organized and able to multi-task; able to take independent action and initiative. Good communication skills to deal effectively with staff, administrators, students and parents.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
A flexible, friendly personality and the ability to work with many different people.

MUST QUALIFY THROUGH CIVIL SERVICE

To Begin: ASAP

CONTACT:
Please send resume to:
Stephen Lowery
Career Academy Principal
Fax: 914-248-2424
slowery@pnwboces.org

Application deadline: September 19, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST(S)

DUTIES:
Teacher aide(s) and/or teaching assistant(s) needed to work one-on-one in small group settings with students with behavioral challenges to de-escalate crisis situations where the student(s) are acting out; provide program-wide, active response to instructional staff when a crisis situation emerges; complete post event debriefing and associated paperwork documenting a crisis situation including but not limited to situations when students present a danger to oneself or others; and provide turnkey training to staff members and parents on research-based intervention strategies. There is a $3,000 annual stipend for this appointment

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointed staff must attend, successfully complete, and maintain certification in a non-violent crisis intervention framework provided by Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.

To Begin: September 2014

CONTACT:
Adam VanDerStuyf
Director of Special Education & Guidance and Child Study Center
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Application deadline: September 19, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – SENIOR OFFICE ASSISTANT (AUTOMATED SYSTEMS)

DUTIES:
The Senior Office Assistant will perform a wide variety of tasks providing clerical and office support to the RSE-TASC Coordinator and training staff including: Assisting in the coordination and preparation for multiple regional trainings; Producing and maintaining correspondence, lists, records, mailing materials as required for the day-to-day operation of the training center; Answering/greeting all incoming phone calls/guest/mail; Producing and maintaining distribution/mailing lists, labels, attendance lists, etc; Assist in preparation and mailing of promotional materials to school districts; Processing purchase orders, travel requests and reimbursement, and maintain inventory of office supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent computer skills; highly organized and able to multi-task. Able to take independent action and initiative. Good communication skills to deal effectively with staff and workshop participants including administrators, teachers, students and parents.

MUST QUALIFY THROUGH CIVIL SERVICE

To Begin: September 30, 2014

CONTACT:
Patti Slobogin
(914) 248-2290
pslobogin@pnwboces.org

Application deadline: September 19, 2014

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE – SENIOR CUSTODIAL WORKER EVENINGS

DUTIES:
Responsible for daily cleaning and safety conditions of BOCES facilities. Supervise, instruct and assign tasks to custodial staff. Working knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment. Performs or oversees routine maintenance tasks related to building operating systems. Assigned to clean, paint, make minor electrical and plumbing repairs, cut grass, rake leaves and snow removal. Arrange special set up of activities as programs require. Makes recommendations for and orders custodial materials, supplies and equipment, processes payroll, participates in hiring process for custodians and cleaners. May use computer applications including spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be able to follow written and verbal directions, supervise custodial staff and give good written and verbal directions. Must be able to use or learn computer applications, spread sheets and database software programs as related to duties. Must be physically able to perform all job related duties.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Must be able to exercise independent judgment. Must be flexible and adaptable.

MUST QUALIFY THROUGH CIVIL SERVICE

To Begin: October 15, 2014

CONTACT: Please send resume to:
Kathy Cerreta, Director of School Facilities
(914) 248-2201
kcerreta@pnwboces.org

Application deadline: September 23, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEACHER ASSISTANT – LEAVE REPLACEMENT

DUTIES:
Assist in the instruction and management of students with disabilities under the direction of a teacher in either the Intensive Therapeutic Support or the Pines Bridge School.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Assist classroom teacher in the instruction and management of students. Previous experience with students with academic and social skill deficits or students with multiple disabilities required.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Must have or apply for NYS Education Department certification.

To Begin: ASAP

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: October 13, 2013

SPECIAL EDUCATION – TEACHER AIDES

DUTIES:
Anticipated vacancies for 1-1 Aides needed to work with students with disabilities in a variety of programs. The position requires management of student behavior, lifting for all self-care activities, swimming, and assisted feeding. To begin as soon as needed to meet the requirements of student IEPs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to form positive relationships with students; good interpersonal skills; ability to observe and report accurately. High School diploma required.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Ability to positively manage student behavior in a school setting. Must be organized, dependable, and have the ability to work in a team environment.

To Begin: September 2014

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: October 31, 2014

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE – CLEANER (HOURLY)

DUTIES:
Under supervision, performs manual work involved in cleaning, moving, grounds keeping and minor maintenance. Examples of duties include sweep, mop, strip, and wax floors; clean lavatories and kitchens; move furniture and boxes; trim lawns and shovel snow; wash windows; change light bulbs; paint; replace ceiling tiles; and empty trash. Involves heavy lifting and working outdoors.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred familiarity with building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to use building cleaning supplies and equipment. Require ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instruction; willingness to perform manual tasks; thoroughness; dependability; honesty; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Typical work schedule: 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM, 5 days per week

To Begin: Immediately

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APPLICATION accepted until June 30, 2015

Contact: Operations and Maintenance Office at 914-248-2201