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

Job Title
Type
Location
Application deadline
Physical Education Teacher
Substitute
NY
February 5, 2016

DUTIES:
The Itinerant Physical Education Teacher substitute will be able to travel to different local locations to deliver Physical Education classes following developed lesson plans from 2/1/16 - 2/22/16 (may be extended).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Physical Education Certification.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Knowledge of approaches in working with students with autism, emotional disabilities, and/or fragile students. Must be organized and have ability to work in multiple teams. Must be flexible and adaptable.

To Begin: As soon as possible

Please apply online at: olasjobs.org

For additional information please contact:
Lisa Hammel
Coordinator of Related Service Providers and Local School Building Programs
(914) 248-3680 or lhammel@pnwboces.org

Application Deadline: February 5, 2016

Caretaker - Madden Property
Full-Time
NY
February 10, 2016

DUTIES:
The caretaker shall be responsible for the maintenance of the Madden property and buildings, including: mowing, bush and vine trimming, pruning trees, keeping trails clear, mulching leaves, redistributing gravel, rake off barn roof to prevent ice dams in the drain pipes, clean gutters as needed, maintain equipment and tools, and regularly walking the property to determine maintenance needs. Heavy cleaning in classroom spaces including washing windows and floors. Provide weekend coverage on a rotating basis with the other staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in property maintenance, custodial work and/or tree maintenance work preferred. Good working knowledge of tools and equipment such as snow blower, lawn mower/tractor, chain saw, table saw, weed whacker and a variety of hand tools. Self- starter to be pro active about good maintenance practices before or as issues arise. Keep the Madden facility clean and safe for visitors to the Environmental Education programs.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
This position requires living at the Madden Outdoor Education Center. An apartment is provided in exchange for work performed each month. Applicants must meet civil service requirements.

To Begin: To Be Determined

Send cover letter and resume to:
Dorna Schroeter
Program Coordinator, Center for Environmental Education
dschroeter@pnwboces.org

Application Deadline: February 10, 2016

Assistant Naturalist
Full-Time
NY
February 18, 2016

DUTIES:
The Center for Environmental Education is a non-residential environmental education program operated by P/NW BOCES which serves approximately 42,000 students in 36 school districts. During the school year this position provides instruction at the PNW BOCES nature center, local schools, other outreach sites, occasional after school and weekend programs and operates a summer nature center program. Individual is also responsible for preparation of facility and materials before and clean-up after all programs. Must have a car to drive to schools (mileage reimbursed). Position includes housing. Must be able to perform some manual labor to complete custodial duties for the nature center facility. Must be available to provide weekend coverage on a rotating basis with other staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Must qualify through civil service. Individual should have a strong background in environmental science and ecology to teach programs such as:

  • ecosystem studies: pond ecology, forest ecology, marine ecosystems and tropical rainforest
  • sustainability programs: ecological footprint and sustainable food and energy systems
  • wildlife: wildlife CSI, Turtle, Frogs & Snakes, Birds of Prey and Owl pellets
  • team building programs: challenge course and orienteering
  • history programs: Native American, colonial living skills and cemetery
  • unique programs such as our monster storms and climate change program, the Earth Portable Classroom and our collaborative predator program with a local wolf center.
  • CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
    Flexible and adaptable, able to work independently.

    To Begin: February 25, 2016

    Send resume and cover letter to:
    Dorna Schroeter
    Program Coordinator, Center for Environmental Education
    dschroeter@pnwboces.org

    Application Deadline: February 18, 2016

    Spanish Teacher
    Part-Time
    NY
    February 19, 2016

    DUTIES:
    The successful candidate must be able to oversee an on-line Spanish 1 course for middle school students in an alternative setting including monitoring coursework, correcting student work, answering questions and augmenting the instruction as needed. Use of on-line content management program required. Training will be provided. This position is initially expected to be 1-2 hours per week.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    NYS Certification in Spanish 7-12.

    CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
    The successful candidate will be flexible, adaptable and able to engage, motivate and foster positive relationships with students enrolled in an alternative setting.

    To Begin: As soon as possible

    Please apply online at: olasjobs.org

    For additional information please contact:
    Lisa Hammel
    Coordinator of Related Service Providers and Local School Building Programs
    (914) 248-3680 or lhammel@pnwboces.org

    Application Deadline: February 19, 2016

    Bilingual Speech Evaluator
    Per-diem
    NY
    February 26, 2016

    DUTIES:
    The bilingual Speech Pathologist evaluator works on a per diem basis for the Guidance and Child Study Center at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES. The Speech Pathologist uses his/her skills as a bilingual evaluator to identify the student’s school problems as stated in the referral. This typically includes such activities as assessment of language proficiency in the relevant languages spoken, determination of the family’s language history, consideration of cultural background, selection of appropriate evaluation instruments, and other steps as needed.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    Certified NYS Speech Pathologist.

    CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
    The candidate must be fluent and capable of evaluating a student in any of the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Russian or Spanish.

    To Begin: As soon as possible

    For additional information please contact:
    Neil Boyle
    nboyle@pnwboces.org

    Application Deadline: February 26, 2016

    Bilingual Psychological Evaluator
    Per-diem
    NY
    February 26, 2016

    DUTIES:
    The bilingual psychologist evaluator works on a per diem basis for the Guidance and Child Study Center at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES. The psychologist uses his/her skills as a bilingual evaluator to identify the student’s school problems as stated in the referral. This typically includes such activities as assessment of language proficiency in the relevant languages spoken, determination of the family’s language history, consideration of cultural background, selection of appropriate evaluation instruments (i.e. academic, behavioral and/or cognitive evaluation tools), and other steps as needed.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    Certified NYS School Psychologist. Bilingual Extension preferred.

    CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
    The candidate must be fluent and capable of evaluating students in any of the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Russian or Spanish.

    To Begin: As soon as possible

    For additional information please contact:
    Neil Boyle
    nboyle@pnwboces.org

    Application Deadline: February 26, 2016

    Cleaner
    Part-Time
    NY
    June 30, 2016

    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, 4 days per week; 2:30-6:30, 1 day per week.

    CONTACT:
    Operations and Maintenance Office: 914-248-2201

    Application Deadline: June 30 2016

    To Begin: As needed

    Teacher Aide
    Part-Time
    NY
    Ongoing

    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.

    Application Deadline: Ongoing

    To Begin: As needed

    Please apply online at: olasjobs.org