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 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.

UNUSUAL CHARACTERISTICS:
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: ASAP

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: February 28, 2015

SPECIAL EDUCATION THERAPIST/TEACHER TEMPORARY

DUTIES:
Assist and assess students in developing and improving speech and language skills. Provide related services as required on students IEPs; ability to function as a contributing member of a team. This is a temporary leave replacement position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appropriate New York State certification in Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicap required. Candidate must also possess a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency issued by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Extensive knowledge of instructional approaches for students with multiple disabilities. Must be organized and have the ability to work in multiple teams. Familiarity with augmentative communication devices and assistive technology desired.

Application deadline: March 6, 2015

To Begin: On or about May 1, 2015

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM

DUTIES:
Summer employment for Speech & Language Pathologists to work with students with disabilities from 7/6/15-8/14/15 in the classroom, community, etc. as stated on IEP. Assist and assess students in maintaining speech and language skills. Provide related services as required on student IEPs; ability to function as a contributing member of a team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appropriate New York State certification in Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicap required. Candidate must also possess a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency issued by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Extensive knowledge of instructional approaches for students with autism, emotional/behavioral disorders, and/or multiple disabilities. Must be organized and have the ability to positively manage student behavior in a school setting.

Application deadline: March 6, 2015

To Begin: July 6, 2015

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR

DUTIES:
Summer employment for Occupational Therapists to work with students with disabilities from 7/6/15 8/14/15 in classroom, community, etc. as stated on IEP. Assist and assess students in maintaining skills. Provide related services as required on students IEPs; ability to function as a contributing member of a team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appropriate New York State licensure required.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Candidates must be dependable and flexible. Experience working with students with autism, developmental disabilities, and/or unchecked aggression, and their families is desired.

Application deadline: March 6, 2015

To Begin: July 6, 2015

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION PHYSICAL THERAPIST EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM

DUTIES:
Summer employment for Physical Therapists to work with students with disabilities from 7/6/15-8/14/15 in the classroom, community, etc. as stated on IEP. Assist and assess students in maintaining skills. Provide related services as required on student IEPs; ability to function as a contributing member of a team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appropriate New York State licensure required.

CHARACTERISTICS DESIRED:
Extensive knowledge of instructional approaches for students with autism, emotional/behavioral disorders, and/or multiple disabilities. Must be organized and have the ability to positively manage student behavior in a school setting.

Application deadline: March 6, 2015

To Begin: July 6, 2015

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION DIRECTOR

DUTIES:
Director of Special Education needed at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES to provide oversight and coordination of all aspects of the special education department; develop and maintain positive, meaningful partnerships within BOCES and with special education leaders in component school districts; facilitate special education leadership regional forum; design, implement, and evaluate special education programs, services and professional development. Successful candidate must demonstrate leadership abilities to create a BOCES-wide and regional vision for cutting edge, special education programs and services; oversee and manage special education personnel; supervise and build capacity among BOCES special education leaders, teachers, and staff; identify regional needs and create high quality, cost-effective programs and services; develop and manage the special education budget in a creative, cost-effective manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Exciting leadership opportunity for an exceptional school administrator. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of Special Education laws and regulations; experience creating high quality, cost-effective programs and services to meet changing regional needs; expertise in program development, supervision and budgeting; proven ability as a rigorous academic leader involving the common core standards and effective instructional practices for students with disabilities; be an innovative planner and an effective communicator who has developed positive relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, students and parents; a minimum of five years of administrative experience in a special education leadership position; a degree in special education or a related field as well as New York State district level administrative certification required (SDA or SDL).

Application deadline: March 6, 2015

To Begin: July 1, 2015 or before

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION INTERIM DIRECTOR

DUTIES:
Interim Director of Special Education needed at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES to provide oversight and coordination of all aspects of the special education department; oversee and manage special education personnel; supervise BOCES special education leaders, teachers, and staff; manage the special education budget in a cost-effective manner; support special education department personnel in the CSE annual review process; assist with the planning of the 2015 Extended School Year Program.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of Special Education laws and regulations; an effective communicator who has developed positive relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, students and parents; a minimum of five years of administrative experience in a special education leadership position; a degree in special education or a related field as well as New York State district level administrative certification required (SDA or SDL).

Application deadline: March 13, 2015

To Begin: April 6, 2015

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

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