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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 SUPERVISOR

DUTIES:
Supervisor of Special Education needed to supervise programs for students with academic, social/emotional, and/or communication needs in our Local School Building programs. This itinerant position will provide leadership support for these 12:1:1 programs designed for students who require a small, structured setting but are able to participate in an integrated environment for selected activities. The Supervisor of Special Education for the local School Building programs will be based out of the Walden School and will also provide support to the students, staff, and Principal at the Walden School to ensure that a continuum of services is maintained between the more restrictive educational environment at Walden and the less restrictive educational environment that the Local School Building programs offer.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Exciting leadership opportunity for an exceptional school administrator. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of Special Education laws and regulations; 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. Expertise in staff supervision and evaluation with knowledge of the new APPR process is desired. A degree in special education or related field as well as New York State administrative certification required (SAS, SDA, SBL, SDL). Experience with NYSAA preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.

To Begin: ASAP

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: October 9, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST/TEACHER PART-TIME

DUTIES:
Speech-Language Pathologist needed to work with students with disabilities 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 students IEPs; ability to function as a contributing member of a team. This is a part time position: .40 FTE.

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 have the ability to positively manage student behavior in a school setting. Familiarity with augmentative communication devices and assistive technology desired. Must be organized and have the ability to work in multiple teams.

To Begin: ASAP

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Application deadline: October 9, 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