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 – ELEMENTARY TEACHER – LEAVE REPLACEMENT

DUTIES:
Anticipated vacancy for Leave Replacement Special Education Teacher needed to provide direct instruction to elementary 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. Candidate must be certified to teach elementary aged students.

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2014

To Begin: April 17, 2014

Please apply online at www.olasjobs.org/lhv

SPECIAL EDUCATION – BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION SPECIALIST

DUTIES:
Provide technical assistance and support through training, consultation and coaching to school districts in implementing and sustaining effective evidence-based systems, practices and services for students with disabilities who are English language learners -- Work collaboratively with regional technical assistance providers and special education school improvement specialists in the data collection and assessment of school districts’ systems of supports and services for students with disabilities who are English language learners -- Provide regional trainings on NYSED regulations and on effective instructional practices and programs for bilingual/English language learners (ELLs) with suspected or identified disabilities -- Participate in statewide workgroups and trainings as established by the NYSED Office of Special Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language or Bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language and a Master’s degree in education -- NYS certification in special education, speech and language disabilities, school psychology or reading -- NYS bilingual education extension in Teaching English to Speakers of other languages -- Three years direct teaching or related service experience with students with disabilities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience providing training/professional development -- Experience in planning and implementing school improvement initiatives -- Knowledge of the research on effective instructional practices for students with disabilities with limited English proficiency -- Data analysis experience

UNUSUAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to participate in overnight trips to Albany a minimum of three times per year.

To Begin: July 1, 2014

Please apply online at www.olasjobs.org/lhv

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – PRESCHOOL BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST

DUTIES:
Provide technical assistance and support through training, consultation and coaching to preschool programs and schools in establishing and sustaining PBIS and multi-tiered systems of positive behavioral supports -- Work collaboratively with regional technical assistance providers and special education school improvement specialists in the data collection and assessment of school districts’ systems of behavioral supports and services, professional development and quality improvement processes -- Provide regional trainings on positive behavioral supports and services for preschool students with disabilities -- Participate in statewide workgroups and trainings as established by the NYSED Office of Special Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading, social work, speech and language or a related service, or Bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech language or a related service and a Master’s degree in education and/or educational administration -- Three years’ experience in the analysis of behaviors of students with disabilities of which two years must include experience in the oversight and responsibility of the development and implementation of PBIS in public schools, private schools, and/0r alternative settings -- Three years’ experience teaching, related service, administrative or consultation experience in preschool settings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience providing training/professional development -- Experience in planning and implementing school improvements initiatives -- Knowledge of the research on effective behavioral interventions in early childhood -- Data analysis experience

UNUSUAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to participate in overnight trips to Albany a minimum of three times per year.

To Begin: July 1, 2014

Please apply online at www.olasjobs.org/lhv

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST– DAILY

DUTIES:
School Psychologist(s) needed on a per diem basis to perform standardized assessments as requested by regional school districts. Maintain contact with the Guidance & Child Study Center, regional school districts representatives, and parents/guardians. May be asked to participate in school district CSE meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
NYS Certification as appropriate.

UNUSUAL 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 effectively manage a varied caseload. Must be willing to travel throughout the Lower Hudson Valley to provide service. Bilingual skills are a plus.

To Begin: Immediately

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Adam VanDerStuyf
Director, Special Education & Child and Guidance Study Center
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
avanderstuyf@pnwboces.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2014

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – DAILY

DUTIES:
Speech-Language Pathologist(s) needed on a per diem basis to perform standardized assessments as requested by regional school districts. Maintain contact with the Guidance & Child Study Center, regional school districts representatives, and parents/guardians. May be asked to participate in school district CSE meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
NYS Certification as appropriate.

UNUSUAL 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 effectively manage a varied caseload. Must be willing to travel throughout the Lower Hudson Valley to provide service. Bilingual skills are a plus.

To Begin: Immediately

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Adam VanDerStuyf
Director, Special Education & Child and Guidance Study Center
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
avanderstuyf@pnwboces.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2014

SPECIAL EDUCATION – 1:1 TEACHER AIDE

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.

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

UNUSUAL 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: Continuous Recruitment

To Begin: ASAP

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Apply online at www.olasjobs.org/lhv