Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/26/21
Applications Due: 10/05/21
Vacancy ID: 87283

Position Information

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleInstructor (Substitute), Continuous Recruitment, Box NYSSB – Summer Instructor

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $30 to $35 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Genesee

Street Address NYS School for the Blind

2A Richmond Avenue

City Batavia

StateNY

Zip Code14020

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher AND a valid NYS teaching certificate in Special Education AND the ability to perform moderate lifting of children AND the ability to assist students with personal care needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
• Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired and;
• Experience and training in the areas of orientation and mobility or Braille.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for three Instructor (Substitute) positions at the New York State School for the Blind for the 2021 summer school session. Duties of these positions will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide specially designed instruction to students with disabilities;
• Teach socially acceptable behaviors, and employ techniques such as behavior modifications and positive reinforcements;
• Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities;
• Instruct students via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in different subject areas that provide students the opportunities to observe, question, and investigate;
• Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory and perceptual motor skills, language, cognition, and memory;
• Teach personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy;
• Supervise Special Education Assistants; and
• Perform other duties as requested by the Head of Department.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be temporary, hourly positions. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division of Criminal Justice Services, a background check with the Office of Children and Family Services and clearance from the Justice Center Staff Exclusion List is required for employment. Fees associated with this process are at the applicant’s expense. Fees associated with fingerprinting do not apply if applicant’s fingerprints exist in the NYS TEACH System. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Verification of degree and/or transcripts and New York State teaching certification in Special Education will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. Candidates are required to possess a New York State teaching certificate in Special Education at the time of hire. Continued employment as an Instructor (Substitute) is dependent upon maintaining a New York State teaching certificate in Special Education. Failure to maintain a current New York State teaching certification in Special Education will result in removal from employment. The work schedule for these positions will be Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 3:00pm.

*The hourly rates listed will be used for the 2021 summer school session ONLY. The hourly rates for Instructor (Substitutes) who work during the regular school year are $22.56/hr. to $26.26/hr. (depending on qualifications).

APPLICATION: Recruitments will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to nyssbjobs@nysed.gov (Email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (NYSSB – Summer Instructor) of the position in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address nyssbjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitments will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to nyssbjobs@nysed.gov (Email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (NYSSB – Summer Instructor) of the position in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.