Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be able to read, write and speak English, follow written and spoken instructions, be in good health and good physical condition.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who have:
• Experience working with deaf students; and
• The ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking to fill one Child Care Aide 1 (substitute) position. Major duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Maintain the safety and well-being of students by escorting students to and from meals during morning and lunch times, monitor assigned exits during evacuation emergencies, bring children requiring medical attention to the health center, supervise and maintain control in all areas where children are gathered, and assist and chaperone students on off-campus activities;
• Utilize a total communication approach to language development in the presence of hearing impaired individuals by using both sign language and voice at all times;
• Perform daily check to ensure that each student has his/her hearing aid, cochlear implant, and/or glasses;
• Attend to students’ personal hygiene needs and the development of appropriate daily living skills;
• Assist students during meal times by providing supervision at each dining room entrance, checking assigned students at meal time for appropriate behaviors, encouraging students to eat balanced meals, conversing with students during meal times, and helping to create a relaxed, family-type atmosphere; and
• Prevent child abuse and maltreatment by attending all staff training, carrying out responsibilities as a mandated reporter of child abuse and maltreatment, and under direction of a Child Care Aide 2, use approved techniques to manage students, and report to supervisors, as required, regarding occurrences giving rise to concerns involving children in care.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department 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. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. This will be a temporary, hourly, non-competitive appointment with a set schedule of 10 hours per week and with the option to substitute for full time Child Care Aide 1s on 2nd and 3rd shifts on an as-needed basis.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by January 5, 2018 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-209/00804) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.
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Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by January 5, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-209/00804) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.