Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND possess a valid NYS teaching certification in Speech, Speech/Language, Speech and Hearing Handicapped, or Speech and Language Disabilities.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
• Current license and registration as a Speech Pathologist in NYS.
• Experience working with deaf students.
• Ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language.
Duties Description The NYS Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking candidates for an Instructor (Speech) position. Duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Instruct students in program goal areas;
• Provide speech services to students aged 4 to 20 years in 1:1 and small group settings;
• Prepare daily lesson plans, learning units, and instructional materials based on curriculum standards, course outlines, and associated assessments developed by the NYS Education Department;
• Conduct instruction using current teaching methods, observations, and facilitation, as well as computer technology skills;
• Utilize audiovisual equipment and group projects as appropriate;
• Manage the classroom and maintain order and discipline in the classroom and elsewhere on campus;
• Assist students in reaching personal responsibility goals as defined in their Individual Education Programs (IEPs);
• Supervise after-school detention as required;
• Prepare evaluation reports, report cards, and deficiency notices;
• Write quarterly progress reports and IEPs for all students;
• Maintain daily attendance records and Medicaid notes;
• Participate in departmental staff, parent, multidisciplinary team meetings, and meetings of various committees to discuss students’ learning progress, behavior, medical and other problems related to education; and
• Assist teachers in preparation for assessments, including Regents exams.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent, 10-month position. 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. 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. The work schedule for this position includes hours of Monday (7:45am - 3:30pm) and Tuesday through Friday (7:30am – 3:15pm). Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.
*Leads to a maximum salary $67,495-$86,057 with annual performance advances.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 24, 2018to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-232/00118) 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 October 24, 2018to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-232/00118) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.