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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/15/20

Applications Due03/31/23

Vacancy ID82966

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleInstructor (Special Education/Teacher of the Deaf) Continuous Recruitment, Box NYSSD-Instructor (Spec. Ed./Teacher of the Deaf)

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $41062 to $47798 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Monday (7:45am - 3:30pm) and Tuesday through Friday (7:30am – 3:15pm).

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address New York State School for the Deaf

City Rome

StateNY

Zip Code13440

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a valid New York State teaching certificate in Special Education OR a valid New York State Teacher of the Deaf certificate.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
• Experience working with special needs students, particularly deaf or hard of hearing students;
• Ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language;
• Additional teaching certificates; and
• Experience working with adults as part of a team.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for multiple Instructor (Special Education Teacher/Teacher of the Deaf) positions at the New York State School for the Deaf. Duties of these positions will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Instruct students in an academic subject area;
• Prepare daily lesson plans, learning units and instructional materials based on curriculum standards, course outlines and associated assessments developed by the State Education Department;
• Conduct classroom instruction using current teaching methods, observations and facilitation, as well as computer technology skills, audiovisual equipment, and group projects as appropriate;
• Observe and evaluate Instructor Assistants and Special Education Assistants assigned to the class, and prepare written expectations;
• Serve as an evaluator and site visitor to programs and placements as they relate to students applying to the School for the Deaf from other districts;
• Evaluate and assess student progress and involvement in the learning process through classroom observation, administering tests, correcting work assignments and using grading systems such as rubrics;
• Utilize classroom management and maintain order and discipline in the classroom and elsewhere on campus, and supervise after-school detention as required;
• Assist students in reaching personal responsibility goals as defined in their Individualized Education Program (IEPs);
• Prepare evaluation reports, report cards and deficiency notices, writ quarterly progress reports and IEPs for all students, and maintain daily attendance records;
• Participate in departmental staff, parent, and multidisciplinary team meetings and meetings of various committees to discuss students’ learning progress, behavior, needs and other problems related to education;
• Perform training, intake evaluation, testing, curriculum or supervision in specific areas of special expertise, learning disabilities (special needs), career preparation, work-study programs, vocation assessment and student personal guidance, as assigned; and
• Prepare students for assessments, including RCTs and Regents exams, and for transition to post-secondary education or the work force.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent, 10-month position. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or transcripts 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 or a New York State Teacher of the Deaf certificate at the time of hire. Continued employment as an Instructor is dependent upon maintaining a New York State teaching certificate in Special Education or a New York State Teacher of the Deaf certificate. Failure to maintain a New York State teaching certificate in Special Education or a New York State Teacher of the Deaf certificate will result in removal from employment. 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. The work schedule for this position includes hours of Monday (7:45am - 3:30pm) and Tuesday through Friday (7:30am – 3:15pm).

*Leads to a maximum salary of $67,495 - $86,057 based on annual performance advances and education level.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to nyssdjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (NYSSD-Instructor (Spec. Ed./Teacher of the Deaf)) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address nyssdjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education DepartmentNYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to nyssdjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (NYSSD-Instructor (Spec. Ed./Teacher of the Deaf)) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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