Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/02/21
Applications Due: 10/13/21
Vacancy ID: 90729

Position Information

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSpecial Education Assistant, (Two positions) Box ROM-322/00304, ROM-323/00313

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $27204 to $28497 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday, 7:45am to 3:45pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 6:45am to 2:45pm.

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Oneida

Street Address NYS School for the Deaf

City Rome

StateNY

Zip Code13440

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a High School diploma or a High School Equivalency diploma AND the ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting of children AND New York State certification as a Teaching Assistant, or be able to obtain a New York State Teaching Assistant certificate within one (1) year of employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who have the following:

• Experience working with special needs students particularly deaf or hard of hearing;
• The ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language; and
• Experience working with adults as part of a team.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for two Special Education Assistant positions at the New York State School for the Deaf (NYSSD). The incumbent of these positions will be responsible for the classroom care of students in the school’s education or residential programs. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Work with individual students or groups of students on special instructional projects;
• Provide supervision, and guidance to students in the cafeteria during breakfast and lunch;
• Escort students to various classes on and off campus;
• Provide direct instruction under the supervision and guidance of the Instructor; and
• Directly supervise students and assist in related instructional work as required.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be a permanent appointments. 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 year shall consist of 183 days during the school year, plus 31 days during the summer, plus additional five days for program related activities for a total of 219 days. 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. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. Candidates are required to obtain a New York State Teaching Assistant certificate within one (1) year of employment. Continued employment as a Special Education Assistant is dependent upon maintaining appropriate certification. The work schedule for this position includes the hours of Monday, 7:45am to 3:45pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 6:45am to 2:45pm.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $37,612 - $38,905 with annual performance advances.

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 one of the Box numbers (ROM-322/00304, ROM-323/00313) of these positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for these positions, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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 nyssdjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Ave. 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 one of the Box numbers (ROM-322/00304, ROM-323/00313) of these positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for these positions, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.