Office of Special Education
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Reassignment: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities.
Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title.
Section 70.4 Transfer: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for Section 70.4 transfer to Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities if they have standing on the Civil Service eligible list for this title and are currently a New York State employee in a title allocated at Grade 24 or higher.
Provisional Appointment: If the eligible list has fewer than 3 acceptors, a non-permanent provisional appointment may be considered. For non-permanent provisional appointment, a master’s degree in special education, reading education, elementary or secondary education, psychology, school psychology, school counseling, guidance and counseling, communications disorders, or speech pathology AND New York State permanent or professional certification as a teacher of special education, a teacher of the deaf and hearing impaired, blind or partially sighted, speech and hearing handicapped, as a school psychologist or New York State licensure as a speech/language pathologist AND five years of professional experience in special education service delivery, administration of special education programs for ages 3-21, evaluation for special education eligibility, teaching children with disabilities, or designing and/or developing special education programs.
NOTE: If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities position in the Office of Special Education. The Office of Special Education works to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities, oversees the implementation of federal and State laws and policies for students with disabilities, provides general supervision and monitoring of all public and private schools, serves New York State preschool and school-age students with disabilities, and provides technical assistance to parents and school districts. Under the direction of the Supervisor in Education of Children with Disabilities, the incumbent of this position will implement the Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) review process to ensure compliance with federal and State regulations and statutes. Other duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide technical assistance and respond to inquiries to resolve concerns from parents, constituency groups, school districts and other State agencies;
• Collaborate with other State agencies and network partners to improve outcomes for students with disabilities;
• Implement complaint management procedures;
• Ensure the development and implementation of Special Education Space Requirement Plans; and
• Review issues and determinations on innovative waivers, variance requests and special education program applications.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or non-permanent provisional appointment. 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. Verification of degree and certification will be required for all candidates.
*Leads to a maximum salary of $103,609 based on annual performance advances.
**Plus $3,026 annual Downstate location adjustment.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 13, 2017 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-1680/49011) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 13, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-1680/49011) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.