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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/17/21

Applications Due10/08/21

Vacancy ID91336

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate in Bilingual Education, Box P12-2087/65407

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade26

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

Salary RangeFrom $85736 to $105681 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Genesee

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages

City Batavia

StateNY

Zip Code14020

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Bilingual Education.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. 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.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a Master’s degree AND New York State permanent or professional certification in Bilingual Education, Teacher of English as a Second Language, English to Speakers of Other Languages, or in classroom teaching with an extension in Bilingual Education AND four years of experience teaching in an education program for English Language Learners (ELL) in grades K-12. Two years of this experience may be in an administrative or supervisory capacity or teacher training program at a higher education institution, in the field of Bilingual Education or English as a Second Language.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Associate in Bilingual Education position in the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL). This Office provides guidance, technical assistance, and support to New York State Districts, Charter Schools, Religious and Independent Schools, educational organizations, and the public in the development of programs for English Language Learners (ELLs) and other Multilingual Learners (MLs) including World Language students. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide on-going leadership in the development of Regents policy and regulatory proposals;
• Provide direction, guidance, and technical assistance on State and federal law, regulation, policy, and practice to district and school personnel, professional associations, community-based organizations, parents, and others in areas that include instruction and support for all ELLs and MLs, including Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE), ELL students with disabilities, and immigrant students;
• Provide expert guidance and collaboration regarding the development of ELL educational resources and initiatives with the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Networks (RBERNs), NYSED offices, and statewide and national educational organizations;
• Plan and conduct on-site program monitoring visits, desk audits, and program reviews of schools, school districts, and charter schools primarily, but not exclusively, in the Western and Mid-West regions of New York State; draft final reports, including recommendations to improve instruction;
• Develop, support, and provide professional development workshops to schools, school districts, charter schools, independent and religious schools, community-based organizations, and parents to provide content knowledge in the development of ELL and ML-related regulations, programs, and procedures;
• Collect, analyze, and maintain up-to-date program-related data and prepare required program reports;
• Prepare and review memoranda, instructional guides, and other resources related to legislation, regulations, and policy statements;
• Research and prepare Requests for Proposal (RFP), grant applications, amendments, Memorandums of Understanding, contracts, proposed regulatory and policy statements, and informational materials;
• Review and process grant applications submitted in response to Department RFP’s; collect and analyze data related to grant funding;
• Respond to daily written and oral inquiries, suggestions, and concerns from teachers and administrators, and
• Undertake special assignments, as directed by the Associate Commissioner.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or temporary provisional appointment. This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Bilingual Education when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. 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 at time of interview. This position will require up to 50% Statewide travel.

*Leads to maximum salary of $105,681 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 8, 2021 to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2087/65407) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, 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.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 8, 2021 to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2087/65407) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, 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.

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