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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/17

Applications Due12/22/17

Vacancy ID45815

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSpecial Education Assistant, Box RDC-210/00311

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $26671 to $27938 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address NYS School for the Deaf

City Rome

StateNY

Zip Code13440

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 eligible to obtain such certificate within one (1) year of employment**.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who have the following:
• Experience working with deaf students;
• 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 School for the Deaf is seeking applicants to fill a Special Education Assistant position. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the classroom care of students in the school’s education or residential programs. Major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provide direct supervision to students;
• Assist Instructors in the delivery and practice of content;
• Supervise students in the cafeteria during breakfast and lunch;
• Escort students from class to class; and
• Provide direct instruction under the supervision and guidance of the Instructor.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent, 10-month position. 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. 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/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $36,871-$38,138 with annual performance advances.

**Employees who have not obtained certification within one (1) year of employment will be subject to termination.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 22, 2017 to nyssdjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-210/00311) 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.

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: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 22, 2017 to nyssdjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (RDC-210/00311) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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