Job Posting


Job Number
36 CTE21

Position Title
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 7.0 hours per day, 10 months per year, school calendar

  • Instruct secondary students in basic knowledge and skills of Animal Science; e.g. care of small animals; handling, grooming, cleaning, feeding; exotic animal husbandry; anatomy and physiology of small animals; various diseases and how to recognize them; understanding environmental rules,  codes and safety requirements for housing and caring for small animals; various parasites and treatments
  • Assist secondary students in developing appropriate learning attitudes
  • Assist with adapting education equipment and materials to best fit the learning style of the individual students
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Monitor student progress
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications
  • Consult regularly with parents, teachers, home school counselors and all others involved with the education of the student
  • Maintain discipline in the classroom and work sites
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned
Job Qualifications


Valid NYS Certification in Animal Science 7-12 is required; a second certification in the area of any Secondary Science would be beneficial

  • Experience as a Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant is preferred
  • Experience, willingness and ability to work with secondary and special needs students in both classroom and various hands-on settings
  • Excellent communication skills and work ethic
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, deal with animal waste disposal, and cleaning of soiled cages

Salary:  Per Educational Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

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