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Job Opening Information TEACHING ASSISTANT(S)

Job Number
04 SPE 21

Position Title
TEACHING ASSISTANT(S)
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

POSITION:                                     TEACHING ASSISTANT, SPECIAL EDUCATION - (Multiple Positions)

REPORTS TO:                               Principal of Special Education

LOCATION:                                    Various; throughout GST BOCES Region

DESCRIPTION:                              Full-time positions (1.0 FTE), hours per day dependent upon location,
                                                       10 months per year, school calendar position

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) is required for all Special Education teaching assistant positions.

Students have behavioral management needs and/or physical disabilities.  The teaching assistant must be physically able and willing to meet the academic, emotional and physical needs of all students within the classroom which may consist of the following: 

  • Heavy lifting (50 pounds or more), physical interventions, escorting, behavior management  plans, getting up and down from the floor
  • Exemplifies the GST BOCES’ values of service; leadership; collaboration; and integrity
  • Assists with the instruction of students
  • Possesses the stills and demonstrate the ability to instruct the unit plans/lesson plans provided by the teacher in the classroom
  • Demonstrates the knowledge of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans (writing and implementing)
  • Possesses the overall ability to make good decisions 
  • Has the ability to take the role of the teacher in his/her absence
  • Demonstrates the ability to be a team player and promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Possesses knowledge of State and Federal Special Education regulations 
  • Possesses good problem-solving and communication skills
  • Able to provide instruction following the New York State Common Core Learning Standards
  • Keeps and records anecdotal records and data on student behavior and academics
  • Collaborates with all staff involved in the education of the students.
  • Possesses the ability to provide a safe, positive and caring learning environment for all students
  • Demonstrates knowledge of NYS graduation and CDOS requirements.   
  • Carries out all other duties as assigned
    START DATE:                                   September 2020
    POSTING DATE:                              May 19, 2020 through May 26, 2020 
Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:    Valid NYS Teaching Assistant Certification; must possess at least a Level 1 Teaching Assistant Certificate

  • Experience working with students with special needs preferred
  • TCI is required for all Special Education teaching assistant positions 
  • The teaching assistant must be physically able and willing to meet the academic, emotional and physical needs of all students within the classroom which may consist of the following:

Heavy lifting (50 pounds or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical   restraints, escorting, behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the students and getting into the swimming pool with the students. 
SALARY:    Per Educational Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefit package


 

Application Procedure

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:     https://gstboces.recruitfront.com/

Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Detailed Résumé, Copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts, copies of all current NYS certifications and all current NYS licenses, and one to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than one year old) 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MAY 26, 2020

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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