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GST BOCES REGION Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Substitute Teacher Aides - ONGOING RECRUITMENT

 

Substitute positions; hours/day, dependent upon student’s IEP and/or location; classroom or one-on-one aide

A teacher aide must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of all the students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • Heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)

  • TCI is required for all Teacher Aides positions

  • Helps teacher monitor class

  • Aid disabled children from bus to classroom and return

  • Assists individual students with work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, following teacher’s instructions

  • Helps students during lunch periods, gym, music, etc

  • Helps physically disabled student(s) to carry out prescribed physical exercises

  • Helps disabled student(s) with daily living skills/hygiene

  • Follow medical protocol (seizures)

  • Carry out all other teacher designed and supervised activities

$11.80/HOUR
TEACHER AIDESSPE18-0008

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 6 to 7.5  hours/day; 10 month, school calendar position

 

A teacher aide must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of all the students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)

  • TCI is required for all Teacher Aides positions

  • Helps teacher monitor class

  • Aids students in travel from bus to classroom and return

  • Assists individual students with work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, following teacher’s instructions

  • Helps students during lunch periods, gym, music, etc

  • Helps students to carry out prescribed physical exercises

  • Helps with daily living skills/hygiene

  • Follows medical protocols put in place

  • Carries out all other teacher designed and supervised activities

$11.80/HOUR
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS - ALL AREASUNS19-0001

LOCATION:  Various locations within the GST BOCES region

Classroom Substitute Teachers; hours per day will vary by location; school calendar

Students may have behavioral management needs and/or physical handicapping.   The Substitute Teacher 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:

  • Able to work as a team with other educational peers.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to develop differentiated instruction to meet the needs of individual students which utilizes multiple teaching strategies, methodologies, and best teaching practices.
  • Able to establish consistent, individualized behavior modification plans and effective classroom management that addresses behaviors in a proactive and instructive manner.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work with various disabilities in a single environment.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to provide project based learning and/or inquiry based learning and demonstrated a desire to maintain fidelity to the practice.  
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • 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
  • Plan and coordinate classroom aide(s) time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

A substitute teacher must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of all the students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • Heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)
  • Helps teacher monitor class
  • Aids physically disabled children from bus to classroom and return
  • Assists individual students with work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, following teacher’s instructions
  • Helps students during lunch periods, gym, music, etc.
  • Helps physically disabled student(s) to carry out prescribed physical exercises
  • Helps disabled student(s) with daily living skills/hygiene
  • Follow medical protocol (seizures)
  • Carry out all other teacher designed and supervised activities
CLEANER - SUBSTITUTEUNS19-0002

ONGOING RECRUITMENT FOR SUBSTITUTE CLEANERS

LOCATION:                          Greater Southern Tier BOCES Region

Substitute cleaners are needed for all GST BOCES campuses to work on an on-call, as needed basis.  The shift is generally 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. with some flexibility.

DESCRIPTION:                    12 month calendar

The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here:

  • Dust, vacuum, sweep
  • Wash windows, walls, woodwork, water closets, tubs and bowls
  • Gather and dispose of refuse
  • Uses heavy mechanical equipment to strip, polish and was floors
  • May open and secure buildings
  • May varnish, shellac and polish furniture and brass
  • May tend the furnace
  • May be required to perform minor maintenance tasks such as unskilled painting or carpentry
  • May be required to replace lights, hang window shades and Venetian blinds
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

 

 

$11.10/HOUR
PRINTING CLERK - SUBSTITUTEUNS19-0003

ONGOING RECRUITMENT FOR SUBSTITUTE PRINTING CLERKS

LOCATION:     Greater Southern Tier BOCES Print Shop

Substitute printing clerks are needed at the GST BOCES Print Shop to work on an on-call, as needed basis.  

The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here:

  • Operates multiple photo copiers per job order specifications;
  • Operates desktop publishing equipment such as computers and other electronic devices;
  • Corrects proofs and checks copy for mistakes;
  • Maintains equipment with routine type maintenance;
  • Requests servicing of equipment from supervisor when it is in need of repair;
  • Operates all bindery equipment, folders, cutters, joggers, collator, padder, coil and comb binding machine;
  • Punch, fold, staple, collate and/or any other bindery operation necessary to complete product;
  • Accurately records time, materials and any other factors in completing jobs, which may affect quality, price or time of finished product;
  • May order copier supplies i.e. toner, staples;
  • Assists in other areas of finishing as needed;
  • Provides information to supervisor for final costing;
  • May support bulk mail operations;
  • Carries out all other duties as assigned.

 

 

$11.10/HOUR
TEACHER - ENGLISH AS A NEW LANGUAGE - OBLAMSKI63 SPE 20

LOCATION:                       GST BOCES Region

DESCRIPTION:      Part time position, exact FTE to be determined; Hours per day dependent upon site location

10 month, school calendar position

  • Instruct students in the area of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Administers standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading profession journals and other publications
  • Consults regularly with parents, teachers, home school counselors and all others involved with the education of the student
  • Collaborates with district personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses individual academic, emotional and behavioral development
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual language and cultural needs of students
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carries out all other duties as assigned

START DATE:                   ASAP

 

TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)73 SPE 20

TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION (Multiple Positions)
8:1:1 ED Classroom - Middle School Level
6:1:1 ASD Classroom- 2 Elementary Positions              
                                                                                                                 

LOCATION:  Elmira City School District 

DESCRIPTION:   Full-time positions (1.0 FTE), 10 months per year, school calendar positions

Students have behavioral management needs.   The Teacher 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:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)
  • TCI is required for all Special Education Teacher positions
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • 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
  • Plan and coordinate classroom teaching assistant’s time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned
     
TEACHING ASSISTANT(S)04 SPE 21

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 
TEACHING ASSISTANT - INTERPRETER03 SPE 21

REPORTS TO:                     Principal of Special Education

LOCATION:                         GST BOCES Region (Eastern End)

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

  • Translate or interpret into sign language all academic and non-academic activities and reverse interpret as needed
  • Instruct and aide student in the use of an interpreter
  • Document student behavior and use of an interpreter daily
  • Tutor hearing impaired student in subject area of mainstreaming
  • Meet consistently with classroom teacher to determine vocabulary which may need prior explanation
  • Meet on a regular basis with appropriate teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired
  • Assist classroom teacher with normal classroom routine when not interpreting
  • Dress in a manner which will assist the student in reading signs
  • Communicate directly to the teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired regarding mainstreamed situational concerns
  • Collect data for the IEP interpreting goals
  • Participate in parent conference and IEP development under the direction of teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired
  • Interpret all situations including testing situations (e.g., psychological & counseling sessions)
  • Troubleshoot auditory training equipment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

START DATE:                     September 2020

POSTING DATE:                May 19, 2020 through May 26, 2020

TEACHER - SPEECH AND HEARING HANDICAPPED02 SPE 21

REPORTS TO:                        Principal of Special Education

LOCATION:            TBD- various throughout GST BOCES Region

DESCRIPTION:     Part to full-time position; 10 months per year, school calendar position; hours per day dependent on location

  • Evaluate students cognitive functioning as it applies to language.
  • Determine present level of receptive and expressive language.
  • Develop short term objectives as they relate to language for meeting annual goals.
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis.
  • Keep anecdotal records on student’s behaviors or events which may be needed for local COH decision making.
  • Consult with all individuals involved with the education of the student.
  • Carry out treatment program as identified through evaluation and IEP, and maintains appropriate and accurate documentation regarding assessment, planning and treatment outcome.
  • Implement use of supplementary equipment or modes of communications or supplement existing communication.
  • Instruct parents and school personnel with regard to follow-up of therapy goals.
  • Proficient in sign language systems.
  • Follow the schedule and procedures of the building of assignment.
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications.
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.

START DATE:                         September 2021

POSTING DATE:                     May 19, 2020 through May 26, 2020

TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)01 SPE 21

TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION (Multiple Positions)
Elementary and Secondary Positions Available
REPORTS TO:                          Principal of Special Education
LOCATION:                               Various throughout GST BOCES Region
DESCRIPTION:                         Full-time positions (1.0 FTE), 10 months per year, school calendar positions

  • TCI is required for all Special Education Teacher positions

Students have behavioral management needs.   The teacher 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:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), physical interventions
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short-term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • 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
  • Plan and coordinate classroom teaching assistant’s time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • ​​​​​​​Carry out all other duties as assigned

START DATE:                           September 2020

POSTING DATE:                      May 19, 2020 through May 26, 2020
 

ITINERANT TEACHER - SPANISH08 SPE 21

LOCATION:                         Split position between Spencer Van-Etten CSD and Elmira City SD

DESCRIPTION:                   Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 10 months per year, school calendar

  • Instruct secondary students in the area of Spanish
  • Flexible and creative execution of lessons in structure, setting, grading and content
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess strengths and skills of the student
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Maintain discipline in the classroom
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications
  • Consult regularly with parents, teachers, school counselors and all others involved with the education of the student
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned
SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER - TWO POSITIONS21 CTE21

LOCATION:  Coopers and Wildwood Education Centers

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

  • Uphold the BOCES’ Values: Service, Collaboration, Leadership and Integrity
  • Provide a safe and secure environment through building and establish meaningful relationships with students and staff
  • Monitor students on campus by being visible in random locations during high student gathering times
  • Responsible for proactively interacting with the school community to ensure the enforcement of state laws, preservation of public order, protection of life and the prevention, detection, or investigation of crime
  • Assist Principals to oversee/maintain daily routine and program expectations for the safe, quality operation of the school
  • Provide in-service training to help administrators be better prepared to deal with security-related matters and serve on student support team to support student success
  • Work closely with the principal and staff of the school to foster a better understanding of the law enforcement function to maintain a secure learning environment. Proactively work with the school's leadership team and collaborate with school's administrative team on safety protocols and procedures
  • Participate in campus safety team meetings in creating/implementing a safe campus through planning and assisting in drills such as lockdown and evacuation. 
  • Provide law related educational presentations to students on topics such as DWI, drug and alcohol use, driving, etc.
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

 

TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION - C-S27 SPE 21

LOCATION:              Campbell-Savona Jr/Sr High School
DESCRIPTION:        Full-time (1.0 FTE), 10 month, school calendar position

Students have a variety of management needs.   The Teacher 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:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), physical interventions
  • TCI is required for all Special Education Teacher positions
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • 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
  • Plan and coordinate classroom teaching assistant’s time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

START DATE:    AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
 

INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER (Professional Learning Communities)28 SPE21

REPORTS TO:                     Director of Special Education & Itinerant Services

LOCATION:                         As assigned throughout the GST BOCES Region 

 DESCRIPTION:                  Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), School Year 2019-2020 

  • An appointment is effective for five (5) years
  • Provide guidance, support and leadership to fellow teachers
  • Familiarize the teachers with the district and building resources, guidelines and expectations
  • Successful communication skills and “people skills”
  • Commitment to individual professional growth and continued learning
  • Familiarize teachers with essential curriculum and Special Education goals.
  • Assist with long-term planning and goal setting
  • Introduce research-based teaching strategies and techniques
  • Assist with obtaining resources
  • Complete the PLC log including time, date and topic covered 
  • Other duties as assigned 
TEACHER - ONLINE LEARNING31 ISC 21

LOCATION:  Various middle and high schools throughout the GST BOCES region.  The majority of the work can be done virtually (through email, phone calls) with some face-to-face meetings as needed.

Part-time positions

  • Instruct students in grades 7 – 12 across the region in online academic courses
  • Coursework is supplied through a vendor
  • In some cases, grading is required by the online teacher.
  • Online teacher will be responsible for contact with students on a regular basis and as needed by the student for individual support with the content area.

 

TEACHER - HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION32 ISC21

LOCATION:  STEM ACADEMY, CORNING, NY

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 7 hours per day, 10 months per year, school calendar

  • Uphold the BOCES’ Values: Service, Collaboration, Leadership and Integrity;
  • Provide physical education instruction and health education for STEM Academy students at Goff Road and Corning Community College locations;
  • Flexible and creative execution of lessons in structure, setting, grading and content;
  • Administer assessments to gauge the strengths and skills of the students;
  • Consult regularly with parents, teachers and all others involved with the education of the student;
  • Maintain discipline during physical education & heath classes (both on and off-campus);
  • Use interpersonal skills to help students succeed;
  • Use effective classroom management skills to provide students with a safe and conducive learning environment;
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with the STEM Academy education team;
  • Implement instruction through inquiry, project and performance-based experiences;
  • Understand blended learning and inter-disciplinary instruction;
  • Committed to a workplace culture that encourages innovation, problem-solving and collaboration;
  • Believe the power of learning resides in the student;
  • Continuous learner and engages in professional development to keep abreast of changes and developments in the field;
  • Embrace digital learning;
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.
TEACHER - SPEECH AND HEARING HANDICAPPED33 SPE21

LOCATION:    TBD - various locations throughout GST BOCES Region

Part to full-time position; 10 months per year, school calendar position; hours per day dependent on location

  • Evaluate students’ cognitive functioning as it applies to language.
  • Determine present level of receptive and expressive language.
  • Develop short term objectives as they relate to language for meeting annual goals.
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis.
  • Keep anecdotal records on students’ behaviors or events which may be needed for local COH decision making.
  • Consult with all individuals involved with the education of the student.
  • Carry out treatment program as identified through evaluation and IEP, and maintains appropriate and accurate documentation regarding assessment, planning and treatment outcome.
  • Implement use of supplementary equipment or modes of communications or supplement existing communication.
  • Instructs parents and school personnel with regard to follow-up of therapy goals.
  • Proficient in sign language systems.
  • Follow the schedule and procedures of the building of assignment.
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications.
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Greater Southern Tier BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ethnic group, disability, sex, religion, religious practice, marital status, sexual orientation, or age, or under the Boy Scouts Act, in its programs, activities, admission of students, or employment. Inquiries concerning the application of regulations prohibiting discrimination may be referred to BOCES' Civil Rights Compliance Officer, Doug Johnson (djohnson@gstboces.org), 459 Philo Road, Elmira, NY 14903, (607) 739-3581 ext. 2273 or U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, Telephone: 646-428-3800, FAX: 646-428-3843; TDD: 800-877-8339, Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.