The Jefferson-Lewis BOCES has the following vacancies:
 
Clinical Nursing Instructor(s) - part-time for Adult LPN program and High School Health Occupations, Bohlen Technical Center and Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY and/or Howard G. Sackett Technical Center and Lewis County General, Lowville, NY.    Prepare students in the clinical setting for employment.  NYS Registered Nurse and experience working in local nursing home/hospital setting.  Hourly rate:  $35.00, Starting date:  ASAP, Apply by:  Will accept rolling applications.
 
Coordinator of Safety and Risk - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown, NY.  This 12 month position will be providing services to the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES component districts.  This 12 month position will be providing services to the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES component districts.  Applicants must be Civil Service eligible or hold an Educational Administrative Degree.  Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Starting Date:  ASAP, Apply by:  August 4, 2014.   Send application, cover letter and resume to:  Michele Traynor, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601 (315) 779-7000, Fax: (315) 779-7009.  
 
Micro-Computer Repair Technician - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown, NY.  This is technical work involving responsibility for the repair, maintenance, and operation of a variety of micro-computer and communications equipment.  Candidate must possess high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and have at least one year of experience in the repair and maintenance of micro-computers and their peripheral equipment or other electronic equipment.  Candidate must pass the Micro-Computer Repair Technician Civil Service examination when the testing becomes available.  Salary:  $33,098-33,605.  Starting Date:  ASAP, Apply by:  August 4, 2014.  Send application, cover letter and resume to:  Michele Traynor, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601 (315) 779-7000, Fax: (315) 779-7009.  
 
Regional Transition Specialist - Search Re-Opened - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES and Regional Service Area
Responsibilities and Duties: This is a 12 month, Instructional Support Services position. The Transition Specialist will provide training and technical assistance consistent with NYS required training, the recommendations of the Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) Steering Committee and the NYSED regional planning process. Transition Specialists will fulfill all contract deliverables including: provide regional training to assist school districts and parents to develop IEPs that will reasonably enable students with disabilities to meet their measurable post-secondary goals; provide direct technical assistance to individual school districts to identify improvement activities to improve transition planning and activities; develop and strengthen interagency connections with community agencies necessary for successful student transition to adult services and supports; conduct trainings with and/or in coordination with NYSED funded special education parent centers to provide information to parents on the transition planning process;        Include the use of www.transitionsource.orgin trainings as a resource in the implementation of contract deliverables; work collaboratively with RCR Community Employment Specialists; participate in NYSED directed professional development, statewide meetings and work groups for RSE-TASC Transition Specialists; and provider reports of work accountability in time periods and format required by NYSED.  Salary Range: $60,000-78,000 commensurate with experience. Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in special education, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language or Bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language and a Master’s degree in education; and at least five years of direct teaching or provision of services with, or providing training on, technical assistance relating to transition-age students with disabilities in schools and/or community service agencies and New York State Administrative Certificate preferred. Starting Date: This is an anticipated opening dependent to begin early October upon grant award.  Closing Date: 08/15/14
 
School Library System Coordinator - Watertown Campus, Watertown, NY.  The School Library System Coordinator is responsible for providing library coordination and/or services to member libraries under a School Library System plan of service as approved by the Commissioner of Education.  The SLS Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the School Library System including planning, general program management, personnel management, cooperative activities, and fiscal management.  Permanent NYS Certification as a School Library Media Specialist and minimum of three years experience working as a school library media specialist.  NYS Certification as a School Administrator Supervisor (SAS) or a School Building Leader (SBL) required or willing to obtain.   Salary:  Commensurate with education, training and experience.  This is a 12 month position. Starting date:  September 1, 2014, Apply by:  August 6, 2014.  
 
Special Education Teacher/Social Studies Teacher, Alternative Center for Educational Services (ACES), Watertown, NY.  Provide instruction to students with emotional and learning disabilities, provide students with a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and learning, record and report student progress, collaborate with colleagues in general education, communicate regularly and effectively with parents.   Students with Disabilities 7-12 Social Studies 7-12, Knowledge of the NYS Learning Standards and Assessments, knowledge of curriculum content and accepted methods of instruction, ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary:  $42,340-48,740 commensurate with experience.  Starting Date:  September 1, 2014, Apply by:  July 18, 2014. 
 
Superintendent of School Facilities & Grounds - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown, NY. This 12 month position supervises and oversees the work of building maintenance, cleaning and ground keeping at the Jefferson-Lewis-Herkimer-Hamilton-Oneida BOCES Applicants must be Civil Service eligible.  High school graduation or a high school equivalency diploma and four years of experience in building operation and maintenance activities, or school building renovation, two years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity or Associates degree in Engineering, building construction, technology or related field and two years of experience in building operations and maintenance, or school building renovation, which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.  Salary:  $50,000-55,000.  Starting Date:  ASAP, Apply by:  August 4, 2014.  Send application, cover letter and resume to:  Michele Traynor, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601 (315) 779-7000,
Fax: (315) 779-7009.  
 
Teacher for New Vision Health and Medical Careers (anticipated) - Carthage Area Hospital and Bohlen Technical Center.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a team of educators to provide instruction exploring carers in the health career cluster for 11th and 12th graders.  Duties include:  Collaborating with colleagues to integrate academics, literacy, and technology with high school health careers, preparing students for continued education for careers in the healthcare industry, integrating 21st Century skills, employability skills, and academic standards with the program and with daily instruction, networking with hospital and medical staff to establish and monitor student clinical rotations, meeting/planning with local industry advisory committee for continuous improvement of the program.  Candidates must possess NYS Certification in one of the Health Occupations; Dual Certification in an academic area preferred or Eligibility for a Transitional A Certification in lieu of certification; experience and/or knowledge of medical field preferred.  Salary:  $42,340-48,740, commensurate with experience.  Starting Date:  September 1, 2014, Apply by:  August 6, 2014. 
 
Teacher of Speech and Hearing Disabled or Speech Pathologist - Jefferson County Region - Provide speech therapy services to students with disabilities as specified in Individual Education Plans and speech improvement services to non-disabled students.  NYS Certification/license in Speech and Hearing Handicapped or Speech and Hearing Disabled required.  Preference given to Licensed Speech Pathologists.  Salary:  $42,340-48,740.  Starting Date:  September 1, 2014, Closing Date:  July 31, 2014.
 
Teacher Assistant for Cosmetology Program - Bohlen Technical Center, Watertown, NY. Assist Cosmetology instructor in the delivery of the New York State Licensing Program. Duties include assisting classroom teachers in monitoring students, assisting with patron service and assisting students as they practice newly acquired skills and techniques.  Experience in the field and familiarity with computers,valid New York State License in Cosmetology, NYS certification as a Teacher Assistant, Level 1: Valid for one year, one additional year renewal possible if credit hours are not met, Basic requirements:   High School Diploma or GED, Child Abuse Workshop, School Violence Workshop, Dignity for All Students Act Training,  Fingerprinting and  Assessment of Teacher Assistant Skills Test (ATAS). Salary:  $13,427-15,427 commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting date:  September 1, 2014, Apply by:  August 1, 2014.  
 
Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired (.8 FTE -Itinerant Assignment; This is an itinerant assignment serving the school districts within the Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES and St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Regions.  Certification in Blind and Visually Impaired or Blind and Partially Sighted.  To provide direct educational services to students as indicated in their individualized education plans; to provide consultation services to educators regarding effective interventions and strategies; to provide referral/resources to school districts and parents regarding community services for the blind and visually impaired. The successful candidate is an individual who is able to work well with the diversity of multiple school districts. Travel required over a significant geographical area.  Salary:  $42,340-48,740 (Pro-rated to .8 FTE), commensurate with education, training, and experience in accordance with the negotiated agreement with the BOCES Professional Association.  Starting Date:  September 1, 2014, Apply by:  July 31, 2014.  
 
Virtual Advanced Placement Coordinator - Anticipated vacancy upon Grant Award.  Position to run from 8/21/14-6/30/15. Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown Campus. Coordinate all aspects of VAP Grant, plan, coordinate, implement procedures to support the North County Advanced Placement Course Development Program, contact person for NYSED, responsible for meeting all data collection and annual reporting requirements, work with the college board for course audit/approval, manage all trainings provided by the college board, supervise e-Learning Specialist and Developers, chair the VAP Steering Committee, participate in budget preparation as well as discussions for ordering supplies and technology equipment, collaborate with component districts and BOCES personnel to determine technology needs and purchases, research possible technology equipment and vendors.  NYS Teacher Certification or Qualification for appropriate Civil Service title, NYS Certification as a School District Administrator (SDA) or School District Leader (SDL) preferred but not required, three years of experience in classroom technology integration, experience in development and delivery of technology training, excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to conduct workshops related to technology and curriculum. Salary:  $66,667 (8/21/14-6/30/15).  Starting date:  August 21, 2014, Apply by:  August 1, 2014. 
 
Substitutes needed for Teachers at the Charles H. Bohlen, Jr. Technical Center in Watertown, NY and the Howard G. Sackett Technical Center in Glenfield, NY.

Substitutes needed for Teacher Aides, Teacher Assistants, LPN's and Teachers for Programs for Exceptional Students. 

  *Fingerprinting required for all positions.  On-line applications preferred, www.olasjobs.org/northern or forward letter of interest, resume, placement folder and credentials to Dawn Ludovici, Assistant Superintendent for Programs, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY.  E-mail:  dludovic@boces.com.   For more information go to www.boces.com