The Jefferson-Lewis BOCES has the following vacancies:
Clinical Nursing Instructor(s) for Adult LPN program - part-time, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Howard G. Sackett Technical Center:  Lewis County General Hospital & Carthage Hospital.  Prepare students in the clinical setting for employment.  N.Y.S. Registered Nurse with current license.  Experience working in local nursing home/hospital setting.  Fingerprinting and application for a clinical permit from NYSED.  Hourly rate:  $35.00.  Starting Date:  Varies depending upon assignment.  Apply By:  Will accept rolling applications.
Clinical Nursing Instructor(s) - part-time for Adult LPN program and High School Health Occupations, Bohlen Technical Center and Samaritan Medical Center and other clinical facilities, 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.
Interpreter for the Deaf - This is a Jefferson-Lewis BOCES position located at the Carthage Middle School. Provide sign to voice and voice to sign interpreting, or visible to spoken and spoken to visible interpreting and voice, participate in meetings with other members of the educational team dealing with the development and review of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and progress in the classroom, as related to ability to process information, provide interpreting for extracurricular activities and parent meetings as necessary, assist in providing orientations to deafness and interpreting to hearing students and staff, provide tutoring when necessary and appropriate, when interpreting is not needed, as directed by the classroom teacher, and other duties as determined with supervisor. 
Experienced with American Sign Language and educational interpreting, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTIC) or equivalent coursework recognized by Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) preferred.  Salary:  Level I - $15,350, Level II - $21,041,
Level III - $26,552 (Based on level of training).  Starting Date:  January 5, 2015, Deadline Date:  December 19, 2014.
Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)/Aide - (1:1 position) - Location:  Calcium Primary School, Programs for Exceptional Students 12:1+(3:1) Classroom.  To provide nursing services under the supervision of a registered nurse for a student during the school day.  Responsibilities include record keeping, dispensing medications, tube feeding, and other prescribed procedures.  The LPN Aide will also assist in the classroom under the direction of the teacher.  NYS License as a Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.).  Three years experience in pediatrics preferred.  Salary:  $20,864-22,864.  Commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting Date:  December 8, 2014, Apply by:  November 28, 2014. 
Living Environment or Earth Science TeacherAnticipated opening.  Alternative Center for Educational Services (ACES), Watertown, NY.  Provide students grades 7-12 enrolled in the ACES Program with Science instruction to fulfill NYS graduation requirements.  Appropriate NYS Teaching Certification.  Preference given to candidates who also hold certification in another science and/or special education.  The successful candidate must be committed to designing and presenting instruction using alternative methods as well as being a strong collaborator, active member of a learning team, and advocate for the needs of students at risk.  Salary:  $42,340-48,740 commensurate with experience in accordance with the negotiated agreement.  Starting Date:  Anticipated January 5, 2014, Apply by:  December 1, 2014.*
Paralegal - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Office of Inter-municipal Legal Services.  Qualifications:  Must meet civil service requirements, which include: 2-year Associates Degree in Paralegal with three years' experience or Four year Bachelor's Degree n Paralegal with one year experience.  Must complete and submit a civil service application available on the Jefferson County website under Human resources at This position involves performing paraprofessional legal work of a moderately complex nature with responsibility for performing a wide variety of legal duties.  This individual works under the supervision of attorneys within the Jefferson Lewis BOCES office of Inter-municipal Legal Services.  The incumbent is responsible for tasks that facilitate the preparation and review of legal documents required by various legal actions/courts.  Incumbent does related work as requiredSalary:  $38,000-45,000.  Commensurate with experience.  Starting Date:  December 18, 2014, Closing Date:  December 10, 2014.  Send application and resume to:  Michele Traynor, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601  (315) 779-7022, Fax (315) 779-7009,
Special Education Teacher, 6:1:1, Alternative Center for Education Services (ACES) - 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, and communicate regularly and effectively with parents.  Candidates must possess:  Students with Disabilities 1-6 with 5-9 extension, 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 and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting date:   ASAP, Apply by:  November 28, 2014.*
Teacher of Speech and Hearing Disabled or Speech Pathologist - Jefferson County Region.  Provide speech therapy 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.  Commensurate with experience and in-keeping with the negotiated agreement with the BOCES Professional Association.   Starting date:  January 5, 2015, Closing Date:  December 5, 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, 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:   For more information go to

The Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES (Jefferson-Lewis BOCES) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle complaints/inquiries regarding the BOCES non-discrimination policies: Timothy A. Collins, Esq., at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Office of Inter-Municipal Legal Services, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601, or via email or phone at or (315) 779-7046, or Dominic S. D’Imperio, Esq., Director, Employer-Employee Relations, at Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601, or via email or phone at or (315) 779-7047. For further information on this notice of non-discrimination,visit: for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. Please note that those wishing to file a complaint may also do so through the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights at