The Jefferson-Lewis BOCES has the following vacancies:
 
Substitute Van Driver - Howard G. Sackett Technical Center, Glenfield.  Drive an established route between school districts.  Valid NYS driver’s license required; no DWI or DWAI Convictions within the last five years.  $10.90 per hour.  Send application to: Michele A. Traynor, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601.  
 
Mathematics Teacher, Grades 7-12 - Boak Educational Center, Lewis County ACES, Lowville, NY
Candidates must possess:  NYS Certification in Mathematics 7-12, preference given to candidates dually certified in SWD 7-12.·         Knowledge of NYS Learning Standards, knowledge of curriculum content and student-centered methods of instruction, ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary:  $44,430-50,730.  Commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement. Starting date:  ASAP, Closing Date:   Open until the position is filled.
 
Special Education School Improvement Specialist (SESIS) - Jefferson-Lewis BOCES
Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a 12 month administrative position.  The SESIS will work directly with school districts identified through the Office of Special Education (OSE) regional planning process to bring and sustain high quality, research-based practices in the areas of specially-designed instruction, literacy, and positive behavior supports to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Under the supervision of the Regional Special Education-Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) Coordinator, SESIS will:

 ·Conduct an analysis of data relating to results for students with disabilities to identify the areas of instructional review and improvement for the district

 ·Conduct an analysis and review of systems and instructional practices using steps outlined in the Quality Improvement Process (QIP), using diagnostic tools aligned with Differentiated Accountability, and using the Quality Indicator Review and Resource Guides (http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/techassist/QIcover.htm)

 ·  Develop OSE required QIP plans that document the professional development and support to be provided to the district by the SESIS, progress monitoring and records of interventions

 · Review and revise the QIP plan as necessary to ensure systematic change is occurring

 · Communicate with the Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) office on issues and concerns in districts

 ·  Submit QIP plans for each targeted district to the RSE-TASC Coordinator and OSE

 ·  Participate in statewide meetings, OSE required professional development activities, and others as necessary and as approved by the RSE-TASC Coordinator to enhance and maintain knowledge and skills in research-based instructional practices and school improvement activities

 · Participate in workgroups established by OSE, including workgroups to develop, review and revise Quality Indicator Review and Resource Guides

 ·  Provide reports of accountability in the time periods and format required

 ·  Work in partnership with other RSE-TASC specialists to coordinate efforts within the Region and to support the regional workplan

 Salary Range:   $68,000-$78,000,  Minimum Qualifications:  New York State Administrative Certificate; Master’s degree in special education, reading or a related service; and five years experience in teaching, provision of related services with students with disabilities at the elementary or secondary level and/or administration of special education programs for students with disabilities. Preference will be given to those candidates with knowledge of research-based practices in the areas of specially-designed instructional practices, literacy instruction, and behavioral supports and interventions and; knowledge of NYS requirements for special education; experience in providing high quality professional development and in implementing school improvement initiatives consistent with research-based implementation practices,   Starting Date: November  1, 2016,  Closing Date: September 30, 2016.   Send cover letter, resume and certification(s) to:  Kate Ferguson, RSE-TASC Coordinator, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601, (315) 223-4740, FAX (315) 779-7009.

Special Education Teacher - Jefferson County - Calcium Primary School - Candidates must possess:  Students with Disabilities 1-6 or Special  Education K-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, excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary:  $44,330-50,730, commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting date:  As soon as available, Apply by:  October 14, 2016.
 
Clinical Nursing Instructors for Adult LPN program - (part-time) - NYS Registered Nurse with current license and experience working in local nursing home/hospital setting.  Fingerprinting, DASA Training, School Violence Workshop and application for a clinical permit from NYSED.  Hourly wage:  $35.00 per hour.  Starting date:  ASAP, Apply by:  Open until the positions are filled.  
 
Teacher of Speech and Hearing Disabled or Speech Pathologist - Jefferson County Region,  Provide speech therapist 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:  $44,330-50,730, commensurate with experience and in-keeping with the negotiated agreement with the BOCES Professional Association. Starting date:  ASAP, Apply by date:  Until position is filled. 
 
Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired -Itinerant Assignment.   This is an itinerant assignment serving the school districts within Jefferson & Lewis Counties. Responsibilities/Duties: The Teacher of the Blind & Visually Impaired provides specialized instruction to K-12 students who have a vision disability. Services include direct instruction, consultation, and co-teaching as appropriate. Qualifications:  NYS Certification as Teacher of Blind & Partially Sighted. Salary$44,330-50,730. Salary commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting Date: ASAP  Apply byOpen until the position is filled.  
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 Leslie LaRose, Assistant Superintendent for Programs, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY.  E-mail:  llarose@boces.com.   For more information go to www.boces.com.

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 tcollins@boces.com 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 ddimperio@boces.com or (315) 779-7047. For further information on this notice of non-discrimination,visit: http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm 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 http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/qa-complaints.html.

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