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.
 
Electronic and Computer Technology Long Term Substitute - Bohlen Technical Center, Watertown, NY.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a team of educators to provide instruction in Electronic and Computer Technology.  Duties include:  Delivering a Career and Technical program to juniors and seniors pursuing careers in IT and Electronic related careers.  Integrating 21st Century skills, employability skills, and academic standards with the program and with daily instruction.  Candidates must hold a valid NYS teaching certificate, preferably in either Electro-Mechanical Equipment or Computer Technology, or be eligible to apply for the Transitional license through industry experience.  Salary:  $80/day for your 1st 10 days of employment, $95 for next 10 days, the 21st and additional days will be remunerated at a rate of 1/200th of Step 1 of hiring scale.  Starting date:  ASAP (through at least December 10, 2014).  Apply by:  Applications accepted until filled. 

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.*
 
Regional Transition Specialist - Search Re-Opened - Location:  Oneida-Herkimer-Madison 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.org in 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 workgroups for RSE-TASC Transition Specialists;
provide reports of work accountability in time periods and format required by NYSED.
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. Salary Range:  $60,000-78,000 commensurate with experience.  Starting date:  12/1/14 or soonest available.  Apply by:  10/24/2014.* 
 
Teacher Assistant - Programs for Exceptional Students Department, Jefferson County Region. NYS Certification as a Teacher Assistant. High School Diploma or GED, Child Abuse Workshop, School Violence Workshop, DASA Training, Fingerprinting, and Assessment of Teacher Assistant Skills Test.  Proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics, knowledge of curriculum content and methods of instruction, ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary Range:  $15,203-16,203, commensurate with experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement.  Starting Date:  ASAP, Apply by: October 24, 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.

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.