- JobID: 2631 Position Type:
- Perform various duties related to tutoring, teaching and disciplining to build upon existing skills and increase present knowledge in students with disabilities.
- Assist teacher(s) with lesson instruction, activity directions or curriculum implementation to an assigned student or a group of students.
- Modify or rephrase text, directions or classroom instructions.
- Assist student(s) with the use of classroom materials and equipment.
- Aid teacher or student in the use of technology to reinforce student learning.
- Facilitate in maintaining a positive learning environment.
- Expedite positive reinforcement procedures as identified in a behavior support plan.
- Using guidance from the teacher, collect data on behaviors for behavior support plan feedback.
- Perform related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.
Teaching Assistants & Teacher Aides/TEACHING ASSISTANT
Center for Special Education
The Ulster BOCES Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning (CITL) Student-Based Programs is seeking Teaching Assistants for full-time, 10-month positions for the 2022-2023 school year. Experience working with special needs children preferred. Appropriate NYS Teaching Assistant Level I, II or III certification and fingerprinting required.
Ulster BOCES provides programs for students ages five through twenty-one who are identified as needing specialized programs and/or supports according to their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Special Education programs are offered at Ulster BOCES sites in Port Ewen, NY and in leased classrooms in component school districts. They have been developed and offered to meet the specific needs of our students in order to assist them in realizing their potential to achieve both academically and socially.
The following programs are available in Special Class configurations of 12:1:1, 8:1:1, 8:1:2, 6:1:2 and 4:1:2. All classes are staffed by a full-time Special Education teacher and teaching assistant. (Additional supplementary 1:1 aides may be requested for individual students as per Committee on Special Education recommendations.) Multiple programs are available.
Only candidates who currently possess appropriate NYS certification, or qualify for the Level I Teaching Assistant certificate, will be considered for this position.
Ulster BOCES offers regionally competitive salary and benefits (see the Ulster BOCES Teaching Assistants' and Aides' Organization contract at https://www.ulsterboces.org/faq-links/employment-contracts for details).
SPECIFIC DUTIES :
10 Month Schedule, September through June
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Possession of Appropriate NYS Teaching Assistant Level I, II or III certification
At Ulster BOCES, our mission is to provide high quality shared educational, administrative, and technical services that will enable component school districts to develop the capacity of their students and adults to achieve higher standards of performance. With an emphasis on economic efficiencies, Ulster BOCES is committed to offering educational programs that enable all students to prepare for employment and/or post-secondary education.
The Ulster County Board of Cooperative Education Services is an educational agency serving eight component school districts. They are: Ellenville Central School District • Highland Central School District • Kingston City Schools Consolidated • New Paltz Central School District • Onteora Central School District • Rondout Valley Central School District • Saugerties Central School District • Wallkill Central School District
Generous health insurance, dental and vision benefits. Paid time off. New York state retirement system membership and 403(b) tax-sheltered annuities plan. Flexible spending plan, disability benefits, employee assistance program and tuition reimbursement.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ulster County Board of Cooperative Educational Services Non-Discrimination Statement
The Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Ulster County (“BOCES”), does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, religious practice, national origin, ethnic group, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity, sexual orientation (“sexual orientation” means heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or asexuality), political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, weight, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected status in regard to employment opportunities or educational/vocational programs or activities which it operates. All inquiries regarding BOCES Non- Discrimination policies and/or complaints regarding violation(s) of these policies should be directed to the BOCES Compliance Officer, Dr. Jonah Schenker, Deputy Superintendent in one of the following manners:
By E-Mail: [email protected]
By Mail: 175 Route 32 North, New Paltz, New York, 12561
By Telephone: (845) 255-1400
Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation and/or complaints regarding violation(s) of these provisions can be referred to the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005 -2500, Telephone: (646) 428-3900, FAX: (646) 428-3843; TDD: (800) 877-8339; E-Mail: [email protected] .