Elementary Education Teacher

| July 22, 2014
NYS Education Department Building

401 Turin Street, Rome, NY 13440
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Instructor, NS
(Instructor – Elementary)

SALARY: $37,191 – $43,292
Depending on education level

The NYS Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking an Instructor (Elementary Education Teacher).  Duties of this position will include but not be limited to:

  • Instructing students in an academic subject area.
  • Preparing daily lesson plans, learning units and instructional materials based on curriculum standards, course outlines and associated assessments developed by the State Education Department.
  • Conducting classroom instruction using current teaching methods, observations and facilitation as well as computer technology skills, audiovisual equipment, and group projects as appropriate.
  • Observing and evaluating instructor assistants assigned to the class; preparing written expectations.
  • Evaluating and assessing student progress and involvement in the learning process through classroom observation, administering tests, correcting work assignments and using grading systems such as rubrics.
  • Classroom management and maintaining order and discipline in the classroom and elsewhere on campus; assisting students in reaching personal responsibility goals as defined in their Individual Education Program (IEPs); supervising after-school detention as required.
  • Preparing evaluation reports, report cards and deficiency notices; writing quarterly progress reports and IEPs for all students; maintaining daily attendance records.
  • Participating in departmental staff, parent and multidisciplinary team meetings and meetings of various committees to discuss students’ learning progress, behavior, needs and other problems related to education.
  • Familiarity with Response to Intervention.
  • Knowledge of administering and scoring NYS 3-8 Assessments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher and possess a valid NYS teaching certificate in Elementary Education or be eligible for NYS teaching certification in Elementary Education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  1. Experience working with deaf students.
  2. Ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language.
  3. Additional teaching certificates (Teacher of the Deaf).

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Fingerprinting through the Department of Criminal Justice Service, a background check through the Office of Children and Family Services and clearance from the Justice Center Staff Exclusion List is required for employment.  This will be a permanent, 10-month position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov (email submissions preferred).  Please include the Box number (RDC-160 ) of the position in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box RDC-160
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov