NYS Education Department Building

NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
401 Turin Street, Rome, NY 13440
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Instructor (Math Teacher, Grades 7-12), NS (PEF)

LOCATION: Rome
SALARY: $37,191 - $43,292*
Depending on education level

The NYS Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking an Instructor (Math, Grades 7-12).  Duties of this position will include but not be limited to:

  • Instructing students in Math, Grades 7-12.
  • 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, laboratory experiments and group projects as appropriate.
  • Observing, evaluating and preparing written expectations for the instructor assistants assigned to the class.
  • Serving as an evaluator and site visitor to programs and placements as they relate to students applying to the School for the Deaf from other districts.
  • 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.
  • Managing classroom 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, medical and other concerns related to education.
  • May have responsibility for training, intake evaluation, testing, curriculum or supervision in specific areas of special expertise, including speech language skills, learning disabilities (special needs), career preparation, work-study programs, vocational assessment and student personal guidance.
  • Preparing students for 3-8 math assessment, as well as RCTs and Regents exams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher and possess a valid NYS teaching certificate 7-12 Math or be eligible for NYS teaching certification 7-12 Math.

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

  • Experience working with deaf students.
  • Ability to communicate through ASL/Sign Language.

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

*Leads to a maximum salary of $61,137 - $77,942 based on annual performance advances and education level.

APPLICATION: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov.  Please include the Box number (RDC-150) of the position in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to:


Office of Human Resources Management
Box RDC-150
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov

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Last Updated: October 2, 2013