NYS Education Department Building

401 Turin Street, Rome, NY 13440
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Instructor (Speech), SG-NS, (PEF)
(2016 Summer School session: July 11, 2016 - August 19, 2016)


The NYS Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking applicants to fill a Temporary Instructor (Speech) position for the 2016 Summer School session.  Major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Instruct students in program goal areas;
  • Provide speech services to students aged 4 to 20 years in 1:1 and small group settings;
  • Prepare daily lesson plans, learning units and instructional materials based on curriculum standards, course outlines and associated assessments developed by the NYS State Education Department;
  • Conduct instruction using current teaching methods, observations, and facilitation, as well as computer technology skills;
  • Utilize audiovisual equipment and group projects as appropriate;
  • Manage the classroom maintain order and discipline in the classroom and elsewhere on campus;
  • Assist students in reaching personal responsibility goals as defined in their Individual Education Program (IEPs);
  • Supervise after-school detention as required;
  • Prepare evaluation reports, report cards and deficiency notices;
  • Write quarterly progress reports and IEPs for all students;
  • Maintain daily attendance records and Medicaid notes;
  • Participate in departmental staff, parent, multidisciplinary team meetings, and meetings of various committees to discuss students’ learning progress, behavior, medical and other problems related to education; and
  • Assist teachers in preparation for assessments, including Regents exams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND possess a valid NYS teaching certificate in Speech or Speech/Language or be eligible for NYS teaching certification in Speech or Speech/Language.

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

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

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 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.  This will be a temporary, hourly position with a schedule of 7 hours per day for 30 working days.  Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. 

APPLICATION: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to nyssdjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred).  You must include the Box number (RDC-186/02204) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box RDC-186/02204
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: nyssdjobs@nysed.gov

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Last Updated: May 10, 2016