Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Special Education Teacher (7-12) FLSS, Rushville, NY in Newark, New York
Depending on location, this position may involve direct work with students with autism, emotional and/or developmental disabilities which may include, but are not limited to, oppositional and aggressive behaviors; mood disorders; and potentially severe and unpredictable physical and/or verbal outbursts. Teachers are expected to:
• Ability to work with a diverse population of students. • Provide students with a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. • Provide specialized instruction to students with emotional and learning disabilities. • Collaborate with colleagues and provide resources to meet student learning needs. • Communicate regularly and effectively with parents. • Record and report student progress.
Salary Range: $48,932 - $56,736 based on experience and demonstrated abilities. Benefits include paid holidays & leave time, NYS retirement, and health & dental insurance. .
Please note that applicants will be reviewed and will be filled on a continuing basis based on program needs.
Location: Rushville, NY
NYS Teacher Certification - Students with Disabilities Generalist 5-9 or Students with Disabilities 7-12 or Special Education K-12. Preference given to candidates with dual certification in SWD and ELA or Math.
Candidates should possess a broad skill set of effective teaching and learning to engage learners of all levels including, but not limited to:
• Knowledge of the NYS Learning Standards and Assessments. • Knowledge of curriculum content and accepted methods of instruction. • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Promoting equity and culturally responsive practices to create inclusive environments.
Job responsibility may require individual to do one and two person lifts and/or physical interventions on a daily basis with students weighing 50-200 pounds. Position requires the successful completion of all elements of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training. W-FL BOCES provides Initial and refresher TCI Trainings.