Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively with students and staff, follow written and spoken instructions, and relate to the students being supervised. Incumbents must be in good health, good physical condition, and able to perform moderate to heavy lifting of children and participate in physical activities such as swimming.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special consideration will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
• An Associate’s Degree or higher in the Human Services field;
• Experience as a Nurse’s Aide;
• Skills in sign language;
• Experience in behavior modification, orientation and mobility;
• Certification in water safety, CPR, first aid, advanced first aid, or EMT; and
• Demonstrated skills working with the multiply disabled.
Employees of the NYSSB who are currently in a Child Care Aide 1 position and are interested in switching to a different shift MUST apply for the position as outlined in the Application section of this flyer.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s School for the Blind (NYSSB) is seeking applicants to fill one Child Care Aide 1 position. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for maintaining the safety and well-being of students, escorting students to and from activities, attending to students’ personal hygiene needs, assisting in the development of appropriate daily living skills, and providing supervision and assistance as necessary.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division 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. Fees associated with this process are at the applicant’s expense. 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. This will be a contingent permanent, non-competitive, 10-month appointment, with the potential of working during the summer school session.
*Depending on dorm assignment, second shift hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays may be 2:00pm to 11:00pm.
**Leads to a maximum salary of $36,926 ($44,311 prorated to 10 months) with annual performance advances, plus annual $480 ($575 prorated to 10 months) inconvenience pay.
***Position will likely be filled on the shift listed. If current staff bid to change shifts, their current shift assignment will be backfilled. Third shift hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11:00pm to 7:00am.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 14, 2018 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (BDC-306/00708) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.
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Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 14, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (BDC-306/00708) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.