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JOB TITLE: Receptionist/Registrar

REPORTS TO: Principal or Designee

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

 

SUMMARY

The receptionist/registrar is responsible for general office work in the school administrative office including front desk management, greeting parents and visitors and answering phones. Additionally, the receptionist will perform the functions of the school registrar by performing the necessary functions to facilitate the maintaining and deliverance of student records to all stakeholders.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Cover the front office/desk area daily from 8am – 4pm
  • Greet and direct parents and visitors to the school
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals
  • Open and distribute incoming mail or other materials to staff
  • Use computers for various applications, including word processing
  • Make copies and mail correspondence to staff, students and parents
  • Maintain efficient and well organized electronic and paper data collection and filing systems, including confidential student and personnel files
  • Assist the Principal in the preparation of reports and documents by using word processing and data management, copying, collating, and distributing final products
  • Attend required staff meetings as directed by Head of Schools
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
  • Generate, prepare, and distribute external documents (progress reports; report cards and all additional mailings throughout the year) to appropriate parties
  • Provide documents, when requested and authorized, to parents, higher educational institutions, etc. for the purpose of assisting students’ external endeavors
  • Handles all aspects of student working papers.
  • Registrar-handles all aspects of enrollment and maintains all student records in the student management system.
  • Maintain mail machine.
  • Any additional duties as assigned

     

    OTHER JOB DUTIES

  • Perform additional clerical tasks of a varied nature
  • Continue to grow through collaboration with fellow staff members and participation in appropriate staff development and workshop programs
  • Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and grooming, accepting responsibility, and an effective work ethic
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Head of Schools or designee

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work cooperatively with staff, parents, and visitors
  • Demonstrates basic computer skills including word processing, database skills, and other desktop computer skills
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the school and school system
  • Prior experience in a clerical or administrative assistant position
  • Display ethical and professional behaviors:
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information about students and staff
  • Follow school policies and procedures for protecting the confidentiality, health, safety, and well-being of children
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward Health Sciences Charter School and its personnel

 

EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE

 No Formal Education Required

 High School Diploma/GED

 Vocational/Technical

 2 Year Degree

 4 Year Degree

 Graduate Degree

             Or equivalent combination of education and related experience

 License(s)/certification(s) required (please list):       

 Specialized training (specify training required):       

 

EXPERIENCE

Minimum experience requirements

 

None

6 months to 1 year

1 to 3 years

3 to 5 years

5 to 10 years

Over 10 years

Or equivalent combination of education and related experience

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Describe the on-the-job minimum physical requirements of the position based upon a typical workday.

Scale

* Never = does not apply * Frequently = From 21% to 50% of the time

* Occasionally = Up to20% of the time * Constantly = At least 51% of the time

 

Mobility

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

Sitting

 

 

 

 

Standing

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

 

Driving

 

 

 

 

Bend/Stoop

 

 

 

 

Climb

 

 

 

 

Kneel

 

 

 

 

Balance

 

 

 

 

Push

 

 

 

 

Pull

 

 

 

 

Squat/Crouch

 

 

 

 

Crawl

 

 

 

 

Lift

Usual lbs.= 20-50 lbs.

 

 

 

 

Carry, using two hands

Usual lbs.= 20-50 lbs.

 

 

 

 

Reaching, Handling, Finger Dexterity and/or Feeling

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction

 

 

 

 

2. Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands, but without finger dexterity

 

 

 

 

3. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hand(s) or arm(s); using a keyboard, for example

 

 

 

 

4. Feeling to perceive an object’s size, shape, temperature or texture by means of senses in your skin

 

 

 

 

Communication

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Communication skills using the spoken word

 

 

 

 

2. Hearing ability

 

 

 

 

Seeing

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Far vision (clear vision beyond 20 feet or more)

 

 

 

 

2. Close vision (clear vision within 20 inches)

 

 

 

 

3. Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

 

 

 

 

4. Depth perception

 

 

 

 

5. Ability to adjust focus

 

 

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

How much exposure to the following environmental conditions does this position require based upon a typical workday.

 

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Working at heights?

 

 

 

 

2. Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity or extremes thereof?

 

 

 

 

3. Exposure to dust, fumes, gases, chemicals?

 

 

 

 

4. Risk of electrical shock?

 

 

 

 

5. Work near moving mechanical parts?

 

 

 

 

Noise Level (check 1 appropriate level below)

Very quiet

 

Loud

 

Quiet

 

Very loud

 

Moderate noise

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval – Signature and Title

Date

 

 

 

Employee – Signature

Date



Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting


JOB TITLE: Per Diem - Maintenance

DEPARTMENT:  Maintenance

REPORTS TO:  Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt

 Pay Rate: $15-$20/hour depending on experience

SUMMARY

Maintenance is responsible for the cleanliness and the working order of the school.  Provide cleaning services and light maintenance on school property.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Complete daily check-list of cleaning responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Basic landscaping and lawncare, lawn maintenance
  • Lifting and moving materials and furniture
  • Light painting
  • Minor cleaning duties, including cleaning building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, or mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, or squeegees.
  • Notify manager concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Dust furniture, walls, or equipment in classrooms and other shared spaces.
  • Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of Schools or designee.

     

     

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience in a maintenance or custodial position
  • Display ethical and professional behaviors:
  • Follow school policies and procedures for protecting the confidentiality, health, safety, and well-being of children.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward Health Sciences Charter School and its personnel.

 

EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE

  High School Diploma/GED

 

EXPERIENCE

Minimum experience requirements                             

  None                                                                       

  6 months to 1 year                                                   

  1 to 3 years                                                             

  3 to 5 years                                                             

  5 to 10 years

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Describe the on-the-job minimum physical requirements of the position based upon a typical workday.

Scale

* Never = does not apply * Frequently = From 21% to 50% of the time

* Occasionally = Up to20% of the time * Constantly = At least 51% of the time

 

Mobility

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

Sitting

 

 

 

 

Standing

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

 

Driving

 

 

 

 

Bend/Stoop

 

 

 

 

Climb

 

 

 

 

Kneel

 

 

 

 

Balance

 

 

 

 

Push

 

 

 

 

Pull

 

 

 

 

Squat/Crouch

 

 

 

 

Crawl

 

 

 

 

Lift

Usual lbs.=. 70lbs and over

 

 

 

 

Carry, using two hands

Usual lbs.=. 70lbs and over

 

 

 

 

Reaching, Handling, Finger Dexterity and/or Feeling

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction

 

 

 

 

2. Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands, but without finger dexterity

 

 

 

 

3. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hand(s) or arm(s); using a keyboard, for example

 

 

 

 

4. Feeling to perceive an object’s size, shape, temperature or texture by means of senses in your skin

 

 

 

 

Communication

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Communication skills using the spoken word

 

 

 

 

2. Hearing ability

 

 

 

 

Seeing

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Far vision (clear vision beyond 20 feet or more)

 

 

 

 

2. Close vision (clear vision within 20 inches)

 

 

 

 

3. Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

 

 

 

 

4. Depth perception

 

 

 

 

5. Ability to adjust focus

 

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

How much exposure to the following environmental conditions does this position require based upon a typical workday.

 

Never

Occas.

Freq.

Const.

1. Working at heights?

 

 

 

 

2. Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity or extremes thereof?

 

 

 

 

3. Exposure to dust, fumes, gases, chemicals?

 

 

 

 

4. Risk of electrical shock?

 

 

 

 

5. Work near moving mechanical parts?

 

 

 

 

Noise Level (check 1 appropriate level below)

Very quiet

 

Loud

 

Quiet

 

Very loud

 

Moderate noise

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval – Signature and Title

Date

 

 

 

 

Employee – Signature

Date

 

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Job title - 
Certified ESL Teacher

Reports to - Principal, CSE Coordinator

Status - Full-time

Position Summary:  Responsible for direct ESL support and teaching students with diverse learning needs. Must have proven results in student learning. The teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days. The Teacher will provide special education services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).

Responsibilities:

1) Provides a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

2) Maintains professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

3) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

4) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

5) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.

6) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

7) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

8) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

9) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

10) Coordinate, oversee, progress monitor, and deliver all NYS requirements for servicing ESL students.

11) Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree required.

-TESOL Birth-12 Certification required.

-Dual Certification in TESOL Birth-12 & ELA 7-12 preferred.

-1-2 years’ experience working with ELL’s/MLL’s and families preferred.

-Experience administering Home Language Questionnaire (HQL) for identification of LEP students preferred.

-Experience administering NYSITELL and NYSESLAT preferred.

- Proficiency in microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

- Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.

- Strong verbal and communication skills

 

Must be able to frequently:

- Repeat the same motions

- Sit for long periods of time.

- Able to communicate verbally.

 

Moderate to occasional:

- Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking.

 

Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting.



Job title - Director of Student Services

Department- Administration

Reports to – Principal

Status – Full-time, Exempt

Position Summary: The Committee on Special Education (CSE) – Pupil Services Director (PSD) is responsible for the academic progress of special populations within the HSCS that include special education students; English Language Learners; medically fragile; 504 students; students in need of Academic Intervention Services and after school programming.  The CSE - PSD supports the teaching staff, and works with parents and component school districts to create a positive learning experience for all learners. The CSE - PSD is responsible for all special populations noted.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate student services including the monitoring of attendance and discipline, the preparation of handbooks, and providing assistance in guidance and counseling activities and collaborating with others in the modification of student behavior, including non-school service agencies.
  • Work with counselors, social workers and other support staff to establish plans for those students showing signs of academic struggle.
  • Evaluate the overall effectiveness of the programs developed with the student support team.
  • Implement strategies that will motivate and inspire students to succeed and stay in school.
  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
  • Personally interact with parent groups to promote positive school-community relations.
  • Coordinate the administration of assessments for students requiring testing accommodations including Regents assessments and classroom assessments
  • Oversee the development and implementations of IEP’s to ensure that services, service levels, ratios, goals, program dates, and behavior plans are correct and being provided, as well as compliant with state and local school district regulations.
  • Building 504 coordinator
  • Other duties as assigned and requested.

 

Education, Experience and Work Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressive responsibility in education.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education or School Administration preferred.
  • NYSED Certification in Special Education 7 – 12 preferred.
  • New York State School Building Leader (SBL) or School Administrator and Supervisor (SAS) Certification preferred.
  • Experience supervising and evaluating staff (and programs) preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong judgment, decision making, and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information and ideas clearly and coherently.
  • Strong active listening abilities
  • Strong time management skills.

Physical Requirements/ Working Conditions:

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Indicate percent or (ü) as appropriate.

A. What are the physical mobility requirements of this job?

 

Never

(0% of time)

Occasional

(up to 25%

of time)

Routinely

(up to 50%

of time)

Frequent

(up to 75%

of time)

Continuously

(up to 100%

of time)

1. Climbing

 

 

 

 

 

2. Balancing

 

 

 

 

 

3. Stooping/Bending

 

 

 

 

 

4. Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling

 

 

 

 

 

5. Reaching

 

 

 

 

 

6. Handling, Fingering, Feeling

 

 

 

 

 

7. Talking

 

 

 

 

 

8. Hearing

 

 

 

 

 

9. Standing

 

 

 

 

 

10. Walking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. What are the physical effort requirements of this job?

Lifting - Number of pounds lifted…

Waist high

10

lbs

 

Shoulder high

 

lbs

 

Above head

 

lbs

 

Carry - Percent of time pounds are….

Carried alone

 

 

 

 

 

Carried w/someone

 

 

 

 

 

Distance weight must be carried

Varies

feet

 

Pushed

 

 

 

 

 

Pulled

 

 

 

 

 

Held

 

 

 

 

 


WORK ENVIRONMENT

What are the elements of this job’s work environment? Indicate percent or (ü) as appropriate.

 

Never

(0% of time)

Occasional

(up to 25%

of time)

Routinely

(up to 50%

of time)

Frequent

(up to 75%

of time)

Continuously

(up to 100%

of time)

Indoors

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoors

 

 

 

 

 

In an automotive vehicle

 

 

 

 

 

The condition of the air is…

Clean (controlled)

 

 

 

 

 

Normal/average

 

 

 

 

 

Dusty/dirty

 

 

 

 

 

Wet/humid

 

 

 

 

 

Affected by fumes, smoke, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

The noise level is…

Normal

 

 

 

 

 

Loud, requiring ear protection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above job description is not a contractual or binding document; it is provided as a guide to the types of duties required to be undertaken.  Duties may vary from time to time and this description is subject to review.  Modifications will be made as needed to support changes in the business climate and requirements.        

 

                                                                                   

Employee Signature: ­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________                        Approver’s Signature:________________________

Title: ___________________________________________                        Title: _____________________________________

Date:                         _______________________                     Date: _______________________________

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Job title –Per Diem
Substitute 

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

Status - Per Diem

Position Summary: A Bachelor's Degree in Education, or in a relevant subject area is required. Prior substitute teaching experience is preferred. The Substitute Teacher provides student services to those students enrolled at Health Sciences Charter School on an as needed basis; ensuring the effective completion of the existing curriculum they are responsible for through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education while establishing and enforcing rules for maintaining order throughout the educational process. The teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC). 

Responsibilities: 
1. Will bring a diverse perspective when working with students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members. 
2. Ability to work professionally in an urban youth learning environment. 
3. Instruct students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies. 
4. Establish and enforce rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process. Enforce all administrative policies and rules governing the students. 
5. Other duties as assigned and requested.

 

Qualifications:

-  Bachelor's Degree

 

Must be able to frequently:
-  Repeat the same motions
-  Sit for long periods of time.
-  Able to communicate verbally.

Moderate to occasional:
-  Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking. 

Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting.