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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

 

 

 

 

 

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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

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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

 

 

 

 

 

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In an automotive vehicle

 

 

 

 

 

The condition of the air is…

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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.        

 

                                                                                   

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

Job Title - Math Teacher

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

Status - Full-time 

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 Math with 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, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student 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) Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

-  NYS Teaching Certification, Math (7-12)

-  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.


Study Hall Monitor

Approximate Start Date: IMMEDIATELY

DEPARTMENT: Non-instructional staff
REPORTS TO
: Principal

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Under the direction of school-based administration, the Study Hall Monitor assists in maintaining a safe school environment by monitoring student activity in their study hall classroom, at the Health Sciences Charter School.


Responsibilities:

  1. Provides in-person classroom assistance in all study halls.  Duties include conducting classroom activities; working with individuals who need help and operating technology to ensure students can get their work done.
  2. Implements the daily program for each study hall room.
  3. Maintains order and discipline and manages the behavior of students in study hall.
  4. Performs administrative and non-instructional duties, such as keeping daily attendance; and ensures all CDC/safety protocols and procedures (e.g., fire drills) are implemented and followed.

  5. Establishes a positive working relationship with students and staff members and provides support to the staff, security personnel, and the Guidance Department.
  6. Advises students of school policies; observes students to ensure they are following all policies; assists in managing student disciplinary problems as related to student behavior.
  7. Promotes attitudes of student responsibility and assists the professional staff with the safety of facility, while ensuring knowledge of and support for student and staff movements in and out of the school.
  8. Processes transactions and information in Student Management System (SMS eSchool Data) and maintains the efficient flow of information: enrollment, attendance, discipline, and enrichment/support.
  9. Attends meetings as requested by administration and creates minutes as written documentation of the proceedings.
  10. Performs other related or unrelated duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as may be required to meet position and/or organizational goals and objectives as responsibilities, knowledge, skills and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred.
  • Two (2) years of experience working in a school setting preferred
  • Must be able to provide evidence of successful experience working with high school students in an educational setting.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers’ license.
  • Must pass drug screening assessment, background record investigation and federal, state and local fingerprint checks
  • Proficiency in required software packages, which includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and De-escalation training preferred.

    Skills:

  • Ability to make difficult decisions independently, involving multiple functions within and/or outside of the organization.
  • Ability to be flexible, detail oriented, and communicate effectively with school personnel and students
  • Ability to address and deescalate conflict in a professional manner.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situation while maintaining composure and demonstrating appropriate professionalism and restraint at all times
  • Strong planning, problem solving, organizational, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

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



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.