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Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
School PsychologistSchool Psychologist Itinerant 7.31.24

TITLE: School Psychologist – Anticipated Itinerant Opening

LOCATION: Jefferson Lewis BOCES, Watertown, New York with possible assignment between two component districts.                 

SALARY: Starting at $60,532. Commensurate with certification/experience in keeping with the current negotiated agreement with the BOCES Professional Association. Health insurance which includes vision & prescription coverage, NYS Retirement membership, tax deferred annuities, employee assistance program, and generous sick and personal day policies

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a team of educators to provide

instruction-exploring careers in the electronics and computer technology. Duties include:

  • Psychological evaluations, IEP development, group and individual counseling, and consultation with parents and faculty
  • Participate in district’s Response to Intervention and Committee on Special Education in making decisions that are in compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Starting at $60,532
Frontier League Executive DirectorFrontier League Executive Director 8.2.24

LOCATION: Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown, New York

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: The Frontier League is seeking a highly qualified Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Frontier League Executive Committee and adheres to the established job description and any newly identified tasks. Responsibilities include daily management, public information, League communication, handling protests, responding to school requests, and other duties assigned by the Executive Committee. The Executive Director also serves as an ex-officio member of all League committees. They will receive and document all complaints and emergency matters before taking any action. In emergency situations, the Executive Director will consult with the President and keep the Executive Committee informed of all issues.

The primary purpose of The Frontier League is to provide interscholastic athletic opportunities for junior-senior high school students in the following school districts:

Alexandria                                                          Beaver River                                      Belleville-Henderson

Carthage                                                             Copenhagen                                     General Brown

Immaculate Heart                                                Indian River                                       Lafargeville

Lowville                                                                Lyme                                                 Sackets Harbor

Sandy Creek                                                        South Jefferson                                 South Lewis

Thousand Islands                                                 Watertown                                        Gouverneur – associate

Mexico - associate

Equally important is the continuous promotion of scholastic achievement, fair play, sportsmanship and ethical conduct.  Complete job description found here.

               

Up to $47,000 annual salary pro-rated
School-Age Family Engagement Facilitator (Grant Funded Position)School-Age Family Engagement Facilitator 7.26.24

LOCATION: Jefferson Lewis BOCES with initial assignment in a five-county region

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: $75,000-$82,000. This is a 12-month position.  Salary commensurate with experience in keeping with the current agreement. Health insurance, which includes vision & prescription coverage, NYS Retirement membership, tax deferred annuities, employee assistance program, and generous vacation, sick and personal day policies     

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Provide regional training on issues related to family engagement and community involvement within the educational systems as determined through the regional planning process. All training will be made available to all stakeholders, including but not limited to families of students ages 5-21, community members and staff of public school districts, approved private day and residential schools, Special Act schools, State-supported and State-operated schools. 

Provide targeted professional development and technical assistance on issues related to family engagement and community involvement within the educational systems as determined through the regional planning process. All training will be made available to all predetermined identified stakeholders.

Collaborate with the Central Regional Partnership Center to provide capacity-building sessions per the regional work plan.

Click Here for the complete job description.

75,000-$82,000
Superintendent of Thousand Islands Central School DistrictSuperintendent TI 8.23.24

Title: Superintendent of Thousand Islands Central School District

Location: Thousand Islands Central School District, Clayton, NY.

Salary: Regional competitive salary benefits package, commensurate with experience.

Description: Located in the beautiful Thousand Islands, with 900 students K-12, the Thousands Islands Central School District seeks its next leader.

Interested candidates can learn more about the position and access application information on www.boces.com or 1000islandsschools.org. 

Invitation to apply 

Application link

Please reach out to District Superintendent Stephen Todd with questions at 315-779-7012 or email at stodd@boces.com.

School Counseling Assistant (10 month, Grant Funded Position)School Counseling Assts PPD 7.21.24

TITLE: School Counseling Assistant - (Grant Funded Position) Two Positions 

LOCATION: Jefferson-Lewis BOCES with shared assignments between  LaFargeville & Copenhagen

                     Jefferson-Lewis BOCES with shared assignments between  Belleville & Sackets Harbor

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: $30,000-$35,000 Commensurate with certification/experience and in keeping with the negotiated agreement. Health insurance, which includes vision & prescription coverage, NYS Retirement membership, tax deferred annuities, employee assistance program, and generous sick and personal day policies.

STARTING DATE: August 28, 2024
                               With up to five additional per diem days in the month of August

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: School Counseling Assistants hired by the JLHHO BOCES, on behalf of the targeted schools will:

  • Assist district faculty and staff in supporting students and their families to resolve attendance, learning, behavioral, or other educational barriers.
  • Serve to support each district in implementation of the social emotional learning curriculum, Positive Action, with students in grades 6-12.
  • Act as a member of relevant district committees possibly including, but not limited to, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Team, Child Study Team, Safety Committee, Health and Wellness, SEL Teams.
  • Support grant initiatives such as development of MTSS framework, reducing Chronic Absenteeism, improving Family Engagement, increasing Graduation Rates, and incorporating Social/Emotional Learning.
  • Act on grant’s intent to reengage disconnected students lost during the pandemic by bringing them back to an educational program in the local school, at BOCES, or to workforce development or other training with the range of grant partners.
  • Focus efforts on the secondary population of students identified as most in need in terms of an MTSS framework.
  • Engage in data-based decision-making with district staff to identify student supports.
  • Assist Career and Technical Education students with finding internships or career-relevant volunteer experiences (liaising with the BOCES leaders for this), identifying barriers to such experiences (e.g., transportation) and working with district and other leaders to address these barriers, establishing pre-internship type experiences for youth including community service and volunteering.
  • Work with the School Counselors and the Community School Coordinators to fill gaps in outreach to families and students.
  • Team with district staff to make home visits to students and their families to establish rapport, obtain and relay information on students’ standing, and make referrals to community services agencies.
  • Work with the School Counselor to identify students at risk of not passing the Accuplacer in Mathematics and likely to attend community college, where it will be given as a prerequisite for credit-bearing coursework. Establish a review program, working with families and students to support buy-in and administer the assessment prior to the student enrolling.
$30,000-$35,000
Substitute Teacher Aide/Teacher AssistantSubstitute Teacher Aide/Teacher Assistant 7.31.24
  • Assist with daily living and management skills for students with special needs
  • Employ effective management practices to support diverse student management needs and an environment conducive to learning
  • Engage in continuing professional staff development activities
$112 per day
Substitute TeacherSubstitute Teacher 7.31.2024
  • Provide instruction to students with emotional and learning disabilities
  • Provide students with a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and learning
  • Record and report student progress
  • Collaborate with colleagues
$137.60-$142.60 per day
Substitute CleanerSubstitute Cleaner 7.31.2024

Substitute Cleaners are needed in Jefferson and Lewis County Locations:

  • Bohlen Technical Center, Watertown, NY
  • Howard G. Sackett Technical Center, Glenfield, NY
  • Boak Education Center, Lowville, NY

DUTIES: This is routine and repetitive physical work involving the efficient and economical performance of building cleaning and related tasks.  Cleaning tasks are performed according to a well-established procedure.  The work is performed under the supervision of an immediate supervisor.  The incumbent does related work as required.    

$16.75 per hour

THE JEFFERSON-LEWIS-HAMILTON-HERKIMER-ONEIDA BOCES (JEFFERSON-LEWIS BOCES) DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, DISABILITY, OR AGE IN ITS PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES AND PROVIDES EQUAL ACCESS TO THE BOY SCOUTS AND OTHER DESIGNATED YOUTH GROUPS. THE FOLLOWING PERSONS HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED TO HANDLE COMPLAINTS/INQUIRIES REGARDING THE BOCES NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICIES: GEORGE SHAFFER III, ESQ., TITLE IX OFFICER, DIRECTOR, EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, AT JEFFERSON-LEWIS BOCES, 20104 STATE ROUTE 3, WATERTOWN, NY 13601, VIA EMAIL AT GSHAFFER@BOCES.COM, OR VIA PHONE AT (315) 779-7046. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION VISIT: HTTP://WDCROBCOLP01.ED.GOV/CFAPPS/OCR/CONTACTUS.CFM FOR THE ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER OF THE OFFICE THAT SERVES YOUR AREA, OR CALL 1-800-421-3481. PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE WISHING TO FILE A COMPLAINT MAY ALSO DO SO THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS AT HTTP://WWW2.ED.GOV/ABOUT/OFFICES/LIST/OCR/QA-COMPLAINTS.HTML