THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
2A Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Child Care Aide 1 (Substitute), NS (CSEA-Inst)
The New York State Education Department’s School for the Blind is seeking to fill a Child Care Aide 1 (Substitute) 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, the development of appropriate daily living skills, and providing supervision and assistance as necessary.
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.
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;
- Skilled in sign language;
- Possession of, or willing to secure, an Article 19A School Bus Driver certification;
- Experience in behavior modification, orientation and mobility;
- Certification in water safety, CPR, first aid, advanced first aid, or EMT; or
- Demonstrated skills working with students who are multiply disabled.
Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department 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. This will be a temporary, hourly position. 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. Substitutes are notified by phone when services are needed. Every effort is made to give 24 hour prior notice
*Employees may be required to stay up to two extra hours at the end of their shift.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Applicants will be contacted when a vacancy is available. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). Please include the Box number (CCA 1 Substitute - Batavia) of the position in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.