The state is accepting applications through Oct. 31 for Teachers in several subjects for vacancies at various non-school locations throughout the state. Depending on qualifications, salaries range from $42,986 to $53,568. There is no application fee.
Appointees who work in New York City or in Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland or Westchester Counties will receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. Appointees who work in Dutchess, Orange or Putnam Counties will receive an additional $1,513 annual mid-Hudson adjustment.
Salaries are paid on a 10-month basis. Teachers who work during the other two months will receive additional compensation. State residency is not required.
The positions are in a variety of settings, such as within the Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Mental Health and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, where Teachers may be required to function in a security-oriented environment, to a community-based setting.
Teachers, under general supervision and with considerable independence of judgment and action, teach elementary, secondary or special subjects. Their duties include preparing course and unit outlines, lesson plans, educational progress reports and individual education plans. They also act as advisors to student groups and organizations.
Agencies have the latitude to determine which teaching specialty best addresses the needs of the population served and may, therefore, fill vacant positions from several different eligible lists.
On or before the date of filing applications, candidates must have a current New York State Education Department permanent/professional or provisional/initial New York State certification as follows.
For Teacher 2: Current New York State Education Department provisional/initial certification in classroom teaching in the appropriate specialty, or current comparable Emergency COVID-19 certificate.
For Teacher 3: Current NYS DOE permanent/professional certification in classroom teaching in the appropriate specialty, or current comparable Emergency COVID-19 certificate.
For Teacher 4: Current NYS DOE permanent/professional certification in classroom teaching in the appropriate specialty, or current comparable Emergency COVID-19 certificate AND two years of post-certification (provisional/initial or permanent/professional) teaching experience in that same specialty.
Applicants who apply with the COVID-19 certificate must obtain their initial or professional certificate to remain employed.
Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
Appointments will be made at the level for which applicants meet the requirements. When the requirements for a higher level in specialties are met, incumbents will be eligible for promotion to that level without further examination.
Appointments require a probationary period ranging from one to three years. While on probation, Teachers may be promoted to a higher level upon completion of additional requirements.
Because of the nature of the positions, there is an investigative screening that may include a thorough character investigation.
Complete information on the positions and on how to apply is available at www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/dashboard-start/teachers.cfm.
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