Website New York School for the Deaf

REPORTS TO: Principal

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Provides assistance in direct support of a teacher;
● Provides physical aid to the teacher in such areas as maintaining bulletin boards, making posters, obtaining and returning reference materials, distributing various materials and
supplies, setting up audio-visual, computer, television and laboratory presentations as required;
● Assist in physical care tasks and health-related activities as needed;
● May be assigned to work with children with disabilities as a one-on-one aide, providing assistance with taking notes, helping with mobility issues, assisting with personal care
issues, etc.;
● May provide assistance to students with various disabilities in use of technology and equipment adaptation to facilitate learning, mobility and/or communication;
● Assist students with behavioral/management needs;
● Supervise individual or small groups of students;
● Perform all other duties as assigned by teacher or supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High School diploma
● Fluency in American Sign Language
● Teaching and or working with children experience preferred;
● Ability to lift students as needed to transfer from wheelchairs

SALARY: Per the Fanwood Teacher’s Association contract. $20,285 – $22,831

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to employment@nysd.net or apply online at
www.olasjobs.org
New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job please visit www.nysd.net.