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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Substitute Cleaner

CLEANER


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is primarily routine manual work
calling for the efficient and economical performance of cleaning and minor maintenance tasks.
Work is performed under general supervision according to established procedures. A Cleaner
does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Sweeps and mops floors and stairs;
  • Dusts chairs, tables, and other furniture;
  • Washes windows, walls, sinks, and other fixtures;
  • Polishes furniture and metal furnishings;
  • Empties waste baskets, collects and disposes of rubbish;
  • Replaces soap and towels;
  • Waxes floors;
  • Moves and arranges chairs, tables, and other furnishings and equipment;
  • Cleans clothes, equipment, and other laundry items using washing and drying machines;
  • May load and unload materials, parts, or products manually or using a hoist;
  • May shovel snow from sidewalks, stairs, and other passages;
  • May direct facility users to appropriate areas and observe their conduct to report violations
    facility rules;
  • May open, close, and check building securing windows, locks, and doors;
  • May collect, fold, sort, and distribute laundry and linen items;
  • May perform minor maintenance tasks;
  • May operate motor vehicle to travel from one work site to another.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL
CHARACTERISTICS: 
Ability to acquire a knowledge of cleaning practices, supplies, and
equipment; ability to follow instructions; willingness to perform routine cleaning and other
manual tasks; good powers of observation; integrity; reliability; physical condition
commensurate with the demands of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  None


In jurisdictions where required:  Possession and maintenance of the appropriate class NYS
driver's license.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES:
Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a
school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment
from the State Education Department is required.

Substitute Teacher

Supervisor: Building Principal
 
Description: Substitute Teachers teach lessons and surprise students during Teacher absenses.   
 
Qualifications:

  • NYS Teaching Certification in all areas for substititute teaching (preferred)
  • Non-certified candidates may be considered 


Application Procedure:
  Apply online

Substitute Teacher Aide

TEACHER AIDE


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is responsible work involving
the performance of non-teaching tasks related to the teaching process in a classroom or
school. Incumbents relieve the teaching staff of that part of their duties related to
teaching, which may be performed by a non-teacher. The duties of this class differ from
those of School Monitor due to the more complex nature of the assignments that are
performed, though on a limited basis Teacher Aide may be assigned monitoring duties. A
Teacher Aide does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Works with small groups of students, or one-on-one, reinforcing skills taught by a
    teacher;
  • Helps teacher with bulletin boards, arts and crafts, and the conduct of games;
  • Operates copy machines producing ditto copies, transparencies, and other copied
    material utilized in the teaching process;
  • Collates copied material;
  • Takes attendance and distributes work folders;
  • Distributes audio-visual equipment and materials;
  • Operates audio-visual equipment;
  • Directs students to classes;
  • Proctors and assists in the conduct of examinations;
  • May perform incidental duplicating and typing tasks;
  • Assists in toileting of incontinent children;
  • Assists children in daily living skills;
  • Helps in feeding children who need this service;
  • Assists in transporting non-ambulatory or developmentally disables children;
  • Assists students with behavioral management needs;
  • May supervise students in various settings such as classroom, hall, lunchroom, bus,
    playground, or parking lot.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL
CHARACTERISTICS:
   Ability to establish good relationships with students and teachers;
ability to readily acquire a familiarity with school and classroom routine; ability to read
and write English; resourcefulness in conducting activities related to the teaching
process; tact; courtesy; good judgement; physical condition sufficient to perform the
essential functions of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


A.) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency
diploma;

OR

B.) Training or experience in an area which will be utilized to aid in the teaching
process.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES:  Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, aclearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

Substitute Food Service Helper

FOOD SERVICE HELPER

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with preparation of and serving food in a cafeteria and cleaning of kitchen equipment, silver, and dishes. Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL W ORK A CTIVITIES:

  • Helps to prepare vegetable and meats;
  • Makes sandwiches and salads;
  • Sets tables;
  • Service food from steam tables in cafeteria-type dining hall;
  • Clears tables of dirty dishes;
  • Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers;
  • Washes and dries dishes;
  • Cleans tables, chairs, serving tables, and other equipment;
  • May operate electric washer and dryer in laundering of towels, uniforms, mops, etc.;
  • May operate cash register, count money, and issue lunch tickets.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Working knowledge of the proper method of serving food and the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliance; working knowledge of modern cleaning methods and the use of cleaning supplies and appliances; ability to follow simple oral and written directions; physical strength and stamina; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the job.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  None.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES:

Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

Substitute Monitor

Substitute Monitor for Franklinville Elementary and Franklinville Middle/High School.

Substitute Bus Driver

BUS DRIVER


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves operating a school bus
or other vehicle on an assigned route transporting students to and from school. An incumbent is
responsible for the safety and conduct of student passengers. The work is performed under
general supervision. A Bus Driver does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Operates a school bus on a regular schedule and/or on other occasions;
  • Checks fuel and oil levels and operating condition of the bus before starting on a trip;
  • Reports mechanical or safety defects to bus mechanic or supervisor;
  • Instructs or informs students about safety practices and rules to be followed when entering,
    while riding, and when exiting the bus;
  • Maintains orderly conduct of student passengers;
  • May operate a station wagon or other vehicle;
  • Cleans windows, floor, seats, and general interior of bus;
  • Washes exterior of bus;
  • Completes daily and other reports as maybe required;
  • May perform minor maintenance tasks on vehicles.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL
CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of driving safety practices, traffic laws, and
regulations particularly as they may apply to school bus operation; ability to proficiently operate
a bus under a variety of driving and road conditions; ability to consistently maintain safe driving
practices; ability to make minor repairs to the vehicle; ability to understand and follow oral and
written directions; ability to get along well with students and command their respect; mechanical
aptitude; mental alertness; dependability; good eyesight; good hearing; physical condition
sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License with P
endorsement, as well as, an S endorsement for the operation of school buses issued by the New
York State Department of Motor Vehicles.


SPECIAL STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENT: Pursuant to the
regulations of the State Education Department, a School Bus Driver must be at least 21 years of
age.


NOTE: Districts that experience difficulty in recruiting fully qualified drivers, (i.e., individuals
with the CDL), may hire individuals with a CDL learner's permit and establish a formal, inhouse training program geared toward preparing these drivers to take and pass the road test to
obtain the appropriate license. The training program must be successfully completed and the
appropriate license obtained before the individual drives a school bus with students or is
assigned a regular bus route.


SPECIAL NOTE: In addition to the above special requirements, candidates must satisfy the
requirements for School Bus Driver as set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the New York
State Commissioner of Education.


New federal regulations require that, on or after October 1, 2005, a school bus driver with a
New York State commercial driver license (CDL) must have a new “S” (school bus)
endorsement.


When the term “school bus” is used, the term is defined as a vehicle that is defined in Section
142 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law (see below) and the school bus has a seating capacity
of 16 or more adults (which includes the driver) or the school bus has a gross vehicle weight
rating (GVWR) of more than 26,000 lbs.


Section 142 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law: 142. School bus. Every motor vehicle owned
by a public or governmental agency or private school and operated for the transportation of
pupils, children of pupils, teachers and other persons acting in a supervisory capacity, to or from
school or school activities or privately owned and operated for compensation for the
transportation of pupils, children of pupils, teachers and other persons acting in a supervisory
capacity to or from school or school activities.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES:
Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a
school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment
from the State Education Department is required.

Long-term Substitute Special Education Teacher

Position Purpose

Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. Seeking to hire for potentially two long-term substitute positions.
 
Essential Functions

  • Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of identifying learning issues, and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning.
  • Participates in developing Individual Educational Plans ("IEP") for students.
  • Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' IEP's and behavior management plans.
  • Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services.
  • Serves as ready resource to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Assists in the orientation of new teachers, and provides in-service training in guidance.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

 
Additional Duties

  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

 
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

  • Knowledge of Special Education principles, theories, testing, methods, etc. as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students with special needs.
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. 
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

 
Certification/License:

  • New York State Certification in Special Education for grade levels in the range of grades 7-12.

 
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education

 

Application Procedure:

Apply online

 

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Long-term Substitute ELA Teacher

Long-Term Substitute English Language Arts Teacher

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, foster communication skills, develop an understanding and appreciation of literature of all types, motivate students to read a wide variety of publications to derive information, comprehend and critically assess the reading materials, and to promote the development of skills in the field of English reading, grammar and syntax.

Essential Functions

  • Develops and administers English education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in English grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, word denotations and connotations, creative writing, independent thinking, communication and speaking.
  • Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions on a variety of reading materials, including the mass media, and a wide range of literature.
  • Works with students and others to prepare materials for inclusion in literary publications, contests, etc.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and New York State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
Qualifications Profile
Certification/License:

  • New York State Certification as an English Education Teacher.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Master’s Degree in related area preferred.

Experience:
Successful prior teaching experiences in English a plus.

Franklinville Central School District is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity or the status of being transgender), sexual orientation, disability, age, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic-violence-victim status, criminal arrest or conviction record, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal non-discrimination laws​