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Question about the employment at LaSalle School contact:
Easha Khanam
Human Resource Generalist
Khanam@lasalle-school.org

If there is an available position, and upon review of your application should it meet the minimum qualifications, your application will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager. To apply in person, please visit our campus Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. We are conveniently located at 391 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203.

 

SCHOOL SAFETY STAFF/AIDE – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com  

The School Safety Staff/Aide (SSS/A) will be assigned a role to assist with student achievement and successful engagement in all aspects of their Educational Program.  Support provided could be in the classroom, or in other areas of their school day program, as assigned.  The SSS/A interventions need to be consistent with the principles of TCI and the strategies identified in the student’s IEP or behavior plan and support the goals of his treatment plan.  The SSS/A will support the student’s ability to: participate in the learning process, demonstrate his acquisition of knowledge and skills, and display behaviors which foster success. Since non-classroom issues may negatively impact a student’s ability to learn, The SSS/A may be assigned to provide support inside or outside of the classroom or beyond the traditional school day.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged adolescent population
Commitment to support agency mission and philosophy
Desired Qualifications:
NYS Teacher Assistant Certification
College Degree
NYS Drivers License
TCI, First Aid, CPR, Defensive Driving Certifications

 

TEACHER ASSISTANT – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

TA will be assigned a role to assist with students achievement and successful engagement in all aspect of their Educational Program. Support provided could be in the classroom, or in other areas of their school day program, as assigned. TA interventions need to be consistent with the strategies identified in the student’s IEP or behavior plan and support the goals of his treatment plan. While primary instruction rests with the teacher, the TA will support student’s ability to: participate in the learning process; demonstrate his acquisitions of knowledge and skills; and display behaviors which foster success. Since non-classroom issues may negatively impact a student’s ability to learn, the TA may be assigned to provide support outside of the classroom or beyond the traditional school day.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
NYS Teacher Assistant Certification Level 1
NYS Drivers License
TCI, First Aid & CPR Certifications
Experience with behaviorally challenged adolescent population
Desired Qualifications:
NYS Teacher Assistant Certification Level III
College Degree

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (6-12th) – Apply by visiting OLAS JOBS

To provide instruction to junior and senior high school students and to fulfill non-instructional related duties. Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Lead and Instruct a minimum of five designated classes as assigned. Implement behavioral management strategies to support students in meeting classroom expectations. Incorporate identified techniques and strategies listed in student IEPs, ICMPs, etc. to support learning. Plan and submit lesson plans aligned to current NYS Standards while accommodating student’s IEP needs. Utilize a variety of instructional strategies to increase student engagement. Participate in professional development opportunities to continue to increase skillset in your assigned content area and special education instruction. Be aware of NYSED state exams and testing requirements in order to provide targeted test preparation. Progress monitor academic and behavior goals as required per student’s IEPs. Support the overall Special Education program at LaSalle school. Participate actively in content-area department meetings and faculty meetings. Participate in non-instructional activities, such as, but not limited to special events (i.e. graduation, open house). Provide appropriate supervision to all students.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree & NYS Teacher Certification in subject area and/or special education
Competency in subject area content
Commitment to support the agency’s mission and philosophy
Possess capability to demonstrate content related techniques and assess student skills in the subject area(s)
Knowledge of NYS and Federal Education Regulations
Strong communication & organizational skills
Ability to work effectively with a team of professionals to contribute positively to our therapeutic environment and support each student’s progress in all areas of his placement
Desired Qualifications:
Special Education Certification preferred
Experience working with special education population at the JH/SH level
Ability to learn and implement behavioral intervention technique

 

RESIDENTIAL CARE MANAGER – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

The Case Manager provides supportive and therapeutic services to youth and families within LaSalle School’s Residential, after care and community-based programming, as assigned. The Case Manager supports all agency efforts to assist youth/families to successfully navigate foster care, juvenile justice, educational and other systems. The case manager partners with assigned clinical and agency staff to advance a youth and family’s treatment and permanency goals. The Case manager assists with all relevant OCFS, court and other required documentation and acts as a liaison between the treatment team and all family and community partners (e.g., family court, DSS, Probation, School District, etc.).

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field
Able to engage and support youth/families to be successful in treatment
Self-directed and able to navigate both internal and collateral multi-disciplinary teams
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing about complex treatment goals with youth, families, treatment team members and external stakeholders
Work collaboratively with DSS and other referral/discharge resources to ensure safety, progress and permanency for youth
Valid driver’s license, maintain driver’s safety certificate, and complete TCI and mandated reporter trainings
Desired Qualifications:
Two or more years of experience in delivering case management and/or other supportive, therapeutic services to youth and families engaged in foster care, juvenile justice, and mental health settings

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

The Youth Development Specialist (YDS) works directly with the residents assigned to a particular division to ensure that the daily programs and routines are carried out. This role is responsible for providing a safe, therapeutic residential experience for all youth during each assigned shift by consistently implementing strategies. Active supervision of youth to maintain the safety and well-being of all youth, including to assist to provide a positive, clean, safe and therapeutic environment. Develop a working knowledge of each resident and works to support his progress in treatment. Review information and maintain knowledge regarding issues and important developments of each youth, treatments plans, safety plans, and ICMPs within the division. Provide support for youth to whom the YDS is assigned as the primary and present on youth progress. Maintain up to date knowledge of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) and uses identified strategies to reinforce positive behaviors which reflect safety, responsibility and respect. Maintain a level of professionalism necessary to demonstrate appropriate support of youth, including but not limited to appropriate communication, appropriate appearance and dress, acting as a role model to youth, etc. Demonstrate an awareness of trauma informed care and provides the support and guidance necessary for each resident to feel safe and welcomed. Aware of the daily census and maintains vigilance regarding any youth’s whereabouts on campus. Maintains an awareness of each youth’s frame of mind and ability to appropriately engage in program activities. Participate in all scheduled meetings, training sessions and skill development opportunities. Demonstrate competency with implementation of therapeutic crisis intervention (TCI) strategies, including interventions as identified in ICMP for each youth.

Required Qualifications:
High School diploma
Valid NYS Driver Licensed and completed Defensive Driving course
Ability to effectively supervise residents as a group and maintain a therapeutic atmosphere during all program activities in all settings
Strong communication skills orally, electronically, written, to support quality documentation and the effective exchange of information
Mature demeanor, professional attitude, able to effectively engage youth and colleagues
Desired Qualifications:
College Degree in related field
Work experience with adolescents of similar profile or in residential care

 

EVENING RESOURCE SPECIALIST (Part-Time) – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

The Youth Development Specialists introduces skills, activities, and opportunities to at-risk male adolescents tapping into their strengths and fostering appropriate relationships, helping them become successful members of their community. This position provides direct supervision of the participants, monitoring behavior, motivation, attendance and safety within the Juvenile Reporting and Family Center (JRFC). This early intervention program provides youth with a supervised, structured array of enrichment recreational activities during high-risk evening hours. This position reports to work 3 Days a Week, from 2:30 pm-9:00 pm. The Youth Development Specialist follows and prepares for the daily schedule as directed, facilitating activities in small groups, mentoring youth and with daily transportation home at the end of the program. General responsibilities include supervising program participants, completing necessary documentation, providing progress feedback, and perform TCI strategies when required.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Driver Safety Certificate, Clean NYS Driver’s License
Experience with adolescent population
First Aid and CPR
Knowledge of basic education, recreation, and behavior management strategies
Desired Qualifications:
Associates degree or equivalent
Experience with after-school programs
Experience in field of juvenile justice

 

COMMUNITY BASED SERVICE PROVIDER –  Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

LaSalle School is seeking a full time Case Worker who will be responsible for delivering Community-Based Services for youth through Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) services, and completion of related documentation, within the Children and Family Treatment Support Services (CFTSS) array, which includes Intensive Interventions, Crisis Avoidance, Intermediate Term Crisis Management, Rehabilitative Psychoeducation, Strengths-Based Service Planning, Rehabilitative supports, Personal and Community Competence, Social and Interpersonal Skills, Daily Living Skills, and Community Integration activities. This position requires flexibility of work hours (some evening and weekends hours as necessary). This position provides services to multiple counties in NYS and will require driving of up to an hour to meet with youth and families.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or in related human services, plus at least one year of applicable experience; OR Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and at least two years of experience in children’s mental health, addiction, and/or foster care/child welfare/juvenile justice
Knowledge of community based services
Excellent communication with strong interpersonal skills and computer skill
Able to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and manage deadlines
Excellent clinical skills, including assessment, engagement, and therapy
Able to work as a team member and effectively use crisis management skills
Desired Qualifications:
Familiarity with CSE Special Educational regulations, and local school systems enrollment procedures

 

VISUAL AND MEDIA ART TEACHER  – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

LaSalle School seeks a Visual and Media Arts Teacher to provide art instruction to junior and senior high school students and to fulfill non-instructional related duties. This position would; lead and instruct a minimum of five designated classes as assigned, implement behavioral management strategies to support students in meeting classroom expectations, incorporate identified techniques and strategies listed in student IEPs, ICMPs, etc. to support learning, plan and submit lesson plans aligned to current NYS Standards while accommodating student’s IEP needs, utilize a variety of instructional strategies to increase student engagement,  and participate in professional development opportunities to continue to increase skillset in your assigned content area and special education instruction.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree & NYS Teacher Certification in subject area and/or special education
Competency in subject area content
Possess capability to demonstrate content related techniques and assess student skills in the subject area(s)
Knowledge of NYS State Visual & Media Arts Learning Standards and Federal Education Regulations
Strong communication & organizational skills
Desired Qualifications:
Special Education Certification preferred
Experience working with special education population at the JH/SH level
Ability to learn and implement behavioral intervention techniques

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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