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Question about the employment at LaSalle School contact:
Andrew Joslin
Associate Executive Director of Finance
AndrewJoslin@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.

 

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:
-Bachelor’s in social work, psychology, or in related human services; OR 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 skills
-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.

 

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

 

HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST – Apply by visiting https://www.indeed.com

Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director of Finance, the HR Generalist is responsible for all areas of the Human Resources office. This position will maintain the organizations staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. Handle all career postings of open positions both internally and externally. Prepares Justice Center and State Central Registry paperwork including fingerprinting and background checks. Assists Departments with reference checks when necessary. Prepares employees for assignments by completing all necessary new hire paperwork, establishing and conducting orientation and training programs. Tracks new hires, physical and their introductory period. Maintains employee benefits programs and enrollment. Informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs. Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations and maintaining all personnel records. Manage all aspects of FMLA, DBL, PFL, Workers Comp, requests. Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors. Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures. Responsible for setting up a Wellness committee and overseeing Health and Benefit fairs and related campus activities

Required Qualifications:
-Associates/Bachelors Degree in related field and 1 to 2 years experience in similar position
-Human Resources experience for minimal 1 year
-Leadership Experience minimal 1 year

 

MATH TEACHER – Apply by visiting https://www.olasjobs.org

This position will instruct junior and senior high school students and will fulfill non-instructional related duties. The Math Teacher will 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

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree & NYS Teacher Certification in subject area and/or special education
-Knowledge of NYS and Federal Education Regulations
-Ability to learn and implement behavioral intervention techniques
Desired Qualifications:
-Special Education Certification
-Experience working with special education population at the JH/SH level

 

OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH THEARAPIST – Apply by emailing Kayla Malloy at Malloy@lasalle-school.org.  

The CCL (Counseling Center at LaSalle Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services) Therapist conducts comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment and coordinates the array of treatment interventions for youth with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues across LaSalle School’s continuum of care. The Therapist engages in ongoing professional development and other activities to ensure the delivery of effective, integrated and individualized treatment interventions for all assigned youth and families. Participate in weekly treatment team meetings and case conferences to advance treatment efforts for all assigned youth. Seek out and engage in ongoing professional development opportunities. Ensure the delivery of ethical, high quality, effective, and individualized clinical and case management services to all youth and families. Adhere to all relevant agency and regulatory expectations. Complete all required case related documentation. Facilitate inter-departmental and inter-agency collaboration and communication.

Required Qualifications:
-Master’s (or other advanced degree) in Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field
-Must hold/ maintain minimum professional licensure required for all Medicaid and all MCO/ third party billing expectations
-Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license. Driver Safety Certification
-Eligible to achieve and maintain applicable NYS professional licensure (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, etc.)
-Clinical evaluation, risk assessment, treatment planning and psychotherapy skills
-Computer skills and knowledge of EHR and other relevant behavioral health information systems
-Knowledge of best practices, evidence informed practices, Cultural competency, employs Trauma Informed Practices, well developed engagement and problem solving skills, Crisis management skills
Desired Qualifications:
-CASAC-T or CASAC
-2+ years of experience
-Experience with assessing and treating youth and families with complex mental health, educational, and behavioral needs
-Familiarity with specialized risk assessment and treatment services for youth with fire setting, sexual abuse (perpetrator / victim), trauma, substance abuse and other complex treatment needs. Skilled in individual, family and group therapy

 

SCIENCE TEACHER, PHYSICAL SCIENCE/EARTH SCIENCE – Apply by visiting https://www.olasjobs.org

This position will provide Science instruction to senior high school students and will fulfill non-instructional related tasks. This individual will be responsible to 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, be aware of NYSED state exams and testing requirements in order to provide targeted test preparation, and progress monitor academic and behavior goals as required per student’s IEPs

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree & NYS Teacher Certification in subject area and/or special education
-Knowledge of NYS and Federal Education Regulations
-Ability to learn and implement behavioral intervention techniques
Desired Qualifications:
-Special Education Certification
-Experience working with special education population at the JH/SH level

 

RESIDENTIAL CASE 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:
-2+ 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

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (6-12th) – Apply by visiting https://www.olasjobs.org

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
-Knowledge of NYS and Federal Education Regulations
-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
-Experience working with special education population at the JH/SH level
-Ability to learn and implement behavioral intervention technique

 

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

TA 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.  TA interventions are to be consistent with the strategies identified in the student’s IEP and Individual Crisis Management Plan (ICMP). While primary instruction rests with the teacher, the TA will support student’s ability to engage in the learning process 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
-Experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged adolescent population
Desired Qualifications:
-TCI, First Aid, CPR Certifications
-NYS Driver’s License
-NYS Teacher Assistant Certification Level I
-College Degree

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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