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Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Teaching Assistants 2024-2025 School Year in Newark, New York

Please note that applicants will be reviewed and will be filled on a continuing basis based on program needs

0.90 FTE Teaching Assistant (multiple positions anticipated)

Various Locations (FLES, FLSS, MEC, NEC, RJEC, WEC) Learn more about our programs by clicking HERE (

Salary Range: $20.30 - $22.42 per hour, based on experience and demonstrated abilities. Benefits include paid holidays & leave time, NYS retirement, and health & dental insurance. Learn more about our benefits by clicking HERE (

Start Date: 8/28/2024 With potential to work during the Extended School Year (ESY) summer program (July & August) Learn more about our instructional calendar by clicking HERE (

Depending on location, this position may involve direct work with students with autism, emotional and/or developmental disabilities which may include, but are not limited to, oppositional and aggressive behaviors; mood disorders; and potentially severe and unpredictable physical and/or verbal outbursts. Teaching Assistants provide instructional services to students under the general supervision of a licensed or certified teacher and complete related work as required. The duties of this position may require specific skills and abilities based on the students’ needs and/or program, including but not limited to:

•Have ability to work with a diverse population of students. •Support students to ensure a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. •Implement specialized instruction to students with emotional and learning disabilities. •Collaborate with colleagues and assist teacher to meet student learning needs. •Communicate regularly and effectively with stakeholders. •Assist students with daily living skills (dressing, toileting, feeding, etc.), as applicable. •Assist with maintaining record keeping. •Attend staff meetings and trainings. •Promote equity and culturally responsive practices to create inclusive environments.

W-FL BOCES job descriptions including access to those titles which fall under Ontario County Civil Service, are available by clicking HERE ( or by visiting and searching “job descriptions.”

Job Qualifications

Only candidates who hold NYS Teaching Assistant certification or candidates who have passed the NYS Assessment of Teaching Assistant Test (NYSATAS) will be considered. Candidates willing to pursue Teaching Assistant certification may be considered.

Certification is required by the New York State Education Department - "Any person employed, as a teaching assistant, shall hold of one of the following credentials: temporary license, continuing certificate; or a Level I, II, III or Pre-Professional certificate. However, if an individual holds a teaching, pupil personnel, or administrative certificate, he or she need not also obtain a temporary license, continuing certificate, Level I, II, III or Pre-Professional certificate to serve as a teaching assistant, unless required by the employing district."

Job responsibility may require individual to do one and two person lifts and/or physical interventions on a daily basis with students weighing 50-200 pounds. Position requires the successful completion of all elements of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training. Initial and refresher TCI Trainings are provided by W-FL BOCES.

Application Deadline:06/26/2024