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Positions Available

Department: FOOD SERVICE

Minimum requirements:
High School Diploma or GED. Two (2) years of food service experience. Must be able to read and write.

Position SUMMARY:
Adheres to the policies and procedures of OVERBROOK SCHOOL for the BLIND.
Prepares cold and/or hot food, under the direction of the food service supervisor.
Follow safe and sanitary regulations for food preparation.
Assists in cleaning the kitchen, dining and dish room(s) as needed. .
Maintain a positive, courteous and professional relationship with students and staff.
Must be flexible. Responds to request in a timely manner.
Frequently lift, pull and push equipments weighing 50 pounds or more.
Able to deliver food carts and catered to other buildings.

February 5, 2015.


POSITION: Paraeducator
DEPARTMENT: Middle School
STATUS:Full-Time 10 Month Instructional 32.5 Hrs Per Week

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED, Associates Degree or Paraeducator Certificate. Experience working with Student with Visual Impairment and additional disabilities. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. Support students in the pool. Able to lift & transfer students. Knowledge of Beginner Braille, APH Software such as Math Flash and Talking Typer are a plus. Must possess a valid driverís license.

Summary Of Duties:
Assist Teacher in all activities in classroom. Follow Studentís IEP Goals and Lesson Plans throughout the day. Follow IEP Communication Systems, Behavioral and Therapy Programs. Must be willing to take data and provide input. Participate in scheduled meetings and in-service training when requested. Responsible for morning bus duty, Lunch and PM duty as assigned.

Human Resource Department
Overbrook School for the Blind
January 21, 2015

Position Available

Position: Elementary Coordinator
Department: Elementary
Status: Full -Time 10 Months Instructional / 6 weeks in the summer

Minimum Requirements:
Masterís Degree Required. Masterís in Education of the Blind /Visually Impaired. Supervisory Certification preferred. Supervisory experience (1-3 years) outside the classroom. Knowledge of Elementary Core Curriculum Standards. Experience with children with multiple disabilities. Must be Flexible, Excellent Communication Skills. Valid Driverís License. Current CPR/ First Aid Certified. Able to keep student, staff and family information confidential.

Summary Of Duties:
Coach /support teachers and paraeducators regarding classroom management techniques, organization of the class routine and instructional strategies. IEP development and progress monitoring. Proficient in Esped program for IEP writing and progress monitoring. Lead IEP meetings for students. Review final copies of RRís and IEPs. Provide teacher, family and school district with follow up after the IEP meetings as needed. Plan and finalize classroom groupings and staff assignments. Assist with problem solving in the classroom and in the program. Assist with training and implementation of the new Curriculums. Review student referral files, schedule intake evaluation, and develop admission Summaries.

Elementary Program Coordinator
Present student Admission Summary to Admission Committee. Complete staff evaluations on a yearly basis. Manage Program budget which includes approving Purchase Orders, Petty Cash requests, etc. Complete weekly Employee Summary Sheets for payroll. Work collaboratively with other Program Coordinators across campus. Attend monthly Coordinatorís meetings and weekly Admissions Committee meetings. Develop student schedules and make changes as they arise. Assist with taking parents and visitors on tours of the program; summarize the basics of the program and assist them with any questions/ concerns. Assist with special projects and activities as requested by the Education Director.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
February 3, 2015

Position: Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer

Department: Maintenance
Status: Full -Time
12 Months/ Non - Instructional

Summary of Duties:

Provides direct assistance to Chief Engineer or other repairs/ maintenance staff in installing, maintaining and repairing boiler, furnaces, water heaters, pumps generators, compressors, steam lines, water lines, and gas lines. Performs preventive maintenance, plumbing and electrical repairs including all fixtures and drainage. Modifies existing heating , ventilating and air conditioning systems. Knowledge of three phase electrical system. Reviews and interprets working drawing and blueprints for mechanical and electrical building operating systems and equipment. Knowledge of the Energy Management System (Vortech).

Maintains the refrigeration systems. Ability to do welding assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor. Provides courteous, high quality services and respond to request for service in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements:
Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer

Performs minor maintenance and repair tasks such as but not limited to snow removal, clear roof and storm drains and other general maintenance tasks with Maintenance staff. 5 Years of related work experience is required or equivalent educational experience. HS Diploma or GED with completion of vocational and/or trade school in wither electrical, plumbing or HVAC. Class A License is required. Proven experience operating, maintaining, or repairing building electrical, mechanical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning or plumbing systems. Previous experience must have included identifying or troubleshooting system problems and reading plans or blueprints. Technology user skills sufficient to input, retrieve, view and print information from School Dude. Communication skills (oral and written) and confidence in conveying information to all types of members of the community, including teachers, administrators and other staff members. Commitment to the institutionís needs and readiness to respond in a timely manner. Certifications in related trade must be current. Knowledge of various equipments to implement repairs. Valid Driverís License, must be maintained throughout employment.

Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer
Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Frequently lifting equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more; Walking, standing, neck and waist bending, climbing, repetitive use of hands, power hand grasping, and reaching above and below shoulder level. Occasional sitting, squatting, crawling, kneeling, neck and waist twisting, and hand pushing and pulling. Work in wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school. Able to operate vehicles and machines.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resources
January 9, 2015

Position: Security Officer I
Department: Security
Status: Part - Time / 12 Months
16 Hrs Per Week / Day Shift Ė Flexible Days/ Hours

Minimum Requirements:
H.S. Diploma or GED. (1) year Security, Law Enforcement or Military experience. Valid Driverís License. Must have Computer Skills and Experience with Closed Circuit TV Systems. Excellent Communications and Report Writing Skills. Must be Professional at all times.

Summary Of Duties:
Patrol the campus and surrounding areas via foot, vehicle and/or golf cart. Monitor and operate CCTV system, Mobile Radios, Fire and Burglar Alarms Monitor campus assess and assist visitorís. Respond to campus emergencies and follow the schoolís protocol. The ability to work independently. Provide transportation for students, staff and guest as directed by Security Supervisor. Direct campus traffic, parking, school bus drop-offs and pick-ups. Assist with snow and debris removal. Other duties as directed by the Security Supervisors.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
January 8, 2015

School Nurse
Minimum Requirements:

RN, License in the State of Pennsylvania at least 5 years experience preferably with Pediatrics, Spinal needs population.

Position Summary:
Assessment of students health needs, delivery of prescribed medications and treatments. Performs Illness and Health Maintenance Assessments and Screenings. Conducts in-service programs to classroom staff, students, parents and other OSB staff on a variety of topics including but not limited to first aid, G-tube feedings, diabetes, and seizure medications. Provides on-going assessment of primary caseload of students with documentation of such assessment at least once a semester. Participates in routine screenings of students (height/weight/ blood pressure /hearing).Transcribes orders accurately. Maintains Kardex accurately. Maintains Residential monthly Kardexes. Administers medication accurately and safely. Monitors medication system to be sure the order, prescription bottles and Kardex are all accurate and are the same.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resources
May 15, 2014