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Position: Housekeeping Supervisor

Department: Housekeeping

Status: Full Time Position/ Non - Instructional 37.5 Hrs Per Week
Minimum Requirements:

10 years of related work experience and at least 5 years supervision is required. High School Diploma with BS degree preferred. Proven personnel management skills with aptitude to judge quality of performance in custodial and floor care maintenance. Technology user skills sufficient to prepare reports in Excel and Word, and aptitude to operate the School Dude Work Order System. Frequently lift equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more. Work in wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school. Able to operate vehicles and machines. Excellent Communication Skills.

Summary of Duties:
Hires, schedules and supervises Housekeeping and Floor Care Staff. Responsible for department personnel management, including performance evaluations, training and development and discipline when necessary. Coordinates responses to all housekeeping requests/ work orders from program coordinators and development and discipline when necessary. Oversees regular cleaning of the school and related facilities and manages any contracted cleaning services. Ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulatory requirements, including work safety regulations. Collaborates with program and staff leadership to understand special needs and maintain quality of support to the mission and campus, events. Leads and collaborates in the use of equipment for heavy duty cleaning of bathrooms and flooring surfaces. Trains staff in the proper use of equipment. Ensures housekeeping staff participation in the schools recycling program and is a leader in use of ďgreenĒ cleaning supplies and reduction of hazardous chemicals. Makes maximum use of purchasing from approved vendors, and ensure sufficient supplies for housekeeping and classroom use.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
August 19, 2014

Position Available

Position: Food Service Worker II

Department: Food Service

Status: Part Time 20 hrs per week 10 Months Non - Instructional
Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED, Must have cash register experience, food service experience helpful.

Summary of Duties:
Must be able to read and write English, assist with food prep, dish room, cafeteria serving (staff and/ or students) and work on special events. Must be able to recognize the needs of individual students and provide their special food, of adaptive equipment, at mealtimes.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
July 18, 2014

Position Available

Position: Intervener

Department: Elementary

Status: Full -Time 10 Months Instructional 32.5 Hrs Per Week
Minimum Requirements:

H.S. Diploma or GED and an Associate's Degree and/or Para-educator Certificate. Experience working with students who are deaf blind or hearing impaired. Excellent skills in American Sign Language, Must be CPR/ AED and First Aid Certified.

Summary of Duties:
The services of an intervener can be used to individualize the process. An intervener serves as a bridge to the world for a child who has deaf blindness provide direct support to a student with deaf blindness for all or part of the instructional day as determined by the studentís Individual Educational Plan (IEP). Assists deaf blind students by providing information to help facilitate their participation in the visual/oral world around them. Assists a student with deafblindness to actively participate in activities and provides a supportive and effective environment in which the student can learn. Provides this service within the guidelines of the school, as set forth in its policies and procedures. Works under the direction and supervision of the classroom teacher, and participates as a full educational team member in developing and implementing the studentís IEP.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
July 18, 2014

Position Available

Position: 1:1 Aide/ PCA

Department: Elementary

Status: Full -Time 10 Months Instructional 32.5 Hrs Per Week
Minimum Requirements:

Associates Degree and /or Para Education Certificate and H.S. Diploma or GED. Experience with students with Visual Impairment and multiple disabilities. Must be CPR/AED and First Aid Certified.

Summary of Duties:
Experience working with young children who are of elementary school age and are blind/visually impaired and have multiple disabilities. The 1:1 Aide/PCA needs to share a similar philosophy of valuing every student, embracing each studentís personality and treating all students with dignity and respect. This position requires the person to be patient, flexible and able to work together with a team of professionals including the family, Teacher, paraeducators, nurses, therapists. The 1:1 Aide/PCA needs to be able to view the whole child and implement programs that were developed by the classroom teacher and therapists to include communication programs, sensory integration programs, activities of daily living, pre-vocation skills, leisure skills and support the studentís Positive Behavior Support Plan. Demonstrate good interpersonal skills to communicate and work with various professionals throughout the day. This person needs to reliable, creative, have a positive attitude and sincerely enjoy supporting the student. Takes initiative when working with the student. Assist with individual student programs, including all scheduled activities. Provide social cues/reminders to student in a polite, respectful and unobtrusive manner. Assist the student in all areas of activities of daily living as directed by the classroom teacher. Provide positive reinforcement that is sincere to the student. Assist with building the students positive self esteem. Assist the classroom teacher in implementing the Positive Behavior Support Plan while the student works on their educational goals, during transitions, and in special classes. Maintain confidentiality of student information. Help to provide safety for the student in all situations .

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
July 18, 2014

Position Available

Position: Itinerant Teacher

Department: Outreach

Status: Full Time 10 Months Instructional (Possible Summer Hours)
Minimum Requirements:

Vision Certification - Masterís Degree in vision a plus. Valid drivers license; Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with minimal supervision; Must have own car.

Summary of Duties:
Experience collaborating with other disciplines; report writing; operating and instruction in use of low vision aides; Braille instruction (reading and writing); Ability to perform routine computer functions; Ability to complete specialized assessments.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
June 23, 2014

Position Available

Position: Orientation & Mobility Specialist

Department: Therapy

Status: Full Time 10 Months Instructional 32.5 Hrs Per Week.
Minimum Requirements:

B.S. in Orientation & Mobility with COMS & ACVREP Certifications. Experience with all ages Pediatric through age 21 years. Travel via Public Transportation and knowledge of Optical and or/ electric devices.

Summary of Duties:
Evaluate students Orientation and Mobility (O&M) skills and determine needs and service delivery model; complete comprehensive evaluation reports for current students and referrals. Develop Student IEPís including Present Levels, Strengths, Needs, Goals Objectives, Specially Designed Instruction, Related Services. Attend IEP meetings and clearly convey information in a professional manner to all members of the educational team. Complete Progress Monitoring on O &M goals and objectives for each student on caseload. Provide individualized instruction in O&M including various techniques such as sighted guide, protective techniques, spatial concepts and position in space, traditional long cane instruction, instruction in the use of alternative mobility devices, public transportation and the use of optical devices. Provide consultative. Provide Instruction to all age levels pediatric through age 21: students may have additional disabilities including intellectual disabilities, Deaftblind, physical handicaps, etc. Develop and provide in-service logs for every student on caseload. Collaborate with the educational team which may include the student, parent, Teacher, Para Educator, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Therapist, and other O&M Specialists

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
June 23, 2014

Position Available

Position: Clerical Assistant to IEP Coordinators and Records Clerk

Department: IEP Dept.

Status: 12 Month / 3 Days Per Week
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Minimum Requirements:

High School graduate with excellent organizational, clerical and computer skills. Minimum of 3-5 years clerical experience in an office or school setting. Knowledge and works with Microsoft Word, Excel, Scanning and educational databases such as Powerschool and Esped.

Summary of Duties:
Opens and maintains files for current students in the IEP Office and former students in Record Room. Completes personal data for new students and records information in school records. Performs clerical duties such as filing, copying, faxing , printing, emailing, scanning uploading and archiving documents. Prepares mailing labels. Prepares and mails/emails correspondence including subpoenas to variety of organizations after insuring the appropriate releases have been received. Copies Student Information Update, Medical Emergency Releases and other documents as requested or required and distributes to appropriate staff. Assists IEP Coordinator in ordering and maintaining equipment supplies for the department. Assists other employees and outside agencies with student files and retrieving files from storage. As assigned by IEP Coordinator, mails/ emails letters, Invitation Notices, IEPís and Reevaluation Reports using Microsoft Word, Powerschool, and/ or eSped to Parents, School Districts, and other agency contacts. Performs other essential duties as assigned by the I.E.P Coordinator

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
June 23, 2014

Position Available: Technology Coordinator

Department: Administration

Status:Full-Time 10 Months, Non-Instructional, 32.5 hrs per week

Education: Masterís Degree in Education; PA certification as Teacher of the Visually Impaired preferred; will consider Masterís degree in Low Vision, Vision Rehabilitation, or Rehabilitation Counseling.

Experience:At least three years of providing assistive technology services to students and/or adults with blindness or visual impairment, and deafblindness and multiple disabilities; experience with augmentative communication devices.

Summary Of Duties: To assume responsibility for school-wide implementation of the student technology program initiative.

Essential Functions:

1. Continually review and remain up to date on the status of OSB technology offerings- including devices (mainstream, specialized, augmentative communication) trainings, and follow-up activities

2. Responsible for the development and implementation of a state of the art technology program for all OSB students

3. Serve as Chairperson of the staff Technology Committee

4. Assist the Development Director with fundraising proposals related to the technology initiative

5. Conduct technology evaluations and trainings

6. Propose appropriate devices and equipment for the technology program

7. Coordinate the technology program initiative across all school programs by collaborating with program coordinators, classroom teachers, and instructional staff to integrate assistive technology into classrooms

8. Serve as the spokesperson for the OSB Technology program for outside agencies and resources

9. Remain current on new technology in the field




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