Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Watertown, New York
Seeking a motivated individual to provide Legal Services, advice, and guidance to component school districts. Entry level or experienced position, open to all applicants. Must possess knowledge of the New York State Education Law, Taylor Law, Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, and NYS Civil Service Law along with general legal knowledge. Must be proficient with computers, including use of Word and Excel, as well as legal research via Westlaw. Qualified individuals are licensed to practice law in New York State and are admitted to the New York State Bar. Salary dependent upon and commensurate with experience and excellent comprehensive benefit package for the right individual. Position is twelve months, full-time.
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About this company
The Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida Board of Cooperative Educational Services offers its 18 component school districts high quality services to students, teachers, administrators, parents and community.
These include Career/Technical Education, Programs for Exceptional Students, shared teacher services, staff development, curriculum development, instructional support services, educational communications, non-instructional support services, and assistance with state and federal educational programs.
In the area of Career/Technical Education, the Bohlen Technical Center in Watertown, N.Y. and the Howard G. Sackett Technical Center in Glenfield, N.Y. offer programs preparing students for careers in business, welding, mechanics, building trades, service-related employment, fashion design, nursing, electronics, forestry, computer assisted design/drafting, visual communications and many others.
To prepare students for careers in these fields, B.O.C.E.S. places students in a setting much like the one that awaits them in the world of work. Master craftsmen teach courses that are kept up to date with the help of advisory committees comprised of individuals from local businesses and industry.
On-the-job work experiences prepare students to move successfully from school to earning a living. Job placement assistance from B.O.C.E.S. and articulation agreements with colleges offer qualified students advanced standing.
The Programs for Exceptional Students team provides services to those with unique educational needs.
Special Education teachers and support staff work together to develop individualized programs. An emphasis is placed on helping students who are challenged reach their greatest degree of self-sufficiency.
Location/Region: WATERTOWN ,NY