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Vacancy announcements

North Country Migrant Education Program - 2016 Summer Early Childhood Specialist

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking one (1) full-time summer position for St. Lawrence County as an Early Childhood Specialist for the North Country Migrant Education Program. June 27 through August 31, 2016. We are looking to add an energetic, qualified person to our dedicated staff. The successful candidate will visit eligible migrant preschool families to assess needs, work with migrant families in-home once or twice a week on school readiness activities, and provide advocacy to families as needed. BA degree in the area of education or human services, NYS Teacher Certification or Teachers Assistant Certification and experience with teaching using Common Core Learning Standards are preferred. $16.00/hr. The position requires a telephone w/voicemail, dependable vehicle and valid driver's license. Send letter of application, resume and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NCMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or email tiernav@potsdam.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

North Country Migrant Education Program - 2016 Summer Tutor

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private not-for-profit corporation, is seeking 5 SUMMER TUTORS (St. Lawrence County) for the North Country Migrant Education Program. SPANISH NOT REQUIRED. June 27 through August 19, 2016. Two part-time (24 hours per week) positions for the Gouverneur School District, One part-time (20 hours per week) position for the Canton, Edwards-Knox, and Hermon-DeKalb School Districts, Two part-time (24 hours per week) position for the Madrid-Waddington, Norwood-Norfolk, Potsdam, and Parishville-Hopkinton School Districts.

Summer tutors work with migrant children, preschool through high school, on age appropriate skills with an emphasis on math and reading. Curriculum and training provided.$16.00 per hour. Teaching certification preferred. Mileage paid. Telephone w/voicemail, dependable car and valid driver's license required.

Email tiernav@potsdam.edu, Fax (315) 267-2771 or send cover letter and resume to Laura Burnett, Director, NCMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676.Questions, call (315) 267-2510/800-576-8357. Application review will begin immediately and continue until positions filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.