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West Learning Center - Apalachin, NY Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Teacher Aide22-102-WLC

This position is located at the West Learning Center in Apalachin, NY.

Responsibilities:  Assist teacher with classroom work as required.  Assist in lunchroom supervision of the students.  Assist students to and from buses.  Help teacher with preparation of materials for the class.  Does related work as required.

Therapeutic Support Specialist22-225


The Therapeutic Support Specialist (TSS) has the responsibility for observing, assessing, intervening, accepting and engaging students who cannot be engaged in instruction. The TSS will apply therapeutic intervention techniques for students in need of more specialized support to facilitate interaction in a constructive and productive manner. Key responsibilities include:

  • Works with staff to establish positive student behavior by developing appropriate strategies tailored to individual students
  • Assesses students' needs and provides recommendations to clinical staff to positively affect behavior
  • Works as a contributing member of the treatment team who contributes to the creation, implementation and evaluation of treatment goals and objectives
  • Assesses and defuses crisis situations including the utilization of emergency physical interventions as necessary
  • Prepares students to successfully re-enter the classroom setting and promotes positive behavior support in the classroom
  • Collaborates with the students, their family and classroom team to complete individual safety plans
  • Uses ongoing assessments to maintain a record of student progress
  • Prepares a variety of reports and accurately completes all paperwork related to provided services in a timely manner as required by school policies and procedures
Per AUP Contract
Guidance Counselor - (10 month)22-196

10 Month - 1 Position


  • Individual and group counseling of high school students to explain graduation requirements and present the CTE classes to potential students
  • Liaison activities with several local school districts – membership in BTCA is a requirement
  • Organize and support orientation and intake for Alternative High School students
  • Help all Alternative High School students complete and plan for the required high school credits and potential college courses needed for success in their program of choice
  • Help organize mentoring opportunities for students
  • Develop and guide students in career awareness, planning, and post-secondary transitioning
  • Familiarity/training with student database systems
  • Collaboration with ISMT on enrollment and CSE meetings
  • Input on Master Schedule
Per BTA Contract

Broome-Tioga BOCES does not discriminate in employment, admission, or in the education programs and activities it operates, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, military status, sex, age, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic group, religious practice, disability or predisposing genetic characteristic in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S. C. 12111 et. Seq. known as the Americans with Disabilities Act or section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, New York Human Rights Law, and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2001. Anyone who believes BOCES or its staff has failed to apply, or has inadequately applied the principles or regulations of (1) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (2) Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, (3) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (4) the Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act of 2002, or any other relevant statute or regulation, may bring forward a complaint, called a grievance, to the Director of Human Resources/ Compliance Officer, Robin Eccleston, by contacting (607) 766-3823, or, or by mail to: Broome-Tioga BOCES, Robin Eccleston, Human Resources Director/ Compliance Officer, 435 Glenwood Road, Binghamton, NY 13905. One can also file a grievance by mail with the Office of Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, or by phone (646)428-3843, or by email to