ANTICIPATED - Computer Design & Manufacturing/Robotics Teacher

Position Type:
Teachers & Pupil Personnel/TEACHER

Date Posted:

Career & Technical Center

Closing Date:

The Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center is seeking a Computer Design & Manufacturing/Robotics Teacher for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 10-month position in Port Ewen for the 2019-20 school year. Background in Engine Design preferred. Experience working with high school population also preferred. Appropriate NYS Certification and fingerprinting required.

The Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center offers dozens of high-tech training programs that lead to in-demand jobs in competitive fields such as information technology, healthcare, and various trade areas. Graduates leave the half-day program offered at our state-of-the-art training facility in Port Ewen ready for college and the workforce. Through a blended approach of classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and work site assignments, students build specific skills related to a career area. Our experienced instructors bring extensive job service in their respective fields and maintain close ties with business and industry to keep current with employer needs. Graduates leave the program prepared to enter the workforce, post-secondary technical schools, and colleges with firsthand knowledge of their career of choice. Upon course completion, students not only know how a task should be done, they've actually done it.

Ulster BOCES offers regionally competitive salary and benefits (see the Ulster BOCES Teachers' Organization contract at for details).

To be legally employed as a Teacher, you must possess a valid teacher certificate. (For more information visit:

NYS Certification Details:
Area of Interest: Career and Technical Teacher
Subject Area: Precision Metal Work Occupations or Technical Subject Titles
Grade Level: Adolescent - Grades 7-12
Title: Machine Tool Operation/Machine Shop 7-12 or Computer Technology 7-12 or Electrical-Electronic Technology 7-12 or Mechanical Technology 7-12
Type of Certificate: Transitional A Certificate

Only candidates who currently possess appropriate NYS certification, or qualify for a transitional A teaching certificate, will be considered for this position.

To provide instruction in a specific trade or skill that leads to employment and/or provides competencies and learning experiences that will contribute to post-secondary life knowledge.

  • Responsible for planning and implementing a career and technical program of instruction that integrates academics into the curriculum.Works in cooperation with other instructors to deliver quality instruction.Utilizes equipment, supplies and materials that reflect what is current in the field.Provides different modalities of instruction to meet the varied educational needs of students.Provides a system to monitor progress, attendance and competencies of students.Instructs students in the appropriate safety precautions and the safe operation and use of tools, machinery and equipment.Establishes standards of conduct and behavior that reflect a teaching learning environment that is positive and productive.Provides for the control, storage, maintenance and use of materials and property to prevent loss or abuse.Initiates and maintains regular contact with advisory committee representatives.Consults with the guidance counselor and administration on program and student issues.Encourages education beyond the BOCES program for students.Provides for enrichment type of activities such as shadowing programs, field trips, etc.Orders those materials and supplies necessary for instruction.Keeps current in the field by belonging to professional associations, attending workshops, reading journals and other publications, taking courses and outreaching to the business community on new and improved equipment and methods.

10 Month Schedule, September through June
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Possession of Appropriate NYS Teacher Certification or Qualification for Transitional A Teaching Certificate in any of the subjects listed above.


Our Mission:
At Ulster BOCES, our mission is to provide high quality shared educational, administrative, and technical services that will enable component school districts to develop the capacity of their students and adults to achieve higher standards of performance. With an emphasis on economic efficiencies, Ulster BOCES is committed to offering educational programs that enable all students to prepare for employment and/or post-secondary education.

The Ulster County Board of Cooperative Educational Services is an educational agency serving eight component school districts. They are: Ellenville Central School District • Highland Central School District • Kingston City Schools Consolidated • New Paltz Central School District • Onteora Central School District • Rondout Valley Central School District • Saugerties Central School District • Wallkill Central School District

Generous health insurance, dental and vision benefits. Paid time off. New York state retirement system membership and 403(b) tax-sheltered annuities plan. Flexible spending plan, disability benefits, employee assistance program and tuition reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ulster County Board of Cooperative Education Services Non-Discrimination Statement

The Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Ulster County ("BOCES"), does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, religious practice, national origin, ethnic group, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity, sexual orientation ("sexual orientation" means heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or asexuality), political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, weight, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected status in regard to employment opportunities or educational/vocational programs or activities which it operates. All inquiries regarding BOCES Non-Discrimination policies and/or complaints regarding violation(s) of these policies should be directed to the BOCES Compliance Officer, Dr. Jonah Schenker, Deputy Superintendent in one of the following manners:

By E-Mail:
By Mail: 1 75 Route 32 North, New Paltz, New York, 12561
By Telephone: (845) 255-1400

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation and/or complaints regarding violation(s) of these provisions can be referred to the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005 -2500, Telephone: (646) 428-3900, FAX: (646) 428-3843; TDD: (800) 877-8339; E-Mail: .

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