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Job Openings at LaSalle School in Albany, NY

Welcome, and thank you for visiting LaSalle School; and for considering the possibility of employment opportunities with us. As a highly regarded, and nationally accredited provider of therapeutic and educational services with a 159-year commitment to youth and families in need, LaSalle’s devoted staff of just over 200 full-time and part-time employees are the building blocks of our agency. With over a third of our staff employed 10+ years with the agency, many of our employees find their careers to be extremely fulfilling and choose to make this a lifelong commitment.

LaSalle School is dedicated to fostering a cohesive environment that prides itself on ensuring employees’ advancement through training and development, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Thank you for browsing our available positions below. At the bottom, you’ll find information on applying for any of our vacancies.

LaSalle now posts teacher and educator vacancies at www.olasjobs.org. OLAS JOBS is a service provided by Putnam-Westchester BOCES, and is a cloud-based Online Application System for Educators serving school districts throughout New York State. Districts can view applicant specific information: resumes, cover letters, transcripts, portfolios, and more. Candidates are able to apply to specific positions using one application and/or have an option of granting all participating school districts access to their application.

    Support Staff

    Clinical Staff

    Our highly credentialed team of clinicians provide state of the art, trauma informed, evidence based treatment services for youth and families along a continuum of care. Known for delivering comprehensive, effective, and well coordinated treatment services. LaSalle provides a terrific venue for individuals who are seeking opportunities to hone their skills and advance their careers in human services.

    Registered Nurse – Part Time

  • LaSalle’s School is seeking to hire a Part Time Registered Nurse to join our nursing team of professionals serving the needs of our youth. Our nursing staff is responsible for the overview of the health care needs of all students of LaSalle. Decisions and responsibility for the care of the students are met by the nurse in consultation with other ancillary providers and clinicians as needed. This position will be scheduled to work 15 – 20 hours per week and will be required to work 2 – 3 shifts per week on a rotating schedule which will include weekends.

    Mandatory Qualifications:
     Registered Nurse with current New York State License who adheres to guidelines within the NYS Nurse Practice Act.

    Desired Qualifications:
     Minimum of 5 years nursing experience is preferred.
     Experience working with children and/or adolescents in a residential setting is desired.
     Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and must possess the ability to triage as assessment indicates.

    General Responsibilities/Duties:
     Providing nursing care to male adolescents in a residential setting.
     Providing immediate first aid and triage and refer as needed for appropriate treatment.
     Demonstrates ability to delegate assignments to other team members.
     To administer immunizations as per La Salle protocol and in accordance with N.Y.S. Health Laws.
     Acts as community liaison with outside providers and advocate for timely delivery of health care.
     Assist other agency team members in providing medical, emotional, and psychological support to students in various stages of crisis.
     To administer all medications and perform all treatments ordered by MD in a timely and diligent manner.
     To document on appropriate records all pertinent information.
     To assess students and use professional nursing judgment in the treatment of students and refer appropriately as needed.
     To prepare required medical reports and other documents related to the health care of the students.
     To attend staff meetings, care conferences, and in services as requested.
     To communicate pertinent information to members of the nursing team to ensure continuity of care.
     Must demonstrate flexibility in scheduling in the event of emergencies, or in times of increased workload which may include coverage of alternate shifts.
     To be able to work in conjunction with other disciplines to contribute to the overall care of the students at LaSalle, demonstrating support of the agency’s mission and LaSallian philosophy.

    Necessary Job Skills:
    Must possess excellent assessment skills, must have the ability to triage medical emergencies, can demonstrate basic skills in performing nursing procedures, must be knowledgeable regarding medication management, must possess good communication skills; must have basic computer knowledge, must have the ability to manage time and to work in a calm, efficient manner. Attention to detail is an essential job skill. Requires ability to work independently and respond to a variety of medical situations. Must be able to navigate entire campus, including walking multiple flights of stairs.

    Founded in 1854 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers to serve abandoned and orphaned boys, La Salle School is a multi-faceted human services agency. A talented and dedicated staff of more than 200 work with a daily enrollment of 175 adolescent boys and their families, with a full continuum of residential services accompanied with a growing variety of community based services.

    Our programs are fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation, a highly regarded independent national accrediting body for organizations in child welfare. Our most recent review stated that our entire organization “is a model and a leader for other like agencies in the state and nation.”

    LaSalle School offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employees including health, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid leave, credit union membership, employee assistance program, gym, pool and library facilities usage across the street along with a pleasant atmosphere that prides itself on ensuring employees’ advancement through training and development.

    To apply, send resume along with a cover letter to:
    LaSalle School
    Human Resources Department
    391 Western Avenue
    Albany, NY 12203
    Fax: (518) 242-4744

  • Juvenile Reporting Family Center

    The purpose of the Juvenile Reporting and Family (JRFC) is to introduce at-risk adolescents to skills, activities, and opportunities; tap into their strengths and foster appropriate peer and adult relationships; and help them become successful members of their community. The LaSalle site serves males ages 13-16. This Alternative to Detention and Prevention program provides for Albany County youth known to probation, who live at home and attend local schools, a supervised, structured array of enrichment recreational activities during high-risk evening hours. The program is built upon the strategies of Positive Youth Development.

    Juvenile Reporting Family Center (JRFC)

  • The purpose of the Juvenile Reporting and Family Center (JRFC) is to introduce at-risk adolescents to skills, activities, and opportunities; tap into their strengths and foster appropriate peer and adult relationships; and help them become successful members of their community. The LaSalle site serves males ages 13-16. This Alternative to Detention and Prevention program provides for Albany County youth known to probation, who live at home and attend local schools, a supervised, structured array of enrichment recreational activities during high-risk evening hours. The program is built upon the strategies of Positive Youth Development.

  • Residential Living Staff

    Responsibilities include providing individual, family and group counseling services for residential students and their families; experience working with at-risk JD/PINS adolescents and their families, providing family counseling, support and linkages to natural and community based supports; experience working with a treatment and team based service system; knowledge of NYS OCFS Connections electronic record system.

    Education

    Math Teacher

  • LaSalle School, a Human Service agency in Albany, is seeking to hire a full time NYS Certified Math Teacher to work in our Educational Services Department to teach the Math curriculum to 9th – 12th graders. Our Educational Services are delivered in a NYS Certified Special Education setting. We are a trauma informed provider working with adolescent males placed by Family Court and/or their home school district’s Committee on Special Education. Our faculty are an important component of our Treatment Teams, and support the educational and therapeutic needs of our students.

    Mandatory Qualifications:
     NYS Teacher Certification in Math

    Desired Qualifications:
     Special Education Certification
     Experience in a teaching capacity

    LaSalle School offers an excellent benefits package, including fully paid health insurance for individuals and contributory for dependent coverage, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid leave, credit union membership, employee assistance program, gym, pool and library facilities usage across the street). LaSalle provides a pleasant atmosphere that prides itself on ensuring employees’ advancement through training and development.

    To apply, send resume along with a cover letter to:
    LaSalle School
    Attn: James Meyer
    391 Western Avenue
    Albany, NY 12203
    Fax: (518) 242-4744

  • Special Education Teacher

  • LaSalle School, a Human Service agency in Albany, is seeking to hire a full time Special Education teacher with Students with Disabilities (7-12) – generalist certification to teach all core subjects in a self-contained classroom to work in our Educational Services Department. Our Educational Services are delivered in a NYS Certified Special Education setting. We are a trauma informed provider working with adolescent males placed by Family Court and/or their home school district’s Committee on Special Education. Our faculty are an important component of our Treatment Teams, and support the educational and therapeutic needs of our students.

    Mandatory Qualifications:
     NYS Generalist Certification to teach all core subjects (7-12)

    Desired Qualifications:
     Special Education Certification
     Experience in a teaching capacity
     Experience working in a self-contained classroom

    LaSalle School offers an excellent benefits package, including fully paid health insurance for individuals and contributory for dependent coverage, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid leave, credit union membership, employee assistance program, gym, pool and library facilities usage across the street). LaSalle provides a pleasant atmosphere that prides itself on ensuring employees’ advancement through training and development.

    To apply, send resume along with a cover letter to:
    LaSalle School
    Attn: James Meyer
    391 Western Avenue
    Albany, NY 12203
    Fax: (518) 242-4744

  • Assistant Supervisor of Day Services

  • The Assistant Supervisor of the Day Service Educational Program under the direction of the Assistant Director of Educational Services for Curriculum and Instruction/ Day Services, assures the Day Service program meets the needs of students. They chair progress conferences and assure all pertinent staff, guardians and service providers are invited. They will keep all supporting service providers involved informed about the child’s progress. They supervise the Day Service Student Coordinator who is responsible for the Day Room and day to day student needs. They review referrals acquiring proper documentation prior to presenting to the Day Services Educational Program Supervisor. They set up intake meetings following up as needed. They participate in pre-placement interviews, and complete all admission documentation; assuring referrals receive prompt attention. They maintain a running log of referrals and their outcomes. The Assistant Supervisor of the Day Service Educational Program assures that the Day Service program incorporates all aspects of TCI, PBIS, ICMPs and that students are informed about these aspects of our program. They will implement truancy prevention strategies to support our youth attendance. They assure all Day Service students have access to all necessary supplies to fully participate in the educational program, including school uniforms. They work with the Day Service team and others to encourage parent/guardian involvement in scheduled parent support programs and other agency activities, through regular communication with them and as a part of planning those events. They assure school districts receive student updates and monthly attendance.

    General Responsibilities/Duties:
    • Oversees Day Service Student Coordinator and all Day Service Students
    • Conducts and assists with review, assessment and acceptance of Day Services referrals
    • Coordinates efforts with Residential Case Managers regarding student transitions from residential services to day services.
    • Attends all Day Service students LEA/CSE reviews
    • Assures supports and interventions are in place to minimize truancy and support student success
    • Works as member of the Day Services Educational Team
    • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications – Required:
    • NYS Certification Special Education or Certification in Related Field
    • Working Knowledge of Education Regulations and Requirements
    • Strong commitment to support agency mission and philosophy

    Qualifications Desired:
    • Experience working with JH/HS student population
    • Experience with public school systems
    • Supervisory experience

    LaSalle School offers an excellent benefits package, including fully paid health insurance for individuals and contributory for dependent coverage, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid leave, credit union membership, employee assistance program, gym, pool and library facilities usage across the street. LaSalle provides a pleasant atmosphere that prides itself on ensuring employees’ advancement through training and development.

  • Food Service

    Administrative

Apply online here or e-mail your resume to hr@lasalle-school.org. You may also fax your resume directly to hr@lasalle-school.org . You may also fax your resume directly to our Human Resources department at (518) 242-4744. If there is an available position and upon review your application meets the minimum qualifications, your application will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager. To apply in person, please visit our campus Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. We are conveniently located at 391 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203.