Teacher-Career Education (Work-Based Learning Coordinator) #2023-381

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Teacher-Career Education (Work-Based Learning Coordinator)


Career & Technical Education – Albany Campus

Basic Function:

To coordinate work-based learning programs for career development, such as the Cooperative Career & Technical Education Work Experience Program (COOP), the Career Exploration Internship Program (CEIP), and internship and youth apprenticeship/pre-apprenticeship programs.


A. Valid NYS teaching certificate in a Career & Technical Education program, and 
B. NYS certificate as Coordinator of Cooperative Work Based Learning Programs for Career Development Extension or able to meet requirements for a certificate. Requirements for the certificate are listed on the homepage of the NYS Education Department Teaching Certification http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do under “Certification Requirements” in the category of “Career and Technical Teacher Extensions – Coordinator of Work Based Learning Programs for Career Development Extension” title.
C. Work experience outside of classroom teaching.
D. Candidate will have demonstrated the ability to provide sound instruction, ability to work in a team environment, work collaboratively with staff and administration.
E. Possess good written and verbal skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.


1. Coordinate and implement NYSED approved COOP and CEIP programs and placements according to the requirements of the NYSED Work Based Learning Manual.
2. Monitor the work-based learning program for compliance with state and federal regulations, and inform the employers of the regulations (i.e., training, child labor, safety, etc.).
3. Make regular visits to student work sites and confer with on-the-job supervisors to check and evaluate students for grading purposes.
4. Serve as a liaison between the school, parents, community, business and industry, and post- secondary institutions, including local Chamber of Commerce, NYS Department of Labor workforce committees, apprentice programs, career pathways, etc.
5. When appropriate, provide sessions in ‘related instruction’ in CTE classes. Examples of such lessons such as work ethic, understanding the management/employee hierarchy, completing job applications, resume writing, interviewing skills, employability skills, etc.
6. Support post-secondary programs including articulation agreements and career pathways consortia.
7. Support CTE programs industry advisory boards and coordinate annual advisory board appreciation dinners.
8. Assist with administrative oversight of work-based learning program.

Start Date:

September 1, 2023 (up to 20 days will be given over the summer prior to school starting for the 2023-2024 school year)

Application Deadline:

June 9, 2023 (or until position is filled)

Starting Salary:

Dependent upon step of current contract prorated to amount of service rendered.

The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

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Further Information Contact:

Capital Region BOCES, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany NY 12205
or email crbrecruitment@neric.org


May 12, 2023