NYSED licensed and or NYCDOE certified Teachers (multiple positions) to be teachers for the Afterschool Reading Club (ARC) and provide daily reading lessons Per Session Vacancy Notice #439

  • Posted Date: Jul 5, 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2019
  • Citywide (schools and homeless shelter sites in Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island)

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Per Session Vacancy Notice #432

Eligibility Requirements:

New York City Department of Education appointed and state certified Common Branches, Literacy, Reading teachers, Special Education, or Guidance Counselors

Selection Criteria:

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:

  • Appointed teacher with minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory teaching experience
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor preferred
  • Familiarity with Common Core Learning Standards in Literacy K-5
  • Experience in working with students in shelter
  • Experience with creating lesson plans
  • Familiarity with best practices in literacy and differentiated instruction
  • Demonstrated experience working with various ability levels
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • proficient in the use of technology (especially Microsoft Office and Excel) and web-based applications
  • Willingness and availability to attend training meetings afterschool
  • Other criteria that this program may require in accordance with the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with students and families in an after-school setting
  • Excellent written communication, organizational, and computer literacy skills
  • Satisfactory record of attendance and punctuality


Per session personnel will perform one or more of the following tasks under the direction of the appropriate supervisor:

  • Participate in all training sessions and professional development workshops
  • Work collaboratively with program staff at the DOE and at each site
  • Develop and conduct daily lessons - provide daily reading lessons including but not limited to - read alouds, literacy teaching and support, homework help, parent workshops
  • Participate in community and parent sessions
  • Collect daily attendance
  • Differentiate lessons as needed
  • Help develop and adapt curriculum materials
  • Develop a safe and inclusive learning environment for students and families


  • As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement (per session)

Work Schedule:

  • July 2018 through June 2019
  • Schedule based on program needs (usually, Wed-Fri, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.)

Application Instructions:

Submit letter of application, resume, and a copy of your Department of Education License and OP-175 form (available in schools and on DHR Website), by May 31, 2019 via email to ARC@schools.nyc.gov. Please put "ARC Teacher" in the subject line.

Please Include the Above Circular Number on your Resume and Application

If you have any questions concerning this advertisement, please e-mail: ARC@schools.nyc.gov

Service exceeding the number of hours specified in the Chancellor's Regulation C-175 governing per session activities requires prior approval. The appropriate Per Session Supervisor must make the request via the Per Session Service System and receive approval before the person can begin working in the activity. Failure to obtain a valid waiver may result in the withholding of payment for hours worked beyond the maximum.

Signature for Peter Ianniello


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.  Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 923, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at https://www.nycenet.edu/oeo

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