PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1416: Teachers (World Language High School Teachers - Assessment Development) - OA

  • Posted Date: Oct 22, 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2019

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World Language High School Teachers – Assessment Development


131 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11201


  • New York City Department of Education licensed and appointed teachers
  • Read and speak of one of the following languages fluently: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese              


  • Must have minimum of 3 years experience of teaching
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate (read, write, and speak) effectively in one of the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese of fluency
  • Applicants must be rated as Developing, Effective, or Highly Effective
  • Familiarity with New York State LOTE Checkpoint B benchmarks and the format of the LOTE Comprehensive exams
  • Familiarity with the World Readiness Standards for Language Learning
  • Commitment to working during the work schedule below
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat software, Excel, and Google Docs


  • Write/select, review, and edit passages and items for the LOTE Comprehensive exam in the language in which you are fluent, which will include content appropriate to the New York State LOTE Checkpoint A and B Benchmarks
  • Maintain and submit timesheets for relevant activities
  • Submit LOTE Comprehensive exam content by various rolling deadlines (To Be Determined)
  • Attend professional development sessions related to exam development
  • Attend in person meetins and conference calls between October and April (as needed)
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the development team until exams are complete


The November 2018 – June 2019 school year. Exact schedule to be determined. (Approximately 8 hours per position depending upon funding availability and program needs)


Per Session rates as per the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Contingent Upon Funding Availability. (UFT or relevant Union/Organization).


Application Form OP-175, a cover letter that includes explanation of your anticipated availability based on the work schedule provided in the posting, your resume (including contact information for two professional references), and a copy of your Department of Education license must be received by Erica Thomas no later than XXX at the following e-mail address  with the subject line “World Language High School Teachers – Assessment Development”


If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail:;

Signature for Peter Ianniello

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, 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. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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