PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1420: Teachers (Kids in Action Team Program) - CIPL

  • Posted Date: Nov 19, 2018 Deadline: Dec 21, 2018

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Kids Action Team Leader in Selected Elementary Schools



Various locations citywide



Regularly appointed New York City Department of Education teacher employed at one of the specified Kids Action Team Program elementary schools in SY2018-19



Priority will be given to applicants that fulfill the following criteria:

  • Satisfactory experience in moderating school activities; e.g., clubs, after-school tutoring, etc.
  • Prior experience in facilitating and planning school-based service projects and ability to transfer project skills to the members of the Kids Action Team
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of Common Core Learning Standards
  • Willingness to lead student investigations outside of school and in classroom settings
  • Excellent strategic thinking, organizational, written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Commitment to work during agreed upon schedule
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of presentation technology tools
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality



  • Attend all professional development sessions for the Kids Action Team Program
  • Manage all logistics of running weekly after-school club meetings such as confirming a location to hold the club, choosing a consistent day/time to meet, and communicating participation expectations to students and families
  • Recruit 15-25 committed students in grades K-5 to participate in the program
  • Monitor and track student attendance at weekly meetings
  • Plan, present, and moderate the Kids Action Team activities (from December 2018 through May 2019) to implement service-learning outside of school and in classroom settings
  • Prepare, develop, and revise instructional materials for Kids Action Team activities
  • Support participating students’ development of research, communication, and presentation skills
  • Regularly communicate updates, challenges, and successes of the Kids Action Team to the Service in Schools program team
  • Lead students’ preparation for and participation in the culminating Celebration of Service on May 30, 2019
  • Complete all tasks deemed necessary for the program
  • Other duties as needed



Various dates and times, including after-school, evenings, and weekends; December 2018 through May 2019. Schedules will be determined at the school level.



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



Email resume and Form OP-175 (available in schools and on NYC DOE Division of Human Resources webpage) by December 21, 2018 to Must put “Kids Action Team Per Session 2018-19” in the subject line and include the above per session vacancy circular number in the body of your email. NO FAXES or MAIL will be accepted.




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

Signature for Peter Ianniello

NOTE: Service exceeding the number of hours specified in 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.


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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