PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 964: Paraprofessionals (for individual assigned students in All-City High School Chorus Concert Band Jazz Ensemble Latin Ensemble Marching Band or Orchestra) - OASP

  • Posted Date: Oct 16, 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2019

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Paraprofessional for individual assigned students in All-City High School Chorus, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Latin Ensemble, Marching Band, or Orchestra (approximately 0-2 positions based on student needs)        



Various citywide NYCDOE school sites



New York City Department of Education paraprofessional



  • Satisfactory rating
  • Satisfactory record of attendance and punctuality
  • Demonstrated ability to work with NYCDOE faculty and staff, teaching artists, students and parents
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of high school-level ensemble, solo, and chamber repertoire, as well as instrumental or choral/vocal pedagogy, corresponding to one or more of the following ensembles (chorus, concert band, jazz ensemble, Latin ensemble, marching band, orchestra)

Note: Applicants for per session employment who are not employed in the Department of Education’s regular school program or adult education program shall be considered for selection only if no qualified day school teacher or adult education employee is available.



  • Participate in collaborative planning sessions; provide ongoing feedback to support program development in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  • Support Saturday instruction, studio activities, field trips, and evening performances in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  • Work one-on-one with students as needed or required in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  • Build relationships with families in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  • Communicate with program director/site supervisors regarding site and student concerns
  • Assist teacher in instructional needs
  • Enthusiasm for program goals and working with families
  • Lead efficient, effective and engaging weekly rehearsals of the All-City High School Music Program ensembles
  • Exercise sound professional judgment at all times and maintain a positive, respectful, proactive stance while remaining in accordance with all NYCDOE Chancellor’s regulations
  • Ensure safety protocols are followed and building secured at the end of each activity



November 2018 through June 2019 – Saturdays, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Other weekday and weekend hours as needed, dates and times to be determined

(Up to 150 hours’ total for Chorus, Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Latin Ensemble up to175 hours’ total for Marching Band)



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



Cover letter, resume, Application Form OP-175 (Available in schools and DHR website), and a copy of your Department of Education license must be received on or before May 31, 2019


Mail to:

Callie McGlone, Arts Program Manager

Office of Arts and Special Projects, New York City Department of Education

4360 Broadway, Fourth Floor

New York, New York 10033

Attention: All-City H.S. Music Program Paraprofessional




If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail: Callie McGlone at   

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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