PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR NOTICE # 1343: Teachers (as Social Studies Economics Curriculum Writers) - CIPL

  • Posted Date: Sep 20, 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2019
  • Citywide, New York United States

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Social Studies Economics Curriculum Writer (Approximately 10 positions)


Tweed Courthouse or other Manhattan location, TBD


  • Regularly licensed and appointed New York City Department of Education high school social studies teachers.
  • Regularly licensed and appointed New York City Department of Education elementary and school social studies teachers.
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent classroom teaching experience in social studies.
  • Effective or highly effective rating for past three years.
  • Satisfactory record of time and attendance for past three years.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with, and receive and act upon feedback from supervisors and colleagues.


Applicants will be asked to complete the following steps and will be selected in part based on the quality of that which they submit/complete for each:

  • Submit a resume and a cover letter outlining why you would be a good candidate for this position.
  • Complete a written application (OP‐175 form, available in schools and on DHR Website).
  • Participate in an in-person interview and complete an on-demand writing sample and task.

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent classroom teaching experience in Grade 12 Economics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NYS Social Studies Framework, NYC Social Studies Scope & Sequence, and research in Disciplinary Literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to write high-quality social studies activities, lessons, and/or units of study consistent with NYS Social Studies Framework, NYC Social Studies Scope & Sequence, and NYS Next Generation Literacy Standards in Social Studies and History.
  • Excellent written communication, organizational, and computer literacy skills.


  • Develop lesson plans and activities, and recommend teacher and student instructional resources to support the development of a new NYC DOE Grade 12 curriculum aligned to the NYS Social Studies Framework course in Economics, the Enterprise System, and Finance.
  • Participate in all curriculum writing sessions.
  • Work collaboratively with other writers and program staff.
  • Develop and submit required group and/or individual curriculum project(s) within expected deadlines.


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


School Year 2018-19: Wednesdays after-school and two Saturdays a month (Exact dates and times TBD)


Submit letter of application, resume, letter of recommendation from supervisor, copy of NYC Department of Education license, and OP‐175 form (available in schools and on DHR Website), by October 9, 2018 via email to: Please put “High School Economics Curriculum Writer 2018-2019” in the subject line.


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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