PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR NOTICE # 1356: Teachers (School Wellness Mentor Leadership Program) - OSWP

  • Posted Date: Sep 27, 2018 Deadline: Nov 6, 2018
  • 28 11 Queens Plaza North Room 500, Long Island City, New York United States
    Office of School Wellness Programs

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

 

POSITION:                 

Teacher: School Wellness Mentor Leadership Program (up to 12 positions)

 

LOCATION:                

New York City Department of Education -Office of School Wellness Programs

28-11 Queens Plaza North, Room 500

Long Island City, NY 11101 or other approved Office of School Wellness Programs locations

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:          

Licensed and Appointed New York City Department of Education Teacher                                                                                                                                               

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

  • Knowledge of and experience in teaching health and/or physical education, and leading School Wellness Councils and/ or School Leadership Teams
  • Demonstrate effective leadership at systematically prioritizing health and wellness as cornerstones of school culture, including establishing goals, programs, and policies.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with the support offered by the Office of School Wellness Programs
  • Preference may be given to Condom Availability Program (CAP) Trained Staff, Health Education Focus School participants, School Wellness Council Champions.
  • Ability to commit to planning, facilitating and/or attending in-person meetings associated with posting.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:            

  • Share experiences and expertise as an advisor related to how wellness can work in schools; provide encouragement and support to assigned mentees via email and/or phone on a monthly basis, as well as via biannual site visits.
  • Plan, facilitate and/or attend in-person meetings, focus groups, and/or other Advisory Board activities to the fullest extent possible, including monthly leadership development meetings and biannual borough-based cohort meetings.
  • Prepare and lead a workshop at the Think-Move-Achieve Conference on June 6, 2019.
  • Identify and articulate best practices for school wellness councils including wellness policies, initiatives, health education, and resources to be shared with NYC schools.
  • Develop school wellness and health education guidance tools to be shared with NYC schools citywide on the online School Wellness Portal system.
  • Complete and submit require documentation including activity log, time sheets, and time cards on a monthly basis.

 

WORK SCHEDULE:   

October 15, 2018 – June 30, 2019.  Max 25 hours per position, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Specific hours and schedules are not guaranteed. Schedule to be determined and will remain subject to change based on project and funding ability.

SALARY:                     

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Send application for per session employment, OP 175 (available in schools) along with copy of resume and cover letter by, November 6, 2018 to:

Attn: Jade Stanfield, School Wellness Mentor Leadership Program

NYC DOE, Office of School Wellness Programs

335 Adams St. Room 502, Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Or: email all application documents to wellnesscouncil@schools.nyc.gov (subject: School Wellness Mentor Leadership Program)

 

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

 

If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail wellnesscouncil@schools.nyc.gov

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.

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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