PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR NOTICE # 1387: School Aide (as Greeter) - G&T

  • Posted Date: Oct 2, 2018 Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
  • Citywide, New York United States

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Gifted & Talented School Aide (Greeter) - (Up to 90 positions, 2 per site, as needed)



Various elementary schools throughout the City. See for a list of testing locations for each borough.



New York City Department of Education – School Aides and Supervising School Aides                                



  • At least three (3) years of satisfactory (Highly Effective/Effective) experience within the NYCDOE.
  • Currently working as a DOE elementary school aide
  • Available to work three consecutive weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) in January 2019
  • Prior work experience at G&T weekend test site
  • Record of satisfactory work performance
  • Letter of recommendation from current or recent supervisor, which includes demonstrated ability to work well with families and young children (Nominations from last year remain on file)
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Willingness to work at more than one test site, based on the needs of the G&T testing program (as needed)
  • Bilingual assignment where there is a significant non-English speaking population. Preference to speakers of alternate DOE languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Urdu, Korean, Haitian Creole, Bengali, French
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel



  • Work under the direct supervision of the G&T Site Supervisor
  • Communicate with families via telephone and email in a professional manner
  • Respond to questions regarding the administrative testing process, as needed
  • Greet families as they arrive at test sites, as needed (e.g. sign in, document verification, etc.)
  • Provide families with assistance, as needed (e.g. give instructions, provide information, etc.)
  • Escort young students to and from exam rooms, which may be on different floors, as needed
  • Reschedule appointments and perform related clerical tasks
  • Maintain security of testing materials
  • Assist administrators, teachers and other staff, as required, including preparing test materials for transmission



  • Mandatory Training Session:Onsite training in January 2019
  • 2019 Weekend Test Administration Dates: January 5-6, January 12-13, January 19-20
  • 2019 Reserve Test Administration Weekend, only if/as needed: February 2-3
  • Number of Per Session hours to be worked are contingent on the number of student applicants to be tested.
  • May include Monday through Friday hours after school, to check email box and reschedule student appointments, based on demand.



  • Hourly rates, as per DC37 collective bargaining agreement, contingent on funding.
  • There will be up to 80 hours (not guaranteed) per position and 3 hours of on-site training.



An online Application will be available beginning October 1, 2018.   The application will be available at:  No paper applications 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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