PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1169: Teachers (Teachers to serve on our NYC Comprehensive Language Other Than English - Exam Development Team) - DT&L/OA

  • Posted Date: May 28, 2019 Deadline: Jan 1, 2020

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Teachers to serve on our NYC Comprehensive Language Other Than English (LOTE) Exam Development Team (Albanian, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese) (Up to 14 positions, up to 2 per exam team)



4436 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, 11101



  • New York City Department of Education licensed and appointed teachers
  • Read and speak of one of the following languages fluently: Albanian, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese



  • Must have minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate (read, write, and speak) effectively in one of the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese of fluency
  • Applicants must be rated as Developing, Effective, or Highly Effective for the last two years
  • Commitment to working during the work schedule below
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat software, Excel, and Google Docs
  • Preference will be given to applicants familiar with New York State LOTE Checkpoint B benchmarks and the format of the LOTE Comprehensive exams
  • Preference will be given to applicants familiar with the World Readiness Standards for Language Learning



  • Write/select, review, and/or edit passages and items for the LOTE Comprehensive exam in the language in which you are fluent, which will include content appropriate to the New York State LOTE checkpoint A and B benchmarks
  • Maintain and submit timesheets for relevant activities
  • Submit LOTE Comprehensive and SLP exam content by various rolling deadlines (To Be Determined)
  • Attend a week long development session and possibly additional development days during the summer (Dates and times TBD based on availability and language)
  • Attend in person meetings and conference calls between October and April (as needed)
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the development team until exams are complete
  • Participate in updating various assessment related materials
  • Participate in audio recordings of passages in the language in which you are fluent



Hours up to, but not limited to approximately 8 hours. Additional hours granted upon the approval of the hiring manager. Exact Schedule between July 2019 and April 2020 to be determined.



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



Send application: OP 175, copy of resume and cover letter that includes the following: an explanation about your experience and interest in the work, information about your availability in July and August, and contact information for two people who can serve as professional references by January 1st, 2020 to with the subject line “(LOTE Teachers – [insert your language expertise] Exam Development Team”  Note: applicants may be asked to complete a performance task and/or participate in an interview as part of the hiring process.





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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