PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 136: Teacher - NYCTF Onsite Selector (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

  • Posted Date: Oct 15, 2019 Deadline: Dec 1, 2019

Job Details

(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

POSITION:

Teachers: Onsite Selectors for New York City Teaching Fellows program (NYCTF) - 35 positions available

LOCATION:

Various locations in Brooklyn, including Cobble Hill School of American Studies (347 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201), the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (65 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201), and 131 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) licensed and appointed teacher in good standing.
  • Graduate of NYC Teaching Fellows Summer program (June-August) orprevious experience with NYCTF Summer program (June-August) as a Fellow Effectiveness Manager (FEM), Lead Instructor, Collaborative Coach, or Training Academy Director (TAD), or previous experience as a Summer NYCTF Onsite Interviewer.
  • Minimum of 2 years full-time classroom experience, in at least one of the following certification areas: Childhood Education with a Bilingual extension, Science, Math, ESL/ENL, Special Education, English, and/or Social Studies.
  • Demonstrated satisfactory service in current Department of Education position and other per session activities.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Commitment to the NYCTF mission, and to finding and selecting a diverse and high-quality pool of candidates for NYCTF who will be able to further that mission.
  • Passion and excitement for facilitating conversations with prospective candidates during Selection Day.
  • Ability to utilize a detailed selection model and rubrics to evaluate and select applicants to the NYC Teaching Fellows program.
  • Evidence of highly effective facilitation and clear communication skills.
  • Evidence of strong written communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate evaluations of candidates’ proficiency.
  • Evidence of strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to problem solve, reflect on data, and make difficult decisions.
  • Evidence of effective use of organizational skills and time management.
  • Evidence of ability to receive and reflect on feedback and adjust professional practice when necessary.
  • Comfort working with computers and the Internet, must be able to type quickly and take running records.
  • Strong familiarity and comfort with teaching techniques outlined in Doug Lemov’s Teach like a Champion, and ability to facilitate small group sessions on specific techniques to novices unfamiliar with said techniques.

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitation:

  • Deliver an engaging introduction and accurately answer any questions and share personal experience with the NYCTF program.
  • Facilitate an instructional, practice-based session on Teach Like a Champion teaching techniques and provide accurate and meaningful feedback to applicants during the interview event.
  • Follow selection day schedule as determined by the Selection and Enrollment team and facilitate all activities in a timely fashion.
  • Internalize a script for multiple activities and facilitate in a clear and engaging tone.
  • Provides accurate directions for all selection day activities including correct timing of each activity.

Securing Evidence:

  • Comfortably use a computer to take notes on each candidate and record candidate scores simultaneously; troubleshoot minor computer related issues independently (turning on computer, logging in, etc.)
  • Attentively multi-task; take running record on candidate, while also asking candidates questions and providing time cues.

Evaluating evidence:

  • Evaluate applicants exclusively using the criteria set by the program selection model and the selection day rubric.
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely documentation on each candidate during and after every interview.
  • Write a thorough and holistic evaluation that contains direct evidence and synthesis for each candidate.

Professionalism and Preparedness:

  • Complete Onsite Interviewer training(s) successfully in January 2020 (see “Work Schedule” below)
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to staff inquiries regarding scheduling, feedback, and other related administrative requirements.
  • Interact with central staff, selectors, and candidates in a positive and respectful manner.
  • Manage personal scheduling accurately and efficiently via Internet-based scheduling program.
  • Attend all scheduled events each month.
  • Arrive at interview events on or before the required time.
  • Reflect on selection data throughout season and adjust practice accordingly.
  • Set up classroom with all required materials before candidates enter the room.
  • Convey a positive and professional image of the New York City Teaching Collaborative program.
  • Interviewers who participate in fifteen (15) or more interview events during the school year will receive an evaluation.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • TR Rate (Staff Development Rate)
    • Returning Onsite Selectors (January 2020): 4-5 hours of training
    • New Onsite Selectors (January 2020): 8-10 hours of training over the course of 2 days
  • TN Rate:
    • January 2020- April 2020: 4 hours per onsite interview event with 3-5 events per month
    • Various dates and times, including after school, evenings, and weekends. Schedules will be determined by need and availability. Hours up to, but not limited to 8 hours (2 events) per month, additional hours granted upon approval of the hiring manager.

SALARY:

The rate of compensation is the contractual hourly staff development rate, which is currently $23.30. Please bring a copy of your resume with you to process paperwork (an OP-175 and timesheet will be provided).

https://www.uft.org/your-rights/salary/doe-and-city-salary-schedules/session-diem-and-other-rates-salary-schedules

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

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Complete online application at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QSQ9CXM
  • Application deadline: December 1, 2019
  • All accepted candidates will be required to submit the OP 175 Form during the first training session
  • Questions about this advertisement can be sent to asardar@schools.nyc.gov with the subject line “Fellows Onsite Selector”

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

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

Signature for Peter Ianniello

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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