PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1547: Social Worker (Early Childhood Care and Education Proposal Evaluator) - DECE/PPM

  • Posted Date: Apr 12, 2019 Deadline: May 16, 2019

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Early Childhood Care and Education Proposal Evaluator – Approximately 100 per session positions for work during July and August 2019. Position is project-based and will be assigned as needed throughout the summer. Position will evaluate Early Childhood Care and Education proposals and conduct interviews and programmatic visits as part of 3- or 4-person team. Exact number of days and hours to be determined.



Travel across NYC-area is required, and mandatory trainings are conducted at a NYC location to be determined. Locations are at DOE and DECE Borough Offices and/or visits to prospective Early Childhood Care and Education program sites across the city. Location preferences will be taken into account when possible, but flexibility and ability to work across the city is expected.



Must be employed by the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE) as a School Social Worker during the 2018-2019 school year.                                                                                                                           


  • Currently Employed by the Division of Early Childhood Education.
  • Ability to work at least 5 days per week for up to 7 hours per day during assigned work period (July 8, 2019 – August 23, 2019), between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Schedule to be determined.
    • Additional preference given to staff who can commit to the full 7 week work period and/or multiple weeks.
  • Ability to evaluate written proposals based on scoring rubric.
  • Ability to work with team members to discuss and work through scoring discrepancies, collaboratively evaluating program proposals in order to reach consensus on final evaluation scores.
  • Ability to conduct interviews and programmatic visits with team members throughout assigned borough(s), to be determined.
  • Flexibility regarding assigned borough(s) and evaluation scheduling is essential.
  • Ability to work in a fast‐paced, intense environment both individually and in teams and to meet deadlines.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with preference be given to applicants who apply earlier in the process.Early responses are strongly encouraged.



  • Training is mandatory, and will likely occur July 8-12, 2019. Candidates who are not able to attend the scheduled training session may not be hired.
  • Read and score written proposals.
  • Conduct and score programmatic visits.
  • Conference with team members to determine final score and potential award recommendation.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and maintain written and electronic records.
  • Submit scores and documentation through online survey system.
  • Meet all deadlines.


WORK SCHEDULE:             

Ability to work at least 5 days per week during assigned periods. Position will require up to 7 hours per day of work, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Exact start and end dates of position to be determined. Specific hours and schedules are not guaranteed. Schedule to be determined and will remain subject to change.



  • Per Session rates as per the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement.Contingent Upon Funding Availability. (UFT or relevant Union/Organization).
  • You will be paid for the position you are hired for, NOT the last full‐time position you held.
  • Transportation and out‐of‐pocket expenses will not be reimbursed.



Please send an email to with the subject line “DECE PER SESSION - Early Childhood Care and Education Proposal Evaluator.” As next steps, you will be emailed a link to fill out an online form and submit a resume. Paper applications will not be accepted.


NOTE: All applicants will be given an OP‐175 application to fill out prior to the commencement of the activity.




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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