PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1603: Teacher (Summer Collaborative Coach) - NYC Teaching Academy

  • Posted Date: May 13, 2019 Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

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TEACHER - NYC Teaching Academy (NYCTA) Summer Collaborative Coach



Various summer NYC Teaching Academy locations



NYCDOE licensed and appointed teacher with a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience in high-need subject areas and locations

Must be a Summer School Teacher assigned to a designated summer NYC Teaching Academy for the full 2019 summer school term

Must receive an Advance overall rating of "Effective” or “Highly Effective” (or "Satisfactory," if applicable) for the 18-19 SY                                                                                                                     


Exemplary Teaching Practice, Skills, and Knowledge:

Demonstrates proficient knowledge of content, curriculum, and standards in teaching area

Plans appropriate and rigorous instructional lessons for all students with a variety of needs and strengths using varied instructional methods

Systematically assesses student work to track student progress and inform exemplary instruction

Applies effective classroom management techniques to engage students and make efficient use of time


Demonstration of model teaching practice:

Articulates connections between instructional choices and student outcomes

Sets clear, measurable goals for your professional growth related to increasing student achievement

Demonstrates a reflective attitude regarding practice


Passion and ability to support the development of new teachers:

Demonstrates an ability to connect with adult learners quickly and build strong working and mentoring relationships

Communicates clear and actionable feedback, and identifying high-leverage coaching strategies and supports.



Experience making academic progress with a range of student populations and needs:

Proven ability to use data to inform instruction

Able to communicate expectations connected to a path to college and career readiness

Experience modeling best teaching practices to help colleagues improve their practice:

Experience with instructional coaching and debrief conversations

Extensive knowledge of Danielson’s Framework for Teaching, Next Generation Learning Standards, and Teach Like a Champion techniques

Ability to foster trust with colleagues and nurture a professional learning community

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

1+ year of experience in a teacher leadership role including, but not limited to, Mentor Teacher, Lead Teacher, Cooperating Teacher, NYC Teaching Fellow (NYCTF) Summer Staff, Peer Collaborative Teacher, Model Teacher, Master Teacher, NYC Teaching Collaborative (NYCTC) Coach.



In addition to their duties as a NYCDOE summer school teacher, the Summer Collaborative Coach will have the following:

Host 2-4 Fellows and support them to plan and lead teach during summer school

Spend additional time each week coaching 2-4 Fellows

Model rigorous instruction and strong classroom management

Provide Fellows with a scope and sequence of objectives or standards, and aligned curricular resources, to be used throughout summer school

Provide Fellows with written and verbal feedback, including coaching conversations and feedback on lesson plans

Actively coach Fellows and assess their teaching proficiency; provide support in high-leverage development areas

Communicate with other NYCTF staff about Fellow performance and professionalism, and your own performance

Enter data on Fellow progress, performance, and professionalism. Adhere to program deadlines. 



In addition to normal summer school hours, Summer Collaborative Coaches will:

Conduct Summer Collaborative Coach responsibilities listed above for a minimum of eight (8) hours per week outside the summer school workday, according to a schedule created by the Summer Collaborative Coach and approved by the principal (time is reduced to 4 hours during the week of the July 4th holiday);

Approximately 18 hours of training in late June/early July following the end of the 2018-2019 school year.


DOE will staff selected Summer Collaborative Coaches into their roles at designated summer Teaching Academies based on subject, grade level, and enrollment of pre-service teachers in the NYC Teaching Fellows summer program. Staffing into the role is also contingent upon successful completion of training.




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


Staff Development hours:

Approximately 18 hours of training during the month of late June/early July 2019.


Regular Per Session hours:

Approximately 36 hours of regular per session, in addition to compensation for their work as summer school teachers, and will be provided to Summer Collaborative Coaches in a “lump-sum” payment by early September.



Eligible applicants must apply for this role in conjunction with a role as a summer school teacher. Please note that serving in this position will not impact retention rights as a summer school teacher.

Once your summer school teacher position at a designated summer Teaching Academy has been confirmed, candidates must complete this written application by May 31st, 2019.




If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail


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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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