PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 163: Paraprofessional (Salute To Music) - OASP

  • Posted Date: May 20, 2019 Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

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Paraprofessional for individual assigned students in Borough-Wide Salute to Music instrumental and vocal music program

0-2 positions based on student needs


Various citywide rehearsal sites in NYCDOE schools


New York City Department of Education paraprofessional


  1. Satisfactory rating
  2. Satisfactory record of attendance and punctuality
  3. Demonstrated ability to work with NYCDOE faculty and staff, teaching artists, students and parents
  4. Excellent communication skills
  5. Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  6. Knowledge of middle school-level ensemble, solo, and chamber repertoire, as well as instrumental or choral/vocal pedagogy, corresponding to one or more of the following ensembles (chorus, concert band, jazz ensemble, orchestra)

Note: Applicants for per session employment who are not employed in the Department of Education’s regular school program or adult education program shall be considered for selection only if no qualified day school teacher or adult education employee is available.


  1. Participate in collaborative planning sessions; provide ongoing feedback to support program development in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  2. Support Saturday instruction, studio activities, field trips, and evening performances in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  3. Work one-on-one with students as needed or required in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  4. Build relationships with families in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  5. Communicate with program director/site supervisors regarding site and student concerns
  6. Assist teacher in instructional needs
  7. Enthusiasm for program goals and working with families
  8. Lead efficient, effective and engaging weekly rehearsals of the Salute to Music Program ensembles
  9. Exercise sound professional judgment at all times and maintain a positive, respectful, proactive stance while remaining in accordance with all NYCDOE Chancellor’s regulations
  10. Ensure safety protocols are followed and building secured at the end of each activity


September 2019 through June 2020 – Saturdays, 8:30am to 12:00 pm, other weekday and weekend hours as needed, dates and times to be determined (Up to 130 hours per position)


As per Collective Bargaining Agreement


Cover letter, resume, Application Form OP-175, and a copy of your NYC Department of Education license must be received on or before December 31, 2019.

Mail to:

Callie McGlone, Arts Program Manager

Office of Arts and Special Projects

4360 Broadway, 4th Floor

New York, New York 10033

Attention: Salute to Music Paraprofessional

If you have questions concerning this advertisement e-mail Callie McGlone at


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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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