PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 205: Guidance Counselor - DREAM Guidance Counselor (Specialized High School Institute and DREAM Intensive)

  • Posted Date: Nov 8, 2019 Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

POSITION:

Determination, Resiliency, Enthusiasm, Ambition and Motivation

The Specialized High School Institute and DREAM Intensive

DREAM Guidance Counselor: Guidance counselors support the social and emotional well being of DREAM students and support their families in learning about the NYC high school application process, as well as conduct family outreach.

(Guidance counselors who have retention rights will retain retention rights.)

LOCATION:

Various locations citywide (see table below)

DREAM SITE #: Districts Served

1: D1, 2

2: D3, 6

3: D4,5

4: D7,12

5: D8

6: D10

7: D11

8: D19,23

9: D10

10: D20

11: D21

12: D22

13: D14,16,32

14: D24,30

15: D25,28

16: D26,29

17: D27

18: D31

19: D9

20: D17,18

21: D16, 32

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

New York City Department of Education tenured and licensed Guidance Counselor with at least five years of satisfactory experience

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Satisfactory ratings from September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019
  • Experience in middle school guidance and the high school application process
  • Knowledge of all NYCDOE policies and procedures with regard to the high school admissions policies, experience with MySchools, and strong knowledge of the eight specialized high schools
  • Demonstrated dedication to equity, making sure that all students receive the support they need to achieve a common standard
  • An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the complex emotional, social and academic needs of middle school students
  • Proven track record of using culturally responsive strategies when working with students and families
  • Experiencing facilitating parent workshops and knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Knowledge of national and state standards for counseling
  • Ability to promote and ensure a positive DREAM experience for all students
  • Experience with implementing positive behavior supports
  • Experience with modifying guidance pacing calendar in order to meet the needs of DREAM students
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Documented record of excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Strong computer and technology skills and experience using ATS

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead guidance sessions to DREAM students on topics related to habits of mind, managing stress, the specialized high schools, the SHSAT, and the high school application process
  • Prepare student reports to reflect whole-child progress, incorporating DREAM academic progress as well as social/emotional development
  • Connect DREAM students and families to appropriate or necessary resources and services
  • Support Site Supervisors in maintaining attendance records and the use of ATS
  • Attend pre-program orientation/training meetings, as scheduled
  • Liaise with host school leadership to ensure a successful summer experience for DREAM students and staff

WORK SCHEDULE:

Professional Learning: Saturday, January 11th, 8:30am-1:00pm

Instructional Days: 13-14 Saturdays beginning February 1 and ending June 6 or 13

Mandated Instructional Hours: 8:30 am – 1:00pm

ADDITIONAL HOURS GRANTED UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE HIRING MANAGER.

SALARY:

Per Session rates as per the relevant union/organization of the advertised title (UFT, CSA, DC-37 - Collective Bargaining Agreement). Contingent Upon Funding Availability.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit a Per Session OP-75 application, cover letter (please indicate no more than three preferred location(s) in the cover letter) and resume, letter of intent to DREAMHiring@schools.nyc.gov with subject line “DREAM – Guidance Position”

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

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