PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 281: Teacher - Spring NYCTA Teaching Academy Lead Coach (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

  • Posted Date: Jan 6, 2020 Deadline: Feb 6, 2020

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

 

POSITION:                 

TITLE SOUGHT: TEACHER

NAME OF POSITION: TEACHING ACADEMY LEAD COACH (SPRING 2020)

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Up to 40                                                             

 

LOCATION:                

Various NYC Teaching Academies in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:          

New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) licensed and appointed teacher with:

•              A minimum of 2 year(s) of teaching experience; and

•              A minimum of 1 year of experience in a teacher leadership role including, but not limited to, Mentor Teacher, Lead Teacher, Cooperating Teacher, NYCTF Summer Staff, Peer Collaborative Teacher, Model Teacher, Master Teacher, NYCTC Coach.               

The teacher must be currently teaching at a selected NYC Teaching Academy.                                                                                                                      

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

Teaching skills:

  • Possesses deep content knowledge in assigned subject(s)
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management and creates a positive, productive classroom culture
  • Uses student data to plan effective lessons and differentiates instruction and assessment, as well as, uses a variety of effective/high quality instructional strategies
  • Has experience with backwards design framework in long term and unit planning process
  • Uses the Danielson Framework for Teaching as a tool for self-evaluation and growth

 

Coaching/Leadership Skills:  

  • Has experience and success coaching/mentoring adults; knowledge of specific coaching/mentoring skills preferred.
  • Models habits of continuous improvement
  • Evidence of logical and critical thinking skills and strong written and oral communication skills
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills
  • Evidence of working successfully in teams or cooperative settings
  • Evidence of ability to reflect on feedback and adjust professional practice when necessary
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technology to collect data, analyze results, and plan next steps
  • Ability to build investment of people without formal supervisory relationships
  • Exemplary problem-solving skills and ability to mediate complex relationships

 

Program Commitment:

  • Investment in Teaching Academy (TA) model and goals
  • Investment in the success of Collaborative Coaches (CC) and Pre-service Teachers (PT)* at TA

*Pre-service Teachers (PT) can include, but are not limited to, teaching candidates from:

  • Teachers in training from Alternative Certification Programs such as NYC Teaching Fellows, NYC Teaching Collaborative.

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:            

  • TRAINING AND FACILITATION

    • Model consistent habits of continuous improvement by being open to observations and feedback and continually improving own practice as a teacher leader
    • Complete training between January and February 2020
    • Attend monthly Lead Coach professional development (February - June)
    • Ensure the success of Collaborative Coaches (CC) and Pre-service Teachers to ensure Pre-service Teachers are making progress towards goals, including:
      • Observing Collaborative Coach modeling and feedback practices and provide ongoing support
      • Facilitating school-based training sessions for Collaborative Coaches
      • Observe trends in Pre-service Teacher performance and support Pre-service Teacher development

     

  • COMMUNICATION AND IMPLEMENTATION

    • Serve as the liaison between the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (TRQ) and Teaching Academy participants
    • Serve as primary point person for Teaching Academy programmatic matters and troubleshoot as needed
    • Provide regular updates on Training Academy happenings with school administration and TRQ
    • Manage school related logistical matters, including but not limited to Pre-service Teacher attendance and Collaborative Coach per-session collection and submission

     

  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

    • Conduct performance evaluation of pre-service teacher
    • Collect data and participate in data analysis related to Pre-service Teacher performance at school site and program-wide
    • Provide ongoing feedback about the program to TRQ
    • Implement Performance Improvement Plans for Pre-service Teachers with input from other stakeholders
    • Support Collaborative Coaches in ensuring Pre-service Teachers are making progress towards goals
    • Provide individual and/or small group remediation opportunities to Pre-service Teachers as required
    • Uphold Teaching Academy goals and expectations, including deadlines

     

     

    **NOTE** Hiring offer is subject to availability of Pre-service Teachers, proximity of Teaching Academy Site to university programs, or if applicant does not demonstrate proficiency in the Teaching Academy Lead Coach skills by the conclusion of the Teaching Academy Lead Coach Training Sessions, as determined by the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality team.        

     

    WORK SCHEDULE:   

  • Approximately 8-14 hours of training, January-February (Staff development rate)
  • Approximately 1-2 hours of training per month, February-May (Staff development rate)
  • Approximately 5 hours of Lead Coach duties (see above) each week, for a total of 90 hours, January-June (Regular per-session rate)

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:

Complete online application https://forms.gle/1jZxB8X2pj1uFGSE6.

  • All accepted candidates will be required to submit the OP 175 Form by email prior to the start of training.
  • Questions about this advertisement can be sent to nycteachingacademies@schools.nyc.gov with the subject line “Teaching Academy Lead Coach.”

 

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

 

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