PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 318: Teacher - Content Trainer Plus CBT (Office of Assessment)

  • Posted Date: Jan 15, 2020 Deadline: Feb 14, 2020

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

 

POSITION:                 

THIS CIRCULAR CONTAINS NOTICE OF MULTIPLE POSITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SCORING OF THE 2020 GRADES 3-8 ELA & MATH NY STATE EXAMS.  EACH POSITION IS FOR A CONTENT TRAINER POSITION FOR EXAMS IN EITHER ELA OR MATH, FOR EITHER ELEMENTARY OR MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADE LEVELS.  APPLICANTS MAY APPLY FOR ONE OR MORE POSITION(S).

 

Teachers to serve as Content Trainers for scoring of the 2020 Grades 3-8 ELA and Math NYS Common Core exams.

 

Exam: ELA – Elementary School Grades (3-5)

Expected Dates: April 30 – May 7 (note that dates are subject to change)

Expected Hours: 42 (not guaranteed)

Expected Number of Openings: 60 (not guaranteed)

 

Exam: ELA – Middle School Grades (6-8)

Expected Dates: April 30 – May 7 (note that dates are subject to change)

Expected Hours: 42 (not guaranteed)

Expected Number of Openings: 60 (not guaranteed)

 

Exam: MATH – Elementary School Grades (3-5)

Expected Dates: May 6 – 19 (note that dates are subject to change)

Expected Hours: 46 (not guaranteed)

Expected Number of Openings: 45 (not guaranteed)

 

Exam: MATH – Middle School Grades (6-8)

Expected Dates: May 6 – 19 (note that dates are subject to change)

Expected Hours: 46 (not guaranteed)

Expected Number of Openings: 45 (not guaranteed)

 

LOCATION:                

Various sites throughout New York City.  See bit.ly/ELAMathScoringSites for a list of scoring locations for each exam

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:          

New York City Department of Education licensed and appointed supervisors.                                                                                                                       

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

  • All candidates must:
    1. Be available to attend the full training and scoring commitment for the particular position, as shown in the expected scoring schedule (bit.ly/ELAMathPerSessionCalendar).  Training or scoring which occurs on school days will start at approximately 4:15pm; training or scoring which takes place on weekend dates or weekdays schools are not in session will start at approximately 8:30am.  Accepted applicants who are absent from training or scoring, arrive at the scoring site late, fail to apply the rubric, or use electronic devices during scoring may be released from the assignment.
    2. Be working under either a preferred or qualifying appointed license for the activity.  For a list of preferred and qualifying licenses, see bit.ly/2020ELAMathLicenseMapping

3A.  For Content Trainer positions for elementary school grades: are currently scheduled in STARS as teaching grades K-5 or currently assigned as Instructional Coaches, Model/Master Teacher, or Peer Collaborative Teacher in Galaxy and are working under a preferred or qualifying license.

3B.  For Content Trainer positions for middle school grades: are currently scheduled in STARS as teaching grades 6-12 or currently assigned as Instructional Coaches, Model/Master Teachers, or Peer Collaborative Teachers in Galaxy and are working under a preferred or qualifying license.

  1. Be rated Satisfactory, Highly Effective, Effective, or Developing; applicants with an Unsatisfactory or Ineffective rating in either of the 2018-19 or 2017-18 school years, or those who have received an Unsatisfactory rating for an Office of Assessment per session activity are not eligible for this activity.
  • Applicants will be considered in the following order:
    1. Candidates who hold and exercise retention rights.
    2. Candidates who receive a nomination from a (Borough) Assessment Implementation Director.
    3. Candidates who are appointed to the Content Trainer position during scoring of the respective 2020 ELA or math exam during the school day.
    4. Candidates with familiarity of and experience in the following:
      • The ability to lead training for scorers through providing clear guidance on application of the scoring rubric to student responses, answering and providing clarity on questions related to scoring, and monitoring scoring to assure that protocols are being followed.
      • Ability to/experience in effectively engaging an audience to lead a professional development activity and deliver training.

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:            

Content Trainers will be responsible for the following duties, which will be assigned at the discretion of the Site Supervisor:

  • Content Training: turn-keying the ELA or math scoring rubric(s) to scorers in accordance with NYSED policy.  Note that some Content Trainers will be chosen to attend a full-day training session during the school day preceding the start of scoring.
  • Quality Assurance: answering questions during scoring and assuring that all tests are being scored according to set protocols and at a pace that will ensure the grading of all tests in a timely manner.
  • Administrative Support: communicating with NYCDOE personnel regarding questions about scoring rubrics and assisting with coordination of the scoring activities, for both paper and computer based scoring.

 

WORK SCHEDULE:   

See bit.ly/ELAMathPerSessionCalendar for the expected work schedule.  Note that dates and hours are estimated, are subject to change, and are not guaranteedIn order to maintain continuity and consistency of scoring, applicants must be available for the all expected dates and hours of the activity in order to accept the position.

 

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:

All applications must be submitted online at https://www.nycenet.edu/offices/dhr/elamath.  Applicants selected for the positions will be notified via their NYCDOE email.

 

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

 

If you have any questions about this activity, please contact elamath@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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