PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 403: School Social Worker (Parentcorps Summer Program) - DECE

  • Posted Date: Apr 19, 2019 Deadline: Jul 8, 2019

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School Social Worker


NYU School of Medicine Translational Research Building

227 E 30th Street

New York, New York


Applicant should be:

  • NYC Department of Education/NYS license and appointment as a NYCDOE School Social Worker.
  • As a part of the Division of Early Childhood, NYC Thrive includes programmatic and family supports for social emotional skill-building in Pre-K for All programs. A subset of programs in the Thrive Professional Learning series will have the opportunity to implement ParentCorps for students and their families in 2019-2020. ParentCorps is an evidence-based enhancement for pre-K programs that supports leaders, teachers and parents to strengthen family engagement and create safe, nurturing and predictable environments at home and in pre-K classrooms. Eligible school staff in these programs may apply.


  • Knowledge and skill in child behavior management.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other early childhood educators and mental health professionals to support child development and family engagement.
  • Evidence of satisfactory performance ratings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated success in completing administrative responsibilities.
  • Candidates will be selected based on their availability for all ParentCorps trainings and learning opportunities.


  • Participate in ParentCorps Professional Learning opportunities (e.g. ParentCorps FUNdamentals, Champion Training, Parenting Program Training, Friends School Training or Sustainability Training) in July or August 2019 at the NYU School of Medicine (Midtown Manhattan). Trained staff will be eligible to implement ParentCorps programs in their early childhood program in 2019-20.
  • ParentCorps professional learning opportunities are led by ParentCorps Academy in the Center for Early Childhood Health and Development at NYU School of Medicine. ParentCorps professional learning opportunities cover a comprehensive set of evidence-based strategies to promote safe, nurturing and predictable home and classroom experiences for young children, engage and support communities of parents and early childhood staff, and strengthen children’s learning, behavior and health. ParentCorps professional learning opportunities are fully interactive, with didactic presentations and demonstrations, hands-on activities, discussions, role plays and direct practice applications of strategies. The professional learning days focus on the successful implementation of ParentCorps, including evidence-based practices and tools for family engagement, and social emotional evidence-based practices, such as proactive measures, positive reinforcement and responsive strategies.


  • 1-7 days in July or August 2019.
  • Estimated 7 hours per day


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


Please submit an OP175 form (Available in schools and DHR Website), resume, and cover letter confirming your interest.

Please type ParentCorps Training Extra Hours and vacancy # in the subject header of the email.


Please contact for questions regarding this activity.

Signature for Peter Ianniello

NOTE: Service exceeding the number of hours specified in Chancellor’s Regulation C-175 governing per session activities requires prior approval.  The appropriate Per Session Supervisor must make the request via the Per Session Service System and receive approval before the person can begin working in the activity. Failure to obtain a valid waiver may result in the withholding of payment for hours worked beyond the maximum.


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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