PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE #707: Paraprofessional (Paraprofessional, Summer Arts Institute) - CIPL

  • Posted Date: May 31, 2019 Deadline: Jun 30, 2020

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Paraprofessional for individual assigned students in Summer Arts Institute for High School and Middle School students (0-2 positions based on student needs)

0-2 Positions based on student needs


Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School, Queens. Planning meetings to take place at 333 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan.


New York City Department of Education paraprofessional, presently working at Middle School or High School level preferred.


  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 and high school-level arts (dance, moving image, music, theater, and/or visual arts)

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. Support assigned student in a four week summer arts program for high school and/or middle school students in art, instrumental music (band), vocal music, film, orchestra (strings), theater (drama) or dance.Must attend planning meetings February through June and adjudicate at student auditions in March and/or April.
  2. Participate in collaborative planning sessions; provide ongoing feedback to support program development in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  3. Support instruction, studio activities, field trips, and evening performances/exhibitions in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  4. Work one-on-one with students as needed or required in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  5. Build relationships with families in support of individual student’s IEP needs
  6. Communicate with program director/site supervisors regarding site and student concerns
  7. Assist teacher in instructional needs
  8. Enthusiasm for program goals and working with families
  9. Lead efficient, effective and engaging weekly rehearsals of the All-City High School Music Program ensembles
  10. Exercise sound professional judgment at all times and maintain a positive, respectful, proactive stance while remaining in accordance with all NYCDOE Chancellor’s regulations
  11. Ensure safety protocols are followed and building secured at the end of each activity


Commencing March 2020 through August 2020

March -June: Up to 30 hours for three planning meetings, two-day student auditions, Institute set-up on site in June, and Institute wrap-up in August.

July –August: 8:15 AM – 3:15 PM, Monday through Friday, up to 30 sessions, including rehearsals and public performances.

(Up to 250 hours per position)

Note: As program is subject to funding, all dates, times, and hours to be confirmed


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


Submit letter of application, resume, copy of NYC DOE license and OP-175 form (available in schools and on DHR Website), by close of business June 30, 2020 and send to:

New York City Department of Education

Office of Arts and Special Projects

4360 Broadway, Fourth Floor

New York, NY 10033

Attention: Summer Arts Institute/Paraprofessional


If you have questions concerning this advertisement, please 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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