PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 72: Teacher (Arts Teacher Effectiveness PD Facilitator) - OASP

  • Posted Date: May 20, 2019 Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

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Arts Teacher Effectiveness Professional Development Facilitator in Dance, Music, Theater, or Visual Arts

30 positions total


52 Chambers Street, Manhattan; 333 7th Avenue, Manhattan; 4360 Broadway, Manhattan; borough-based professional learning locations


New York City Department of Education certified teacher currently assigned as a teacher of dance, music, film/media, theater, and/or visual arts, grades PreK-12


  1. Minimum of three years satisfactory teaching experience in the arts, grades Pre-K—12;
  2. Familiarity with the current implementation of Advance and the Danielson Framework for Teaching, the Common Core Learning Standards, and the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts;
  3. Experience mentoring arts teachers or providing professional development for teachers in performing arts, and/or visual arts;
  4. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professional development co-facilitators and participants with poise, tact, patience, and courtesy to foster a collegial learning environment;
  5. Demonstrated ability to utilize the art of questioning to create and cultivate new possibilities to stimulate new thinking;
  6. Able to travel to school and workshop sites throughout the five boroughs; and
  7. Attend in-person and online facilitator’s training sessions in preparation of subsequent workshop series.


  1. Work collaboratively with colleagues and professional teaching artists to craft a three-session professional development workshop series around arts teacher effectiveness for teachers and school administrators, grades Pre-K to12 to be presented in each borough;
  2. Participate in the writing, design, and selection of workshop materials and resources;
  3. Facilitate up to 3 in-person professional development workshop sessions between September 2017 and June 2018;
  4. Attend all scheduled planning and debrief meetings;
  5. Coordinate and organize materials in conjunction with the Office of the Arts and Special Projects for workshop series;
  6. Communicate with the Office of the Arts and Special Projects in order to best provide ongoing targeted support to educators of the arts; and
  7. Contribute to the development of the virtual learning platform--StarTCHR, i.e., posting, leading online professional learning experiences, development of content.


July 2019- June 2020

July-August: Monday-Friday, hours to be determined; September-June: Monday-Friday, after-school hours, some weekends and vacation days to be determined (Up to 50 total hours per position)


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


Send application: OP 175, copy of resume and cover letter by June 30, 2020 to:

Pascal Licciardi, Director of Teacher Development in the Arts

Office of Arts and Special Projects

Michael J. Petrides Complex

715 Ocean Terrace, Building A, Room 105

Staten Island, New York 10301

Attention: TE/Arts Professional Development


If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail Pascal Licciardi, Director of Teacher Development in the Arts, 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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