PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 81: Teacher (PD Facilitator in Dance, Film, Music, Theater, or Visual Arts) - OASP

  • Posted Date: May 20, 2019 Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

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Professional Development Facilitator in Dance, Film, Music, Theater, or Visual Arts

85 Positions Total


52 Chambers Street, Manhattan, 333 7th Avenue, Manhattan, 4360 Broadway, Manhattan


New York City Department of Education licensed teacher of dance, music, film/media, theater, and/or visual arts, grades K-12


  1. Minimum of three years satisfactory teaching experience in the arts, grades Pre-K—12;
  2. Experience mentoring arts teachers and/or providing professional development for teachers in performing arts, and/or visual arts;
  3. Familiarity with the current implementation of the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, Advance and the Danielson Framework for Teaching, the Common Core Learning Standards, and NYS Learning Standards for the Arts (2017);
  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 for subsequent workshop series.


  1. Work collaboratively with colleagues and professional teaching artists to plan and implement workshop(s), grades Pre-K to 12 to be presented in each borough;
  2. Participate in the writing, design, review and selection of instructional materials, assessments and resources with the understanding that the Office of Arts and Special Projects must approve and has full editing rights
  3. Facilitate professional development workshop sessions between September 2019 - June 2020
  4. Attend all scheduled planning and debrief meetings; review participant feedback to improve future workshops
  5. Coordinate and organize instructional 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


September 2019 through June 2020

Monday – Friday, after-school hours, days to be determined;

(Up to 75 hours total per position)


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


Cover letter, resume, Application Form OP-175 (Available in schools and DHR website), and a copy of your NYS Teaching license must be received on or before December 31, 2019.

Mail to:

Paul King, Executive Director

Office of Arts and Special Projects

4360 Broadway, Fourth Floor

New York, New York 10033

Attention: Professional Development

For questions about this posting, please email


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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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