PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 1060: Teacher (SWC: Focus Group Member) - OSWP/SWC

  • Posted Date: Jul 24, 2018 Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
  • Citywide, New York, New York United States

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School Wellness Council – Focus Group Member (up to 10 positions)



New York City Department of Education

Office of School Wellness Programs

28-11 Queens Plaza North, Room 500

Long Island City, NY 11101


Or other approved Office of School Wellness Programs locations



Licensed and Appointed New York City Department of Education Teacher



  • Knowledge and practical experience sustaining a successful School Wellness Council
  • Demonstrate effective leadership at systematically prioritizing health and wellness as cornerstones of school culture, including establishing goals, programs, and policies.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with the programs and services offered by the Office of School Wellness Programs
  • Preference may be given to current School Wellness Council Champions, School Wellness Council Mentors, MTI All-stars, and/or Health Education Focus School champions
  • Knowledge and proficiency using the School Wellness Portal
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills



  • Identify and articulate best practices for School Wellness Councils including wellness policies, initiatives, and resources to be shared with NYC schools. This may include existing materials and providing input on how to improve it for the larger School Wellness Council community.
  • Identify mentoring needs, and share best practices and general feedback on the School Wellness Council Mentor program.
  • Develop school wellness guidance tools to be shared with NYC schools citywide on the online School Wellness Portal.
  • Share experiences and expertise as an advisor related to how wellness can work in schools.
  • Participate in meetings, focus groups, conference calls, and/or other Advisory Board activities to the fullest extent possible.



Per Session rates as per the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement


WORK SCHEDULE:                              

  • July 9, 2018 – October 5, 2018.
  • Between the hours of 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m in July/ August, afterschool hours in September. (Up to 8hours per position) per position)
  • Specific hours and schedules are not guaranteed. Schedule to be determined and will remain subject to change based on project and funding ability.



Send application for per session employment, OP175 (available in schools) and resume by August 31, 2018 to:


Office of School Wellness Programs

28-11 Queens Plaza North, Room 500

Long Island City, New York 11101


Attn: School Wellness Council – Focus Group Member Teacher


Or via email: all application documents to (subject: School Wellness Council – Focus Group Member Teacher)




If you have questions concerning this advertisement e-mail

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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