PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 1245: Teacher - NYC Specialized Teacher Enhancement Pathway (STEP) SwD Content Bridge-Up Participant (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

  • Posted Date: Oct 7, 2020 Deadline: Oct 31, 2020

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY; this position is subject to budget approval and availability and may be withdrawn at any time)

                                                                                                                               

POSITION:                 

Teacher: NYC Specialized Teacher Enhancement Pathway (NYCSTEP) SwD Content Bridge-Up Teacher Participant (Up to 15 positions available).

 

LOCATION:                

Various Locations.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:          

•              NYCDOE licensed, appointed, and tenured teacher with a minimum of three (3) full years of teaching experience in a D1-32 high school, secondary,  middle school, or K-8 school;

•              Classroom teacher tenured under a current Secondary Content License;

•              Holds an initial or professional 7-12 Content Area certification (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies); 

•              Does not hold a Secondary Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12) certificate;

•              Certification is active through at least August 2021; and

•              Received rating of Satisfactory, Effective, or Highly Effective in SY 18-19.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

Teacher participants will join our pilot cohort for the 2020-21 SY, working towards earning graduate level credits towards an additional Secondary Students with Disabilities Generalist (Grades 7-12) certification. They will complete blended learning coursework (online coursework and job-embedded training) beginning in summer of 2020 and participate in training throughout the school year, including:

  • Approximately 1 day of initial program training in summer 2020 (~6 hours);
  • Self-paced online modules (~3-6 hours/module);
  • Four cohort sessions (in-person and virtual) after the school day (~2 hours/session);
  • Monthly classroom visits and debriefs with a NYC STEP Facilitator (~2 hours/cycle);
  • Five program assessments (~3 hours/assessment);
  • Four student work submissions and analyses (~1 hour/submission);
  • Four  classroom visits and debriefs with a NYC STEP Observer (~1 hour/cycle);
  • Commitment to instruct for the 2020-21 SY in a Secondary classroom with 1 or more students with an IEP for at least 3 class periods per day in the following instructional settings:
    • Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT);
    • Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS);
    • Special Class Services; or
    • General education classroom with at least one student with an IEP.
  • Regular support and communication with the NYC STEP program team throughout the school year.
  • Maintain in good standing as a NYC DOE teacher of record.

 

Hiring offer is contingent on demonstrated proficiency in the selection model, as determined by NYC STEP staff. There are a limited number of roles for this posting.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Classroom Instruction

  • Instruct in Secondary classroom with 1 or more students with an IEP for at least 3 class periods per day in the following instructional settings:
    • Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT);
    • Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS);
    • Special Class Services; or
    • General education classroom with at least one student with an IEP.
  • Participate in all school-based meetings related to your role as a teacher.

 

Program Components

  • Online coursework (20 modules) and end of cycle Program Assessments;
  • Up to 8 rounds of classroom visits/virtual visits and debriefs with a NYC STEP Facilitator;
  • In-person or online cohort sessions with other program participants and the NYC STEP Instructor, exploring problems of practice, learning from peers, and focusing on issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion;
  • Collection and analysis of full-class sets of Student Work to determine evidence of student impact with the support of the NYC STEP Facilitator; and
  • Classroom observations and debriefs with a NYC STEP Observer.

 

Communication and Implementation

  • Communicate regularly, openly and collaboratively with the program staff in a timely way;
  • Communicate with and accept feedback from NYC STEP Observers and NYC STEP Facilitators; and
  • Provide program feedback by completing NYC STEP Surveys in a timely fashion.

 

Program Completion

  • Complete all program components and meet all program deadlines;
  • Meet professional and program expectations for instructional practice and student learning;
  • Successfully pass the Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grades 7-12);
  • Respond to NYC STEP Surveys in a timely fashion;
  • Abide by all other policies, expectations and procedures of the NYCDOE and NYC STEP. 

 

WORK SCHEDULE:   

  • Per Session (TR) Hours up to, but not limited to:
    • Participants will receive 5 per session hours/month to complete coursework (September 2020 through May 2021).

 

HOURS UP TO, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF HOURS LISTED. ADDITIONAL HOURS GRANTED UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE HIRING MANAGER.

 

SALARY:                     

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • To apply, please complete the NYC STEP Application through SurveyMonkey Apply here.
  • NYC STEP SwD Content-Bridge Up Teacher Participants will be evaluated based on his/her proficiency in the above criteria, as determined by program staff.
  • If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail nycstep@schools.nyc.gov.

 

 

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

 

If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail nycstep@schools.nyc.gov

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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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