PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 1343: Teacher - Project Citizen Social Studies Teacher (Office of Postsecondary Readiness)

  • Posted Date: Jan 6, 2021 Deadline: Jun 1, 2021

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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY; this position is subject to budget approval and availability and may be withdrawn at any time)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

Project Citizen

Approximately 11 positions

Office of Postsecondary Readiness

 

LOCATION:                

Remote work

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:          

Possession of a permanent NYCDOE high school social studies, middle school or elementary license            

 

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

Must be a classroom teacher (not a pull out teacher) with a regular social studies class (5th, 7th or 8th grade, law electives, PIG, government or American History) that can implement a public policy program. Must have experience with project based learning.  Must be willing to attend PD sessions. Must be willing to have students present their portfolios to JRC staff or attend a citywide showcase. Teachers must have at least three (3) years of satisfactory (Highly Effective/Effective) experience within the NYCDOE.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teachers will attend PD sessions and implement the program in the classroom. Materials will be provided. Teachers will implement the elements of a Project Citizen Portfolio: 

  1. A four-panel display board where students complete the following elements:
  • Identification of a public policy problem
  • Research of alternative and existing policies that deal with their problem
  • The students’ own policy proposal
  • An action plan to see the implementation of the policy proposal
  1. The oral presentation. Students should be able to discuss, in depth, the four elements outlined above.

A documentation binder. The binder should contain all notes, surveys, research, essays, letters, and other work the students have done during the creation of their portfolio.

Supervisor: Debra Lesser

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS NEEDED 

Teachers will prepare students for a classroom portfolio or attend a citywide portfolio showcase in the spring

 

WORK SCHEDULE:   

Winter 2021 - June 2021. Week days/after school and Saturday PD.      

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.

 

IF THE POSITION IS A TRAINING, TRAINING RATES WILL BE PAID INSTEAD OF PER SESSION/UNION-RELEVANT RATES

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Send application: OP 175, copy of resume and cover letter by June 1, 2021 to: JRCinfo@schools.nyc.gov

 

 

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

 

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

Signature for Peter Ianniello

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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