PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 339: Teacher - New York City Teaching Collaborative (NYCTC) Ambassador (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

  • Posted Date: Feb 10, 2020 Deadline: Jun 10, 2020

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TEACHERS: 2021 New York City Teaching Collaborative (NYCTC) Ambassador (15 positions)

AVAILABLE POSITIONS (15): Fifteen (15) available positions across the following content areas pending their selection as content areas for the 2021 New York City Teaching Collaborative:

o Bilingual Education in Spanish (Grades 1-6)

o English as a New Language (Grades K-12)

o Mathematics (Grades 5-9 or 7-12)

o Science: Biology or Chemistry (Grades 7-12)

o Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6)

o Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12)

o Bilingual Special Education (Grades 1-6)

o Bilingual Special Education (Grades 7-12)

o Students with Disabilities, Moderate/Severe (Grades 1-6)

o Students with Disabilities, Moderate/Severe (Grades 7-12)


Multiple locations across the City, including the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (65 Court Street), 131 Livingston Street and 1 Fordham Plaza


● New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) licensed and appointed teacher

● Past participant in the NYC Teaching Collaborative (NYCTC) Summer Program

● Experience as a Collaborative Coach or Lead Coach for the New York City Teaching Collaborative is highly welcomed

● Minimum of 2 years of full-time classroom experience, in at least one of the following certification areas:

○ Bilingual Education in Spanish (Grades 1-6)

○ English as a New Language (Grades K-12)

○ Mathematics (Grades 5-9 or 7-12)

○ Science: Biology or Chemistry (Grades 7-12)

○ Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6)

○ Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12)

○ Bilingual Special Education (Grades 1-6)

○ Bilingual Special Education (Grades 7-12)

○ Students with Disabilities, Moderate/Severe (Grades 1-6)

○ Students with Disabilities, Moderate/Severe (Grades 7-12)


• Demonstrated satisfactory experience in current position and other per-session activities.

• Passionate, reflective, and NYC educator who has and is making a positive impact on student learning.

• Desire and ability to inspire outstanding candidates to join NYCTC to teach for the NYCDOE.

• Effective and engaging communicator; confident and inspiring public speaker.

• Ability to articulate experiences as a NYC public school teacher and teaching in high needs schools in a compelling way.

● Ability to share clearly their experiences and information about NYCTC with applicants and accepted candidates.

• Strong interpersonal and persuasive writing skills.



• Work closely with the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (TRQ) to inspire and inform prospective teachers entering the NYCDOE through the New York City Teaching Collaborative through in-person Accepted Applicant event presentations, in-person Subject Area Night presentations, Email cultivation Support for candidates and Ambassador Support phone calls that will be made from 65 Court Street in Brooklyn*

• Support and engage with future Partner Teachers that come from diverse careers and backgrounds

• Plan and execute Subject Area Nights for prospective NYCTC candidates, providing deeper insight into what teaching a specific subject looks like in the NYCDOE

• Be a panelist during Accepted Applicant Events and candidly speak about the NYCTC experience during and after training


• Make connections between your own experiences in the New York City Teaching Collaborative and the experiences of pre-service teachers entering the Teaching Collaborative program

• Share stories of your time during pre-service training and in the classroom that enhance candidate’s understanding of NYCTC’s commitment to students


• Present and host subject area nights for candidates to deepen their knowledge of pre-service training, their subject area, and what it means to teach in the New York City Department of Education

• Cultivate and organize email outreach to a specific group of candidates

• Learn and be able to accurately speak to current NYCTC program policies and key messages

• Provide support to the Enrollment Communications Specialist during NYCTC candidate enrollment season by providing writing content about the NYCTC experience to be shared electronically


• Uphold and become familiar with the New York City Teaching Collaborative Vision found here

• Comfortably use an online scheduling system to schedule and track attendance at events

• Timely response to email communication from the Enrollment Team

• Attend in-person ambassador training in late August

• Be open to regular feedback on performance during events

• Receive a performance evaluation to help benchmark performance and reference for metrics

• Complete a survey and attend an end of season focus group upon completion of role.

• Arriving on time; this is key as this is candidate’s first exposure to the New York City Department of Education


• TN Rate (Staff Development Rate):

o August 26th, 2020: 3 hours for onsite training on at 65 Court Street, 3rd floor, Room 305, Brooklyn, NY 11201 paid at the Staff Development Rate from 5-8PM

o There is no makeup training scheduled. If selected to move forward, all ambassadors must attend this training.

o End of season focus group will be held on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 from 5-6:30 PM and is mandatory for all ambassadors to attend.

• TR Rate:

o September 2020 – January 2021: 2-10 hours per month, for events and related activities.

• Various dates and times, including after school and evenings. Schedules will be determined by need and availability.



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


● Must complete online application at:

● New ambassador applicants invited to interview must be able to come to 65 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 for an in-person interview

● Returning ambassador applicants will be asked to complete a Hiring Activity for final round consideration

● Deadline: Applications will be accepted until July 15th, 2020

● All accepted candidates will be required to submit the OP 175 Form during the first training session.

● Questions about this advertisement can be sent to with the subject line “Teaching Collaborative Ambassador”


If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail

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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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