PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 359: Teachers - Dial A Teacher/UFT

  • Posted Date: Jul 11, 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2019
  • Citywide, New York, New York United States

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Teachers (Up to 8 positions, Retention Rights will be honored)



UFT Dial-A-Teacher Program 

50 Broadway – 9th Floor

New York, New York 10004



NYCDOE appointed and certified teachers of Childhood Education (Grades 1-6), Middle School Education (Grades 5-9), English Language Arts (Grades 7-12), Mathematics (Grades 7-12), Social Studies (Grades 7-12), the Sciences (Grades 7-12), ESL, or Special Education (Grades K-12).



  • Are currently classroom teachers
  • Have fluency in languages in addition to English (Arabic, French, Spanish)


    SELECTION CRITERIA:             

  • A minimum of 5 uninterrupted years of current teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated ability as a teacher of basic skills in all content areas.
  • Knowledge of core curriculum content and a wide variety of methods, approaches, and resources for developing basic skills.
  • Knowledge of New York City public school programs, community resources and services.
  • Experience working with parents and knowledge of parent education programs.
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and communicate effectively on the telephone and/or online while clarifying and reinforcing difficult learning concepts.
  • Knowledge of computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft, Excel and PDF files management.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of internet fluency including email capability.
  • 5 consecutive years of Satisfactory Ratings
  • As per Collective Bargaining Agreement, retention rights will be honored.



    Per session personnel will perform the following tasks under the direction of the appropriate area supervisor:

  • Provide additional tutorial assistance/advice by telephone and/or online to students beyond the school day to clarify and reinforce their understanding of essential learning concepts and skills.
  • Provide assistance or advice by telephone and/or online in response to parent inquiries as they are received on how to help children more effectively with school work.
  • Maintain computerized logs of all calls and whiteboard sessions received.
  • Utilize textbook information and online resources to assist callers.
  • Provide information to parents about teaching and learning strategies used in schools, as well as community resources available to parents and their children.
  • Actively promote student and parent utilization of Dial-A-Teacher services in the classroom/school/community.
  • Willingness to inform the program director of trends and developments regarding parents’ interests, children’s needs and school-community needs.



Monday through Thursday, 4:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. (varied days and times)

July 2018 – June 2019


(Up to 270 Per Session Hours per position, subject to funding)



As per Collective Bargaining Agreement.



Send cover letter, resume, copies of state certification, and OP 175 employment forms (Available in all schools and DHR website) by May 31, 2019 to:

Anthony Harmon, 

Director UFT/Dial-A-Teacher Program

52 Broadway, 14th Floor 

New York, New York 10004


*Please note, incomplete or late applications will not be considered in the selection process. 



If you have questions concerning this advertisement, please call (212) 598-9205.

Signature for Peter Ianniello

Note: All per session vacancy circulars will be posted on the Division of Human Resources web site at: under "Per Session Opportunities”

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 educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, 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.  Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 923, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at: 

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