Social Worker – Students in Temporary Housing (STH) (Up to 10 positions) Per Session Vacancy Notice #769

  • Posted Date: Jul 5, 2018 Deadline: Jun 29, 2019
  • Office of Safety and Youth Development, Various locations throughout New York City

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Per Session Vacancy Notice #769

Eligibility Requirements:

New York City Department of Education licensed and appointed School Social Worker. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with other pedagogical, clinical, support and administrative staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical best practices.
  • Experience working with students in temporary housing, shelter directors, Department of Education liaisons and community based organizations.
  • Knowledge the McKinney-Vento Act, Chancellor’s Regulations, in particular Chancellor’s Regulation A-780 as well as other policies and procedures pertaining to the rights of students in temporary housing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and pedagogical best practices of varied teaching strategies, small group instruction and interdisciplinary instruction.
  • Proficiency with ATS system.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.


  • Work collaboratively with members of the STH team and shelter based staff.
  • Provide group and or individual counseling referral and advocacy to students as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with McKinney-Vento Act and Chancellor’s Regulation, in particular Chancellor’s Regulation A-780.
  • Provide group and/or individual counseling referral and advocacy to students as needed.
  • Provide social-emotional support and guidance to program participants.
  • Assist in outreach to parents of students in temporary housing and provide updates on student progress.
  • Coordinate parent workshops and support groups with nearby schools, generating interest for parents to attend.
  • Implement and coordinate programs for staff and students in after-school and academic, recreation, drug prevention, and/or other enrichment activities.
  • Supervise and monitor students’ arrival and dismissal and help coordinate meal time procedures and activities.
  • Coordinate data collection (i.e. registration and attendance) and prepare statistical reports to meet local mandates.
  • Enter data in STH youth services database as needed.
  • Work on special projects as needed under the direction of STH program staff.
  • Position involves working in shelters and working on weekends, as needed.


  • As per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Work Schedule:

September 2018 – June 2019 After school Monday – Sunday, up to 25 hours/week (as needed.)No school holidays.

Application Instructions:

  1. Application Form OP175 (Available in schools)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume (Include vacancy circular number and indicate what borough you would like to work in on your resume)
  4. Copy of NYC Department of Education license
  5. Send by June 30, 2019
    • via ;Social Worker; and Vacancy Circular number in the subject line).
    • Or via mail:
      • Ms. Angie Guo, Senior Operations Manager
      • Safety and Youth Development
      • 52 Chambers Street, Room 218
      • New York, NY 10007

Please Include the Above Circular Number on your Resume and Application

If you have questions concerning this advertisement e-mail:

Service exceeding the number of hours specified in the 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.

Signature for Peter Ianniello


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