TEACHER ASSIGNED GUIDANCE COUNSELOR ASSIGNED BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST VACANCY CIRCULAR NO 12 REPOSTED

  • Posted Date: Mar 6, 2019 Deadline: Apr 2, 2019
  • New York United States
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Job Details

(SUBJECT TO BUDGET AVAILABILITY)

 POSITION: 

Behavior Specialist—Positive Learning Collaborative

One year position contingent upon a satisfactory rating each year. Successful candidates may be extended in the position through reapplication,

LOCATION: 

Based at UFT Headquarters, behavioral specialists serve participating schools citywide, and work in more than one borough.

The Positive Learning Collaborative (PLC) is an initiative of the United Federation of Teachers and the New York City Department of Education. PLC engages in a wide variety of school-wide professional development, individual professional development, courses and workshops, and provides on-site school support for staff.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

New York City licensed teacher or guidance counselor

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Proven expertise supporting NYC public schools to implement TCIS/RTI/ PBIS systems, social/emotional learning strategies or restorative practices with documented results demonstrating upward trends.
  • Candidate must have attended the TCIS training with the DOE or UFT as a participant within the past five years (preferred).
  • Minimum of five (5) years of satisfactory, full time experience as appointed, licensed, teacher, counselor, or administrator of NYCDOE schools. Five (5) years or more in a school based setting is preferred. Tenured is preferred (if applicable).
    1. Five years with a satisfactory rating (if rated as a clinician)
    2. Five years with a highly effective or effective rating for (if rated as a teacher)
  • Measurable track record of success in teaching staff new strategies to support students with challenging behavior.
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships with teachers, school leaders, colleagues and supervisors.
  • Willingness to undergo additional training during the summer and throughout the year
  • Ability to be flexible in response to PLC needs (i.e., school needs, travel, weekend, summer). Individual stipends will be paid by UFT when additional hours are required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train participating schools in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS)
  • Participate in recertification of TCIS training license as per contract with Cornell University.
  • Collaborate with school administrators and PLC team to examine school data and identify school needs.
  • Provide on-site support to staff in participating schools to implement multi-tiered behavior support systems.
  • Provide professional development after-school and/or on the weekends.
  • Ensure that schools are properly and efficiently monitoring behavior through the use of uniform data collection.
  • Maintain updated and accurate records using PLC software systems.
  • Complete tasks as assigned in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in a timely manner with teachers, school leaders, colleagues and supervisors

SALARY/HOURS:   

As per Collective Bargaining Agreement

*Stipend will be paid by the UFT Educational Foundation when additional hours are required.

WORK YEAR:          

As per Collective Bargaining Agreement

LOCATION:  

Based at UFT Headquarters, behavioral specialists serve participants in schools

citywide, and work in more than one borough.

APPLICATION:       

Send cover letter, together with current resume (including home and work phone

numbers, as well as e-mail address) and letters of recommendation to:

Dana Ashley, Director

Positive Learning Collaborative

50 Broadway, 8th Floor

New York, NY 10004

dashley@uft.org

LETTER OF APPLICATION WITH ACCOMPANYING RESUME AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN, TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019

Office of Field & Information Services  Division of Human Resources

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