TEACHER ASSIGNED VACANCY CIRCULAR NO 23 BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST 2019 2020
- Posted Date: Aug 27, 2019 Deadline: Sep 24, 2019
New York United StatesMULTIPLE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY
(SUBJECT TO BUDGET AVAILABILITY)
New York City Regional Partnership Center (NYC RPC)
Teacher Assigned A- Behavior Specialist
INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
(1) Bronx, (1) Brooklyn, (1) Manhattan, (1) Queens, (1) Staten Island
Location can be reassigned as needed
- NYCDOE licensed, appointed, tenured Special Education teacher, social worker, guidance counselor or school psychologist with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with students
- Master’s degree in special education or Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or higher, school counseling, social work or school psychology
- Minimum of five (5) years Effective, Highly Effective, and/or Satisfactory rating teaching or providing services to students
- Experience designing, delivering, and evaluating the impact of professional development on topics related to behavioral health and social emotional health
- Knowledge of New York State laws and regulations relating to behavior and social emotional health (200.22)
- Knowledge of and experience in implementing evidence based instructional practices or services in behavior and social emotional health
- Knowledge of Multi-tiered Systems of Support e.g. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports;Tier 1 School wide, Tier 2 Targeted Interventions, Tier 3 Supports including Functional Behavior Assessments / Behavior Intervention Plans
- Knowledge of Implementation Science
- Knowledge of Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles of improvement
- Knowledge of Response to Intervention
- Evidence of building strong relationships with colleagues, families, and community members.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the New York City Regional Partnership Center’s (NYC RPC) Systems Change Facilitator (SCF), the NYC RPC Behavior Specialist will:
- Provide regional trainings and targeted professional development and technical assistance that address social emotional and behavioral health within multi-tiered systems of support
- Provide technical assistance and training related to NYS Social Emotional Benchmarks
- Provide technical assistance and training around evidence based multi-tiered systems of support
- Work in collaboration with the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Centers to provide capacity building focused on family and community engagement around social emotional and behavioral health.
- Provide intensive technical assistance and support to select schools and districts inclusive of non-district schools and state supported pre-schools
- Engage in the regional planning process outlined by NYSED’s Partnership Implementation Team (PIT).
- Participate in trainings and planning meetings with NYSED’s Technical Assistance Partnerships (TAPs) including:
- A yearly 2-day Statewide meeting in Albany.
- Monthly webinars established by the PIT.
- Weekly online learning opportunities, as needed.
- Twenty (20) hours of professional development upon hire, as determined by a needs assessment.
- Three (3), 2-day meetings annually in the region for the purposes of fidelity coaching, professional development, problem-solving, observations, feedback, and direct support from the TAPs.
- Utilize tools and training materials developed and/or reviewed by the TAPs.
- Provide information and resources uploaded to the website for the Partnership that could include, but is not limited to: upcoming training dates, contact information for local resources, special events or announcements.
- Submit training data to the TAP for Data for the purposes of evaluating the effectiveness of the Partnership.
- Other duties as assigned
As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement.
As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement for Teacher Assigned:
- 10-Month, September-June
- Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm
- 5 additional work days before or after the 10-month school year
Please apply in writing expressing your interest and qualifications. Please include your resume, cover-letter, teaching credentials, and file number by September 24, 2019 to:
Abigail Lovett: (ALovett2@schools.nyc.gov)
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.