• Posted Date: Jan 6, 2020 Deadline: Feb 4, 2020
  • 52 Chamber Street, New York, New York United States

Job Details



Teacher Assigned A – Central Based (Division of School Climate and Wellness)


52 Chambers Street – travel for occasional events, visits, Professional Development, etc.)



  • Minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory, developing, effective or highly effective ratings), full time experience as appointed, licensed, tenured teacher and/or staff developer/teacher trainer. Five (5) years or more is preferred.
  • Common Branches, Bilingual Common Branches, Early Childhood or Bilingual Early Childhood license
  • Permanent/Professional State Certification
  • Supplemental certification in Special Education and/or ELL/Bilingual preferred.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated understanding of developmentally appropriate standards-based curriculum and instruction.
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of how to create emotionally responsive classrooms
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in Restorative Justice Curriculum and assessment models.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to approach discipline through inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SEL learning standards and the intersections with academic content areas.
  • Demonstrated expertise in SEL curriculum and understanding of how to teach social competencies necessary for academic and life success.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in a timely manner with diverse audiences- teachers, administrators, colleagues, and supervisors.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data to set goals and develop strategies to achieve those goals.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with, mentor, and coach classroom staff, principals, and directors.
  • Proven ability to facilitate, plan, and deliver professional development.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development to reflect a disposition to lifelong learning.
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and a keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated orientation to achieving results and building collaborative relationships with colleagues
  • Willingness to be flexible in response to program needs


  • Ability to plan and communicate messaging to teachers, administrators, colleagues, and communities.
  • Ability to write for various audiences, ranging from education experts to the public; ability to choose the right voice for the right channel.
  • Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills; capacity to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Helps to craft communications and roll out of new Division of School Climate and Wellness initiatives and programs to schools.
  • Ensures that all Division of School Climate and Wellness initiatives and programs receive critical information on policy and operations.
  • Ensures proper communication and messaging to teachers, administrators and school communities about SEL, Restorative Justice, Crisis support, and all Division of School Climate and Wellness supportive environment work.
  • Advises the Deputy Chancellor and Staff for all DSCW communications messaging to school staff.
  • Develops and creates school staff presentations as needed.
  • Communications liaise for the Division of School Climate and Wellness to other divisions and constituents.
  • Works to follow up communication, resources, and PD plans on behalf of the Deputy Chancellor and staff
  • Collaborates with office leaders in developing short-term and long-term strategic plans around internal- and external-facing communication to schools and tracks progress throughout the year toward the achievement of these key milestones.
  • Helps to draft internal and external documents for distribution across multiple channels and diverse audiences.
  • Liaises with the Communication Team on messaging of initiatives and programs
  • Assists in planning internal development of resources, PD and communications to the divisions.
  • Supports the senior members of DSCW with particular focus on drafting presentations, developing resources and messaging to schools.
  • Writes, edits, and standardizes materials and resources as needed.
  • Assists with various special projects, including outreach events and meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships cross-functionally with other DOE offices/divisions, various organizations, and key stakeholders.
  • Assists in maintaining document management system.
  • Work collaboratively with lead and assistant teachers to set goals for quality improvement and strategically plan to reach those goals
  • Build and support relationships with administrators to set goals for quality improvement and strategically plan to reach those goals
  • Support teachers and school leaders in achieving supportive environment goals.


9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Work Year:

As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement, which may require those selected to serve a week during the Christmas recess, Easter recess or the summer vacation period


As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement


Send cover letter, resume, and copy of license(s) by February 4, 2020, to:


Please write Teacher Assigned A Vacancy in the Subject line of your email.

Office of Field & Information Services  Division of Human Resources

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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