TEACHER VACANCY CIRCULAR NO 26 SPEECH EVALUATORS REPOSTED 2019 2020

  • Posted Date: Jan 15, 2020 Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
  • New York United States
    MULTIPLE LOCATIONS THROUGH OUT THE CITY

Job Details

(SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

The New York City Department of Education has approximately ten positions open for internal candidates who are certified by NYS as a teacher of students with speech and language disabilities. These positions are considered a “Teacher of Speech Improvement” position, which reports to the Central Office at QPN. This position requires the candidate to complete three full days of initial student evaluations and two days of clinical speech work with students. The positions are itinerant in nature, meaning there is a weekly set schedule but in several different locations within an assigned borough. Although the majority of an evaluator’s caseload will be within an assigned borough, cases from alternate boroughs may be assigned depending the needs of the students.

POSITION:

Teacher of Speech Improvement - Speech and Language Evaluator Positions

LOCATIONS:

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Current NYC DOE Licensed, appointed and tenured Teacher of Speech Improvement
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience providing Speech services in a NYC school based setting
  • Satisfactory ratings required for last three school years (2016-18)
  • Satisfactory record of attendance
  • Satisfactory record of performance as demonstrated by recommendations and references

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Experience in and knowledge of a variety of standardized and non-standardized assessments
  • Satisfactory experience in completing the dynamic assessment process
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of implementation of RtI strategies and interventions
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate relationship between speech and language skills and academic outcomes
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate with IEP team and other disciplines as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to counsel families as appropriate regarding results of testing
  • Proficiency in the use of NYC DOE systems to track students, including SESIS and Outlook

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with school teams to schedule Speech and Language Evaluations
  • Complete Speech and Language Evaluations including formal and informal assessment procedures and the dynamic assessment process
  • Develop comprehensive Speech and Language Evaluation Reports
  • Complete appropriate sections of the IEP and develop appropriate school based IEP goals on collaboration with school based CSE team members
  • Participate in IEP meetings as necessary
  • Outreach to families
  • Maintain all related information in specified DOE information systems (e.g. SESIS)
  • Other related duties

SALARY:

As per collective Bargaining Agreement

WORK SCHEDULE:

Teacher of Speech Improvement position and, pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, depending on site assignment, a schedule totaling 34 hours and 15 minutes.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Send Resume, cover letter (indicating borough(s) of preference) and a recently completed (within last six months) evaluation to:

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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