• Posted Date: Jul 20, 2018 Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
  • 16-00 HAZEN STREET, QUEENS, New York United States

Job Details

(Subject to Budget Availability)


Career and Technical Education Teacher (CTE) - 1 position

Subject to funding availability, positions in the school may include, but are not limited to, the following CTE titles:

 Computer Technology


District 79 and the Department of Correction are partnering to open a Vocational Training Program for sentenced and detained young adults in Rikers Island. This program will provide pre- and post-release job readiness training, educational, and vocational courses and group counseling to males and females ages 16 to 21. The goal is to improve short and long term educational, vocational, and employment outcomes for young adults in Rikers Island. The Department of Correction will provide a 3 year grant to District 79 for the purpose of hiring and appointing four (4) CTE teachers.


 Sentenced and detained young adults are housed in various facilities based on their classification level

 Young adults ages 16 to 21 who have not completed high school, receive traditional educational services from morning to mid-afternoon; career and technical education is provided during afternoons and evenings.

Computer Technology Course Description (1 position):

The Digital Literacy Course will teach the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Some Coding component will be taught in the course.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least 4 (four) years of paid full time experience in the skilled trade area of interest;
  • High school diploma;
  • Candidates must possess the appropriate NYS certification prior to commencing employment

Selection Criteria: 

  • Preference given to candidates who have experience working with court-involved youth;
  • Preference given to candidates who have experience with a student population ages 16 to 21
  • Demonstrated successful experience in collaborating with supervisors and colleagues
  • Satisfactory record of attendance and punctuality
  • Must be willing to work in Rikers Island
  • Flexibility with modified work hours as determined by Rikers Island’s facilities and classifications in conjunction with District 79 and Department of Correction

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 20 hour pre‐designed modules in areas listed above.
  • Assess students in successful completion of modules and keep detailed records of assessments and student attendance to be used for when students transfer to other programs upon discharge.
  • Maintain security of equipment at all times and work with Department of Correction officers and administrators to monitor equipment usage and inventory.
  • Performs related work.

Work Schedule:    

1pm to 7:50pm


As per collective bargaining agreement


Send Cover Letter and Resume to:

jdizon3@schools.nyc.gov  by

AUGUST 31, 2018 



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