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SY23-24 PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE 0686: Guidance Counselor - Specialized High School Admissions Te

Employer
NYC Department of Education
Location
Church Street, NY
Closing date
Dec 26, 2023

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other
Job Details

(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY AND PROGRAMMATIC APPROVAL; this position is subject to budget approval and availability and may be withdrawn at any time)

POSITION:

Specialized High School Admissions Test Prep Guidance Professional Learning Leader

Guidance Professional Learning Leader -- DREAM - SHSI

Anticipated number of positions: approximately 4-5

Division of Teaching and Learning

LOCATION:

DREAM Site

Districts Served

1

D1,2

2

D3,6

3

D4,5

4

D7,12

5

D8

6

D10

7

D11

8

D19,23

9

D13,15

10

D20

11

D21

12

D22

13

D14,16, 32

14

D24,30

15

D25,28

16

D29

17

D27

18

D31

19

D17, D18

20

D9

21

D26

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

New York City Department of Education tenured licensed Guidance Counselor with at least five years of satisfactory experience

SELECTION CRITERIA:
  • Experience in middle school guidance and the high school application process
  • Knowledge of all NYCDOE policies and procedures about the high school admissions policies, experience with MySchools, and strong knowledge of the eight specialized high schools
  • Demonstrated dedication to equity, making sure that all students receive the support they need to achieve a common standard
  • An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the complex emotional, social and academic needs of middle school students
  • Proven track record of using culturally responsive strategies when working with students and families.
  • Experiencing facilitating peer workshops and knowledge of adult learning principles
  • This is a remote per session work opportunity. Selected staff will be able to conduct all duties remotely.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist DREAM instructional staff to create professional learning for new and experienced DREAM guidance counselors
  • Develop and draft plans for guidance sessions for DREAM SHSAT prep program for spring and summer.
  • Facilitate professional learning for new and experienced DREAM guidance counselors
  • Analyze strategies for improving the guidance experience at DREAM sites
  • Create professional learning materials for new and experienced DREAM guidance counselors
  • Conduct outreach to eligible families to enroll in DREAM for spring and summer sessions

WORK SCHEDULE:

December 2023/January-March 2024
  • ●Participate in professional learning planning sessions (Exact dates to be determined)
  • ●Independent and/or collaborative creation of guidance curriculum
  • ●Lead professional learning for new and veteran staff (Exact dates to be determined)
  • ●Special events and professional development to be scheduled as required
  • ●Additional work hours may be required on need-basis

May/June 2024
  • ●Additional professional learning planning sessions to plan for summer DREAM-SHSI program (Exact dates to be determined) to plan for DREAM summer program
  • ●Create and/or update DREAM-SHSI summer curriculum
  • ●Lead professional learning (Exact dates to be determined)
  • ●Additional work hours may be required on need-basis

Hours up to, but not limited to the approximate number of hours listed. Additional hours may be granted upon the approval of the hiring manager.

SALARY:

Per Session rates as per the relevant union/organization of the advertised title (Collective Bargaining Agreement). Contingent upon funding availability and programmatic approval.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Send application: OP 175, copy of resume and cover letter by December 22, 2023 to: SHSI@schools.nyc.gov with subject line "DREAM Guidance Professional Learning Leader"

PLEASE INCLUDE THE ABOVE CIRCULAR NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION

If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail SHSI@schools.nyc.gov

Please visit the New York City Department of Education website for more information on per session opportunities: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/careers/other-jobs-in-schools/per-session-jobs

DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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