PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 0510: Teacher – NYC Teaching Fellows Selector (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

NYC Department of Education

PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 0510: Teacher – NYC Teaching Fellows Selector (Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality)

Posted Date: Nov 9, 2021 Deadline: Dec 9, 2021
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(CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AVAILABILITY; this position is subject to budget approval and availability and may be withdrawn at any time)



Selectors for New York City Teaching Fellows (NYCTF) program

(up to 30 Positions available)

Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality


Interviews will take place remotely via zoom or in person through May, dependent on NYS Covid-19 guidelines, these will take place in various locations in Brooklyn, including Cobble Hill School of American Studies (347 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201), the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (65 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201), and 131 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.


New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) licensed and appointed teacher in good standing.
Graduate of NYC Teaching Fellows (NYCTF) Cohorts 1-33
Previous experience with either the NYCTF or NYCTF as a Lead Instructor, or Lead Coach or Fellows Coach.
Minimum of 2 years full-time classroom experience, in at least one of the following certification areas: Science, Math, ESL/ENL, Special Education, English, Bilingual, and/or Social Studies.
Demonstrated satisfactory service in current Department of Education position and other per session activities.
Previous experience selecting in a virtual setting for the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality
Comfort working with computers and the Internet, must be able to type quickly, navigate multiple tabs simultaneously, and take running records and use online platforms to conduct virtual interviews with ease and efficiency.
Commitment to the NYCTF mission, and to finding and selecting a diverse and high-quality pool of candidates for NYCTF who will be able to further that mission.
Ability to utilize a detailed selection model and rubrics to evaluate and select applicants to the NYC Teaching Fellows program.
Evidence of highly effective facilitation and clear communication skills.
Evidence of strong written communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate evaluations of candidates’ proficiency.
Evidence of strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to problem solve, reflect on data, and make difficult decisions.
Evidence of effective use of organizational skills and time management.
Evidence of ability to receive and reflect on feedback and adjust professional practice when necessary.
Strong familiarity and comfort with teaching techniques such as those outlined in Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion, and ability to facilitate small group sessions on specific techniques to novices unfamiliar with said techniques.




Deliver an engaging introduction and accurately answer any questions and share personal experience with the NYCTF program.
Facilitate an instructional, practice-based session on techniques like Teach Like a Champion teaching and provide accurate and meaningful feedback to applicants during the interview event.
Follow selection day schedule as determined by the Selection and Enrollment team and facilitate all activities in a timely fashion.
Internalize a script for multiple activities and facilitate in a clear and engaging tone.
Provides accurate directions for all selection day activities including correct timing of each activity.

Securing Evidence

Comfortably use a computer to take notes on each candidate and record candidate scores simultaneously; troubleshoot computer related issues independently (turning on computer, logging into Zoom, etc.)
Attentively multi-task; take detailed notes on candidate, while also asking candidates questions and providing time cues.

Evaluating Evidence:

Evaluate applicants exclusively using the criteria set by the program selection model and the selection day rubric.
Maintain complete, accurate and timely documentation on each candidate during and after every interview.
Write a thorough and holistic evaluation that contains direct evidence and synthesis for each candidate.

Professionalism and Preparedness:

Respond in a timely and professional manner to staff inquiries regarding scheduling, feedback, and other related administrative requirements.
Interact with central staff, selectors, and candidates in a positive and respectful manner.
Manage personal scheduling accurately and efficiently via Internet-based scheduling program.
Attend all scheduled events each month.
Arrive at virtual interview events on or before the required time.
Reflect on selection data throughout season and adjust practice accordingly.
Convey a positive and professional image of the New York City Teaching Fellows program.


January- May 2022: 4 hours per selector events with 2-7 interview events per month

TR Rate: Various dates and times, including after school, evenings, and weekends. Schedules will be determined by need and availability. Hours up to, but not limited to 8 hours (2 events) per month, additional hours granted upon approval of the hiring manager.


Per Session rates as per the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement. Contingent Upon Funding Availability. (UFT or relevant Union/Organization).


Complete online application at:
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; all applications are due by 12/9/21
All accepted candidates will be required to submit the OP 175 Form during the first training session
Questions about this advertisement can be sent to with the subject line “Fellows Onsite Selector”




If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail


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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