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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Job Opening for a Manager of Teacher Effectiveness Design at the NYC DOE

You, too, can get a job getting rid of teachers after they are observed for 15 minutes!!!

On Linkedin, Glassdoor, Indeed, the following opportunity is listed for a Teacher Effectiveness Design Manager.

I'd love to know what training there is for how to get rid of a tenured teacher in 15 minutes. My email is below, anyone!!!

Betsy Combier

Manager, Teacher Effectiveness Design

New York City Department of Education . – New York, NY
Position Summary: The Manager, Teacher Effectiveness Design drives policy decision-making and program implementation for an ongoing citywide program to implement the NYCDOE teacher development and evaluation system which supports school leaders in meeting the expectations of the Framework for Great Schools. This includes efforts to manage the design and delivery of training and resources for school and school support staff. The work will ensure that school leaders are calibrated to a common understanding of teacher quality as defined by components in the Danielson Framework for Teaching, and that they understand how to incorporate student learning outcomes into teacher evaluation.
The Manager will support the development of, and provide day-to-day management oversight for: trainings and resources for school and school support staff, tools to support school leaders in calibrating their observations to the Danielson Framework for Teaching, and will also manage the design of the professional development needed throughout the system, providing differentiated supports to users. In addition, the Manager will lead video calibration projects and pilot programs for the office, coordinating the production of classroom videos that illustrate DOE teacher and principal competencies, as well as developing proposals and managing project plans to support new teacher effectiveness projects. Performs related work.
Reports to: Director, Teacher Effectiveness Design
Direct Reports: Design Associate and project staff, or consultants assigned to create professional development materials.
Key Relationships: Works with Division of Teaching and Learning staff and other internal and external offices, as required.
·        Leads strategic initiatives as assigned by the Director, Teacher Effectiveness Design.
·        Oversees special functions and activities, and assigns projects to various staff for research, analyses, and implementation.
·        Prepares internal data analysis reports for senior leadership which may be confidential in nature.
·        Interprets data analyses, in order to identify actionable policy recommendations.
·        Provides training and knowledge/skills assessment on program topics, including:
·        application and use of components of Danielson Framework for Teaching, including training on the effective application of the Framework to observe and give feedback on a teacher’s practice;
·        evidence-based classroom observation and feedback; and
·        application and use of tools that support the teacher development and evaluation process.
·        Oversees the creation and delivery of training for schools, internal and external partners, engaging with vendors to develop content and delivery mechanisms and leveraging technology wherever possible.
·        Drives decision-making for Teacher Effectiveness (TE) and policy around teacher development and evaluation by advising senior leaders in TE and the DTL on the creation of resources in areas surrounding teacher and school leader effectiveness, including effective feedback protocols, time management and scheduling protocols, observation protocols, and student assessment protocols.
·        Leads the coordination and capture of the video team processes and other projects, as needed, including:
·        overseeing production plans and project plans to ensure productivity and efficiency;
·        supervising the Design Associate to create communication and registration protocols;
·        developing and implementing a data analysis process to regularly analyze data to inform support, intervention, and policy decision-making;
·        collaborating with TE operations staff on vendor management to ensure effective program implementation and compliance with DOE policies and procedures;
·        managing the collection and analysis of feedback from stakeholders and learner progress in the system to continually improve projects.
·        Drives decision-making on enhancements to the online learning platform, WeTeach, which is designed to support school leaders with providing resources to teachers aligned to their specific developmental goals and areas of growth.
·        Advises senior leaders in TE and the DTL regarding policy development related to teacher development and evaluation, including scope, sequence, and types of trainings offered.Manages consultants and temporary staff, as needed.

Qualification Requirements:
1.      A master’s degree from an accredited college in a field related to the position and three (3) years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience in education administration in one or more education-related areas, at least eighteen (18) months of which must have been in a managerial capacity; or
2.      Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree and four (4) years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience, as described in “1”; or
3.      A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above including teaching experience towards meeting the general experience in “1” above; however, all candidates must have the eighteen (18) months of managerial experience.
·        Committed belief that teacher effectiveness is the key lever for improving student outcomes.
·        Working knowledge of the DOE.
·        Excellent project management and organizational skills, and experience bringing complex initiatives to successful completion.
·        Proactive and takes initiative.
·        Strong analytical skills
·        Superior writing skills.
·        Exceptional strategic, flexible and nimble critical thinking skills.
·        Superior adult facilitation skills.
·        Ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
·        Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
·        Ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective solutions.
·        Flexible with evolving roles/responsibilities.
·        Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
·        Internal candidates preferred.
Salary: $71,764+
(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applications will be accepted through April 7, 2017 until 3:00 p.m.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, 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. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at

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