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Buffalo Public Schools Virtual Summer School Program 2020 - SOCIAL STUDIES Grades 7-8 & 9-12- RB #19-382a in Buffalo, New York

Title:Virtual Summer School Program 2020 - SOCIAL STUDIES Grades 7-8 & 9-12- RB #19-382a

ID:4995

Department:Social Studies

Location:School Location

Division:Instructional

Description

BOARD OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14202

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #19-382a

2020 VIRTUAL SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER

SUMMER VIRTUAL TEACHERS: GRADES 7-8

SUMMER VIRTUAL TEACHERS: GRADES 9-12

JUNE 26, 2020

NOTICE OF POSITION

POSITION: The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for Grades 7-8 and Grades 9-12 summer school teaching positions:

LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

SOCIAL STUDIES

Grades 7-8 Virtual Hub Sites: TBD

Teacher Dates: July/August Teacher Hours: TBD

Grades 9-12 ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​Virtual Hub Sites: TBD

Teacher Dates: July/August Teacher Hours: TBD

Candidates for Buffalo Public Schools Summer School are eligible to work for only one of the programs and will not receive an assignment that exceeds 3.5 hours per day.

**SUMMER SCHOOL DATES INCLUDE:

SET UP, INSTRUCTION, & GRADING**

APPLICATION: Candidates must complete an application form available on the District website, www.buffaloschools.org/jobs.

Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.) If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be New York State or Buffalo certified in the tenure area of Social Studies. Priority in the selection of teachers will be given to qualified permanent/ tenured/probationary/temporary Buffalo Public School teachers in order of summer school seniority.

Summer school seniority is defined as previous years of BPS summer employment in a classroom setting. Only current and active BPS employees earn summer school seniority.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver virtual, age appropriate instructional activities that facilitate engaging and effective learning experiences.

  • Develop virtual lesson plans and prepare for remote class activities.

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

  • Utilize a variety of virtual learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.

  • Identify and utilize different instructional resources and methods to support the learning needs of students at varying levels of progress.

  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of online learning materials and equipment.

  • Use relevant district technology to support instruction including but not limited to Schoology, Nearpod, GradPoint, etc.

  • Observe and evaluate student performance and development.

  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments as appropriate.

  • Provide appropriate feedback on student work.

  • Monitor and encourage individual student progress.

  • Provide guidance to students which will promote educational development.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development.

  • Update records accurately and completely as required by laws and district policies.

  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.

  • Manage the virtual environment to promote high student engagement by establishing virtual classroom rules and maintain student behavior.

  • Cooperate with and participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the virtual summer school program.

  • Foster and maintain effective communication with parents and/or guardians to monitor virtual student participation.

  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.

  • Attend scheduled virtual meetings and professional development as scheduled by the building representative.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please review the dates carefully. FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE STUDENTS AND CONTINUITY OF THE PROGRAM, TEACHERS ARE EXPECTED TO SERVE THE FULL TERM OF THE PROGRAM.

APPOINTMENT: Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of summer school seniority, training, credentials, certifications and evaluation of service. Interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.

SALARY: Teacher hourly rate based on BTF contract.

FUND #: Pending funding

FINAL DATE

FOR FILING: UNTIL FILLED

DR. KRINER CASH, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
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