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Welcome to the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) Universal Literacy (ULIT) Reading Coach application site!

Applications are now being accepted for the Teacher Assigned Universal Literacy Reading Coach position for the 2018-2019 school year.


(Current reading coaches should not yet complete an application for next year until you receive specific instructions.)

Please be sure to read the job posting in full before beginning your application.

Link to current posting - 
http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/69ED34B0-88EC-4B3C-9BCB-FC8AA22FB8DB/222777/TEACHERASSIGNEDVACANCYCIRCULARNO1READINGCOACH20182.pdf


Important items to note:

  • If you started an application after July 2017, you will be required to begin again as this year's application is different from what you completed or have been completing.
  • Currently you must be a teacher employed with the NYCDOE who is tenured in connection with either an early childhood education (birth-grade 2) or childhood education (common branch) (grades 1-6) New York State teaching certificate to apply.
  • You must have five years experience teaching in grades kindergarten to second, ideally with coaching experience.  You also must have been rated in the past two years either satisfactory or effective/highly effective.
  • You will be able to list your top three preferences for district assignment and we will do our best to honor them.  You will always be able to turn down an assignment by not accepting an offer.
  • Coaches support schools in different configurations - one coach for one school, one coach for two schools, one coach for five schools, and two coaches for one school.  The configuration is determined by multiple factors and is specific to each school.
  • Positions will be available in most if not all City local community school districts (1 to 32).
  • You should be available for summer training if you apply: Monday, July 9th to Friday, July 27th - Weekdays from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in mid-town Manhattan.  (Per session staff development rate will be paid.)
  • You will be asked on the application to disclose any prior issues you have had involving alleged or proven charges filed against you at any point in your employment with the NYCDOE.  Failure to disclose with subsequent discovery of such charges will result in the voiding of your application.
  • If you are offered a position as a reading coach and then accept, you will be required to secure a release from the position by the Initiative Director if you decide you want to accept a different offer/position within the DOE.
  • Those looking to apply for an Instructional Specialist opening should not apply here.  Once that posting is available, we will direct you on how to apply for that position.

Information Sessions:

We will be holding special events in all five boroughs in April and May where candidates can learn more about this position.

Manhattan - Tuesday, April 24th
Queens - Thursday, April 26th
Staten Island - Friday, April 27th
Brooklyn - Tuesday, May 8th
Bronx - Thursday, May 10th

An additional in-person session and/or webinar may be scheduled.  Please check back soon!

Link for registration - https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0035-0011-b70e40d144d14460821041341c239405

(Last updated: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018)