Universal Prekindergarten Evaluator 2018-2019

New York, United States

The New York City Division of Early Childhood Education is seeking Universal Prekindergarten Proposal Evaluators!  Evaluators will serve an integral role in expanding Pre-K for All throughout New York City by evaluating UPK proposals, leading interviews, and conducting programmatic visits as part of a small team.


Note:  This project involves a variable work schedule.  The project will run from September 2018 – June 2019. Exact amount of required weekly hours will vary between 0 hours - 35 hours, depending on need.  All project work will be scheduled between the hours of 8AM - 5PM. A mandatory training will be held prior to project commencement.


Location: Travel across NYC-area is required. Trainings are conducted at a location to be determined. Locations are at Pre-K Borough Office and/or visits to prospective pre-K program sites across the city. Location preferences will be taken into account when possible, but flexibility and ability to work across the city is expected. Transportation and out-of-pocket expenses will not be reimbursed.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and score written proposals.
  • Conduct and score programmatic visits.
  • Conference with team members to determine final score and potential award recommendation.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and maintain written and electronic records.
  • Submit scores and documentation through online survey system.
  • Meet all deadlines.



Selection Criteria:

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience and background in and knowledge of Early Childhood education (pre-K through grade 2).
  • Ability to evaluate written proposals based on scoring rubric.
  • Ability to work with team members to discuss and work through scoring discrepancies, collaboratively evaluating program proposals in order to reach consensus on final evaluation scores.
  • Ability to conduct interview and programmatic visits with team members throughout assigned borough(s), to be determined.
  • Ability to work in a fast‐paced, intense environment both individually and in teams and to meet deadlines.
  • Basic computer and technology skills, including competency with email, internet, and phone communication
  • Willingness to learn new computer-based programs through guided training.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.


Availability and Flexibility 

  • Ability to travel throughout NYC-area. Work assignments and locations to be determined.
  • Flexibility regarding assigned borough(s) and evaluation scheduling is essential.
  • Flexibility regarding variable work load, which will range between 0 hours – 35 hours a week. Exact schedule to be determined.
  • Availability to attend mandatory training held prior to project commencement. Time and location to be determined.

Apply for this opening at http://prekforall.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01196?apply=true