NEW TEACHER MENTOR


Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2773585 Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
Posted: April 10, 2017 Starting Date: August 24, 2017

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT LONGMEADOW (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOLS EMPLOYEES

Job Description
1. To establish and maintain professional respect, trust, and confidentiality regarding the mentoring relationship.
2. Offer day-to-day assistance and support to mentee.
3. To participate in the Longmeadow Public Schools Employee Orientation program (August 24, 2017).
4. Participate in up to 40 hours of consultations and classroom observations with release time provided by the district and approved by the building principal.
5. Attend scheduled, monthly, after-school meetings with Mentor Coordinator.
6. Schedule and attend weekly meetings with mentee to provide personal, professional, and emotional support during non-contractual time.
7. Maintain a Log of Activities and Hours and share with Mentor Coordinator and Assistant Superintendent.
8. Participated in mentor support training offered or approved by the district.
9. Participate in an assessment of the Mentor/New Teacher Induction Program.
10. Assist with planning and development of the FY18 Mentor/New Teacher Induction Program.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 10
Salary: $2,296 Stipend


Welcome to Longmeadow Public School District!

As a suburban community of 9 square miles with a rich, historic, New England heritage, Longmeadow offers a beautiful and wholesome residential setting along the Connecticut River for a population of approximately 16,000 people. There is no industry within the town limits. The community is a pleasant, old New England town characterized by stately colonial homes, tree-shaded streets, and parks with swimming pools, tennis courts, and playgrounds. Settled in 1644, Longmeadow has many historically designated houses, interspersed with attractive newer ones on spacious lots. It is an ideal place to raise a family.

Longmeadow citizens maintain an open town meeting form of government that encourages community involvement in educational issues.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Longmeadow Public School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Pupil Services, 535 Bliss Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106, (413) 565-4210 ext. 4019.

Job Requirements
Mentors must have completed an approved Mentor training program. In lieu of a stipend, mentors may choose to earn 5 SAC as a new teacher mentor.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. SAC or Stipend? Must be able to attend New Employee Day on August 24, 2017.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Susan Bertrand, Assistant Superintendent for Learning
    535 Bliss Road
    Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106
    Phone: 413-565-4200
    Fax: 413-565-4215
    Email: sbertrand@longmeadow.k12.ma.us