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Montachusett Vocational Technical School
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2822094 Application Deadline: July 26, 2017
Posted: July 12, 2017 Starting Date: August 21, 2017

Job Description

1. Must hold the appropriate Chapter 74 teaching license from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or be eligible to obtain such a license.

Requirements to obtain:
• High school diploma or the equivalent
• Five years of recent (within the last seven years), full-time employment experience directly related to plumbing
• Passing score of at least 70% on each of the written and performance exam for plumbing
• Possession of a current MA Journeyman Plumber license
• Possession of a current MA Master Plumber license
• Achieve a passing score of either Vocational Technical Literacy Skills or Communication and Literacy Skills

2. Must demonstrate the ability to work with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the public in creating an atmosphere where individuals feel welcome and respected.

3. Must be able to work as part of a team and independently.

4. Must have a valid driver’s license.

5. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.

6. Must be comfortable using computers and software.

7. Prior teaching experience preferred.

8. May have such alternatives to the above as the Superintendent-Director deems appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Director of Vocational Programs

JOB GOAL: To develop in each pupil an awareness and understanding coupled with the basic skills and knowledge applicable to plumbing in business or public sector; and to instill in each pupil safe working habits, the importance of continuation of his/her education and the assets of reliability, competence, loyalty and dependability.


• Teaches plumbing skills and knowledge full-time to students in grades 9-12.

• Instructs pupils in citizenship, basic communication skills, and other general elements of the competency based course of study common to all teachers, as specified in state law, administrative regulations, and procedures of the school district.

• Develops lesson plans, maintains plan book and organizes class time so that preparation, instruction, shop work, and clean-up activities can be accomplished within the allotted time.

• Demonstrates occupational materials, equipment, tools, and processes using standard or teacher-prepared models, mock-ups, sketches, and other instructional aids in accordance with the plumbing competency based task listing.

• Instructs pupils in the appropriate safety precautions and the safe operation and use of tool, machinery, and equipment.

• Grades and monitors student progress through the use of progress reports, report cards, and student competency lists.

• Communicates with employers, parents, and school counselors on individual pupil progress.

• Attends special education individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, where the teacher’s presence is required.

• Provides supervision and extra help to students where needed.

• Attends meetings as required by the teacher contracts.

• Performs other duties assigned by the Superintendent-Director.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position may require long periods of standing and lifting up to 50lbs. The teacher may also be required to operate hand tools and motor equipment and may work in confined spaces with exposure to dust, smoke fumes and gases.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten month, school year position (183 days).

Initial salary will be established by the Superintendent-Director in accordance with the Teachers’ Contract.

Fringe benefits as outlined in the Teachers’ Contract.

EVALUATION: As per the Teachers’

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School!

Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School (more commonly known as Monty Tech), located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a four-year vocational-technical high school and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Monty Tech was founded in 1965, and has graduated more than 5,000 students since opening it doors. Originally, there were ten (10) communities in the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District: Ashby, Barre, Fitchburg, Gardner, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lunenburg, Royalston, Sterling and Winchendon. This district has since expanded to include eighteen (18) sending communities, including: Ashburnham, Athol, Holden, Petersham, Philpston, Princeton, Templeton, and Westminster. Monty Tech has become an active presence in many of the district’s communities, often building homes for low-income families and completing municipal projects and building repairs.

Monty Tech is proud to have earned a reputation for cutting edge technological education, and rigorous academic acheievement. In fact, recent academic achievements reported on the state standardized tests document a commitment on behalf of the Monty Tech faculty and staff to provide every student with an opportunity to achieve both in the classroom as well as in the world of work.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. District Title IX Compliance Coordinator: Principal, (978) 345-9200 x5205

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    James Hachey, Director of Vocational Programs
    1050 Westminster Street
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
    Phone: 978-345-9200
    Email: hachey_james@montytech.net

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