Employment

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER


Burrillville High School
Burrillville School Department
Harrisville, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 2835163 Application Deadline: August 23, 2017
Posted: August 9, 2017 Starting Date: August 30, 2017

Job Description
The Burrillville school Department is seeking certified, qualified candidates for an open Social Studies position at Burrillville High School. Please read the following generic job description for general qualifications and responsibilities.

TOWN OF BURRILLVILLE
Burrillville School Department

Position Description


Title: Teacher

Supervisor: Building Principal

Department: School Department



GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Teacher will implement the Burrillville School curriculum; create a flexible and conducive learning environment that supports student achievement, personal growth, development of social skills, knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for middle level grades based on each student’s ability, and to establish positive relationships with parents and colleagues.



GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ individual needs.

2. Translates lesson plans into learning experiences.

3. Evaluates students’ academic growth, maintains appropriate data/records, and prepares progress reports and report cards.

4. Follows district curriculum with fidelity meeting the timelines defined in the curriculum.

5. Makes every effort to move students toward proficiency by providing multiple opportunities to learn.

6. Effectively communicates with parents through conferences and/or other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school curriculum/expectations.

7. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities and by embracing professional growth activities.

8. Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with the guidelines.

9. Participates in curriculum development programs as required.

10. Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program.

11. Selects and requisitions books and instructional aides and maintains accurate inventory records.

12. Participates on faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education

2. Rhode Island or equivalent teaching certificate

3. Experience preferred but not necessary for hiring




Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Burrillville School Department!

The Burrillville School Department is a public school district that serves the Town of Burrillville, located about 20 miles from Providence in northwestern Rhode Island, bordering both Connecticut and Massachusetts. Burrillville, incorporated in 1806, is a rural community comprised of nine villages spanning 57.3 square miles: Bridgeton, Glendale, Harrisville, Mapleville, Mohegan, Nasonville, Oakland, Pascoag, and Wallum Lake.

The School Department is a community of approximately 2,550 students, 235 faculty members, 87 staff, and 15 administrators, including the Superintendent of Schools. The School Department is overseen by the Burrillville School Committee, seven representative individuals elected on a rotating basis every four years by the citizens of the town.

There are five schools in the Burrillville School Department, serving Pre-K through Grade 12: Austin T. Levy School, Steere Farm Elementary School, William L. Callahan School, Burrillville Middle School, and Burrillville High School. You are invited to explore the Burrillville School Department on this web site and, if you want to know more about us or have a suggestion, please feel free to contact us.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Burrillville School Department 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, 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.

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

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    David Alba, Assistant Principal
    425 East Avenue
    Harrisville, Rhode Island 02830
    Phone: 401-568-1310
    Fax: 401-568-1363
    Email: albad@bsd-ri.net