Somerset Berkley Regional High School

Somerset Berkley and Somerset Public Schools

Somerset , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2847931
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 11, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

JOB GOAL: To provide students with the specialized instruction (both academic and social/emotional) he/she requires to progress toward the educational goals established within his/her education program.


I. Demonstrates currency in the curriculum.

A. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the core curriculum for Special Education in alignment with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks

B. Frames curriculum around key learning standards/concepts in the key content areas that provide opportunities for special education students to demonstrate reasoning, logic, analysis and synthesis when planning units, lessons, and assessments.

C. Keeps current in the various curricular and special education fields and applies that knowledge to the instructional program.

D. Contributes to the ongoing evaluation of the curriculum.

II. Conducts effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction

A. Effectively plans instruction and assessment for a special education population and monitors student’s understanding of the curriculum. Adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate.

III. Manages the classroom environment and creates an atmosphere that is positive for student learning and involvement.

IV. Delivers instruction effectively.

A. The teacher makes learning goals of clear to students and uses appropriate instructional techniques.

B. The teacher uses a variety of teaching strategies, including cooperative, peer and project-based learning; audio-visual presentations, lecture, discussions and inquiry, practice and application; and the teaching of others.

C. The teacher uses questioning techniques appropriate to student’s ability.

D. The teacher evaluates, tries innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn.

V. Promotes and communicates high standards and expectations for student achievement.

VI. Promotes equity and appreciation of diversity and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning.

A. The teacher demonstrates an appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

VII. Fulfills all professional responsibilities

A. Cooperates in interactions with parents and receptive to their contributions.

B. Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department, building and school district.

C. Exercises reflection on teaching and education and embraces the concept of continuous learning.

VIII. Completes any other duty or assignments as directed by the Principal or Director of Special Education.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Welcome TO Somerset Berkley Regional High School!

    Located in southeastern Massachusetts, Somerset Berkley Regional High School provides a comprehensive liberal arts education to 9-12 grade students from the towns of Somerset and Berkley. While SBRHS provides a strong academic and extracurricular program, both the communities of Somerset and Berkley have supported the significant need of a new structural building to facilitate 21st century learning. In 2012, SBRHS will break ground on a new school with anticipated completion for the 2014-2015 school year. This exciting new venture will allow students the opportunities to achieve their potential to become life-long learners in their global economy. SBRHS are looking for staff to facilitate classroom instruction and management strategies based on technology, research, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Somerset Berkley and Somerset Public Schools are 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.

    Job Requirements

    • QUALIFICATIONS: MA Educator License, Teacher of Students w/ Moderate Disabilities, 5-12

      Experience with social/emotional learning

      Experience supporting students’ academic and social/emotional needs

      Experience or knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and MCAS

      Willingness to pursue advanced special education training as directed by the Director of Special Education and Principal.

      Preferred: SEI Endorsement & Experience as a co-teacher

      REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Special Education Administrator Somerset Berkley Regional School District

      TERMS OF: In accordance with the existing bargaining agreement with the Somerset EMPLOYMENT Teachers’ Association

      SALARY: In accordance with the existing bargaining agreement with the Somerset Teachers’ Association.

    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Beaulieu , Special Education Administrator
    • 625 County Street
    • Somerset, Massachusetts 02726

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