Sullivan Middle School

Worcester Public Schools

Worcester , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2848660
  • Application Deadline: September 22, 2017
  • Posted : September 13, 2017
  • Starting Date: October 1, 2017

Job Description




This position is accountable for assuming the responsibility for delivering high quality instructional experience through creativity, resourcefulness and sound judgment consistent with the curriculum frameworks, standards and the rules and regulations of the Worcester Public Schools.


1. Responsible for remaining up to date regarding curriculum content.

2. Responsible for effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction.

3. Responsible for mentoring students’ understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusting instruction, materials, or assessments, when appropriate.

4. Responsible for effective management of classroom environment.

5. Responsible for effective instruction, which includes making learning goals clear to the students, using appropriate instructional and questioning techniques.

6. Responsible for using innovative approaches, and instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn.

7. Responsible for the promotion of high standards and expectations for student achievement.

8. Responsible for the promotion of equity and appreciation of diversity to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning, including, for implementing specific strategies for students with special needs, with 504 plans and\or second language learners.

9. Responsible for assuring equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status, religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, or disability.

10. Performance of other job-related duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s Degree

2. SEI Endorsement

3. Massachusetts Licensure as a Mathematics teacher grades 5-8.


1. Demonstrated experience supporting students with special needs

2. Ability to speak Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Albanian, or an African language.

3. Demonstrated experience with second language acquisition

WORK YEAR: Teacher work year of 183 days

WORK DAY: Teachers work day

SALARY: Appropriate step on the teachers’ salary schedule

TO APPLY: Any person interested in this position must submit a resume, cover letter, licensure information, and answer all questions on-line at www.worcesterschools.org. This information must be submitted on-line.

This deadline does not preclude further advertisement or recruitment.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • Welcome TO Sullivan Middle School!

    Our Focus Statement

    “As a result of school wide efforts, all Sullivan Middle School students will show measurable growth in their ability to read and respond in all disciplines through an agreed upon set of common teaching practices.”

    View School Improvement Plan for more details about our school. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact the Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-799-3020.

    Job Requirements

    • In order to be hired to teach in the Worcester Public Schools you must possess SEI Endorsement.

      Please submit complete resume, cover letter, and licensure information.
    • 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. Have you ever worked for the Worcester Public Schools? When? What capacity
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Do you have any relatives employed by the Worcester Publc Schools? If yes, please list name, title, and relationship.
    • 3. Have you ever been terminated for cause from a prior position? If so please explain.
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 4. Do you hold an Educator license in another state? (Urban)
    • 5. Do you have experience working in a public school system?
    • 6. Are you SEI endorsed?
    • 7. Are you fluent in a language(s) other than English?

    Contact Information

    • Dr. Josephine Robertson , Principal, Sullivan Middle School
    • 140 Apricot Street
    • Worcester, Massachusetts 01603

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