SCIENCE TEACHER (1-YEAR LEAVE REPLACEMENT)

Amherst-Pelham Regional School District

Amherst, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2972841
  • Application Deadline: July 20, 2018
  • Posted : July 10, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 23, 2018

Job Description

The Amherst Pelham Regional School District is currently seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of an anticipated Science teacher vacancy (1-year leave replacement) at the Amherst Regional Middle School. Successful candidates will have working knowledge of the current Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Science and Technology/Engineering at the middle school level and demonstrated success working in a collaborative educational setting.

All candidates must hold current and valid MA ESE certification as an Academic: Teacher, Middle School Mathematics/Science, level 5-8 or as an Academic: Teacher, General Science, level 5-8 .
Bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
  • Welcome to Amherst-Pelham Regional School District!

    Amherst, located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley, in western Massachusetts, is home to two colleges and the University of Massachusetts, and is rich in educational, cultural and recreational resources. The district has a strong commitment to academic excellence and multicultural education. Please view "Aspirations" to see what some of our students, teachers, administrators and community members aspire to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E3ejDHrBNk Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.

    Job Requirements

    • SEI endorsement

      Candidates may provide a brief description of any experience that you feel will prove helpful in the work for which you are applying. Give any additional information that will afford a clearer interpretation of your qualifications which may include any verifiable work performed on a voluntary basis.

      The applicant should be aware that, if she/he is successful and is moving into another district, this transfer will result in the loss of Professional Teacher Status and seniority for purposes of the Reduction in Staff provision of the collective bargaining agreement.

      Under the laws of MA the ARPS have the final responsibility for establishing educational policies for ARPS and may require additional professional development as a condition of employment


      The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa 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. Our district is committed to "Becoming a Multicultural School System". We work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff are learning, treated equitably, and share the job of creating a caring environment. Please describe any personal background, training, work, or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Our schools are committed to academic excellence for every student, every day! We strive to attain high levels of student achievement for all of our students and we work to insure the academic engagement and a sense of belonging of all students. Describe how you will fulfill this obligation to attain high levels of achievement and specifically, how you will plan for and foster the academic engagement and a sense of belonging of every student, all students, every day.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Rebecca Sweetman , Middle School Prinicpal
    • 170 Chestnut Street
    • Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
    • Phone: 413-362-1850
    • Fax: 413-549-9812
    • Email: click here

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