Baystate Academy Charter Public School ( learn more )

Springfield, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3044910
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 15, 2019

Job Description

Job Description


Description: Baystate Academy Charter Public School (BACPS) is a  college preparatory, expeditionary learning charter school in Springfield, MA, which opened  in the Fall of 2013. BACPS is providing rigorous academic standards and educational opportunities rooted in health sciences to students in grades 6 – 12. Through unique partnerships with Baystate Health, Springfield Technical Community College, and Expeditionary Learning, BACPS will prepare students to enter the world of higher education and health careers with scientific knowledge, ethics, integrity, and compassion.


BACPS is a seeking dynamic, talented, and dedicated Spanish teacher to join our World Language department.  This teacher will serve as the primary teacher in a single subject area, collaborate with grade level teams to implement an inquiry-based, standards-based curriculum and serve as Crew Leaders to a crew (group of students.) Teachers will participate in continuous assessment of students including on-going targeted feedback, student-led conferences, and end-of-unit exhibitions. Teachers will collaborate with school principal, dean of students, and curriculum coach in designing project-based expeditions as well as family workshops and events, and be responsible for implementing and integrating new policies and services that support the school’s mission and instructional objectives.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Teaches subject area according to curriculum guidelines specified by the charter school
  • Further develops and refines a high-level, challenging curriculum in subject area
  • Maintains ongoing curriculum evaluation and development to meet the needs of students
  • Collaborates with other faculty in delivery of appropriate instructional approaches and best practices, working to serve the various learning styles and needs of students
  • Implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with BACPS mission statement, including understanding, modeling, and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning
  • Facilitates and mediates positive and restorative resolution of problems that might arise with students and/or parents
  • Assesses student performance continuously and objectively
  • Develops with parents and students a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity
  • Holds parent/student/teacher conferences in a manner consistent with BACPS guidelines
  • Participates in all professional development activities
  • Participates in all staff meetings including school governance
  • Demonstrates awareness of school/community needs and initiates activities to meet those identified needs
  • May perform other projects and duties as directed by principal




  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in applicable field of study/education from an accredited college or university
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process and expertise in specific content area
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with challenge groups in a standards-based environment, including utilizing assessments to place students, flexible pacing, flexible instruction, grouping and regrouping, acceleration, enrichment, and independent study to meet student needs
  • Demonstrated success in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
  • Bilingual English/Spanish desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community, and other school community staff
  • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.


Compensation: Competitive Salary and benefits package is offered to all candidates.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • Contact Information

    • Timothy Sneed
    • 2001 Roosevelt Avenue
    • Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

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