TEACHER - BILINGUAL [SPANISH/ENGLISH] (LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE)(SY18-19)

Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital ( learn more )

Boston, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048867
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 31, 2019

Job Description

THIS IS A LONG TERM SUB POSITION that is expected to start on 2/1/2019 and end on 6/10/2019.

Please note, all substitute teachers are hired as per diem subs, even when placed in long term assignments. All substitutes begin at the per diem rate of pay. For further information about becoming a BPS sub please refer to our website



We are looking for new members of our community that would strengthen our programs and focus areas with their commitment to equity, and student centered pedagogy.

 

 

REPORTS TO:  Principal

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • TEACH:  Kindergarten/Early Childhood with ESL instruction
  • Implement district learning goals and objectives using Opening The World of Learning (OWL) curriculum, in alignment with state frameworks.
  • Create developmentally appropriate, child centered environment that establishes positive student behavioral expectations conducive to all learners needs through structured routines, and positive behavioral interventions.
  • Establish classroom structure that values relationships between child to child, child to curriculum, teacher to child, teacher to families and communities, and classrooms to schools through intentional implementation of appropriate curriculum.

CORE COMPETENCIES: Using the Rubric of Effective Teaching, the Office of Human Capital has identified priority skills and abilities that all BPS teachers should possess:

  1. Accountability for Student Achievement

(II-A-1. Quality of Effort and Work, II-D-2. High Expectations, I-B-2. Adjustments to Practice)

  • Sets ambitious learning goals for all students, creates cognitively demanding tasks, and models the belief that that all students can master challenging material through effective effort
  • Assesses students’ understanding regularly with ambitious learning goals in mind and takes ownership of making necessary adjustments to instruction to reach goals despite setbacks
  • Passionate and optimistic about their students, their content, and the teaching profession
  1. Communicating Content Knowledge

(I-A-1. Subject Matter Knowledge, I-A-4. Well-Structured Lessons)

  • Demonstrates mastery of and enthusiasm for content area and the pedagogy it requires
  • Demonstrates understanding for how the subject matter applies in real-world settings and connects to other content areas and relevant standards
  • Can convey content in creative and engaging ways that align to standards
  1. Equitable & Effective Instruction

(II-A-3. Meeting Diverse Needs, II-A-2. Student Engagement, II-B-1. Safe Learning Environment)

  • Scaffolds and differentiates instruction in order for all students to do complex thinking and rigorous academic work
  • Uses instructional practices that are likely to challenge, motivate, and engage all students and facilitate equitable, active student participation
  • Builds a productive learning environment where every student participates and is valued as part of the class community
  1. Cultural Proficiency

(II-C-1. Respects Differences, II-C-2. Maintains Respectful Environment)

  • Actively creates and maintains an environment in which students’ diverse backgrounds, identities, strengths, and challenges are respected
  1. Parent/Family Engagement

(III-A-1. Parent/Family Engagement)

  • Engages with families and builds collaborative, respectful relationships with them in service of student learning
  1. Professional Reflection & Collaboration

(IV-A-1. Reflective Practice, IV-C-1. Professional Collaboration)

  • Regularly reflects on practice, seeks and responds to feedback, and demonstrates self-awareness and commitment to continuous learning and development
  • Seeks to participate in and contribute to a collaborative adult learning community.

QUALIFICATIONS--REQUIRED:

  1. Education:  Hold a Bachelors degree.
  2. Hold a valid Massachusetts Teaching License for Early Childhood and dual certification in ESL PK-6.
  3. Meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and Highly Qualified.
  4. Ability to meet the Dimensions of Effective Teaching established by the Boston Public Schools as outlined above.
  5. Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED:

  1. Experience teaching in urban schools.
  2. Degree in Early Childhood or Education.
  3. Familiarity with the Investigations and Building Blocks Math Curricula.
  4. BPS values linguistic diversity and believes that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. BPS is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of BPS' official languages:Spanish, Creole (Cape Verdean), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali.
  5. In order to best serve all students, BPS prefers all core content teachers to be certified in their subject area and one or both of the following: Moderate Disabilities, English as a Second Language (at the appropriate grade level(s)).

 

Please refer to www.bostonpublicschools.org/ohc (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation.  Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

 

Next year, many BPS schools will have a longer school day through the "Schedule A" Extended Learning Time (ELT) agreement. To learn more about ELT at BPS and whether or not this school is a "Schedule A" ELT school, check here: bostonpublicschools.org/elt.

 

The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
    Instructional Support > Substitute
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital is 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.

    Contact Information

    • Boston Public Schools, Office of Human Capital
    • 2300 Washington Street
    • Roxbury, Massachusetts 02119

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