TEACHER: SPANISH (ANTICIPATED)

Worcester Public Schools - Anticipated ( learn more )

Worcester Public Schools

Worcester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3076681
  • Application Deadline: May 30, 2019
  • Posted : April 3, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

The Worcester Public Schools is soliciting applications for Spanish teachers for the 2019-20 school year. All principals who have vacancies will be able to review the applications in this pool.

To maximize the effectiveness of your application, it is recommended that you provide a cover letter which describes the specific training and experience that you have for the position(s) that you are applying for and that you ensure that the certification information in your SchoolSpring profile is updated. Your MA DESE certification number will allow us to verify that you possess the correct license.

As a teacher in the Worcester Public Schools you will be expected to provide rigorous instruction to the diverse population of students in your classroom. You will be expected to align your teaching to the district and state curriculum; to regularly assess students for learning comprehension and to modify your teaching to ensure that students are learning; to provide a classroom that is conducive to the learning needs of all students, especially students who are learning English and students with disabilities.

The Worcester Public Schools is wonderfully diverse and our successful teachers capitalize on this diversity to provide rich learning environments. Being an educator in the Worcester Public Schools will require that you have patience, perseverance, creativity, excellent content knowledge, and a true desire to prepare all students for successful lives.

For applicants who are committed to the work of preparing Worcester students to excel in college and beyond, we offer a competitive salary package and participation in federal loan forgiveness programs (more information about these programs is available on our website in the Human Resources section).

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:
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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Massachusetts DESE license in Spanish 9-12
2. SEI Endorsement
3. BA Degree

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Teaching experience in the content area
2. Demonstrated experience supporting students with special needs
3. Ability to speak Albanian, Arabic, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, or an African Language
4. Experience teaching students who are English language learners
5. Demonstrated experience with second language acquisition.
6. Candidates who are licensed in another state will be considered if they qualify for the temporary license from DESE (must possess the equivalent license from another state and must have documented proof of working under that license for at least three complete school years). Candidates will need to apply for and pay for the DESE license as a condition of employment.

WORK YEAR: 183 days

SALARY: Appropriate step on teacher’s salary schedule

TO APPLY: Apply on-line at www.worcesterschools.org

This deadline does not preclude further advertisement or recruitment.

Please Note:
Your account will read “review” once we open your application, this does not necessarily mean we are interviewing at this time.
Please ensure all of your contact information on school spring is accurate, including your phone number, as we will reach out as needed throughout hiring process.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • 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

    • 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. 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.
      Yes/No
    • 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)
      Yes/No
    • 5. Do you have experience working in a public school system?
      Yes/No
    • 6. Are you SEI endorsed?
      Yes/No
    • 7. Are you fluent in a language(s) other than English?
      Yes/No

    Contact Information

    • Cheryl DelSignore , Staffing/Mentor Coordinator
    • 20 Irving Street
    • Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
    • Phone: 508-799-3020
    • Fax: 508-799-8280
    • Email: click here

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