Hopkinton High School

Hopkinton Public School District

Hopkinton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077352
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

TITLE: Science (Chemistry) Teacher
TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time (1.0); 2019-2020 school year; salary commensurate with experience and education
LOCATION: High School; Hopkinton, Massachusetts
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All qualified candidates

The High School Chemistry Teacher provides learning experiences in the sciences, and develops in each student an awareness of the role of science in economic and social progress; motivates each student to acquire knowledge of scientific facts and principles, and skills in scientific methods of problem solving; and discovers and develops special talents of students in scientific fields. The Chemistry Teacher reports to the principal.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Provides learning experiences in Chemistry, guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and district standards and requirements, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement. Monitors students' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate;
2. Evaluates, tries innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies available to teachers, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn;
3. Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to, the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning;
4. Maintains and improves professional competence through attendance at professional development events, and by self-generated activities that meet district expectations and the requirements for re-certification;
5. Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department, building and school district, attending all faculty and committee meetings as required, and district-wide committees as needed;
6. Other duties, as assigned.

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference only job posting #19-98 and your last name (as, #19-98 Jones) in the subject line, and submit:

1. Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
2. Resume;
3. Copies of applicable license(s)/certification(s);
4. College transcripts; and
5. The contact information for three additional professional references.

Submit the above required information to: Please note: this address is for application materials only. E-mail is our preferred method of application, however, if you wish to apply by mail, please send the required items to:

Human Resources (Job Vacancy #19-98)
Hopkinton Public Schools
89 Hayden Rowe
Hopkinton, MA 01748

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: Chemistry
  • Welcome to Hopkinton High School!

    Hopkinton High School is a public, four-year, comprehensive high school. It is accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. More than ninety-four percent of the students continue their education after graduation. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Hopkinton Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. The Hopkinton Public School district is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system’s educational philosophy and personnel goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.

    Job Requirements

      To be considered qualified for this position, candidates must have the following:
      1. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in Chemistry, grades 8-12 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, to include Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement;
      2. Meets all Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education standards for
      Highly Qualified Teacher;
      3. Bachelor's Degree, Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university, in a related field;
      4. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
      5. Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
      6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kim Pulnik , Director of Human Resources
    • 89 Hayden Rowe Street
    • Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748
    • Phone: 508-417-9360
    • Fax: 508-497-9833
    • Email: click here

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