Powder Mill School

Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District

Southwick, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077359
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 15, 2019

Job Description

Provide English language instruction to students identified as English learners in both pull-out and push-in settings. Enhance the opportunities for educational success for English learners. Model positive and productive behavior as a professional educator.

1. Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of EL students.
2. Teach English language development and/or Sheltered English to assigned students at the elementary, middle, or high school level.
3. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of EL students.
4. Employ appropriate EL instructional methods and materials for meeting stated objectives.
5. Coordinate and ensure accurate assessment and placement of EL students.
6. Assess the accomplishments of EL students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
7. Maintain accurate, complete records as required by state and federal laws, district policy and administrative regulations.
8. Attend and participate in EL meetings as scheduled.
9. Consult and cooperate with school staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods. Provide teacher consultation/training.
10. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and parents concerning the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
11. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
12. Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
  • Welcome to Powder Mill School!

    Powder Mill School considers the whole child in its implementation of appropriate programs. Educational decisions for early adolescents are based on students' emotional, physical, social, and intellectual development.

    A Supportive, caring climate pervades our school. Powder Mill School is a place where high levels of learning take place, where students and teachers are enthusiastic, and where parents feel proud to send their child to school. Students are encouraged to value learning and to work hard to obtain the basic skills needed. We have high expectations of all students and they are not labeled because of their limitations. Students are taught how to learn. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Non-Discrimination Commitment
    The Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District conducts its program and activities in conformity with Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Acts of 1973 and Massachusetts General law Ch. 76, Section 5. It is the policy of the Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District not to discriminate or to allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, and/or handicap or disability in any of its activities. This policy also ensures that students and staff should be free from retaliatory action and/or harassment based upon any of the foregoing attributes. Anyone having a complaint alleging a violation of any anti-discrimination laws or regulations should immediately bring that complaint to the attention of the building Principal or Title IX Coordinator, if the principal is not involved in the complaint. The Principal will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into the charges.

    Job Requirements

    • • MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education certification as a teacher of English as a second language, grades PK-8.
      • Possession of foundational knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching of EL students.

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jenny Sullivan , Director of Curriculum & Instruction
    • 86 Powder Mill Road
    • Southwick, Massachusetts 01077
    • Phone: 413-569-5391
    • Fax: 413-569-1711
    • Email: click here

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