Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077941
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 5, 2019

Job Description

*** This position is a stipended position and is only open to current employees in BPS whose current job status allows them to participate in these opportunities.***


The mission of Boston Public Schools Department of Adult Education and Community Services is to provide a variety of high quality educational services to BPS parents, children, employees and Boston residents in order to help them to develop and improve their educational status, political status, economic status and lives.


The Boston Public Schools’ Department of Adult Education serves adult students who want to learn to speak English, improve his/her academic level and/or graduate from high school. The department employs eight full and twenty-nine part-time staff to work with 400 students. The department operates a day and evening program. Online courses are also available for students wishing to utilize a more flexible independent learning modality.


We are looking for a staff member to join our energetic team; someone who is committed to working with our students, someone who understands the lives of urban adults and has a proven track record of working successfully with adult students who face academic and personal challenges. Adult Education provides students with engaging academic classes, electives, enrichment activities and individualized learning plans. Priority is given to parents of school-age children in order to empower them to become advocates for their families and to become more involved in their children’s education.

Terms/Salary:  Stipend position, BTU teacher rate. Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30. Minimum: 192 hours annually. Boston Central Adult High School follows the BPS academic calendar.


Qualifications - Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree in education, Spanish or related field strongly preferred.  Recent college graduates with M.A. or B.A. are encouraged to apply.
  • Have a valid MA teaching license in the appropriate field is required.
  • At least two years of experience teaching adult learners and/or secondary school level is required.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.
  • Knowledge of adult educational theory.
  • Familiarity with the MA Curriculum Frameworks.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of individuals (students, teachers and staff).

Qualifications - Preferred (one or more)

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cape Verdean or Haitian Creole a strong plus.
  • Dual certification in Special Education and/or ESL.
  • Prior work or volunteer experience with non-traditional students.
  • Experience with any of the following: project-based learning, portfolio assessment, competency-based education, and cooperative group work, integration of technology and cross disciplinary learning, experiential learning, alternative assessments and integrating school to career experiences into the curriculum, a strong plus.

Application Procedure: Apply through Boston Public Schools Career Center

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 Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • 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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