Ayer Shirley Regional High School

Ayer Shirley Regional School District

Ayer, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3078647
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 27, 2019

Job Description

The Ayer Shirley Regional High School is looking for a dynamic Social Studies teacher to serve as a long term substitute for 2019 - 2020 school year. In addition to being collaborative, and student-centered, the long term substitute will be comfortable with the implementation of the recently adopted 2018 Social Studies Frameworks. Specifically, the social studies teacher will recognize the guiding principles for effective history and social studies education, and the responsibility of connecting literacy skills to the curriculum.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrates competency in subject area(s).
  • Plans instruction effectively, including team planning time.
  • Provides effective assessment of student learning.
  • Monitors students’ understanding of the curriculum and effectively adjusts instruction, materials or assessments.
  • Works effectively and collaboratively with special education teachers, staff and specialists to make accommodations and modifications for those students identified as ELL or having a disability.
  • Applies classroom management techniques to establish a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Maintains appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect and safety.
  • Promotes equitable opportunities for student learning.
  • Makes learning goals clear to student.
  • Uses appropriate instructional techniques.
  • Evaluates, tries innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn.
  • Communicates learning goals and high standards and expectations for student achievement.
  • Promotes confidence and perseverance in the student that stimulate increased personal student responsibility for achieving the goals of the curriculum.
  • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.
  • Promotes family and community engagement.
  • Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her/grade/team/ department, building and school district.
  • Demonstrates strong habits of a reflective and continuous learner.
  • Demonstrates continuing concern for professionalism.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Current Issues
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Geography
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Government
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: US History
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: World History
    Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers
  • Welcome to Ayer Shirley Regional High School!

    As a small school, uniting two educational conscious suburban towns, ASRHS offers a strong feeling of community and variety of opportunities for students. We pride ourselves in providing an excellent, well-rounded education for all students. With robust academic programs, including numerous AP courses and a thriving Robotics program; successful Arts programs, with recent awards at the MICCA Festival, and an invitation to participate in the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild; a strong athletic program, with recent State Championships in Indoor Track and Ice Hockey; and a supportive community, with contributions from the Ayer-Shirley Education Foundation of more than $250K in enrichment grants; ASRHS is committed to the development of the whole child and the pursuit of excellence.

    Our vision is to connect, engage, and inspire all students in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District to reach academic excellence. We, the educators of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, will instill habits of reflection and inquiry to challenge our students in setting ambitious academic and personal goals. Students will develop a strong voice to express thoughts and ideas in the community and the confidence to showcase their talents and successes in preparation for entry into college and the world of work. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ayer Shirley Regional School District 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.

    Job Requirements

    • Mass DESE Certification in History (9-12) or Social Studies (9-12)
    • Previous experience and/or knowledge of Inclusive Practices (i.e., PBIS, SEL, UDL)

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Spencer Christie
    • 141 Washington Street
    • Ayer, Massachusetts 01432

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