FIRST GRADE TEACHER

Morris Elementary School

Lenox Public Schools

Lenox, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3079235
  • Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
  • Posted : April 9, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 2019

Job Description

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of MA Frameworks, and will be familiar with differentiated instruction, tiered intervention and inclusive practices. An ability to collaborate with colleagues and an enthusiastic approach to teaching all children is essential.
Current Massachusetts Educator License with SEI Endorsement is required.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Welcome to Morris Elementary School!

    MISSION STATEMENT

    The Morris School is committed to providing a wide continuum of learning opportunities which value individuals, maximize both skills and knowledge, enhance self-esteem and produce responsible life-long learners.

    GOALS

    •To facilitate the challenge of lifelong learning and to develop strategies for making this a rewarding journey.
    •To provide the opportunity for all students to develop and communicate the skills and techniques necessary for critical
    thinking, responsible problem solving, and decision-making.
    •To ensure that each student will acquire multiple literacy skills including those necessary to enable them to communicate effectively through written and spoken language.
    •To provide assistance for each student to acquire the essential life skills to be a responsible community member.
    •To foster respect and consideration for self and others as well as a sense of pride for their school community.
    •To develop a partnership with parents by initiating and maintaining an active cooperative alliance with parents on educational issues, marked by attentiveness to parents' concerns and needs, nonjudgmental support of parents' efforts to nurture their children, and inclusion of parents in the learning process of their children, viewing parents as essential partners in that process.
    •To have each school be a physically and emotionally safe environment where students want to be and where they are able to develop a spirit of ownership and a sense of belonging. To develop this sense of community, we need to promote self-respect and self-discipline and respect for others in the community, and be sensitive to and tolerant of the differences in each other.
    •To ensure that we are providing equal access and equality of opportunity for all students in terms of staffing, programs, and resources.

    Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. No person shall be excluded from or discriminated from participation or workplace advancement on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency, housing status, or disability. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lenox Public Schools 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

    • Interested persons should respond by May 6, 2019. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure.
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Peter Bachli , Principal
    • 129 West St.
    • Lenox, Massachusetts 01240

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