Gerard A. Guilmette Middle School

Lawrence Public Schools

Lawrence, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3141226
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

About This Position:
The Science Educator will help to close the achievement gap by working with small groups, individuals, and the whole class to ensure that students are receiving standards-based and rigorous instruction, appropriate support, and necessary accommodations. This individual will report to the Principal and will work closely with Grade Level Teams, ESL Educators, Special Education Staff Members, and the School Leadership Team.

The Educator’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Teach, reinforce, remediate, and ensure mastery of academic content with individual students, small groups of students, and whole class(es) of students;
Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards and MA frameworks;
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and modify instructional practices;
Communicate effectively, consistently, and professionally with students, families, and colleagues;
Provide support, accommodations, and attention to all students;
Participate in curriculum and professional development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
Ensure students are engaged and invested in the classroom, managing behavior and providing incentives;
Comply with school, district, and statewide policies and regulations;
Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards; and
Complete other duties as assigned.

Skills and Characteristics:
The Educator should possess the following skills and attributes:
Passionate belief in Lawrence Public Schools;
Commitment to the academic and personal success of Lawrence Public Schools students and families;
Proven history of successful collaboration;
Ability to take initiative and succeed in a fast-paced classroom/ school environment while remaining calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges; and
Demonstrated capacity to create and maintain a positive learning environment in which students’ diverse backgrounds, identities, strengths, and challenges are respected and utilized.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
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  • Welcome to Gerard A. Guilmette Middle School!

    The Lawrence Public Schools will ensure that ALL students will successfully master the content and skills necessary to graduate from high school, college and/or career ready, by providing a standards-based, rigorous instructional program focused on academic achievement and the development of 21st century skills accompanied by a comprehensive system of supports, all of which are monitored and assessed regularly to ensure accountability to all stakeholders. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lawrence 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

    • Qualifications:
      Bachelor’s Degree Required/ Master’s Degree preferred.
      Valid Massachusetts Teaching License for the appropriate grade level and subject area - General Science 5-8
      Deep understanding of RETELL obligations and ability to meet SEI requirements for MA educators; and
      Current Authorization to work in the United States.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jessica Cunningham , Principal
    • 80 Bodwell Street
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841
    • Phone: (978) 722-8270
    • Fax: (978) 722-8524
    • Email: click here

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