North Elementary School

Somerset Berkley and Somerset Public Schools

Somerset, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3169563
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: October 1, 2019

Job Description

Long term substitute

JOB GOAL: To provide students with the specialized instruction he/she requires to progress toward the educational goals established within his/her education plan.


I. Demonstrates understanding of the general education curriculum.

A. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the core curriculum for Special Education.

B. Frames curriculum around essential questions that provide opportunities for reasoning, logic, analysis and synthesis when planning units, lessons and assessments.

C. Keeps current in the various Special Education fields and applies that knowledge to the instructional program.

D. Contributes to the ongoing evaluation of the curriculum.

II. Conducts effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction

A. Effectively plans instruction and assessment and monitors student’s understanding of the curriculum. Adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate.

III. Manages the classroom environment and creates an atmosphere that is positive for student learning and involvement.

IV. Delivers instruction in effectively.

A. The teacher makes learning goals clear to students and uses appropriate instructional techniques.

B. The teacher uses a variety of teaching strategies, including cooperative, peer and project-based learning; audio-visual presentations, lecture, discussions and inquiry, practice and application; and the teaching of others.

C. The teacher uses questioning techniques appropriate to students’ ability.

D. The teacher evaluates, tries innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn.

V. Promotes and communicates high standards and expectations for student achievement.

VI. Promotes equity and appreciation of diversity and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning.

A. The teacher demonstrates an appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

VII. Fulfills all professional responsibilities

A. Cooperates in interactions with parents and receptive to their contributions.

B. Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department, building and school district.

C. Exercises reflection on teaching and education and embraces the concept of continuous learning.

VIII. Completes any other duty or assignments as directed by the Principal.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Somerset Berkley and Somerset Public Schools are 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: MA CERTIFICATION, Teacher of Students w/ Moderate Disabilities PreK-8th

      Experience as a special education teacher providing services both in and out of the general education setting.

      Experience or knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, IEP development and Co-teaching.

      Preferred: SEI Endorsement; Dual Certification (Elementary & Special

      REPORTS TO: Principal

      TERMS OF:
      EMPLOYMENT In accordance with the existing bargaining agreement with the Somerset Teachers’ Association.

      SALARY: In accordance with the existing bargaining agreement with the Somerset Teachers’ Association.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Paula Manchester , Principal
    • 580 Whetstone Hill Road
    • Somerset, Massachusetts 02726

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