Joseph A. McAvinnue Elementary School ( learn more )

Lowell Public Schools

Lowell, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3177434
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 24, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Principal of Record

EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: start of the 2019-2020 school year


1. Remain up to date regarding curriculum content and how that directly translates to ELL students obtaining an increase in English Language proficiency.

2. Plan instruction effectively with an ELL focus including regular collaboration with grade level teachers.

3. Plan assessment of student learning effectively.

4. Monitor students’ understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials or assessments when appropriate.

5. Create an environment that is positive for student learning and involvement.

6. Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect and safety.

7. Make learning goals clear to students.

8. Use appropriate instruction techniques that will impact English Language development.

9. Use appropriate questioning techniques that will deepen the understanding for ELL students.

10. Evaluate, try innovative approaches and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence in ability to learn.

11. Communicate learning goals and high standards and expectations to students.

12. Promote confidence and perseverance in the student that stimulate increased personal student responsibility for achieving the goals of the curriculum.

13. Strive to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning.

14. Demonstrate appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

15. Be constructive and cooperative in interactions with parents and receptive to their contributions.

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

17. Be a reflective and continuous learner.

18. Comply with School Committee policies, contractual agreements, state and federal laws and regulations.

19. Work cooperatively with colleagues, administrators and other school personnel.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lowell 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

    • Certification valid for service as a teacher in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
      ESL licensure preferred
      SEI endorsement
      Experience with appropriate age group (Elementary preferred)
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Michael Domina , Principal
    • 131 Mammoth Rd
    • Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

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