ENGLISH TEACHER- LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE - ANTICIPATED

Longmeadow High School

Longmeadow Public School District

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Job Details

Job Description

REPORTS TO:Principal through the ELA Department Chair

JOB MISSION:
To lead, encourage, and assist students to develop their individual potential for intellectual and emotional growth, resulting in their learning and achievement of high standards of knowledge and skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

1.PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE

1.1Continuously improve professional knowledge and practice through appropriate professional development activities; share information and knowledge with other teachers; apply the best research in the design and development of school curriculum.
1.2Maintain and incorporate the best research in instructional materials and techniques.

2.PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION

2.1Set short-term and year-long goals for curricular units based on sound principles and practices of learning.
2.2Develop and maintain lesson plans based on short-term and year-long goals and share when appropriate.

3.USE OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

3.1Integrate current technologies as tools to enhance instructional strategies and increase student learning.

4.EFFECTIVENESS OF INSTRUCTION

4.1Promote a high level of active learning through setting high standards and clear goals and modifying instruction to help all students achieve those standards.
4.2Maintain systems of assessment and measurements which reflect progress in achieving instructional objectives.

5.LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

5.1Establish an atmosphere that encourages sensitivity and respect among students and with the teacher, and practices and routines which create an appropriate learning environment.
5.2Design instructional experiences in which students achieve high standards and optimize their performance by taking responsibility for their own learning.

6.EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

6.1Maintain open and effective communication with students, parents, staff and administration using expected professional standards.
6.2Participate actively in team/department/staff meetings.

7.CONTRIBUTIONS TO STUDENTS BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

7.1Be available for student and/or parent conferences.

8.CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL AND/OR TEACHING PROFESSION

8.1Work collaboratively to identify areas for school improvement, develop possible strategies, and assess results.

9.ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE WITH SCHOOL REGULATIONS
9.1Observe and implement the rules and regulations established for the school system.


EVALUATION:
Consistent with current Agreement Between the Longmeadow School Committee and the Longmeadow Education Association.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and work year in accordance with current Longmeadow Educators Association (Unit A) and Longmeadow School Committee Agreement

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:NONE
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
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    The Longmeadow Public Schools is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or pregnancy/pregnancy related conditions.

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    In addition to providing the complete SchoolSpring application (your 3 letters of recommendation must be current, less than one year old), Please list specifics on each of your Teaching Experiences. Please list all of the following: Town & State; Subject & Grade; Dates (from-to); # of years taught; kind of experience (student teaching, regular contract or substitute); reason for leaving. Also in the resume section please list any extra-curricular activities in which you participated. Please include any hobbies or special interests.

    If selected for interview, at time of interview, you will be required to submit the following original paperwork:
    -Massachusetts State Certification
    -Official College Transcripts
    -Signed original letters of reference

    If selected for interview, during the interview process, selected candidates will be asked to complete a writing sample.

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