McKay Arts Academy School

Fitchburg Public Schools

Fitchburg, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423898
  • Application Deadline: January 21, 2021
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Appropriate DESE licensure for the position is required/preferred.

Current Assignment; Title I Substitute Teacher

SEI endorsement is required.

Must be available to work the full length of the assignment.
Dates: Start or end dates subject to change with short notice. This is a temporary assignment, applicant hired will have the opportunity to opt to remain of the FPS Daily Substitute list for future daily or long term assignments in the district. No guarantee of continued employment.

The responsibilities and duties listed below are illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them for the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Substitutes will assist in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom behaviors and procedures, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner. Progress report and Report card grading. Must demonstrate the ability to prepare and Implement and/or create rigorous lesson plans daily.
Ability to work with diverse population.

Please note direct deposit will be mandatory for all substitute teachers, time sheets are submitted for payroll.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 120 Per Day
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Employer Description

    Our Vision
    Each Fitchburg Public School provides learning experiences that engage all students in achieving high academic standards while developing intellectual rigor, creative interest, and the social characteristics that prepare them for the challenges of living successfully and productively as citizens of this new century.

    Our Mission
    is to provide coordinated curricular and extracurricular experiences that inspire students to develop the academic, intellectual, creative, technological, and social skills necessary to work and to participate in our democratic society. Highly qualified educators who motivate and support students in achieving the high standards of literacy and numeracy as described in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks will staff our schools. Teachers, administrators, and parents will collaborate to insure the effectiveness of learning experiences that are differentiated to meet a variety of student learning styles, needs, and interests. All members of the school community will focus on achieving academic excellence through curricula that promote inquiry and stimulate curiosity and the foundation for lifelong learning. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    (3 Year Strategies)
    By June 2016, McKay Arts Academy will be a high functioning Professional Learning Community that consists of well-developed professional learning teams. These teams will collaborate, use reflective teaching practices, and communicate effectively to ensure academic excellence for all students.
    All students attending McKay Arts Academy will advance their academic and social skills to achieve grade level or above benchmarks. All students will be prepared to reach the proficient level – or higher - on state and locally developed assessments. Students will enter the next grade equipped with the skills, capabilities and attitudes needed to maintain high achievement in core academic areas and participate in their school community as productive learners and citizens..
    Our goal is the development of a high functioning Professional Learning Community by strengthening collaboration, reflective teaching, and communication in order to ensure higher levels of learning for all students MAA will continue to strengthen and deepen our working relationships with our University Partners, Community Partners, and Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s). Together as stakeholders we will broaden our content and instructional base to ensure high expectations for our student learning community.
    If McKay Arts Academy enhances our PLC and creates high functioning teams that work together to strengthen the inclusion program, Tier I instruction, and the implementation of RTI, then the McKay Arts Academy will have instructional systems in place that support and raise student achievement. MAA has embraced the challenges of Innovation and has created a common vision and mission for our students Pre-K through 8 as an arts integrated project-based school. Our work continues to focus and strengthen our four Innovation pathways: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Professional Development. Through collegial team work, a common language and shared instructional practices we will ensure equity and access to improve academic performance for all students.
    Goal 1: Improve Literacy and Mathematics achievement for all students by strengthening CORE classroom instruction (Tier I)
    Goal 2: Increase Student and Family Involvement.
    Goal 3: Further develop and support efforts to establish a Common Culture and Climate for Learning.
    Goal 4: Improve Inclusion Program and clarify the continuum of RTI intervention services to better align students with services
    Goal 5: Implement a school-wide arts integrated curriculum initiative, maximizing adoption of the Common Core to increase success in writing, comprehension, vocabulary development and speaking across the content areas. Developing Curriculum maps PreK-8
    Goal 6: Increase rate of student achievement in ELL and Title 1 programs to ensure at least one year of growth annually.
    Goal 7: Enhance our Pre K-8 Professional Learning Community structure, participation and PD activities to focus on student needs-driven issues.
    Goal 8: Strengthen and expand community and university partnerships. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Fitchburg 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

    • Please NO phone calls or emails.

      Only completed, on-line applications at SchoolSpring.com will be accepted.
      A completed application must include: cover letter, resume, and three CURRENT letters of reference, tests and/or certifications.

      Your offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, NCBC and CORI prior to your start of employment .

      Absolutely No Phone calls from agencies

      Notice of Non Discrimination
      The School Committee’s policy of nondiscrimination extends to students, employees, and the general public with whom it does business. Fitchburg Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or equal treatment in its programs and/or activities in compliance with state and federal law.
      Questions related to this policy must be addressed to: The Human Resources Director/Grievance Officer, 376 South Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420, (978) 345-3215.

      Aviso de No-Discriminación
      La política de no discriminación del Comité Escolar se extiende a los estudiantes, empleados y el público en general con los cuales que hace negocios. Las Escuelas Públicas de Fitchburg no discrimina, por razones de raza, color, religión, credo, origen nacional, género, orientación sexual, identidad de género, edad o discapacidad en la admisión, en el acceso a, empleo en, o en la igualdad de trato en sus programas y /o actividades en cumplimiento de la ley estatal y federal.
      Las preguntas relacionadas con esta política deben ser dirigidas a: El Director de Recursos Humanos/Official de Querellas, 376 South Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420, (978) 345-3215.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Will you be available immediately? (subject to change based on leave dates)
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Would you be interested on remaining on the active substitute list for FPS after the completion of the long term assignment? (Your response does not affect the decision of employment)
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Mark Pierce , Principal MAA
    • 67 Rindge Road
    • Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
    • Phone: 978-665-3187
    • Fax: 978-665-3523
    • Email: click here

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