Miller Elementary School

Holliston Public Schools

Holliston, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3703632
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 13, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position: Permanent Building Based Substitutes

In the absence of the educator (teacher or paraprofessional), the Permanent Building Substitute is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom educator. The Permanent Building Substitute is assigned to a single school building for the duration of a school year, and will report to that school each day to cover assignments, as scheduled by the building administrator(s). This will include covering for absent
educators, but may also involve covering preparation periods or staying with a class while the educator attends a meeting, or in-service training. The Permanent Building Substitute may also perform various duties of a routine clerical nature, if assigned.

To be considered qualified for the position of Permanent Building Substitute, candidates must have/ be:
  • •Licensed, or eligible for licensure in assigned grade/subject by the Massachusetts Department of
  • Elementary & Secondary Education not required, but considered a plus;
  • Minimum of two years college education required. Bachelor's Degree considered a plus;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.
•Minimum Qualifications
  • Outstanding oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • An unrelenting focus on student success, safety and accountability
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reports to the building principal/school secretary upon arrival at the school building for daily assignment and reviews plans and schedules to be followed.
  • Follows all policies, rules and procedures to which educators are subject, and which good teaching practices dictate.
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which they are assigned.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Develops and maintains a positive learning environment.
  • Teaches the lesson as outlined in the educator's substitute folder, and consults with the department leader before initiating any teaching or other procedure not specified in the educator's substitute folder.
  • Comfortable using various types of technology including but not limited to the Google suite, academic platforms, projectors, and video conferencing.
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing student behavior in class.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precaution to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
  • Performs any other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Principal or designee may from time to time assign.
Supervised by the Placentino Elementary School Principal or designee

$125 per day.

7:15a.m.- 1:55p.m.


Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three (3) letters of reference.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Salary: $ 125 to $ 125 Per Day
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers
  • Location Description

    The Holliston Public Schools are committed to providing the resources and opportunities that will enable each student to develop and maximize individual potential in a positive and collaborative environment that encourages and affirms academic achievement and personal excellence.
    Our goal is to graduate confident, critical thinkers, productive and creative lifelong learners, and socially
    responsible, engaged citizens who are capable of adapting to change in a technologically advanced and multicultural society. We will:
    •Create a challenging and desirable learning environment for students and staff
    •Insure instructional innovation
    •Establish and fulfill high expectations of scholarship
    •Meet all federal and state accountability measures for student achievement
    •Expand educational partnerships within the community and region
    •Prepare students for success in a dynamic, multi-faceted world

    We Believe In:

    An emotionally and physically safe school environment

    Instruction that is responsive to student needs and learning styles

    Class sizes and resources that best support instruction and the curriculum

    Recruitment and retention of high quality teachers, administrators and support staff

    Relevant student assessments to measure individual growth, identify individual needs and inform individual instruction

    Expanded use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and support the efficient management of district resources

    Educating the Whole Child by offering, among other things, a robust fine and performing arts program and a well-respected program of interscholastic athletics.

    Collaboration in learning which engages family and community

    Effective interactive communication among all stakeholders

    The importance of being recognized as a community with superior schools

    Diverse extracurricular and cultural enrichment offerings available to all students

    Promotion of tolerance and respect by understanding and appreciating individual differences Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Holliston 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. It is the policy of the Holliston Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age or disability in its educational programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

    Job Requirements

    • Holliston Public Schools requires a COVID-19 vaccination for all Holliston Public School Staff, which will include any contracted service providers, interns, or essential volunteers who work in-person with HPS Students.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • David Keim
    • 235 Woodland St
    • Holliston, Massachusetts 01746
    • Phone: 508-429-0667
    • Fax: 508-429-3684
    • Email: click here

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