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Wakefield Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3889170
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2022
  • Posted : May 17, 2022
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2022

Job Description

Wakefield Public Schools

School District Position Description


Position Title:                                    Math Teacher

Department:                                      Math Teacher

Reports To:                                        School Principal

Prepared by:  Michael Connelly      Date: May 4, 2010



SUMMARY:  To establish an effective rapport with staff and students; to motivate each student to develop competencies, knowledge and skills in the area of math in accordance with each student’s ability.



Holds necessary state certification for job assignment; prior job experience is preferred.




  • Teaches skills and knowledge in math instruction, utilizing course of study adopted by the School Committee and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Establish and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  • Develops pupil understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where the studies language is spoken.
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental program.
  • Evaluates each pupil’s progress in comprehension, of the math curriculum through various measures of performance to include, but not be limited to, tests, quizzes, presentations and projects.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Complies with district policies and administrative rules and directives.
  • Evaluates, selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, equipment and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records.
  • Communicates with parents and school counselor on pupil progress.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Performs such other duties as the district may from time to time assign.



Supervises classroom and students and volunteers.




Unit A Teachers’ contract



Bachelor Degree



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provision of School Committee policies on evaluation.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 pounds such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus.  The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.  Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield 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

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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