GRADE 7-12 READING TEACHER

Drury High School ( learn more )

North Adams Public Schools

North Adams, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3915468
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 16, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description

The salary for this position is determined by the NATA contract.

Job Goal:To promote and develop equitable and effective reading instruction and intervention for students and to support colleagues and building leaders using the latest science of reading as a guide for implementation.

Supervision:Reports to the Building Principal and special education coordinator.

Performance Responsibilities:

1.Maintains currency in the latest reading research through ongoing professional development and training
2.Establishes strong working relationships with students, families, colleagues and building leaders
3.Clearly understands and is able to implement a Universal Design for Learning as it relates to a Multi-tiered System of Support using district curriculum materials and differentiated instruction techniques
4.Assesses, organizes and interprets data related to student outcomes as measured by universal screening assessments
5.Regularly collaborates with students, colleagues and building leaders on student outcomes
6.Plans and implements outcome-aligned intervention lessons to support individual student learning
7.Models, observes, co-teaches, and teaches in Tier I classes to promote effective instructional practices vetted by research
8.Aligns practice to the DESE Standards for Educator Effectiveness
9.Organizes and facilitates Fall, Winter, Spring data meetings to discuss and interpret results from universal screening assessments and progress monitoring data and recommend aligned interventions with colleagues and building leaders
10.Provides evidence of student progress and contributes to IEP progress reports and literacy goal setting
11.Leads professional development and training to support colleagues in best practices and locates supplemental resources as needed
12.Establishes consistent routines and procedures and sets high expectations for students
13.Any other duties as assigned by administration


The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Job Requirements

    • Required: Massachusetts Department of Education Licensure in ELA or Moderate Disabilities (5-12)

      Preferred: Department of Education Licensure in Reading all levels; Master’s Degree


      Physical Requirements: The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines. The applicant may be required to restrain special education students.

      Environmental Conditions: The occupant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids. The occupant may come into contact with medical and/or bodily fluids.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

    • Charlene Volff
    • 10 Main Street, Second Floor
    • North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
    • Phone: 4137761458
    • Fax: 413-776-1685
    • Email: click here

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