Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SCIENCE TEACHER (GRADE 7): 2018-2019 SY ONLY (#169)


Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3037576 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 2, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Vacancy: 169
DATE: December 12, 2018
TITLE: Science Teacher (Grade 7)
SCHEDULE: 2018-2019 School Year Only
LOCATION: Memorial School

Job Description
1. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
2. Maintain the program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the
students and employs a variety of instructional techniques and media.
3. Maintain the classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
4. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and – in harmony with the goals – establish clear
objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
5. Strive to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education, instructional goals, and objectives.
6. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
7. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
8. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when
required or requested.
9. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads,
evaluates their job performance.
10. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
11. Attend staff meetings and serves on staff committee as required.
12. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
1. MA DESE Grade 5-8 Science Certification Required
2. Middle school teaching experience preferred
3. Commitment to ensuring academic success for all students
4.. Experience working with diverse student populations preferred
5.. Ability to read, interpret, and apply student performance data to instructional planning and execution
6. Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent teamwork skills required


Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Bellingham Memorial School!

Welcome

Our Mission
Through the teamwork of students, staff, parents and the community, Bellingham Memorial School will ensure a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment from which students will emerge as successful learners and respectful and responsible members of our diverse society.

Our Vision
Bellingham Memorial School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school by developing programs that are developmentally responsive to the needs of our students. By instituting strong academic teams and a positive learning environment, students will be provided the framework to develop as life-long learners. The highest expectations for academic success, technological expertise, social and moral responsibilities and the maintenance of health, wellness and personal safety will be demanded of all students. Parents, staff and the community will work together to promote these ideals and to insure that each student has the opportunity to reach his fullest potential as a responsible member of our diverse society.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
1. Applicants should submit a cover letter, via SchoolSpring. Applications may be obtained online at www.bellinghamk12.org.
2. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School
Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013.
3. This position is open until filled.
4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified.


Peter D. Marano
Superintendent of Schools


EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to the public schools of Bellingham, for admittance to State and Federally funded grant programs, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and course of study presented in these schools, on account of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness. This non-discrimination applies to all persons, whether or not the individual is a member of a conventionally defined “minority group".
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Sarah Houle, Assistant Principal
    130 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-2330
    Fax: 508-883-2037
    Email: shoule@bpsdk12.org