Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

ANTICIPATED INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM LEADER


E Somerville Community
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3140701 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: September 16, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
ANNOUNCEMENT OF A VACANCY FOR THE
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Anticipated Instructional Leadership Team Member
AFAS, ESCS, HEALEY, KENNEDY, WHCS, AND WSNS
BROWN, CAPUANO, AND NW/FC

Job Goal:
The role of the Instructional Leadership Team Member is to work under the school Principal’s direction. Help identify and implement a school wide instructional focus and to provide classroom level support for school improvement efforts.

Responsibilities:
Within this general goal, members of the Instructional Leadership Team will have the following, more specific, responsibilities:
• Work with school administration and other team members to determine school improvement needs at the school - (professional development, student support, etc.)
• Work together to identify and implement a school wide instructional focus and to monitor progress on the plan.
• Support professional development efforts at the school.
• Facilitate small group work at Teacher Team and grade level meetings during contractual professional development time.
• Represent school and grade level colleagues at the ILT meetings.
• Work collaboratively to ensure high quality professional development and collaboration time across grade levels and departments.
• Learn (through formal training, self-study, reflection, discussion and dialogue) about the improvement process and what works to make good schools better.
• Work with the school principal and other ILT members to support a positive culture at the school.

Qualifications:
• Excellent communication skills;
• Teachers serving with Professional Status in the Somerville Public Schools is preferred;
• Strong people skills; an ability to win the respect and trust of fellow teachers;
• Must be a licensed teacher by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Position Reports to: School Principal

Union Affiliation: Member of the Somerville Teachers’ Association, Unit A: Teachers

NOTE:
Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office via email at jcabral@k12.somerville.ma.us

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 7


Welcome to E Somerville Community!

The East Somerville Community School (ESCS) is a diverse school in an ethnically rich neighborhood. ESCS lives its motto, "Every Student Can Succeed," by preparing students to achieve at high levels in their next stage of education, while applying the skills of life-long learning. The dedicated staff members provide regular education and special education services through a team approach, which combines high quality, challenging classroom instruction with academic support. ESCS offers the best qualities of a large school with a welcoming and respectful atmosphere that makes each student feel valued and part of a community.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville 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
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Laura Bonnell, Assistant Principal
    50 Cross Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600
    Email: lbonnell@k12.somerville.ma.us