Amherst-Pelham Regional School District
Employment Opportunities

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER


Amherst, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3143243 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 24, 2019 Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Job Description
The Amherst, Amherst-Pelham and Pelham Public School Districts are currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Substitute Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The school year begins on August 28, 2019. The Substitute Teacher position is a part-time, as needed and on-call position working throughout the schools in the three districts. Successful candidates may work at all levels as a classroom or specialist teacher, which includes but is not limited to assignments as a Special Education, Physical Education, Art, Instructional Technology. World Language and Health Education Teacher The districts utilize AESOP, an online substitute fulfillment system for the purpose of meeting all of the substitute needs of the districts.Successfull applicants will be contacted directly by a representative from the Office of Human Resources following the submission of a complete employment application.

Applicants must complete an online application to be considered for this position. Prior work experience with children in an educational setting is preferred. Bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are highly desirable. Employment is conditional on an acceptable CORI and a National Criminal Background check, commonly referred to as a Finger Print Check, The cost of the National Criminal Background check is the responsibility of the substitute applicant. There is no fee associated with the CORI application. For more information on the requirements of a National Criminal Background check, please go to http://www.arps.org/administration/human_resources_/employee_information .


tPHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by a substitute 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 substitute is regularly required to use hands to assist students perform tasks, speak to deliver instruction and behavioral directives, and hear. The substitute frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The substitute is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The substitute must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The substitute may also be required to use physical interventions to maintain the safety of students.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 10


Welcome to Amherst-Pelham Regional School District!

Amherst, located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley, in western Massachusetts, is home to two colleges and the University of Massachusetts, and is rich in educational, cultural and recreational resources. The district has a strong commitment to academic excellence and multicultural education. Please view "Aspirations" to see what some of our students, teachers, administrators and community members aspire to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E3ejDHrBNk
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.

Job Requirements
Candidates may provide a brief description of any experience that you feel will prove helpful in the work for which you are applying. Give any additional information that will afford a clearer interpretation of your qualifications which may include any verifiable work performed on a voluntary basis.

The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Please provide a brief description of any experience that you feel will prove helpful in the work for which you are applying. Give any additional information that will afford a clearer interpretation of your qualifications which may include any verifiable work performed on a voluntary basis.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    2. Our district is committed to "Becoming a Multicultural School System". We work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff are learning, treated equitably, and share the job of creating a caring environment. Please describe any personal background, training, work, or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Damany Gordon, Diversity & Equity Specialist
    170 Chestnut Street
    Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
    Phone: 413-362-1872
    Fax: 413-549-5907
    Email: gordond@arps.org