GRADE 6 SCIENCE TEACHER


Clark Avenue Middle School
Chelsea Public Schools
Chelsea, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3181305 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 1, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
• Responsible for effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction;
• Meets and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the time designated;
• Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students;
• Responsible for effective instruction which includes making learning goals clear to the students, using appropriate instructional and questioning techniques;
• Responsible for using innovative approaches and instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn;
• Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students;
• Responsible for the promotion of high standards and expectations for student achievement and behavior;
• Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards and establishes clear objectives which reflect these standards for all lessons, units, and projects;
• Implements the district's mission, philosophy of education and instructional standards and objectives;
• Assesses and documents the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required;
• Documents the learning problems of students and seeks the assistance of district specialists as required.
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
• Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation;
• Assists administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner;
• Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms;
• Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as relates to the specific assignment and student grade and subject area appropriateness;
• Attends staff meetings as required;
• Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others;
• Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of assigned students;
• Responsible for the promotion of equity and appreciation of diversity to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning, including, for implementing specific strategies for students with special needs, with 504 plans and\or second language learners;
• Responsible for providing equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status, homelessness, religion, national origin, or disability;
• Responsible to support students with disabilities in a general education setting.
• Performance of other job-related duties as assigned.


WORK YEAR: 185 days.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $48,606 to $90,904 Per Year


Welcome to Clark Avenue Middle School!

School Vision

By 2014, the Clark Avenue Middle School will be a collaborative Professional Learning Community that meets the needs of all students through the implementation of a strengthened core instructional model consisting of well developed co-teaching lessons and a strong Pyramid Response to Intervention, ensuring that all of our students make gains and are high school ready.

School Mission
•To improve student learning by inspiring students to find their strengths and talents and by giving them skills and knowledge they need to become successful and productive members of the community and the 21st century.
•To accomplish our mission and promote learning for all students, we will become better educators through collaboration and the use of research based teaching practices.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelsea 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
1. A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university;
2. Valid Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education teacher licensure in grade and subject area appropriate for the assignment;
3. Ability to work with diverse population;
4. Knowledge of MA Curriculum frameworks, , curriculum, instruction, and assessment;
5. Knowledge of differentiated instruction and response to intervention helpful

Must be able to attend orientation August 19 - 22, 2019
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    Please Note:
    • You MUST submit a complete SchoolSpring application to be considered for employment.
    • You must list your certifications, and upload a photocopy of each certification, for this application to be considered.
    • The names and contact information of three recent references, as well as three recent letters of recommendation must be included in your SchoolSpring application.
    • Your must enter your transcript information for this application to be considered.
    • Interviews will be arranged with selected candidates on the basis of education.
    • Submission of false information will be considered for rejection of candidacy, voiding any offer of employment contract, or termination of employment.
    • Again, application will NOT be considered unless this SchoolSpring application is complete.

    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. Are you physically able to perform the duties or job for which you are applying?
    Yes/No

    2. Are you currently under contract? If yes, please list where, and date of expiration.
    Yes/No

    3. With which college placement office are you registered?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    4. Have you ever been disciplined, discharged, or asked to resign from a prior position?
    Yes/No

    5. Have you ever been denied licensure or certification, or has a professional license or certification held by you ever been revoked or suspended?
    Yes/No

    6. Have you ever been employed by the Chelsea Public Schools? If yes, please list date(s) and department(s).
    Yes/No

    7. Are you now, or were you ever, related by blood or marriage to anyone in any capacity in the Chelsea School Department or in The City of Chelsea? If yes, please list the name(s) and of relation(s), explain relationship, and indicate the department in which this relative holds a position.
    Yes/No

    8. Please hereby state that you authorize the Chelsea Public Schools to verify any of the information submitted with this application, including prior employment, educational record, and state or local certification.
    Yes/No

    9. I hereby authorize any former or current employer and educational institution I have attended, or certifying body or agency, to provide information from my record in conjunction with my application for employment with The Chelsea Public Schools.
    Yes/No

    10. In order to assess your qualifications and interest in teaching in the Chelsea Public Schools, we ask you to share your philosophy of teaching with us. Please limit your remarks to one sheet, and provide specific examples wherever possible.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Employment at Chelsea Public Schools
    500 Broadway
    Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150
    Phone: 617-466-4477