Chicopee Public Schools
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TITLE I READING TEACHER (#1121201901)


Anna E. Barry School
Chicopee Public Schools
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3200434 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 21, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
TITLE: TITLE I READING TEACHER

TYPE: Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement

SALARY: Per Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Title I Director



POSITION GOAL: To identify literacy concerns for targeted students and implement evidence –based supplemental reading instruction across all content areas to the targeted students to assist them with overcoming learning barriers, so that they can reach their highest potential.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

§ Provide direct instruction to targeted students

§ Collaborate with classroom teachers, administrators, parents, and guardians to plan educational plans and interventions for targeted students that will promote learning improvement and success

§ Analyze existing student achievement data and administer student assessment and progress monitoring instruments as needed to aid in the progress monitoring of targeted students

§ Utilize evidence-based instructional strategies and intervention curriculum materials to meet the learning needs of targeted students

§ Participate in team reviews concerning academic progress of targeted students who are not responding to interventions

§ May be requested to participate and support in IST, Parent/Guardian-Teacher Conferences, 504, and IEP meetings of targeted students

§ Participate on the school Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) and the District Literacy Committee

§ Continue professional growth and strengthen professional teaching knowledge, skills, and strategies through an ongoing program of workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework

§ Maintain a collection of professional and instructional materials related to reading which reflect current research

§ Maintain and promptly submit accurate, complete, and correct records and reports as required by law, grant regulations, district policy, and by administrative directives

§ Assist in the communication and enforcement of federal and state laws and regulations as well as district policies and procedures

§ Perform other related duties as deemed appropriate by the Principal and Title I Director



REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Reading Certification (K-12)
Excellent time management skills, including the ability to prioritize competing needs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the proven ability to effectively communicate with students and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences
Utilize effective data-based problem-solving skills
Proven ability to relate to and work with a variety of constituencies including but not limited to: administrators, teachers, other school staff members, parents/guardians, students, visitors, and school/community groups


ADA & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

§ Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, adding machines, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Must be able to stand, crouch and bend over for a long period of time at intervals throughout the day.

§ Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

§ Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.

§ Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, newsletters, schedules, manuals, invoices, requisitions, menus, recipes, journals, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, procedures, charts, surveys, articles, bid specifications, brochures, news releases, handbooks, budgets, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence.

§ Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

§ Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including medical, legal, accounting and marketing terminology.

§ Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of algebra and geometry.

§ Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

§ Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.

§ Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment and hand tools. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

§ Interpersonal: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.

§ Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via telephone.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chicopee 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
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Certification required
  • At least 2 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
    John Endelos, Principal
    22 Pinebrook Dr
    Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020
    Phone: 4132221079
    Fax: 413-594-3468
    Email: jendelos@chicopeeps.org