Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3338394 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 7, 2020 Starting Date: August 28, 2020


Job Description

DATE: August 7, 2020
TITLE: Building Substitute
SALARY: $110.00 per day – (Four days/week) (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
LOCATION: High School (Daily assignments vary as needed)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Start or end dates subject to change with short notice. This is a one year only assignment, applicant hired will have
the opportunities to remain on the BPS daily substitute list for future or long term assignments in the district.
No guarantee of continued employment.

NOTE:The building substitute position will be a one year only position for the 2020-2021 school year.
The building substitute will be directed to the open positions where coverage is needed as they arrive at the building each

1.Substitute teachers assume the responsibilities for instructing classes when a teacher is absent.
2.Maintain appropriate records including attendance.
3.Fulfill necessary clerical work required to maintain student records for a teacher who is absent.
4.Implement substitute lesson plans for absent teacher based on the lesson plans outline by the full-time teacher or
at times may be required to create lesson plans that meet the learning objective of the class.
5.Review homework and classwork and be able to correct student errors and/or provide feedback.
6.Maintain proper classroom management.
7.Provide guidance to students where applicable.
8.Follow all policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
9.Oversee pupil behavior in class and surrounding areas and maintain normal classroom routines and discipline within the
10.Maintain appropriate boundaries with students, staff and parents
11.Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.

1.Good health - willing to submit to medical examination.
2.Current students who have completed their second year of college.
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
3.Preferred Massachusetts DESE teacher license.
4.Must be a person of professional and personal integrity.
5.A high degree of patience and tact in dealing with the general public, parents, teachers, administrators, prospective teachers
and other personnel.
6.Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 2
Salary: $110 to $110 Per Day

Welcome to Bellingham High School!

Welcome Mission Statement In this diverse and evolving global society, the mission of the Bellingham High School is to provide a supportive and challenging environment which fosters confident, successful and active life-long learners who contribute positively and responsibly to their community. Academic Expectations - Students will: * Learn to write, read and speak effectively * Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in problem solving * Organize and evaluate information to reach informed conclusions in collaboration with others * Utilize technology as a tool for learning Social and Civic Expectations - Students will: * Display respect for teachers, staff, peers and themselves by obeying laws, rules and regulations * Develop a transition plan for post secondary life * Participate in activities that benefit self and community
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 apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. 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
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor 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
    Molly Jenkins, Secretary
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-966-3761