GRADE 5 TEACHER


North Intermediate School
Wilmington Public Schools
Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3501577 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 20, 2021 Starting Date: August 26, 2021

Job Description
DESCRIPTION:

• Responsible for effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction;
• Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of all students;
• Responsible for effective instruction which includes making learning goals clear to the students, and 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 student progress 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;
• Implements all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, develops reasonable rules and standards for classroom behavior;
• Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as it 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 the 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, implementing specific strategies for students with special needs, with 504 plans and\or second language learners;
• Responsible for providing equal educational opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status, homelessness, religion, national origin, or disability;
• Performance of other job-related duties as assigned.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Notice of Non-Discrimination
All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Wilmington Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements
DEGREE PREFERRED:Master’s Degree Preferred EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: • At least 3 years of teaching experience; knowledge of Upper Elementary preferred • SEI Endorsement ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Current Massachusetts Teacher Licensure in Elementary Education (1-6) • Knowledge of current best practices in elementary education • Knowledge of Envisions Math 2.0 and Elevate Science • Experience with Lucy Calkins Units of Study and Reader's Workshop model • Experience with Benchmark Assessment System (BAS) • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Christine McMenimen, Principal
    320 Salem Street
    Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887
    Phone: 978-694-6040
    Fax: 978-694-6043
    Email: christine.mcmenimen@wpsk12.com