Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM REVIEW TEAM (#142)


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3554556 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: November 22, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY# 142

DATE: June 2, 2021
SUBJECT: History/Social Science Curriculum Review Team
SALARY: Per Hour Stipend at the BTA Contracted Rate (for meetings and work related to the review)
FUNCTION: Ensure that the district has a clearly articulated H/SS curriculum that is well-coordinated through K-12.
  • Provide for an ongoing review and revision of curriculum
  • Support the ongoing use of assessment data to inform and improve curriculum and instructional practices
  • Ensure that revisions and updates to curriculum, instruction and assessment take place to maintain adherence to changes in state and federal mandates, as well as MA Curriculum Frameworks
  • Evaluate potential needs for curricular or programmatic changes to support student learning
  • Ensure that all subject areas will receive priority for updating and revision of curriculum, professional development, and purchase of needed textbooks/materials over a five-year period
  • Provide for ongoing participation of teachers and staff members on the Pre K-12 vertical curriculum teams
  • Promote continuous development and improvement in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and raise student achievement

    The Curriculum Review Team May Include:
    Assistant Superintendent
    High School Principal or Assistant Principal
    Memorial School Principal or Assistant Principal
    Elementary School Principal or Designee
    Department Heads
    Teachers (minimally 2 per school, preferably 1 per grade level)
    Special Education Teachers
    Specialists

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
    During the self-study, the Curriculum Review Team is responsible for:
    1. Develop, write and revise curriculum throughout the curriculum review cycle
    2. Provide feedback on instructional resources and needed professional development
    3. Serves as a liaison to colleagues regarding information about the curriculum and te curriculum review process
    4. Represents other teachers in the process

    2021-2022 School Year Commitment:
  • 1-2 Monthly meetings (may include a combination of the school day, professional development days, and after school times)
  • Willingness to complete work in between the meeting dates as described above

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Current member of the Bellingham Public Schools teaching staff

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
    1. Applicants should submit a cover letter via SchoolSpring, attention Mrs. Carolyn Rafferty, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
    2. This position is open until filled
    3. Following an initial screening, those candidates selected will be notified

    Peter D. Marano
    Superintendent of Schools

    Position Type: After school/Evening
    Positions Available: 20


  • Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

    Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
    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
  • 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
    Cindy Haley Higgins, Professional Development/Grant Coordinator
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-883-5089
    Email: chaleyhiggins@bpsdk12.org