Chicopee Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Sgt. Robert R. Litwin School
Chicopee Public Schools
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3615242 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 21, 2021 Starting Date: August 26, 2021

Job Description
1. General Duties and Instruction
•Teaches elementary and/or middle school students academic, social, and life skills through the delivery of district instruction, curriculum and assessment
•Prepares, administers, corrects and analyzes student assessments.
•Utilizes the conclusions derived from assessment analysis in developing lessons.
•Instructs students on rules of conduct and expected behaviors.
•Manages his/her class as well as other students wherever those students may be located whether on campus or at off campus events.
•Identifies students with academic issues and refers those students to appropriate service providers.
•Regularly informs parents or guardians of their students academic performance and behavior.
•Maintains records, attendance and grades as required by the district.
•Assigns lessons and corrects homework in a timely manner.
•Instructs students, using various teaching methods, such as lecture and demonstration, and uses audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
•Plans, organizes and delivers differentiated instruction in an appropriate manner consistent with district curriculum.
•Maintains school and classroom discipline.
•Meets or calls parents to discuss student progress and issues.
•Teaches one or more subjects to students in either Middle or High school
•Provides timely feedback to students, parents, and guardians on evaluations.
•Use appropriate techniques and strategies that promote critical, creative, and evaluative thinking skills.
•Strives to maintain a learning environment that is both physically and emotionally safe.
•Effectively and regularly communicates with fellow staff members and school administration.
•Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
•Performs related duties, such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting students in selecting course of study, and counseling student in adjustment and academic problems.
•Other duties as assigned by the principal, school administration or superintendent of schools.

•Assist in the communication and enforcement of federal and state laws and regulations as well as district policies and procedures.
•Works cooperatively with school administration, staff, and special education.

3. School/Community Relations
•Respects students, parents, guardians and community.
•Assists parents with questions and concerns.
•Maintain professional relationships with students, parents and guardians.
•Respects and embraces students of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

4. Operations
•Assist in the protection of students and property.
•Assists Principal or Vice Principal in fire and other emergency drills.
•Assists the Principal or Vice Principal in the management of students e.g. dismissal, field trips, etc…

5. Professional
•Maintains a high level of personal integrity, confidentiality and a strong work ethic.
•Participates in district professional development

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
1.Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. 2.Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Education
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • 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. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT PROVIDE A THOUGHTFUL ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please describe a difficult moment you have had as a teacher and what did you learn from that experience? – Current CPS employees are exempt from this requirement.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    2. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT PROVIDE A THOUGHTFUL ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please describe your best moment or time as a teacher and what does that best moment illustrate about your personality? – Current CPS employees are exempt from this requirement.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Cynthia Schonagel, Director of ELL Services
    134 Dulong Circle
    Chicopee, Massachusetts 01022
    Phone: 413-594-1156
    Fax: 413-594-3552