Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

BUILDING SUBSTITUTE FOR 2021-2022 (#242)


Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3703020 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 20, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY 242

DATE: October 20, 2021
TITLE: Building Substitute
SALARY: $110.00 per day
LOCATION: Memorial School - Grades 4-7 (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.

FUNCTION:The building substitute position will be a one year only position for the 2021-2022 school year.
The building substitute will be directed to the open positions where coverage is needed as they arrive at the building
each day.
DUTIES:

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
classroom.
10.Maintain appropriate boundaries with students, staff and parents
11.Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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: 1
Salary: $110 to $110 Per Day


Welcome to Bellingham Memorial School!

Welcome Our Mission Through the teamwork of students, staff, parents and the community, Bellingham Memorial School will ensure a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment from which students will emerge as successful learners and respectful and responsible members of our diverse society. Our Vision Bellingham Memorial School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school by developing programs that are developmentally responsive to the needs of our students. By instituting strong academic teams and a positive learning environment, students will be provided the framework to develop as life-long learners. The highest expectations for academic success, technological expertise, social and moral responsibilities and the maintenance of health, wellness and personal safety will be demanded of all students. Parents, staff and the community will work together to promote these ideals and to insure that each student has the opportunity to reach his fullest potential as a responsible member of our diverse society.
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
  • Associate 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
    Lisa Surrette, Secretary
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-2330
    Fax: 508-883-2037
    Email: lsurrette@bpsdk12.org