Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Summer School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3804222 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: June 14, 2023

Job Description
Westfield Public SchoolsMarch 15, 2023


Applications will be accepted for a Music teacher position in the Westfield Public Schools for the Summer EDventure Program. This program is scheduled to begin July 10, 2023 and continue for four weeks, Monday –Thursday (no Friday dates) ending on August 3, 2023.

Training Dates:June 14, 2023 staff meeting, 3:30pm-4:30pm
July 6, 2023 (all staff) 8:30am-3:00pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch

Music Teacher:8:45 am– 1:15 pm Monday – Thursday
2 hours of weekly planning/preparation time
Student Hours:9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Starting Date:June 14, 2023
Ending Date:August 3, 2023


Music Teacher: 87 hours with no benefits at $36.00 an hour. Music Teacher must be available for the entire 4 week program and specified professional development listed above. Position funded through ESSER Grant.

Implementation of the summer learning curriculum
Make curriculum comprehensible using SEI methodologies and WIDA standards
Develop project based learning activities based on students’ academic and language proficiency levels that include literacy, mathematics, and science
Supervise and instruct paraprofessionals in providing instructional support for all students
Plan, coordinate, and attend field trips
Work collaboratively with grade level teachers for weekly meetings
Differentiate instruction to meet the academic needs of students
Use assessment data to plan instruction
Complete student progress reports
Develop lesson plans and prepare instructional materials to provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curricula to the needs of each student and submit to Program Site Coordinator
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Strive to develop positive relationships with students
Implement the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) model
Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the summer program
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Perform any duties that may be assigned by the Director of Assessment & Accountability, Administrator of Student Interventions, and Program Site Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Site Coordinator and Administrator of Student Interventions

Will be in the form of a letter and/or a resume via SchoolSpring.
All applications and credentials should be submitted to Human Resources, 94 North Elm Street, Suite 201, Westfield, MA.

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $36 Per Hour

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield 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
QUALIFICATIONS: Massachusetts elementary teacher certification in grade and subject area. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university Classroom experience at appropriate grade level and summer programs are preferred.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Christopher Rogers, Administrator of Student Interventions
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6397
    Email: c.rogers@schoolsofwestfield.org