Woonsocket Education Department
Employment Opportunities


Villa Nova Middle School
Woonsocket Education Department
Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3894596 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 19, 2022 Starting Date: August 22, 2022

Job Description
Salary:In accordance with the current Teachers’ Basic Salary Schedule

Function:To develop a comprehensive individualized educational program for students who are assigned for case management. Implement academic and behavioral programs within one content/subject area for which highly qualified status exists. Promote inclusion initiatives consistent with Woonsocket Middle School goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide a basic core program for identified students consistent with state education requirements and students’ IEP.
Develop and implement IEP goals and objectives based on evaluation results.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects in order to communicate these objectives to the students.
Employ instructional methods and materials that are deemed appropriate for accomplishing stated objective.
Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
Assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, and, for the classroom, develop responsible rules of classroom behavior and procedures, and maintain order in the classroom environment in a fair and just manner.
Plan and supervises purposeful assignments of teacher assistant(s).
Provide social skills training for students in conjunction with goals and objectives in the IEP to assist students in forming positive relationships with peers and adults.
Recommend placement in least restrictive environment in a timely fashion to building principal/IEP Team/ET case-manager/Director of Special Education, in accordance with state regulations with peers and adults.
Provide instruction in all areas of the students’ academic strengths and weaknesses.
Administer and scores educational evaluations or reevaluations.
Complete appropriate special education records.
Consult with administrators, teachers, and parents regarding student and/or problems.
Participate in eligibility team meetings and IEP meetings when scheduled.
Provide appropriate materials to enable the student to realize goals and objectives stated in the IEP.
May coordinate and supervise other special education services being provided to students.
Confer frequently with parents and professional staff members regarding the educational, social, and adjustment problems of the students.
Assist other professional staff in resolving the unique educational, psychological and/or discipline needs of students.
Assist the student and/or parents in making realistic assessment of the student’s abilities and in establishing educational and occupational goals in keeping with those abilities.
Provide motivation to students who have difficulty attending in the classroom and/or who have difficulty engaging themselves in educationally related activities.
Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the Woonsocket Education Department and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
Maintain accurate records for state reports.
Adhere to policies of confidentiality and uses discretion regarding pupil data.
May communicate with outside agencies which are providing services to the student and/or to research available student services.
Participate in and conduct staff development activities.
Develop, monitor, and evaluate curriculum in an on-going manner.
Make recommendations for supplies, equipment, and materials.
Assume responsibility for building duties as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Special Education Director or building principal.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Woonsocket Education Department 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
Experience: Must hold a RIDE certification in special education with a middle school endorsement, Math, and ESL A Bachelor’s Degree from an institution approved by the State Board of Regents will be required in addition to a background of experience which is broad and varied. The applicant should have had successful supervised student teaching experiences in special education. The applicant must qualify for a teaching certificate as a special educator of secondary and highly qualified status in Math. Personal Qualifications: Good mental and physical health – willing to submit to a medical examination. Ability to relate with students, parents, and staff members. Must be a person of professional and personal integrity.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master 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
    Dawn Morelle, Special Education District Coordinator
    108 High Street
    Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
    Phone: 401-767-4619
    Email: dmorelle@woonsocketschools.com