Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

MATH SPECIALIST (#90)


Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3918344 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 7, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Vacancy # 90

Date: June 7, 2022
Title: 1.0 FTE Math Specialist

Reports to Building Principal with input from the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Job Goal: Improve student achievement and learning by providing leadership to staff
in their classroom practices in Elementary/Middle School Mathematics
instruction, curriculum, and assessment.

Performance Responsibilities:
1.Supporting upper Elementary/Middle school classroom teachers with an understanding of math content and pedagogical
knowledge through collaborative coaching; chapter planning; differentiation instruction; and the analysis of data from a variety
of sources to improve instruction
2.Supporting a diverse range of learners from interventions to extensions during mathematics in the classroom and in small
groups as part of the RTI process
3.Effectively manage all aspects of the mathematics tutoring program; collaboration in hiring tutors, training tutors, managing
instructional groupings of student for interventions, creating intervention schedules)
4.Maintaining a mathematically literate school culture (e.g. parent workshops, math events)
5.Organizing and analyzing a school's mathematics data, facilitating conversations among the faculty
6.Facilitating data meetings
7.Supporting teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels.
8.Collaborating with grade-level teachers to develop the Summer Mathematics assignments
9.Participating in the review and revision of the district’s Math curriculum
10.Serving on the school’s RTI Committee and Instructional Leadership Team
11.Performing additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the building Principal and the Assistant Superintendent of
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Qualifications:
1.Licensed Elementary 1-6 and Mathematics 5-8 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
2.Minimum 5 years experience teaching, with a record of successfully impacting student achievement and working successfully
with students who have the greatest needs
3.Deep knowledge of state common core curriculum and frameworks
4.Content and pedagogical knowledge of elementary and middle school mathematics
5.Experience differentiating mathematics instruction
6.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with teachers
7.Experience providing professional development to Elementary/Middle School teachers
8.Experience communicating with parents/guardians about how children learn mathematics
9.Experience with standards-based assessment and effective use of student data
10.Proven ability in using student-level data to guide instructional decisions
11.Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues, including creating and nurturing a professional community of
adult learners
12.Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills, including giving and receiving constructive feedback
13.Demonstrated Teacher Leadership
14.Models continual improvement, demonstrates lifelong learning, and applies new learning to help all students achieve
15.Demonstrates evidence of professional growth, including leadership and participation in a wide range of significant professional
development activities




Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


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.
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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. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply by Thursday, June 16, 2022. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES The Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate in its admissions and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, housing status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, in accordance with state and federal law. Additionally, the District does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of homelessness, consistent with the McKinney-Vento Act. The District prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination, harassment and/or who participate in an Equal Opportunity Commission investigation. If you have any questions, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator at 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, Phone Number: 508-883-1706.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Carolyn Rafferty, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-966-2402
    Email: crafferty@bpsdk12.org