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Joseph F. DiPietro Elementary School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3933483 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 16, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022


Job Description

2022-2023 School Year

DATE: June 16, 2022
TITLE: Elementary Lead Teacher
SALARY: As per Basic Teacher’s Salary Schedule

FUNCTION: Assist the Principal in implementing effective and clear procedure for the operation and functioning of the entire school
consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school and district, including instructional
programs, extracurricular activities, discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, financial management,
facilities maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, emergency procedures, and
community relations. Promotes high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and
responsibility for behavior.

Work toward achieving the goal of:
Improved student performance
Research based program of curriculum and instruction supported by and integrated with an appropriate array of research proven supplemental strategies
School based leadership and decision making to ensure a comprehensive plan with annual
student achievement targets, supported by parents, staff, and community members.
Collect data regarding the needs and achievement of students, including State assessments, and other pertinent information affecting the design and implementation of services and programs, using the information to recommend new programs and modification to existing programs.
Conduct and coordinate any meetings when necessary.
Act as liaison between the grade levels, parents, and the administration as necessary.
Develop and document common practices among grade level teams.
Familiarize new teachers and substitute teachers with the school program, practices and procedures.
Assist principal in coordinating practices and procedures among staff.
Mediate conflicts and differences when necessary.
Assume school building principal responsibilities in the absence of the principal.
Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.
Additional duties at the discretion of the building principal

Complete two or more years as an elementary staff member.
Possess the ability to conduct meetings and to build strong professional relationships with team members.
Display leadership ability.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1
Salary: Up to $1,500 Stipend

Welcome to Joseph F. DiPietro Elementary School!

Welcome to DiPietro Elementary School DiPietro Elementary School opened in 1989, originally named South Elementary School. The school has 22 classrooms with an enrollment of 444 students in kindergarten through third grade. The mission of DiPietro Elementary School is to provide a creative, supportive learning environment that meets the needs of individual students in which we maximize achievement, promote social competency, respect similarities as well as differences, and develop life-long learners who contribute positively to the community. DiPietro Elementary School a great place to be. Our teachers are dedicated to ensuring that each child meets his or her full potential. Our goal is to create a positive school environment in which all children can learn and celebrate their accomplishments. Our PAWS program (Positive Actions and Words at South-DiPietro) promotes the development of positive social competency skils. Students and staff have committed to treat one another in the way we want to be treated, be safe, include others, be kind, be honest, and be respectful. More information about our programs, our policies, and our teachers is posted throughout this website. Please browse around and feel free to contact us should you have any questions. Thank you for your interest in DiPietro Elementary School.
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. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply by Monday, June 27, 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.
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    Contact Information
    Lorien Drake, Secretary
    70 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-8001
    Fax: 508-883-5081