Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM (KMA) (#120)


Keough Memorial Academy
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3933490 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 16, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Vacancy #120


DATE: June 16, 2022
TITLE: District Instructional Leadership Position
SALARY: As per Basic Teacher’s Salary Schedule
FUNCTION: Systematically guide and direct the improvement of instruction, leading to higher student
achievement. Directly responsible to the Building Principal.


Focus on the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program track and two focused on the Humanities (Social Studies & Languages) program track, or another configuration determined by the Building Principal.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Works as a member of the school and district instructional leadership teams to identify needs, address problems, and improve student outcomes.
2. Analyzes data and researches best practices to make recommendations regarding instruction, interventions, feedback, curriculum and programming to improve student outcomes.
3. Promotes data discussions and processes that improve student outcomes.
4. Facilitates the development and implementation of district approved curriculum using district approved processes and resources.
5. Researches and recommends curricula, instruction and assessment resources.
6. Participates in and helps foster a collaborative professional culture that supports reflection of self and analysis of school instructional practices and student outcomes.
7. Encourages and attempts research, experimentation, professional development, and a variety of teaching methodologies and modes to improve teaching and learning.
8. May assist in the interviewing of new school personnel.
9. Participates actively in professional development to reach school and district improvement objectives.
10. May be required to attend out of school meetings for which they will be compensated at their per diem rate.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 2
Salary: Up to $1,000 Stipend


Welcome to Keough Memorial Academy!

OUR MISSION The Keough Memorial Academy is a welcoming community. We recognize and accept student’s unique learning and emotional needs. We provide pathways to personal growth in a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment. The Keough Memorial Academy (formally The Paul J. Primavera Jr./Sr. High School) began in 1989 as an alternative school for students who were not making progress in a traditional general educational setting. We continue that mission to this day. Our goal is to help students become successful and productive members of society by coupling high academic rigor and a focus on each student’s strengths to ensure a truly individualized educational experience. Keough Memorial Academy graduates have met all MCAS, NECAP, and credit requirements for a Massachusetts or Rhode Island High School Diploma in hopes that they may continue on with their post secondary education. Keough Memorial Academy is an alternative high school serving Special Education students from Bellingham and surrounding communities. We adhere to Massachusetts and Rhode Island Curriculum Standards. MCAS, NECAP and R.I. portfolio requirements. KEOUGH PROVIDES An educational setting, which includes Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS). Based on 37H 3Ž4-IAES (Interim Alternative Educational Setting). Primavera provides evaluative services for districts. Small class sizes with individualized instruction and support. Accommodations and curriculum modifications per the student’s Individualized Education Plan. Physical Education, Health, and Art Electives. Work Study is also available. School Adjustment Counselor and School Guidance Counselor provide individual/group counseling, guidance, and transitional assistance. Daily Social Skills/ Character Education instruction for all students. KMA’s Three Guiding Principles: Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Safe
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
    Linda Ranieri, Secretary
    80 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-5403
    Fax: 508-883-5408
    Email: lranieri@bpsdk12.org