Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Virtual School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4003441 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 11, 2022 Starting Date: August 2022

Job Description
Under the direction of authorized administrators shall:
  1. Be responsible for teaching students of limited English speaking ability.
  2. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, school policy and administrative regulations.
  3. Teach pupils utilizing a course of study adopted by the Westfield Public Schools and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.
  4. Instruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  5. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  6. Translate lesson plans into learning experiences to as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  7. Evaluate pupils' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  8. Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupils' progress and interpret the school program.
  9. Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  10. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  11. Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
  12. Supervise pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
  13. Administer group-standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  14. Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  15. Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  16. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the building principal or the Superintendent of Schools.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal.

This is a part time (no benefits) for the Westfield Virtual School.

Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Westfield School Committee policy on evaluation.

This position subject to funding

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

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
<b>QUALIFICATIONS:</b> <ul> <li>Current and valid certification in English as Second Language PreK-6 issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is generally conducted within school building. Ability to travel throughout the school building is necessary. Position involves sitting and the ability to travel from one place to another within the classroom. Work is light in nature with regular lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds with some pulling and pushing or reaching above, generally of desk and file drawers. Frequent use of hands to operate keyboards and telephones and other office equipment. Regular attendance, on site, is an essential function of this job. <li>Prior experience in bilingual bi-cultural education ESL. </ul>
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Describe the skills or attributes you believe are necessary to be an outstanding teacher.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    2. How would you address a wide range of skills and abilities in your groups?
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Thomas Osborn
    94 North Elm Street, Suite 201
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-564-9572
    Email: thomas.osborn@schoolsofwestfield.org