Westfield Public Schools
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Westfield Intermediate School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4039078 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: September 16, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Goal: The interventionist will work with teachers and school administrators to identify students who are need of academic support in mathematics. The interventionist will provide instruction that is engaging, academically rigorous, culturally responsive, and aligned to the curriculum standards and frameworks. The interventionist will focus his/her work on the implementation of school and district instructional priorities and adopted curricula, using student performance data and to guide their work. Using the structures of department/grade level team meetings, professional learning community meetings, and professional development time the interventionist will work with teachers and administrators to identify students in need of additional mathematical support. Classroom instruction must be differentiated in order to meet the academic needs of the students.

Under direction of authorized administrators shall:
•Demonstrates skill at interpretation of assessment data to drive instruction
•Review data to make instructional decisions to address student weakness
•Utilize instruction management systems which increases student learning and maximizes time on task
•Plan and teach remedial math lessons to classes and small groups of at risk students using state standards, district curriculum,
and various assessments.
•Collaborate with the principal, classroom teachers and other appropriate staff in the school by meeting regularly to provide
coordinated instruction to raise student achievement in mathematics.
•Collaborate with teachers for instruction planning and delivery
•Utilize Response to Intervention (RTI) model and tiered instruction
•Monitor and maintain accurate records on student achievement, articulating the progress and success
•Evaluate student performance and provide parents/guardians with goals and progress reports
•Provide explicit, scientifically based instruction to students
•Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning
•Promotes and maintains positive relationships between students and parents
•Participate in district and mathematics professional development
•Maintain professional work habits
•Perform other job related duties as assigned by principal or Administrator of Student Interventions

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Administrator of Student Interventions

The salary and terms of employment will be in accordance with the provisions of the Westfield Public Schools Unit A salary schedule. Salary placement will be based on information contained in the application as submitted.

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

Funding of this position is contingent upon grant funding and enrollment.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Westfield Intermediate School!

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians: Welcome to Westfield Intermediate School. Our goal is to provide the highest quality learning environment possible for our students. The middle school provides a balanced program to meet the physical, social, emotional, and academic needs of our students. As a student, you will be encouraged to be independent and self-directed. You can expect to be treated fairly, provided a safe environment in an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. You will be challenged to reach your greatest potential so that you will be a productive, creative, and responsible member of society. To help you become familiar with your school, we have developed this student & parent handbook. It contains procedures, attendance, and discipline policies that are used. Read this handbook carefully so you will know what is expected of you. It is one of your responsibilities. If you have any questions about the contents, please ask one of your teachers or guidance counselors. It is important for families to know what goes on at the middle school. We encourage a firm avenue of communication between school and home. We invite you to become involved in your child's education. You may want to join the Parent-Teacher Advisory Committee or run for a seat on our School Council. You may wish to help out with a school activity or volunteer in the school library. Your involvement in any way is important to your child's education. Parents/guardians are always welcome at the intermediate school. We need your support. We wish both students and parents/guardians alike a very successful year. Gregory Miller, Principal Jennifer Chapin, Assistant Principal Shawn Czurchra, Assistant Principal

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
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 and to finger and handle. QUALIFICATIONS: 1.Current and valid MA DESE certification in Math (1-6) 2.Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred 3.A minimum of five years of successful teaching experience in mathematics and grade level 4.Understanding a data analysis, differentiated instruction and mathematics interventions 5.Demonstrated student growth on assessments 6. Citizenship, residency or work visa required
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • 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 measure and track achievement and growth to ensure students are benefiting from their instruction?
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    Contact Information
    Greg Miller, Principal
    350 Southampton Road
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6641
    Fax: 413-572-1669
    Email: g.miller@schoolsofwestfield.org