Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4049914 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 10, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Chelmsford Public Schools has immediate opening for Title 1 Middle School Writing Coach

Goal: The Writing Coach provides and leads writing instruction and assessment in grades 5-6, through a combination of intervention, coaching and consulting with staff.


•Masters Degree in Education with concentration in Literacy/English (5-12) preferred
•Current knowledge of research and effective practices in the areas of literacy development, instruction, assessment, and
professional development
•Training in and experience with writing instruction preferred
•Experience coaching and/or collaborating with teachers preferred


•Collaborate with 5-12 English Coordinator to ensure continuity of writing programming and services, as well as effective student
transition from the elementary to the middle level
•Support site-based writing professional development by collaborating with gr 5-6 teachers and administrators in the middle
schools to identify specific areas of need and plan PD as appropriate in collaboration with the 5-12 English Coordinator
•Coordinate writing programming (support and instruction) for students and staff
•Collaborate with the content teachers to provide assessment, consultation, curriculum modification, and integration of writing
across the curriculum
•Provide individual, small-group, and whole-class direct writing instruction and support
•Provide and support writing assessments and data analysis
•Serve as a resource for colleagues and families

Terms of employment:

•2 days a week in addition to scheduled professional development and consult days
•October –June
•Up to $30,000 annually based on experience

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $20,000 to $30,000 Stipend

Welcome to Chelmsford Public Schools!

Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 6,050 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford 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
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Abbey Dick, Curriculum Coordinator
    200 Richardson Road
    North Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01863
    Phone: 978-251-5111
    Email: dicka@chelmsford.k12.ma.us