Westfield Public Schools
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Southampton Road School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4099571 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 6, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Under the direction of authorized administrators shall:
  1. Provide basic core program for those students assigned to this class consistent with state education code requirements.
  2. Work cooperatively with classroom teachers who have students integrated in their regular classes, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of these students to the entire staff, and assisting the student with regular assignments.
  3. Maintain the physical environment of the classroom for organization and presentation purposes.
  4. Encourage good citizenship.
  5. Work with individual students in providing educational experiences designed to help in the achievement of student's specific goals.
  6. Assist other professionals in resolving psychological, social, academic, and disciplinary problems of students.
  7. Assist in screening, evaluating, and recommending placement of students in the program.
  8. Supervise students in and out of classroom activities during the school day.
  9. Provide appropriate direction for the facilitation of mainstreaming.
  10. Assist in the development and implementation of the individual educational plan.
  11. Collect data and assist in development of Individual Behavior Intervention Plans.
  12. Work with other staff on curriculum development and program innovation.
  13. Monitor student progress in and outside classroom.
  14. Maintain contact with parents of students.
  15. Evaluate student progress based on work output and observation; determine goals, objectives, and directions.
  16. Prepare report cards, education records, IEP forms, classroom observation records and other forms.
  17. Administer testing evaluation.
  18. Facilitate IEP meetings.
  19. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the building principal or the Superintendent of Schools.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal

This is a temporary assignment with limited benefits.

This position subject to funding.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Southampton Road School!

Our school educates approximately three hundred students in grades K-4 in a safe and nurturing environment. At Southampton Road School we strive to individually empower students to grow to their fullest potential both personally and academically. Our learning community is comprised of a knowledgeable and caring staff who welcome family and community involvement.

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>Certified or certifiable as an Elementary (1-6) teacher by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
  • 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 outstanding when working in student support services.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

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

    Contact Information
    Mary Cieplik
    330 Southampton Road
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6435
    Fax: 413-572-6873
    Email: mary.cieplik@schoolsofwestfield.org