Westfield Public Schools
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Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4103913 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 12, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Under the direction of authorized administrators shall:
  1. Teach pupils in an integrated setting utilizing course of study adopted by the Westfield Public Schools and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.
  2. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, school policy and administrative regulations.
  3. Work cooperatively with colleagues, students and/or parents on a regular basis as a liaison between the home and school whenever necessary.
  4. 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.
  5. Identify pupil needs, and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  6. Supervise pupils in out of classroom activities during the assigned work day.
  7. Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupils' progress and interpret the school program.
  8. Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards and interest centers.
  9. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  10. Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
  11. Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  12. Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  13. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Building Principal and/or the Superintendent of Schools.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal

This is a temporary position with no benefits.

This position subject to funding.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center!

Fort Meadow provides an integrated language based program serving preschool children. Each year approximately 200 children are enrolled in the program which is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. All of the staff is highly qualified as defined by NCLB (No Child Left Behind). Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center Mission Statement The Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center provides a nurturing learning environment that is dedicated to enhancing the developmental needs of children of all abilities through cooperative interactions with families, teachers and staff.

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 teacher in appropriate content/level by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is encouraged. </ul>
  • 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 necessary to address a wide range of skills and abilities in your classroom.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    2. How would you maintain a setting of rigorous learning and clear family communication while substituting in a classroom while the teacher is on leave?
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Jonathan Scagel
    35 White Street
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6422
    Fax: 413-572-6540
    Email: jonathan.scagel@schoolsofwestfield.org