Westfield Public Schools
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Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4184079 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: April 1, 2023

Job Description
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts
Job Details
Job ID:
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Posted :
Starting Date: April 1, 2023

Job Description
Applications will be accepted for April Newcomer Academy Teachers in the Westfield Public Schools for the 2023 Newcomer Academy for Grades 1-11. This program is
scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 18th and end Friday, April 21st and is designed to advance student social-emotional learning and English language proficiency through engaging, literacy-based instruction and enrichment activities.

PROGRAM DATES:Tuesday, April 18, 2023 through Friday, April 21, 2023
PROGRAM HOURS: 7:45 am - 2:45 pm (approximate - to be confirmed)

1.Create literacy lessons focused on standards and themes determined in collaboration with the team members and program coordinator and focused on student needs.
2.Tailor lessons to the specific needs of students and include engaging, hands-on learning experiences, movement, and activities that incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
3.Encourage, support, and motivate students in small but diverse groups.
4.Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
5. Strive to develop positive relationships with students and their families.
6.Implement the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) model.
7.Make contact with identified students' families directly or through translators to explain the program, provide logistics, and promote attendance.
8.Participate in any Professional Development that is offered prior to the start of the Academy week.
9.Perform any duties that may be assigned by the Director of Assessment & Accountability and Program Site Coordinator.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 4

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
FUNDING: $3000 stipend POSITIONS AVAILABLE: (Number will be determined on student enrollments) Elementary ESL: 1-2 Secondary ESL: 1-2 REPORTS TO: April Newcomer Academy Coordinator Position is subject to grant funding and student enrollment.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Anna Antropova, Supervisor of English Learners Program
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-485-8454
    Email: a.antropova@schoolsofwestfield.org