Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Summer School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4184114 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: June 14, 2023

Job Description
March 15, 2023

Applications will be accepted for grades K through 5 teaching positions in the Westfield Public Schools for the 2023 Summer EDventure program. This program is scheduled to begin July 10, 2023 and continue for four weeks, Monday – Thursday (no Friday dates) ending on August 3, 2023.

Training Dates:June 14, 2023 staff meeting, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
July 6, 2023 (all staff) 8:30 am – 3:00 pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch

Teachers’ Hours 8:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Monday – Thursday
2 hours of team collaboration weekly
Student Hours:9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Starting Date:June 14, 2023
Ending Date:August 4, 2023

POSITIONS:Seeking a total of eleven (11) classroom teaching positions.

FUNDING: Rate of Pay: $36.00 per hour with no benefits, not to exceed a total of 87 hours
Funding via ESSER Grant

REPORTS TO: Program Site Coordinator and Administrator of Student Interventions

Implementation of the HSLI Nature or Watershed and Fitness curricula
Make curriculum comprehensible using SEI methodologies and WIDA standards
Develop project based learning activities based on students’ academic and language proficiency levels that include literacy, mathematics, and science
Supervise and instruct paraprofessionals in providing instructional support for all students
Plan, coordinate, and attend field trips
Work collaboratively with grade level teachers for weekly meetings
Differentiate instruction to meet the academic needs of students
Use assessment data to plan instruction
Complete student progress reports
Develop lesson plans and prepare instructional materials to provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curricula to the needs of each student and submit to Program Site Coordinator
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Strive to develop positive relationships with students
Implement the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) model
Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the summer program
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Perform any duties that may be assigned by the Director of Assessment & Accountability, Administrator of Student Interventions, and Program Site Coordinator

Will be in the form of a letter and/or a resume via SchoolSpring
Will include a copy of educator license

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 11

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
QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred: Massachusetts elementary teacher certification as required Massachusetts SEI Teacher Endorsement preferred Classroom experience at appropriate grade level Prior related summer program experience preferred
  • 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
    Christopher Rogers, Administrator of Student Interventions
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6397
    Email: c.rogers@schoolsofwestfield.org