Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Summer School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4185054 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: June 14, 2023

Job Description
March 15, 2023

Applications will be accepted for one Art Teaching position in the Westfield Public Schools for the Summer EDventure program. The 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, 3:30pm-4:30pm
July 6, 2023 (all staff) 8:30am-3:00pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch

Teachers’ Hours8:45 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


ART TEACHER (for students entering Grades K-5/6) Salary: $36.00 hour with no benefits not to exceed 87 hours total. The Art teacher must be available for the entire 4 week program and professional development for the days listed above.

REPORTS TO: Administrator of Student Interventions and Site Coordinator

Integrate art into the summer learning curriculum
Develop art and project based learning activities that include literacy, mathematics, and science.
Plan and coordinate 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.
Assess student progress.
Develop and submit lesson plans to the site coordinator.
Take attendance using Illuminate.
Complete student progress reports.
Attend training sessions and staff meetings prior to program start date.
Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
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.
Translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
Evaluate pupils' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
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 model.
Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the summer program.
Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
19. Create a learning environment conducive for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
20. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
21. Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
22. Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
23. Perform any duties that may be assigned by the Administrator of Student Interventions, Site Coordinator, or the Superintendent of Schools.

Will be in the form of a letter of interest and resume.
Will include a copy of educator license
Will be submitted to Human Resources, 94 North Elm Street Suite 201, Westfield, MA.

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $36 Per Hour

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: Massachusetts teacher certification in grade and subject area. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university Classroom experience at appropriate grade level and summer programs are preferred.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    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