Westfield Public Schools
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Westfield Middle School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4218997 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 14, 2023 Starting Date: August 2, 2023

Job Description
Applications will be accepted for four (4) teaching positions in the Westfield Public Schools for the grant funded Middle School Summer Transition Program to be held at Westfield Middle School. This program is scheduled to begin for students on Monday August 7, 2023, Monday – Friday ending on August 11, 2023.

Training Date:August 2, 2023: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teachers’ Hours8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Student Hours:8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Monday – Friday

Starting Date:August 2, 2023
Ending Date:August 11, 2023

POSITIONS: (4) Classroom Teachers

FUNDING: Rate of Pay: $36.00 per hour with no benefits, not to exceed a total of 24 hours per teacher

REPORTS TO: Program Site Coordinator, Building Principal, and Administrator of Student Interventions

Assist students in the transition from intermediate school to middle school.
Develop project based learning activities based on students’ academic and language proficiency levels that include literacy, mathematics, and science
Provide instructional and social-emotional support for all students
Work collaboratively with grade level teachers and coordinator
Differentiate instruction to meet the academic needs of students
Use assessment data to plan instruction
Complete student progress reports as needed
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 Administrator of Student Interventions, Building Principal, and Program Site Coordinator

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

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 4

Welcome to Westfield Middle School!

VISION STATEMENT Westfield Middle School's vision is that all students will become critical thinkers, and prepared for their secondary education as independent and successful learners. The climate of WMS will support all students in setting high aspirations for the future and inspiring them to achieve their goals. MISSION STATEMENT Westfield Middle School will provide all students with high quality educational opportunities, and an educational climate that fosters positive relationships and mutual respect among students, staff and families. All learning experiences must be relevant to students, and focus on higher order thinking skills. Building upon these learning experiences, students will be able to generate original ideas, evaluate information, and communicate their thoughts effectively through Reading, Writing, Speaking and Reasoning. CORE VALUES The core values of the Westfield Middle School lay the foundation for the development and implementation of student-centered course offerings and co-curricular programs. Furthermore, these core values define who we are and what we are about. At Westfield Middle School, we believe that: Our primary focus is on academic achievement and equipping students with skills to be critical thinkers. All students can and will learn. To reach their fullest potential, children and adults need to have high aspirations and be inspired to achieve them. Our school climate must be child-centered, and conducive to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of middle school children. Parents/families are our partners in their children’s education. The application of current technologies will enhance teaching and learning. Learning and professional growth is an on-going process. All programs and educational services at WMS need to be aligned with our Vision, Mission, and Core Values.

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 as required Massachusetts SEI Teacher Endorsement preferred Classroom experience at appropriate grade level Prior related summer program experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Jesse McMillan, Principal
    30 West Silver Street
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-568-1900
    Email: jesse.mcmillan@schoolsofwestfield.org