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Company seeks an exceptional ELEMENTARY SPECIALIST TEACHER with an Company endorsement who is highly qualified and knowledgeable to join our community of teachers, learners and leaders. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who desire to serve where their efforts matter. NOTE: This position likely is not assigned to a homeroom and instead covers for P&Ds (also known as “planning periods”) for homeroom teachers, providing additional content support to supplement the lessons in their homeroom.
In Company, the teachers and leaders are committed to the vision of high expectations for achievement, equal access to high levels of instruction, the achievement of academic proficiency for all students, and the closing of the achievement gap among subgroups within the schools. Company is a great place for those who seek to work in an environment that supports their creativity and innovation, and respects their skills and abilities as a teacher.
REPORTS TO: Principal
RESPONSIBILITIES: Elementary Teacher in an Company setting
Creatively provide an interdisciplinary course of study that integrates reading, writing, analytical skills development in alignment with state curricular frameworks for core content areas.
Implement district learning goals and objectives using TERC Math Investigations Curriculum and Readers and Writers Workshop Model.
Create developmentally appropriate, child centered environment that establishes positive student behavioral expectations conducive to all learners needs through structured routines, and positive behavioral interventions.
Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of appropriate curriculum
Administer district mid-year and end-of-year assessments in accordance with district guidelines.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Using the Rubric of Effective Teaching, the Office of Human Capital has identified priority skills and abilities that all Company teachers should possess:
1. Accountability for Student Achievement
(II-A-1. Quality of Effort and Work, II-D-2. High Expectations, I-B-2. Adjustments to Practice)
Sets ambitious learning goals for all students, creates cognitively demanding tasks, and models the belief that that all students can master challenging material through effective effort
Assesses students’ understanding regularly with ambitious learning goals in mind and takes ownership of making necessary adjustments to instruction to reach goals despite setbacks
Passionate and optimistic about their students, their content, and the teaching profession
Actively creates and maintains an environment in which students’ diverse backgrounds, identities, strengths, and challenges are respected
1. Parent/Family Engagement
(III-A-1. Parent/Family Engagement)
Engages with families and builds collaborative, respectful relationships with them in service of student learning
1. Professional Reflection & Collaboration
(IV-A-1. Reflective Practice, IV-C-1. Professional Collaboration)
Regularly reflects on practice, seeks and responds to feedback, and demonstrates self-awareness and commitment to continuous learning and development
Seeks to participate in and contribute to a collaborative adult learning community.
1. Education: Hold a Bachelor’s degree.
2. Hold a Massachusetts Teaching License in Elementary 1-6 and hold an Company endorsement or a dual certification in ESL.
3. Meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and Highly Qualified.
4. Ability to meet the Standards of Effective Teaching established by the Company as outlined above.
5. Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.
1. Experience teaching in urban schools.
2. Degree in Education
3. Company values linguistic diversity and believe that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. Company is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of Company' official languages: Spanish, Creole (Company), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali.
4. In order to best serve all students, Company prefers all core content teachers to be certified in their subject area and one or both of the following: Moderate Disabilities, English as a Second Language (at the appropriate grade level(s)).
The Company, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.
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