Williamstown, MA, United States
Sep 04, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
Williamstown Elementary School seeks to fill two paraprofessional positions for the 2020-2021 school year to work with students in grades K-6. Experience working with children with identified special needs strongly preferred.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 4
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Location Description
    Williamstown Elementary Vision:
    We are a compassionate community of curious and diverse learners with a commitment to social-emotional development and academic engagement. Competent, kind, and resilient, our students are prepared to contribute to their ever-changing world.

    Mount Greylock Regional School District includes Lanesborough and Williamstown representing a combined population of 11,000 residents. Our District is comprised of three schools: Lanesborough Elementary (PreK-6), Williamstown Elementary (PreK-6) and Mount Greylock Regional School (7-12). Total enrollment is approximately 1200 students. At Mount Greylock Regional School District, our mission is to create a community of learners working together in a safe and challenging learning environment that encourages restorative based processes, respect, inclusive diversity, courtesy, integrity and responsibility through high expectations and cooperation resulting in life-long learning and personal growth. Our District's faculty and staff are dedicated and passionate professionals that endeavor every day to uphold this mission by holding true the District's core beliefs:

    Core Beliefs:
    •Courtesy: We are committed to fostering and maintaining an environment free of all types of fear and intimidation. Based on our core belief that individuals are entitled to be treated with dignity and respect, it is our policy to prohibit any conduct that constitutes a climate in which individuals feel fear and/or intimidation.
    •Inclusive Diversity: We recognize that students come to us with diverse experiences, interests, strengths, and needs. It is therefore essential that all students have access to challenging and personally meaningful curriculum and instruction.
    •Integrity: We believe in the integrity of all members of the school community and the commitment to academic honesty and support of our quest for authentic learning. By adhering to ethical principles, acting honorably and assuring that there is consistency between beliefs, words, and actions, we individually demonstrate integrity and high moral character.
    •Respect: We nurture the whole child and ensure that each student receives a new opportunity every day to perform at his/her best. We believe that developing caring and supportive relationships between and among educators, students and parents lead to higher levels of student achievement.
    •Responsibility: We recognize the responsibility of the entire school community to ensure the success of all students. All students learn when their passions and talents are coupled with high expectations and academic rigor in a safe and caring environment.
    •Restorative Based Processes: We are best when students are first. All decisions are centered on the needs of the whole child. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Mount Greylock Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
    Job Requirements
    • All offers of employment with Mount Greylock Regional School District are contingent upon satisfactory results of the employment screening process, including SAFIS/CHRI Federal and CORI State background check reports.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required
    Contact Information
    • Kristen Thompson , Principal
    • 115 Church Street
    • Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267
    • Phone: 413-458-5707
    • Fax: 413-458-3287
    • Email: click here

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