Essex Junction, VT, US
Apr 15, 2021
Grade Level
Middle School
Do you have a passion for making learning fun and engaging for every student?

Are you committed to inspiring and supporting all students to achieve growth and success in mathematics and science?

Essex Westford School District is seeking a dynamic math and science teacher to teach students grades 7-8 at Westford School. This is a full-time position expected to begin in the 2021-2022 school year.

EWSD is seeking candidates with a genuine interest, appreciation, and love of middle school students. Candidates with a thorough understanding of middle level best practices, strong content knowledge, and a commitment to the eight mathematical practices and Next Generation Science Standards are encouraged to apply.

Additional qualifications needed include:
  • Valid Educator license with middle-level and elementary-level math endorsements (2-11 or 3-11)
  • Dedication to providing a safe, welcoming, and respectful learning environment for students.
  • Commitment to the success of ALL students, and ability to understand and teach to the various learning styles of students.
  • The ability and enthusiasm to effectively engage and inspire students to excel in math.
  • Understanding of the Common Core Standards as they relate to math.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in developing standards-based units, assessments, and reports, differentiated instruction to support learning for all students, and formative assessment to provide student feedback and to improve student learning outcomes.
  • Excellent teaching, organizational, planning, written and oral communication, creative and collaborative skills. Ability to be a contributing member of an established interdisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of knowledge and professional practice and a willingness to take risks as a continuous active learner as part of our professional learning community.
  • Ability to effectively integrate social and emotional learning in the classroom to help all students succeed
EWSD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired. If you are committed to the success of all students but do not meet all the qualifications listed above, you are still encouraged to apply.

Click here for a copy of the collective bargaining agreement that covers this position. Insurance benefits can be found under Article 14. Paid leave benefits can be found under Article 12. For column placement on the salary schedule we consider credits earned after the date of your degree (bachelor's or master's) in which you received a grade of B or better. For step placement, we grant one step for every year of previous public school teaching experience for the first five years, then one step for every two years of public school teaching experience thereafter.

For consideration, please apply electronically through www.schoolspring.com.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $49,000 to $94,000 Per Year
Welcome to Westford Elementary School!
Please visit our home page: www.ewsd.org
Job Requirements EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your schoolspring application. Selected individuals shall also be subject to a criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Click Here for additional background check information.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. 1. Where did you hear about this position?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    2. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    3. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement, have you ever worked under a provisional license in the State of Vermont?
    4. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement area, have you successfully completed the required Praxis I exam and Praxis II exam (if applicable) for licensure?
    5. Are you an active candidate for another position in the Essex Westford School District?
    6. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    7. Are you a currently working as a licensed educator in EWSD?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    8. Please describe how you integrate social-emotional learning into your classroom and the role it plays in student learning. Please provide specific examples.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    9. Please describe what an inclusive learning community means to you and what you specifically do to create a classroom environment that ensures equitable access for all students to challenging curriculum.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    Contact Information Marcie Lewis, Principal
    146 Brookside Road
    Westford, Vermont 05494
    Phone: 802-857-7813
    Fax: 802-879-0874
    Email: mlewis@ewsd.org


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