*Sped Sub/Sep. Teacher, Resource [0.5 FTE]

Location
Boston, MA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 07, 2017
Ref
9215
Job Type
Part-Time
THIS IS A LONG TERM SUB POSITION that is expected to start in September and expected to end on 10/11/17.

Boston Public Schools seeks an exceptional Long Term Substitute TEACHER *Sped Sub/Sep. Teacher, Autistic Program*[K0-K1] who is highly qualified and knowledgeable to join our community of teachers, learners and leaders. A "Long Term Substitute" is assigned to fill a position of teacher which is temporarily vacant and serves continuously in the same assignment in the same school. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who desire to serve where their efforts matter. In BPS, 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. BPS 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.

To be hired as a substitute in Boston Public Schools, candidates must create an account via Career Center , the City of Boston's Employee Site. Please complete the steps outlined here to submit your application.

REPORTS TO: Principal/Headmaster

RESPONSIBILITIES:

TEACH:

EQUITY AND HIGH EXPECTATIONS: Demonstrate a commitment to excellence, equity, and high expectations for all students with an emphasis on building on the strengths that students bring to the teaching/learning process and closing the achievement gap between subgroups within the school.

PROFESSIONALISM: Model professional behavior that addresses job responsibilities, district policies and procedures, and the expectations of professionals working in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural, and economically diverse community.

SAFE, RESPECTFUL, AND CULTURALLY SENSITIVE AND RESPONSIVE LEARNING COMMUNITIES: Build and maintain safe, fair, and respectful learning environments that celebrate the diversity of the student population.

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILY: Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive
partnerships with familiescommunicating about student progress and ways the families can support the student at home.

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY: Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive partnerships with community members, and agencies, building on their strengths and recognizing them as co-educators.

INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION:
Plan instruction and employ strategies that address the wide range of learning, behavioral, and communication styles of the student population.

CULTURAL PROFICIENCY:
Demonstrate cultural proficiency and use effective and culturally relevant instructional practices. Integrate
technology into the classroom as an instructional tool and for personal productivity.

CONTENT KNOWLEDGE: Have extensive knowledge of the content including, but not limited to, key concepts and facts, relevant research, methods of inquiry, and communication styles specific to the respective discipline(s).

MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS: Use a variety of assessment tools and strategies to gather data to monitor student mastery of instructional content, to improve instruction, and to assess the comparative
performance of subgroups within the classroom.

REFLECTION, COLLABORATION, AND PERSONAL GROWTH: Reflect on practice in collaboration with administrators and colleagues, monitor personal and professional growth, and pursue professional development in needed areas.

QUALIFICATIONS--REQUIRED:
  • Education: Hold a Bachelors degree.
  • Meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and Highly Qualified.
  • Ability to meet the Dimensions of Effective Teachingestablished by the Boston Public Schools as outlined above.
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS--PREFERRED:
  • Experience teaching in urban schools.
  • Hold a valid Massachusetts Teaching License in the appropriate subject and level. All substitute teachers who hold an active, Massachusetts teaching license shall receive a differential equal to three percent (3%) of the per diem rate.
  • Degree in Education.

Terms: BTU, Group I

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