STIPEND OPPORTUNITY: Model Curriculum UnitsFacilitator

Location
Boston, MA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 08, 2019
Ref
16034
*** This position is a stipended position and is only open to current employees in BPS whose current job status allows them to participate in these opportunities.***

Office of English Learners
Position: Model Curriculum Units (MCUs) Facilitator
Location: Bolling Building Central Office
Stipend: $ 3,200
Dates : School year 2018- 2019 (August 2019)

Position overview:

Reports to: Instructional Team
Position Duration: School year 2019 - 2020

The Office of English Learners (OEL) is seeking ESL certified and/or SEI endorsed educators who have participated in the Next Generation ESL Model Curriculum Unit (MCU) Facilitator Training (FacT) and/or BPS' SY1819 MCU Professional Learning Community (PLC) to write and complete one MCU during our two working weeks.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Review ESL MCU that are organized in BPS' unique MCU template, which highlights WIDA's Key Uses of Academic Language and focus language goals
  • Cooperate with OEL Instructional Team by adhering to deadlines and utilizing identified materials and resources to be used in the creation of the ESL MCU
  • Provide feedback timely to MCU writers by the week's end, finalized and ready to be piloted

QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED:
  • Currently teaching in Boston Public Schools
  • Bachelor's degree
  • A valid Massachusetts Teaching License for appropriate grade level span
  • A valid Massachusetts grade-level appropriate ESL License and/or SEI endorsement
  • Knowledge of WIDA frameworks, Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED:
  • Participated in BPS MCU PLC during SY1819
  • Participated Next Generation ESL Model Curriculum Unit (MCU) Facilitator Training (FacT)
  • Experience writing and developing ESL Curriculum
  • Experience teaching ESL or in a SEI classroom
  • Excellent knowledge of child development and latest education theories and practices

Job Type: Curriculum Facilitator

The Boston Public Schools, 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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