John F Kennedy Middle Springfield Public Schools Springfield, Massachusetts Job Details Job ID: 88276 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled Posted: August 14, 2012 Starting Date: August 20, 2012 Job Description JOB GOAL: To help students learn science/engineering subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible, and productive citizens. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at times designated. 2.
Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interest, and abilities of the students. 3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students. 4.
Guides the learning process toward the achievement of established district curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and projects. 5. Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor as required by the teachers' contract. 6.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs of capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. 7. Strives by instruction and action to implement the district's philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives and performance expectations. 8.
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis; provides progress reports as required, and communicates with parents at deemed necessary. 9. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations. 10.
Diagnoses the learning challenges of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required. 11. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. 12.
Follows the SPS a code of conduct for the classroom which is consistent with established administrative policies and develops rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just manner. 14. Plans and supervises assignments for paraprofessionals, and makes written evaluations as required. 15.
Maintains an ongoing program of professional growth that satisfies district requirements but also satisfies personal expectations as a professional. 16. Takes an active part in the contractually -approved teacher evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning the results of that evaluation. 17.
Attends building and district meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staff; said meetings to be held during the extended day. 18. Attend established traditional school sponsored activities (e.g., Back to School Night, Open House, programs, activities) agreed upon by the building administrator and the faculty consistent with the teachers' contract. 20.
Contribute to the decisions made by the district and building regarding budget, facilities, curriculum, and personal well-being. 21. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence. Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Salary: $41,148 to $64,355 Per Year Welcome to John F Kennedy Middle!
SCHOOL MISSION The John F. Kennedy Middle School is a student-centered learning community, which develops strong academic, social/emotional and leadership skills in its students, in order to prepare them for success in high school. Kennedy students will learn using real-life challenges through models, including service learning, to invent new strategies to solve problems and develop strong individual, interpersonal and team skills. SCHOOL VISION In order to meet its mission, Kennedy School envisions a(n) Stimulating, engaging service learning and project based learning community, with an orientation maximizes individual student potential and ensures all students are well- equipped to meet the challenges of high school; Curriculum, instruction and school schedule to best meet the academic and social-emotional needs of its students; Academic staff who are highly competent in curriculum, pedagogy, content and in effectively serving the Kennedy middle school students; Strong and capable student support services department, well-equipped and skilled at providing quality services for students and their families; andUrban middle school, which is an exemplar in the state for delivering a high quality academic and service learning based middle school education to its students.
and; Urban middle school, which is an exemplar in the state for delivering a high quality academic and service learning based middle school education to its students. Equal Opportunity Employer Springfield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Highly qualified with required competency in the content area; and 2.
Appropriate content and grade level licensure from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. and 3. Bachelor's Degree with appropriate license. or 4.
Master's Degree with appropriate content area license preferred and expected within 5 years Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required Application Questions There are no application questions required for this job posting. Contact Information Bonnie Osgood 1385 Berkshire Avenue Springfield, Massachusetts 01151 Phone: (413) 787-7510 Email: email@example.com
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