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ERVING SCHOOL UNION #28 

  

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 ERVING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

There are no openings at this time.

 

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LEVERETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Leverett Elementary School, a small, friendly, child-centered public school, is seeking an essential skills teacher with a strong knowledge of curriculum and a commitment to collaboration.

Preschool Teacher    1.0 FTE*

*(Due to COVID-19, the hours for this position may be shortened for the 2020-2021 school year)

Qualifications:

  • Certification/License: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license as a preschool teacher at the PK-2 level with SEI endorsement is required.
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license in moderate disabilities PK-6, highly preferred
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in preschool education or related discipline applicable to a teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree expected within 5 years
  • Commitment to social justice, equity, and diversity

Selection Process:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Essential Performance Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the School Principal, facilitates student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documents teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addresses specific educational needs of individual students and by creating flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and provides feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

  • Develops and administers preschool curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives for preschool
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.
  • Responsible for developmentally appropriate instruction in all subject areas including a focus on social-emotional learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Integrates technology with instruction to further student progress.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other staff members to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids, and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Administers assessments in accordance with the school testing programs.

Additional Duties:

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal or other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive  of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of preschool curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Deadline for Applications:  July 15, 2020

Please complete a professional application and send with resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to:

Rhonda Cohen, Principal
LEVERETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
85 Montague Road
Leverett, MA 01054

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
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Technology Coordinator/Technology Integration Teacher .9 FTE

Job Qualifications

DESE MA teaching license – Instructional Technology Specialist Teacher, or equivalent.
SEI endorsement required within one school year
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field.
Master’s Degree expected within 5 years
Elementary teaching experience
Commitment to social justice, equity, and diversity.

Selection process:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process.

Required Background

  • A broad general education and dedication to lifelong learning. Overall intelligence and perseverance; a strong work ethic; high ethical standards; self-confidence; good time-management skills; budgeting and other fiscal skills.
  • Knowledge of and support for the district's educational system; appropriate skills in teaching school children as well as educators and other adults. Knowledge of curriculum, and curriculum development; Knowledge of testing and assessment.
  • Interpersonal relations skills, especially in being a good listener, skills in written and oral communications; administrative skills. Good telephone and electronic mail communication skills.
  • Technical knowledge in the fields of computer science, computer education, and the broad range of technologies used in hypermedia environments. Knowledge of the theory and practice of instructional technology. Substantial experience in working with students and educators in the instructional technology field. Knowledge of teaching and learning theory as they relate to the roles of technology in content and pedagogy.  Specific knowledge and experience of the Google educational platform and chrome book management and administration is a must.  

Job Description

The Technology Coordinator/Technology Integration Teacher acts as a technology integration architect and project manager as directed by the principal. This position provides leadership throughout the school for a wide range of technology related initiatives. This position develops, leads, and facilitates school staff technology development, in-service and training, and manages and implements complex technology related projects which support the school’s goal and priorities. 

Teaches standards-based computer lessons to PK-6 students based on the Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science Framework.  Collaborates with PK-6 teachers to infuse technology into the core curriculum and develop student-centered technology and STEM projects.

Develops, coordinates and teaches classes and workshops on instructional software and hardware including interactive boards, iPads and Web 2.0 applications to students, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators. 

Collaborates with staff in the evaluation and selection of new software, hardware, and Web 2.0 applications to support instructional long-term objectives and meet the diverse learning needs of students

Supports the successful pursuit of the School’s Strategic Plan and priorities as well as School Improvement Plans by defining, delivering, and supporting the implementation of information technologies. 

Innovates by partnering with staff, identifying specific needs, and developing unique and sustainable solutions.

Develops strong interpersonal relationships with staff so that they are able to utilize technology and the solutions offered to reach beyond their comfort zone.

Keeps stakeholders informed and gathers critical feedback to improve processes and relationships.

Leverages individual abilities to compliment colleagues’ needs, recognize self-weaknesses, and willingly pursue growth opportunities and training that will strengthen and support the School’s mission.  

Works collaboratively with school staff and vendors to create solutions that support the School while developing positive relationships with high quality vendors.  

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies.  

Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluation outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements. 

Performs all functions and procedures including researching and negotiating with vendors to purchase, install, and maintain the school’s network of hardware and software

In consultation with the principal, manages and prepares technology budget (annual and projections) and maintain paperwork for technology purchases, warranties, renewals, and service contracts. Maintains accurate inventory records to support multi-year planning.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those commonly associated with this position.  

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative without direct supervision within stated procedures and policies on multiple projects, training, and professional development.  
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement while managing and completing multiple tasks and complicated detail work in an organized fashion in the face of changing priorities while meeting scheduled and time frames consistently.  
  • Ability to work cooperatively and contribute to educational and technical solutions development with school members’ diverse staff and students in a problem resolution and mentor role.  
  • Ability to learn and use a variety of hardware and software applications.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  
  • Ability to maintain a high quality customer service orientation.  
  • Ability to work hours outside of school day as summer work will be required.  
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is required.

Specific tasks include managing student software accounts, troubleshooting Powerschool and report card administration, working with server consultant to update the network, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, updating student accounts over the summer and throughout the year, managing, updating (and providing training) for the school website and classroom blogs, and managing, training, and troubleshooting repairs and updates of hardware, tech equipment, and software.

Deadline for Applications:  July 15, 2020

Please complete a professional application and send with resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to:

Rhonda Cohen, Principal
LEVERETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
85 Montague Road
Leverett, MA 01054

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
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SHUTESBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


CUSTODIAL SUBSTITUTES
Immediate opening

Shutesbury Elementary School has an immediate opening for custodial substitutes. Skills include traditional school facility related maintenance and use of equipment. Position requires a variety of physical exertion.
 
Complete a substitute custodian application and submit with resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference and submit to:
Jacqueline Mendonsa, Principal
SHUTESBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
23 West Pelham Road
Shutesbury, MA 01072

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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SWIFT RIVER SCHOOL 
 
Swift River School is a small rural elementary school serving the children of New Salem and Wendell in preschool through sixth grade.

There are no openings at this time.



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SUBSTITUTES


Erving School Union #28 is increasing it's pool of:
Substitute Teachers
Substitute Nurses
Substitute Custodians
Substitute Paraprofessionals

Please fill out an application and CORI form and submit it to:

Pamela Rogers
ERVING SCHOOL UNION #28
18 Pleasant Street
Erving, MA  01344
rogers@erving.com

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You can choose to substitute in all four schools or only in the ones of your choice.

Time: Daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays till 1:30 p.m.

Rates are as follows:

Teacher/Teacher Aide: $80/day ($70 on Wednesday)

Certified Teacher: $90/day ($80 on Wednesday)

Retired Teacher: $90/day ($80 on Wednesday)

Nurse: $130/day ($110.00 on Wednesday)

Should you have questions regarding becoming a substitute, please Contact: Robyn Vitello
Erving School Union #28 Substitute Coordinator - (413) 231-7775


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Substitute Application
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