Hoosac Valley High School is seeking a Science Teacher to join our team for the 2018-2019 School Year. The ideal candidate must possess the following:
Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at times designated; Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interest, and abilities of the students; Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students; Guides the learning process toward the achievement of established curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and projects; Prepares for classes as assigned. 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; Strives by instruction and action to implement the district’s instructional goals, objectives and performance expectations; Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis; provides progress reports as required, and communicates with parents as deemed necessary; Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records; Diagnoses the learning challenges of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required; Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.; Follows established administrative policies and develops rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just manner; Plans and supervises assignments for paraprofessionals; Maintains an ongoing program of professional growth that satisfies personal expectations as a professional; Attend established traditional school sponsored activities (e.g., Meet the Teacher Night, Open House, programs, activities) agreed upon by the building administrator and the faculty consistent with the teachers’ contract; Contribute to the decisions made by the district and building regarding budget, facilities, curriculum, and personal well-being; Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
1. A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university;
2. Valid Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education teacher licensure in Science grade 8-12;
3. Additional Certification in High School Biology, Chemistry or Physics strongly preferred
3. Knowledge of MA Curriculum frameworks, curriculum, instruction, and assessment;
4. Knowledge of differentiated instruction and response to intervention helpful
5. SEI Endorsement Required
It is the policy of the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District that all programs, activities, courses of study, and employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.