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Hoosac Valley Regional School District
49 Park Street
Adams,, MA 01220
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Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

                                     GRADE 6 - ELA - LONG-TERM SUB

                                          APRIL 1, 2024- April 1, 2025 

HVMS  is searching for a Long-Term ELA  teacher to be part of a dynamic team; interested candidates will possess knowledge of UDL, standards-based grading, advanced placement courses, and understands that building relationships with students is a primary focus of education. 

  • 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 district curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and projects;   
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor as required by the teachers’ contract;  
  • 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 philosophy of education, instructional goals and 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 as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations;   
  • 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 the HVRHS 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;  
  • Plans and supervises assignments for paraprofessionals, and makes written evaluations as required;   
  • Maintains an ongoing program of professional growth that satisfies district requirements but also satisfies personal expectations as a professional;  
  • Takes an active part in the contractually -approved teacher evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning the  results of that evaluation;  
  • Attends building and district meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staff; said meetings to be held during the extended day;  
  • Attends 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;  
  • Contributes to the decisions made by the district and building regarding budget, facilities, curriculum, and personal well-being; 
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence. 

Additional Requirements:


  • A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university;
  • Valid Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education teacher licensure in grades 5-8
  • Knowledge of MA Curriculum frameworks, curriculum, instruction, and assessment; 
  • SEI Endorsement
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction and response to intervention helpful;
  • Knowledge of standards-based grading is helpful