K-12 Teacher Positions SY24-45 (Waltham, MA)

Waltham Public Schools is seeking high quality candidates for the current and upcoming 2024-2025 school years. To learn more, see the PDF brochure pasted below.

To view available opportunities, please visit: https://wpsd.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

WPS-District-Brochure

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at:
617 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA 02452
hr@walthampublicschools.org
https://www.walthampublicschools.org/

Special Education Director, Camp Kaleidoscope (Newton)

Camp Kaleidoscope’s Special Education Director provides direct service to campers with special needs and behavioral challenges through facilitating supportive, effective camper and staff interactions. Camp Kaleidoscope is a nurturing environment for creative individuals. Parents on staff may have their children attend for free! (Tax implications may apply.) Camp Kaleidoscope offers free camp bus service from Cambridge, Brookline, Framingham, Sudbury and Wayland.

JCC Greater Boston is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds. While being proudly Jewish, we strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs or background. We are guided by JCC Greater Boston core values — Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration and Transformation — which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.

Salary for the season is $5,500–$6,200. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity. The Special Education Director must be available for the full camp season as well as orientation, training, and pre-camp meetings the week of June 20. Hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday, with staff meetings on Mondays to 5:15pm. Additional pre-camp hours may be scheduled at mutually agreed upon times with additional remunerationIf you want to make a difference and enjoy working with children, please apply today!

Responsibilities of Special Education Director

Prior to camp

  • Meet with camper families, as needed
  • Plan and lead staff orientation activities

During camp season

  • Support campers ages 5–16 daily
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regularly
  • Identify and utilize strategies to help children with mild special needs and behavioral challenges
  • Provide information to parents, caregivers and staff regarding topics of typical and atypical child development and behavior
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings; attend daily staff check-ins and partner on a daily basis with Director and Assistant Director

Qualifications

  • Has college or graduate degree in education, special education, social work, counseling or related field
  • Has 2+ years of experience teaching and/or counseling school-age children
  • Has an upbeat, outgoing personality
  • Is able to build strong relationships with children, staff, and parents
  • Is capable of working in a fast-paced environment and thinking on their feet
  • Is adaptive to change

Benefits

In addition to a rewarding position where you care for a community, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive benefits including:

  • parents have their children attend camp for free the weeks the parent is working if space is available (tax implications may apply)
  • a competitive salary
  • summer access to the JCC indoor facility (gym, basketball court, indoor pool)
  • outstanding working environment including convenient, free parking

If you or anyone you know might be interested in learning more, please reach out to myself or to anyone on the camp team at kaleidoscope@jccgb.org for more details.

To apply, go to https://bostonjcc.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App.

Inclusion Paraprofessional Long-Term Substitute (North Reading, MA)

The E. Ethel Little Elementary School is seeking a Special Education/Inclusion Paraprofessional Long-Term Substitute. This position is tentatively scheduled to be from January 6, 2023-February 17, 2023 (possibly longer).

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support staff in implementing the special education programs and Individualized Education Plans for students
  • Assist in the implementation of curricula modifications for specified students
  • Provide physical assistance to students with disabilities as required
  • Provide school-based, classroom, lunch, bus duty, arrival/dismissal, and recess supervision
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Principal and/or Teacher

Job Requirements

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Per diem rate is dependent on candidate’s alignment within the Paraprofessional Federation contract.

Please apply through SchoolSpring hereThe North Reading Public Schools (NRPS) provides a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment where students develop both their social-emotional and academic skills and abilities through an exploration of a wide range of content areas, the arts, athletics, and extra-curricular opportunities. With a dedication to excellence, service, and life-long learning our students will engage collaboratively, think critically, embrace diversity, and value equity in order to become productive global citizens.

NRPS is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Candidates with different perspectives and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply to grow our school community and help students feel personally connected to their learning experiences and feel represented inside and outside of the classroom ensuring a sense of belonging.

Inclusion Paraprofessional (North Reading, MA)

The E. Ethel Little Elementary School is seeking a Special Education/Inclusion Paraprofessional.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support staff in implementing the special education programs and Individualized Education Plans for students
  • Assist in the implementation of curricula modifications for specified students
  • Provide physical assistance to students with disabilities as required
  • Provide school-based, classroom, lunch, bus duty, arrival/dismissal, and recess supervision
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Principal and/or Teacher

Job Requirements

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Per diem rate is dependent on candidate’s alignment within the Paraprofessional Federation contract.
Please apply through SchoolSpring hereThe North Reading Public Schools (NRPS) provides a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment where students develop both their social-emotional and academic skills and abilities through an exploration of a wide range of content areas, the arts, athletics, and extra-curricular opportunities. With a dedication to excellence, service, and life-long learning our students will engage collaboratively, think critically, embrace diversity, and value equity in order to become productive global citizens.

NRPS is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Candidates with different perspectives and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply to grow our school community and help students feel personally connected to their learning experiences and feel represented inside and outside of the classroom ensuring a sense of belonging.

Special Education Teacher Long-Term Substitute (North Reading, MA)

The J. Turner Hood Elementary School is seeking a Special Education Long-Term Substitute Teacher to support students in elementary classrooms. This assignment is expected to be from January 3, 2023 through June 16, 2023 (or the end of the current 2022-2023 school year).

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as the lead teacher in a substantially separate ABA based classroom
  • Serve as the liaison for students on your caseload which includes completing educational assessments, functional behavior assessments, developing behavior intervention plans, completing progress reports, and chairing IEP annual review meetings as well as progress reviews
  • Collaborate with general education and special education teachers
  • Support inclusion opportunities as appropriate
  • Collaborate with parents/guardians and outside providers
  • Attend faculty and department meetings as directed
  • All other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Director of Student Services

Job Requirements

  • Massachusetts DESE license in Special Education-Moderate/Severe
  • BCBA certification preferred
  • CPI Training preferred

Per diem rate is dependent on candidate’s alignment within the North Reading Education Association contract.

Please apply through SchoolSpring here
The North Reading Public Schools (NRPS) provides a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment where students develop both their social-emotional and academic skills and abilities through an exploration of a wide range of content areas, the arts, athletics, and extra-curricular opportunities. With a dedication to excellence, service, and life-long learning our students will engage collaboratively, think critically, embrace diversity, and value equity in order to become productive global citizens.

NRPS is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Candidates with different perspectives and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply to grow our school community and help students feel personally connected to their learning experiences and feel represented inside and outside of the classroom ensuring a sense of belonging.