English Language Learner Substitute Teacher Needed for Fessenden School

About Us

The Fessenden School is an all boys independent day and boarding school serving 525 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 9th Grade in West Newton, MA. The Fessenden School’s mission is to cultivate each boy’s talents and develop in balance his character, mind, and body in an inclusive and joyful community. For more than 100 years, The Fessenden School has offered state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum, and programs specifically designed to meet the educational needs of boys.

Position Summary

The Fessenden School’s Upper School seeks an English Language Learner (ELL) Substitute Teacher for students who typically have intermediate proficiency in English for Grades 5-9. The ELL Substitute Teacher is responsible for teaching 3 classes of 8-10 boys in English, history and language, being a member of one of the Upper School grade teams, and teaching small group ELL tutorials as assigned.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach and stay current with curriculum and 21st century learning
  • Incorporate project based learning, educational technology, differentiated learning and cultural competency in lessons
  • Collaborate and facilitate character education and service learning programs with Upper School Head 
  • Exemplify the School’s mission and community principles, including honesty, respect and compassion 
  • Participate in and help facilitate all division and grade level activities and meetings
  • Coach a sport and/ or supervise sports study hall as assigned
  • Collaborate with colleagues within grade level, division, department and student support services, including the Learning Resources Department
  • Maintain all documentation connected with the curriculum and students
  • Attend faculty meetings; typically on Mondays from 4:30pm to 5:45pm
  • Attend professional development meetings; three 8:30am to 4:00pm and three 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance
  • Maintain current CPR/AED & first aid certification and child abuse prevention training
  • Other duties as assigned

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related subject
  • One or two years of experience working with English Language Learners
  • Ability to develop and provide differentiated instruction to meet learning needs of a range of students
  • Enthusiasm and communication skills to engage boys and build meaningful relationships
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control a classroom
  • Ability to perform critical thinking, organization, prioritization and problem solving with minimal supervision
  • Ability to serve in a diverse community of colleagues, students and parents
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, justice, diversity and equity
  • A commitment to boys and boys’ education

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in education or related subject

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The requirements for performing the duties of this position are as follows: 

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear 
  • Regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment, and the noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Submit an application through Fessenden’s Career Site. Please include a resume, cover letter and references.

After School Teaching Position (Cambridge, MA)

Agassiz Baldwin Community is a place that nurtures individual growth and creativity, builds
connections, and serves as a forum for community advocacy. We believe in: welcoming and including everyone; lifelong learning; and fostering a culture of creativity and cooperation. Learn more at agassiz.org.

Afterschool Teachers lead developmentally appropriate and engaging activities
and lessons in visual arts, sports, cooking, math, science, and more for our K
and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool Programs.


Agassiz Baldwin Community Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool
Programs serve local children and their families. Teachers present activities
during community meetings and children make decisions about how they spend
their time after school. Past activities include organized sports and games,
jewelry making, philosophy, origami, gymnastics, juggling, batik, fashion design,
gardening, cooking, and more!


We are located at 20 Sacramento Street, a large Victorian house in Cambridge,
MA with access to a beautiful backyard and art studio space at Maud Morgan
Arts. The 1st-5th Grade Afterschool is run out of the Maria L. Baldwin School with
access to the Sacramento Field and Alden Park. The majority of parking is
available to residents of the city; use of public transportation is encouraged.
Applicants should:
• Have at least one year of experience working with children age 4-11
• Demonstrate excellence in developing activities with an emphasis on
collaboration and community building for groups of 10-12 children

Preferred:
o Be available for the full school year
o First Aid/CPR Certification (ABC provides opportunity)

Teacher Commitments:
• Teamwork: problem-solve with team to support positive impact on youth
and their families, demonstrate flexibility (ex.) openness to teaching all
types of activities depending on program needs)
• Communication and Understanding: share and receive different
perspectives to understand diverse needs of staff, youth, and their families
• Inclusion: ongoing personal reflection around biases including but not
limited to racial and gender equity
• Social Emotional Learning: receive training on and use Nurtured Heart
Approach when working with program youth


Schedule:
20 hrs/week from 2-6pm Monday-Friday with additional hours for
meetings, events, school vacations weeks, and Outback Summer Program

Pay: $20/hr


Benefits (after 90 days, at least 20 hours/week): vision and dental insurance,
retirement plan, commuter benefits, paid sick time, continued education
opportunities, reduced tuition for children’s programming

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email resumes@agassiz.org.
Applicants may provide a cover letter, resumé, and/or other supporting materials
reflective of their strengths for our consideration. Applicants selected to move
forward in the interview process will be contacted by a member of the hiring
team. No phone calls, please.

Children’s Programs staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common
interest in work that is professional, child-focused, consistent, and part-time. We
are an inclusive community and artists, musicians, coaches, semi-retired
individuals, caregivers, college and graduate students, etc. are all encouraged to
apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that
represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual
orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language.
Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check.
Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Seeking Middle and High School Teachers

SEEDS is an access organization which provides highly-motivated, low-income students with pathways to independent high school and/or college.  There are three levels: Young Scholars, Scholars, and College Scholars.  

This is the first summer since 2019 that we are able to return to our fully in-person format.  Students and teachers will be at the Kent School in Kent, CT for the summer, and if you haven’t visited Litchfield County before, it is absolutely beautiful!

We have openings for teachers in the Summer Challenge and Capstone Programs, serving rising 8th and 9th grade students.  Classes will begin on Monday 27 June.  Teachers will be provided with supplies, resources, and a complete curriculum.  Room and board is included for all faculty, and you’ll have access to the whole campus including recreational spaces (tennis courts, gym, etc.).

If you are interested in teaching high school or middle school, strengthening your teaching skills (middle schoolers keep you on your toes!), or working with an amazing non-profit, let me know!  We have a wonderful group of faculty, so I can guarantee that your colleagues will be a joy to work with.  I’m happy to field questions or have follow up conversations.

Please see job descriptions here for reference

For more information, contact Kara McCabe at Kara.McCabe@tufts.edu

Seeking Summer Program Teachers

Attached please find a job posting for Somerville High School’s Summer Program.  The program will run from July 6 – August 5, 2022 in person at the new Somerville High School located at 81 Highland Avenue in Somerville.  Most classes will be delivered using Edgenuity’s online platform with the exception of English, Physical Education and Summer Success. 

 We are seeking teachers for the following positions:

  • Math (3)
  • English (1)
  • Social Studies (1)
  • Science (1)
  • Physical Education (1)
  • Health (1)
  • Summer Success (1).  This program that has been developed for rising 9th graders.  The sessions will focus on providing the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful as they transition to a high school setting.

Here is a link to the Recruit & Hire posting:   https://somerville.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=122

Teaching Jobs (Newton, MA)

A list of teaching jobs which need to be filled for the fall semester:


Please visit the following links for the job description and application information.

HS Spanish Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4108&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Math Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4104&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Physics Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4107&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Chemistry Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4106&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Biology Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4105&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS English Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4102&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS History Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4103&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher

Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education’s Hybrid Recruitment Fair

Register now for the Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education’s Hybrid Recruitment Fair: Saturday April 30, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Copeland Field House at Milton High School
25 Gile Road, Milton MA 02186

*Virtual attendance available! 
MPDE is committed to recruiting and assisting in producing career opportunities for educators and administrators from diverse backgrounds, and forming collaborative relationships that will enhance staff diversity within our schools districts.  We recognize that local public school districts are in crisis mode working to fill positions that are vital to keeping our schools up and running.  With over 40+ districts represented at this event, we are hoping to address this need and fill as many of these necessary positions as possible!

We ask that you please share the above flyer with your communities, students/peers, and anyone who you feel may benefit from attending.
 
You may direct them to our website to pre-register for our event: https://mpde.org/
Attendees should decide if they would like to attend our event IN PERSON in Milton, MA, or VIRTUALLY via our online platform.
There is no fee to attend this event.
 
If you have any questions, please email admin@mpde.org.  We are looking forward to having a safe and successful fair.
IN PERSON Registration
VIRTUAL Registration

Summer Teaching Opportunity

Training opportunity for any undergraduate or graduate-level students interested in gaining teaching experience working with children with ADHD. Summer trainees will receive extensive training in behavioral strategies to help with classroom management, as well as, gain over 200 hours of direct clinical experience!

Camp Baker is a therapeutic summer program based off of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) model and is specifically designed for 6–12-year-old children with ADHD.

Camp Baker is currently accepting applications for four roles: 1) Graduate Counselor, 2) Undergraduate Counselor, 3) Teacher, and 4) Teaching Assistant. Please visit our website for a detailed description of roles and responsibilities for each position: https://campbaker.org/training-opportunities/

All aspects of the training program are supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Trainees complete a week-long training prior to the start of treatment and receive ongoing supervision. Training begins *Friday, July 1, 2022, with the July 4th holiday off*. Camp Baker runs from *Monday, July 11th through Friday, August 19th, 2022.* Trainees typically work from 7:30am until 4:30pm and stay from 7:30am-6pm one evening per week.

Interested applicants can apply directly on our website:

Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education Hybrid Recruitment Fair

Register now for the Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education’s Hybrid Recruitment Fair: Saturday April 30, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Copeland Field House at Milton High School
25 Gile Road, Milton MA 02186

*Virtual attendance available! 
MPDE is committed to recruiting and assisting in producing career opportunities for educators and administrators from diverse backgrounds, and forming collaborative relationships that will enhance staff diversity within our schools districts.  We recognize that local public school districts are in crisis mode working to fill positions that are vital to keeping our schools up and running.  With over 40+ districts represented at this event, we are hoping to address this need and fill as many of these necessary positions as possible!

We ask that you please share the above flyer with your communities, students/peers, and anyone who you feel may benefit from attending.
 
You may direct them to our website to pre-register for our event: https://mpde.org/
Attendees should decide if they would like to attend our event IN PERSON in Milton, MA, or VIRTUALLY via our online platform.
There is no fee to attend this event.
 
If you have any questions, please email admin@mpde.org.  We are looking forward to having a safe and successful fair.
IN PERSON Registration
VIRTUAL Registration

Southbridge Public Schools Employment Opportunities

Southbridge Public Schools serve approximately 2,200 students in six schools. The district is presently undergoing extensive turnaround at all levels, with the assistance of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This creates unique opportunities for teachers and students. One example is a recently announced, long-term partnership with the University of Connecticut to develop Southbridge Schools to be a national demonstration site for successful implementation of PBIS strategies. Additionally, our district is the recipient of several significant grants that are allowing us to creatively redesign Secondary School, curriculum enhancements, improved culture and climate and after school opportunities for students.

If you feel strongly about improving the educational experience for students and have a commitment to social justice, Southbridge Public Schools welcomes you. We currently have multiple opportunities across all grade and content areas. Our salary scale is competitive, and we offer signing and in some cases relocation bonuses for many of our teaching positions.  

A list of open positions and the application process can be found here.