English Teacher
  • English
  • Teacher

Learning Prep School, West Newton, MA

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree
  • Minimum 3 years experience preferred
  • Massachusetts DESE Certification in Primary Content Area

Reports to: Principal

Job Goal: To provide informed, engaged and differentiated instruction as defined in each student’s IEP.

Responsibilities:

  1. Implement the program core values and mandated programs.
  2. Establish and implement behavioral norms, consistent routine (i.e., classroom rules, in-place behavior monitoring system for reinforcement) to be maintained in the classroom and throughout the school building.
  3. Provide differentiated classroom instruction through the implementation of curriculum content, methods and materials, guided by the MA Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards, in accordance with copyright regulations.
  4. Provide all accommodations to students, as required by the IEP.
  5. Monitor students with vigilance and integrity at all times in accordance with the program’s policies, including the Acceptable Use policy.
  6. Formulate weekly lesson plans, monthly projected plans as specified by Supervisor.
  7. Review of all cumulative records of assigned students including:  IEPs, evaluations, progress notes, status reports, medical background, etc.
  8. Participate in IEP meetings as needed; make specific recommendations, report progress.
  9. Maintain parent contact in cooperation with other school staff (i.e., phone log, e-mail, etc.).
  10. Maintain collaborative communication with staff to ensure consistent service delivery.
  11. Attend to assigned duties (i.e., lunch, cab, break duty, etc.).
  12. Attend weekly staff meetings, in-service training, parent meetings, student-centered staff meetings.
  13. Establish goals to continue professional growth and development; maintain professional development Plan.
  14. Implement problem solving, negotiating, and mediating skills with students, following CPI guidelines.
  15. Maintain a respectful, positive, pro-active professional attitude.
  16. Develop an ongoing, problem solving relationship with supervisor, seeking guidance as necessary.
  17. Use a wide variety of assessments including individual, common and external assessments to inform and evaluate teaching and learning.
  18. Compile report card grades and/or individual student progress reports as required and within estimated timelines.
  19. Maintain language-based classroom structure to facilitate development of receptive and expressive language skills.
  20. Communicate student progress regularly with parents and/or community when specified.
  21. Complete weekly goal sheets when specified.
  22. Implement assistive technology when specified and consult with Assistive Technology Specialist as needed.

Work Year:  186 days

Note:  The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

John Zamagni
Human Resources Consultant
jzamagni@learningprep.org

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