8th Grade Lead teacher

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary commensurate with experience.

Published

07/23/2018

Start Date

08/20/2018

Address

67 Lincoln Street
Worcester
Massachusetts
01605
United States

Description

Our Mission:

Founded in 2003, Nativity School of Worcester is an accredited, independent, Jesuit middle school that provides a quality, all-scholarship education to underserved boys of all faiths. Drawing upon four pillars – strength, scholarship, character, and service – a Nativity education inspires self-discovery, responsibility, spiritual growth, and a lifelong dedication to learning.


8th Grade Lead Teacher Overview:

Reporting to the Principal, the 8th Grade Lead Teacher serves as the academic and disciplinary leader of the grade. In addition to providing direct classroom instruction, the lead teacher serves as a mentor to the two Teaching Fellows on the team, and is an essential point of contact with families. The Lead Teacher strives to create an environment where students can achieve to their highest potential, as measured by demonstrable academic and social gains.


Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Principal, your responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Modeling of successful teacher practices:
  • Lead teaching or co-teaching four classes per day.
  • Taking a leadership role in the co-teaching/paraprofessional model.
  • Leading eighth grade team meetings and engaging in formal mentoring responsibilities of Nativity Fellows.
  • Maintaining a Curriculum Document that includes:
  • A copy of lesson plans.
  • A copy of any unit plans utilized in class.
  • A copy of all worksheets (with reference numbers tied back to lesson plans) used in class.
  • A copy of all assessments used in class.
  • Samples of student work.
  • Assisting in regular staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Faculty Handbook and Nativity Employee Manual.
  • Attending and actively participating in weekly staff meetings.
  • Assisting in emergency teaching needs, as such needs develop.
  • Participating in staff orientation prior to start of school year.
  • Taking the lead on an administrative responsibility, to be developed in conjunction with the Principal.
  • Reporting to the President, your responsibilities will consist of the following:
  • Fulfillment of staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Personnel Manual.


  • You will also be expected to:
  • Follow the annual Academic Calendar (to be forwarded to employee in August), with participation in staff orientation prior to start of school year.
  • Assist in regular staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Faculty Handbook:
  • Such tasks include participating in one “late” day (i.e. end of academic day through end of after-school day) per week.
  • Attending and actively participating in weekly staff meetings.
  • Assisting in emergency teaching needs, as such needs develop.
  • Assisting, as needed, in the Nativity province review process.
  • Assist with the NEASC Continued Accreditation Report as needed.
  • Fulfill responsibilities as memorialized in the Nativity Employee Handbook.


Qualifications:

  • At least two years of classroom experience, preferably in middle school.
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Certification in subject area preferred.
  • Openness to embracing and promoting the Jesuit mission and identity of Nativity School of Worcester.
  • Willingness to work with the at-risk population of Worcester.
  • Proficiency with the Spanish language preferred but not required.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.


Salary commensurate with experience.


To Apply:


Submit résumé and letter of intent to:


Cindy Schofield (Director of Operations)

Nativity School of Worcester

67 Lincoln Street

Worcester, MA 01605


508.799.0100 ext. 104 cschofield@nativityworcester.org

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English. Spanish preferred

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

cschofield@nativityworcester.org
http://www.nativityworcester.org

Submit résumé and letter of intent to:


Cindy Schofield (Director of Operations/Human Resources)

Nativity School of Worcester

67 Lincoln Street

Worcester, MA 01605


508.799.0100 ext. 104  cschofield@nativityworcester.org 


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