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Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 1st Grade Classroom Teacher in Malden, Massachusetts

About MVRCS: 

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, MA was founded in 1998. The School serves over 1,600 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.  

Great teachers, carefully selected curricula presented with fidelity, high expectations, and traditional pedagogy are the keys to student success at Mystic Valley. 

Mystic Valley annually finds itself among the top public schools not only within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts but in New England and throughout the nation. Our students have attained the highest levels of success at the post-secondary level, a testament to the preparation they received from their time at Mystic Valley.   

Mystic Valley students in Grades K-12 report to school in dress code and are in attendance for 200 days of instruction. The normal school day is 60 minutes longer than most traditional public schools. Together, these factors have enabled MVRCS to deliver on its promise of providing its students with the opportunity to obtain a world-class education. 

Job Description: 

Plus One teachers offer departmental support, including primarily coverage support and other administrative aids.


  • Maintain daily classroom design and schedule. 

  • Maintain classroom behavior using and enforcing the 4:1 Ratio of Positive comments. 

  • Effectively implement the designated curricula using Direct Instruction and Core Knowledge. 

  • Document lesson and student progress daily and submit to the Professional Development Coordinator weekly. 

  • Document success and failures of CK lessons weekly to the PDC. 

  • Participate in all professional development training. 

  • Attend and participate in weekly grade level team meetings, weekly/bi-weekly Teacher Assistance Team (TAT) meetings, and bi-monthly staff meetings. 

  • Participate in IEP meetings, when necessary. 

  • Complete all Special Education documentation and classroom modifications required by the IEP or 504 plans. 

  • Complete four progress reports and four report cards for all students in the homeroom/specialty classes as well as grades for any students in academic groups for each school year. 

  • Attend and conduct 4 parent-teacher conferences each school year (2-spring and 2-fall). 

  • Attend “Back to School Night” and open houses. 

  • Attend Holiday Performance and High School Senior Luncheon. 

  • Participate in assigned morning, lunch/recess, and afternoon duties. 

  • Support, Enforce, and Adhere to all school policies and procedures. 

  • Perform all duties designated by schedule assigned by the Lead Teacher. 


  • A bachelor’s degree 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 

  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all school requirements, state and federal laws, and MVRCS policies. 

  • Strong collaborative, teaching, coaching, and leadership skills to support student programming and work in a team setting. 

  • Successful completion of applicable MTEL tests within one year of employment. 

The position will be evaluated yearly and will be an annual appointment. 

Mystic Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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