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West Springfield Public Schools TEACHER SCIENCE-BIOLOGY in West Springfield, Massachusetts

BIOLOGY TEACHER West Springfield High School Duties: Responsible for providing up to date regarding curriculum content. Responsible for effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction. Responsible for mentoring students? understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusting instruction, materials, or assessments, when appropriate. Responsible for effective management of the classroom environment. Responsible for effective instruction, which includes making learning goals clear to the students, using appropriate instructional and questioning techniques. Responsible for using innovative approaches, and instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn. Responsible for the promotion of high standards and expectations for student achievement. Responsible for the promotion of equity and appreciation of diversity to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning, including implementing specific strategies for students with special needs, with 504 plans andor second language learners. Performance of other job-related duties as assigned. Maintain data and documentation, as appropriate. Participate in school-wide professional development and seek continual feedback and coaching to develop as a teacher Responsible for assuring equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, or disability Any other assigned duties by the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor?s degree or higher from an accredited institution; Hold a valid Massachusetts Teaching License in Biology, 8-12 Hold a valid Massachusetts SEI Endorsement Salary: Per Unit A Contract Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Welcome to West Springfield High School! West Springfield High School is a dynamic learning organization committed to student achievement and continuous improvement. We strive to create a personalized learning community that emphasizes equity and access so that students demonstrate high levels of academic mastery. Our faculty believes in the importance of rigor, relevance,reflection and relationships in teaching and learning. Equal Opportunity Employer West Springfield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Job Requirements At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred Bachelor degree preferred Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required Application Questions There are no application questions required for this job posting. Contact Information Patrick Danby, Principal 425 Piper Road West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089 Phone: 413-263-3400 Fax: 413-781-4836 Email: