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The Worcester Public Schools is seeking a teacher for its Innovation Pathways Program. Worcester Public School's Innovation Pathway Program is a partnership between Worcester?s comprehensive high schools and Worcester Technical High School designed to help students understand and plan for future career fields. Through participation in the program, students will have the chance to explore a career field of interest and the potential to earn industry recognized credentials/certifications. Whether a student is pursuing higher education immediately upon graduation or interested in jump starting their career, they will have more knowledge and be more competitive having completed the Innovation Pathways Program. Please ensure that your SchoolSpring application is accurate and updated as we will use your application materials to make decisions pertaining to this posting. This position is a program teaching position for the technical classes the students take in the afternoons at Worcester Technical High School. The successful applicant will assume the responsibility for delivering high quality instructional experiences in accordance with the CVTE curriculum frameworks identified as program outcomes, as well as the rules and regulations of the Worcester Public Schools. Additionally, applicants should be comfortable exposing students to the many career options that exist within their selected field of study. The successful applicant must have work-experience in the technical field and will instruct with rigor using creativity, resourcefulness, perseverance, empathy, and sound judgment. This technical teaching position is in the Health Care program and aligns with much of CVTE Health Assisting frameworks as students are preparing to test for the Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Instruction in CNA skills, medical terminology and related material will be part of this position. Dates/times/schedule: November 3, 2020 - March 11, 2021 (dates may be postponed in response to COVID to best schedule students in person) Meeting dates prior to November 3 for planning will be required. The Innovation Pathways Program operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:15pm - 5:45pm at Worcester Technical High School. Teachers will work with the Director to schedule 2 days/week and use the third day as a possible make-up day for remote work or snow or other cancellations. If in a hybrid model, one of these days will be in person and the other remote. If in a remote model, the hours of both days will be completed remotely. Additionally, a minimum of one-1 hour meeting/month will be expected. Job Requirements Qualified candidates will hold a vocational teacher license or be licensable through DESE in Health Assisting. This license requires an RN and 3 years of industry experience within the most recent 7 years and candidates who are not yet licensed but are pursuing certification will need to provide evidence of this requirement. In accordance with the Unit A CBA, the pay is $35/hour. Citizenship, residency or work visa required