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Job Opportunity: Teacher: English as a Second Language PreK-6 and 5-12 (Anticipated Openin:Worcester Public Schools

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Worcester Public Schools - Anticipated
Worcester Public Schools
Worcester, Massachusetts

Job Details
Listing ID: 3427950Application Deadline:Posted until Filled
Published: January 13, 2021 Starting Date:Immediately

Job Description
The Worcester Public Schools is soliciting applications for ESL teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. All principals who have vacancies will be able to review the applications in this pool.

To maximize the effectiveness of your application, Information technology is recommended that you provide a cover letter, which describes the specific training, and practice that you have for the position(s) that you are applying for and that you ensure that the certification information in your SchoolSpring profile is updated.

Your MA DESE certification number will allow us to verify that you possess the correct license. Please ensure that your SchoolSpring resume, specifically, is updated as this will be used to determine your Degree and Step placement on the Teachers income schedule.

As a teacher in the Worcester Public Schools you will be expected to provide rigorous instruction to the diverse population of students in your classroom. You will be expected to align your teaching to the district and state curriculum; to regularly assess students for learning comprehension and to modify your teaching to ensure that students are learning; to provide a classroom that is conducive to the learning needs of all students, especially students who are learning English and students with disabilities.

The Worcester Public Schools is wonderfully diverse and our prosperous teachers capitalize on this diversity to provide rich learning environments. Being an educator in the Worcester Public Schools will require that you have patience, perseverance, creativity, excellent content expertise, and a true desire to prepare all students for prosperous lives.

For candidates who are committed to the work of preparing Worcester students to excel in college and beyond, we offer a competitive income package and participation in federal loan forgiveness programs (more information about these programs is available on our website in the Human Resources section


This position is accountable for assuming the responsibility of providing instructional practices through creativity, resourcefulness and sound judgment consistent with the rules and regulations of the Worcester Public Schools and the mandates of M.G.L. C. 71A, the Transitional Bilingual Education Act of 1971.

PRINCIPAL Job responsibilities:

1.Responsible for planning, developing and implanting various instructional practices through creativity and resourcefulness which lends to the educational
growth and development of targeted students.

2.Responsible for effective classroom presentation techniques and reviewing, correcting and reinforcing instructional lessons to enhance the learning and
retention process.

3.Responsible for techniques of testing/ conformation of level accomplishment.

4.Responsible for effective techniques of classroom management/ discipline and behavior reinforcement.

5.Responsible for demonstrating effective techniques to gain cognitive development.

6.Responsible for identification and referral procedures for students requiring Special Education.

7.Responsible for assuring equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status,
religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, or discapability.

8.Performance of other job-related tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED Appropriate qualifications:

1.Massachusetts DESE license in ESL (English as a Second Language) Pre K-6 or 5-12
2. Bachelor's Degree
3. SEI Endorsement

PREFERRED Appropriate qualifications:

1.Advanced educational preparation in the area of English as a Second Language methodology.
2.practice in the area of Bilingual/Bi-cultural education and second language acquisition.
3.Demonstrated practice supporting students with special needs.
4.capability to speak Albanian, Arabic, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, or an African Language
5.Demonstrated practice with second language acquisition.
6.Candidates who are licensed in another state will be considered if they qualify for the temporary license from DESE (must possess the equivalent license from another state and must have documented proof of working under that license for at least three complete school years). Candidates will need to apply for and pay for the DESE license as a condition of employment.

WORK YEAR: 183 Days

income: Appropriate step on teachers' income schedule

This deadline does not preclude further advertisement or recruitment.

Please Note:
Your account will read ?review? once we open your application, this does not necessarily mean we are interviewing at this time.
Please ensure all of your contact information on school spring is accurate, including your phone number, as we will reach out as needed all over hiring process.

Employment type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative ActionEmployer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless ofrace, color, ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, genderidentity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, discapability,pregnancy or a related condition, veteran status or homelessness. TheWorcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the fullrange of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For moreinformation relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact theHuman Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA 01609,508-799-3020.

Job Requirements
   » Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Application Questions
This employer has requested that all candidates answer the following questions. Information technology is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
1.Have you ever worked for the Worcester Public Schools? When? What capacity
Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

2.Do you have any relatives employed by the Worcester Publc Schools? If yes, please list name, title, and relationship.

3.Have you ever been terminated for cause from a prior position? If so please explain.
Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

4.Do you have practice working in a public school system?

5.Do you have Massachusetts licensure as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher?

6.Are you SEI endorsed?

7.Do you hold an Educator license in another state? (Urban)

8.Are you fluent in a language(s) other than English?

Contact Information
Erin Goldstein, adjunct Director of ELL Programs
20 Irving Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Phone: 508-799-3623
Email address:


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