BERKSHIRE HILLS REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Great Barrington    Stockbridge   West Stockbridge

04/22/2019

Anticipated Opening – 2019/2020 School Year

Position:       Chorus/General Music – Grades 5-8

School:          Monument Valley Regional Middle School

Monument Valley Regional Middle School is looking for exceptional teachers to fill anticipated openings for next year.  Monument Valley is a progressive community that values learning for all students and teaching towards a sustainable future for our local district and global society. 

Qualifications / Requirements:      MA Certified or Certifiable in the area of assignment; College degree in the general area to which the teacher is assigned.

Candidate should possess strong piano, vocal & choral proficiency; interest in continuing to build a performance based modern music band instructional model for the general music curriculum; demonstrated knowledge of, concern for, and success in work with students of varying needs, talents & abilities; demonstrated success in communicating effectively & constructively with students, colleagues & parents in the development and delivery of child-centered instruction;  Other qualifications as established by the District.

Exceptional candidates will:  Love working with middle schoolers; dedicate themselves to a small advisory group of students with a focus on building growth mindsets, infusing social-emotional learning, implementing restorative practices, and connecting families to their child’s learning; insist on building diverse and inclusive classrooms where all students can learn from one another and thrive; collaborate with colleagues to build authentic, interdisciplinary units of study that culminate in exceptional student work products; commit to creating a student centered environment where all students are seen, heard and valued; have passions outside the classroom and be eager to share their interests with children, families and colleagues; believe in the importance of connecting fieldwork, leadership education, and outdoor education into the curriculum and, most importantly, an exceptional candidate will approach the challenges a school in a changing and diversifying community will inevitably face with a positive outlook focused on finding solutions and solving problems!

Starting Date:    August 26, 2019   Application Deadline Date: May 17, 2019 

Send Application, Transcripts, Certification, Resume, Letter of Interest, & 3 Current Letters of Reference to:    Human Resources Department, Berkshire Hills Regional School District, P.O. Box 617, 50 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262    (413) 298-4017 ext. 19, doreen.twiss@bhrsd.org    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Berkshire Hills Regional School District Does Not Discriminate On The Basis of Race, Color, Age, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender, Gender Identity, Homelessness, Religion, National Origin or Disabilities  (Chapter 622, Title IX and Sec. 504 Regs.)