Great Barrington    Stockbridge   West Stockbridge

06/11/2019 (internal posting), 06/19/2019 (advertise)

Position:       English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Gr. 5-8

School:          Monument Valley Regional Middle School

Monument Valley Regional Middle School is looking for exceptional teachers to fill 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. 

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!

Qualifications / Requirements:  MA Certified or Certifiable as English Second

Language (5-8); College degree in the general area of assignment.  Demonstrated success in collaborating with a variety of educators & teams; exceptional people skills, including patience, compromise, leadership, independence and tone, in order to collaborate with individual teachers, teams and administration team; demonstrated knowledge of, concern for and success in working with students of varying needs, talents and abilities; demonstrated success in communicating effectively & constructively with students, colleagues & parents in the development and delivery of child-centered instruction;  demonstrated success in developing engaging instruction & strong academic skills around middle school content aligned with the Massachusetts Frameworks and Standards in designated areas of instruction; demonstrated success in working in teams & co-teaching with various collaborators; Other qualifications as established by the District. 

Starting Date:      August 26, 2019

Application Deadline Date:                 June 27, 2019

Send Application, Transcripts, Certification Information, 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. 719,

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.)