BERKSHIRE HILLS REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Great Barrington    Stockbridge   West Stockbridge

06/11/2019

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, 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.)