Job Title Description Posting Date Expiration Date
1.0 FTE Middle School Social Studies Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Grade 6)

The Lexington Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.and strongly encourages qualified applications from all cultures, races, and backgrounds.

  Position Title:                   Social Studies Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Grade 6)

 Reports to:                         Building Principal and/or Department Head

 Terms of Employment:     $175 per diem, non-benefits eligible position.  To cover leave of absence from approximately April 23, 2018 until the end of the 2017 - 2018 school year.

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Meets and instructs grade 6 – 8 students in Social Studies during assigned class time and in the locations and designated.
  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms and as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads and principals assists in the evaluation of their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Teaches Social Studies to pupils in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

2018-02-09 2018-03-30
1.0 FTE Middle School Grade 6 Mathematics Teacher

Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position

Position Title:                    
Mathematics Teacher

 FLSA:                                 Exempt

 Reports to:                         Building Principal and/or Department Head

 Terms of Employment:    184 day work year.  Benefits and salary in accordance with the LEA Unit A collective bargaining agreement.

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Meets and instructs grade 6 – 8 students in Mathematics during assigned class time and in the locations and designated.
  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms and as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads and principals assists in the evaluation of their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Teaches _ to pupils in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

2018-01-31 2018-06-29
1.0 FTE Middle School Mathematics Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Grade 7)

Position Title:      Mathematics Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Grade 7)

 Reports to:                         Building Principal and/or Department Head

 Terms of Employment:     $175 per diem, non-benefits eligible position.  To cover leave of absence from approximately April 23, 2018 until the end of the 2017 - 2018 school year.

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Meets and instructs grade 6 – 8 students in Mathematics during assigned class time and in the locations and designated.
  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms and as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads and principals assists in the evaluation of their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Teaches _ to pupils in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

 

2018-01-31 2018-03-30
Bowman Elementary School Principal

Performance Responsibilities:
 
Instructional Leadership

  1. Facilitate the development of a shared mission and vision;
  2. Encourage and use a variety of strategies to assess student performance accurately;
  3. Apply current principles, practices, and research to foster effective teaching;
  4. Lead the review of curriculum, instruction and assessment practices;
  5. Promote and model the effective use of appropriate instructional technologies;
  6. Hold teachers accountable for having high standards and positive expectations that all children can perform at high levels;
  7. Work with teachers and staff to supervise and evaluate their performances, using performance standards, and to identify areas of growth; and,
  8. Supports ongoing professional development for self, colleagues, and staff.

 
Organizational Leadership

  1. Applies research and organizational leadership skills;
  2. Demonstrates communication skills that are clear, direct and responsive;
  3. Creates a positive, informed climate for collegial teaching and learning;
  4. Facilitates constructive change;
  5. Plans for, models, and encourages collaboration and shared decision making; and,
  6. Applies strategic planning techniques that foster systematic approaches and result in sound decisions.

 
Administration and Management

  1. Carries out personnel selection, supervision, evaluation, and management functions for the school or district effectively;
  2. Carries out all duties as outlined in State and Federal special education laws and requirements and the No Child Left Behind Act,
  3. Applies current knowledge of policy formation and legal requirements within the scope of responsibility;
  4. Applies current knowledge of fiscal management policy and practices within the scope of responsibility;
  5. Applies current knowledge of auxiliary programs within the scope of responsibility; and,
  6. Uses appropriate technologies to lead, manage and communicate.

 
Promotion of Equity and Appreciation for Diversity

  1. Strives to ensure equity among programs and learning opportunities for staff, students, and parents; and,
  2. Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

 
Community and Corporate Partnerships

  1. Assesses the needs of parents, community and business members and involves them in decision-making;
  2. Promotes mutually beneficial partnerships among staff, parents, businesses and the community; and,
  3. Interprets, articulates, and promotes the vision, mission, programs, activities and services of the school and district.

 
Professional Development

  1. Models professional behaviors that contribute to addressing the needs of students;
  2. Demonstrates enthusiasm for his/her own learning;
  3. Demonstrates and promotes an atmosphere of respect for self and others; and,
  4. Models ethical behavior.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands or arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.


Applicaton Deadline: March 9, 2018

 

2018-02-01 2018-03-09
1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist

Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position

Position Title:                   Early Childhood Occupational Therapist

FLSA:                                 Exempt             

Reports to:                        Supervisor of Early Childhood Special Education

Terms of Employment:    184 day work year.  Benefits and salary in accordance with the LEA Unit A collective bargaining agreement

 Responsibilities:

  • Supports Instructional programming by providing occupational therapy to students as required.
  • Assesses small children as part of the Early Childhood Team to determine eligibility for special education services. 
  • Consults with staff to meet the needs of all students requiring occupational therapy
  • Implements therapeutic plans
  • Schedules students into appropriate instructional groups
  • Assists with mobility, transitioning and personal care as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

2018-02-01 2018-06-29
1.0 FTE SPED Resource Room Long-Term Substitute Teacher

1.0 FTE SPED Resource Room Long-Term Substitute Teacher at Clarke Middle School to cover a leave of absence from approximately May 3, 2018 to the end of the 2017-2018 school year, plus August 27, 2018 - October 9, 2018.

 

2018-02-13 2018-03-30
0.45 FTE Speech & Language Pathologist

The Lexington Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.and strongly encourages qualified applications from all cultures, races, and backgrounds.

Position Title:            0.45 FTE Speech Language Pathologist

FLSA:                        Exempt             

Reports to:                Building Principal and Director of Special Education

Terms of Employment:    184 day work year.  Benefits and salary in accordance with the LEA Unit A collective bargaining agreement

Responsibilities:

  • Supports Instructional programming by providing speech/language therapy to students as required.
  • Consults with staff to meet the needs of all students requiring speech/language therapy
  • Implements therapeutic plans
  • Schedules students into appropriate instructional groups
  • Assists with mobility, transitioning and personal care as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

2018-02-13 2018-03-30
Estabrook Elementary School Principal

The Lexington Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.and strongly encourages qualified applications from all cultures, races, and backgrounds.

2018 - 2019 Vacancy

Position Title:                         
Principal - Elementary

FLSA:                                       Exempt: Non-Union

REPORTS TO:                         Superintendent of Schools

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   12 month, 40 hours per week position with benefits and salary in accordance with an individual employment contract 
                                                 Salary Range (*subject to FY19 COLA) $128,192.14 - $147,377.31

EVALUATION:                          Performance for this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the School Committee’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel

Performance Responsibilities:
 
Instructional Leadership

  1. Facilitate the development of a shared mission and vision;
  2. Encourage and use a variety of strategies to assess student performance accurately;
  3. Apply current principles, practices, and research to foster effective teaching;
  4. Lead the review of curriculum, instruction and assessment practices;
  5. Promote and model the effective use of appropriate instructional technologies;
  6. Hold teachers accountable for having high standards and positive expectations that all children can perform at high levels;
  7. Work with teachers and staff to supervise and evaluate their performances, using performance standards, and to identify areas of growth; and,
  8. Supports ongoing professional development for self, colleagues, and staff.

 
Organizational Leadership

  1. Applies research and organizational leadership skills;
  2. Demonstrates communication skills that are clear, direct and responsive;
  3. Creates a positive, informed climate for collegial teaching and learning;
  4. Facilitates constructive change;
  5. Plans for, models, and encourages collaboration and shared decision making; and,
  6. Applies strategic planning techniques that foster systematic approaches and result in sound decisions.

 
Administration and Management

  1. Carries out personnel selection, supervision, evaluation, and management functions for the school or district effectively;
  2. Carries out all duties as outlined in State and Federal special education laws and requirements and the No Child Left Behind Act,
  3. Applies current knowledge of policy formation and legal requirements within the scope of responsibility;
  4. Applies current knowledge of fiscal management policy and practices within the scope of responsibility;
  5. Applies current knowledge of auxiliary programs within the scope of responsibility; and,
  6. Uses appropriate technologies to lead, manage and communicate.

 
Promotion of Equity and Appreciation for Diversity

  1. Strives to ensure equity among programs and learning opportunities for staff, students, and parents; and,
  2. Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.

 
Community and Corporate Partnerships

  1. Assesses the needs of parents, community and business members and involves them in decision-making;
  2. Promotes mutually beneficial partnerships among staff, parents, businesses and the community; and,
  3. Interprets, articulates, and promotes the vision, mission, programs, activities and services of the school and district.

 
Professional Development

  1. Models professional behaviors that contribute to addressing the needs of students;
  2. Demonstrates enthusiasm for his/her own learning;
  3. Demonstrates and promotes an atmosphere of respect for self and others; and,
  4. Models ethical behavior.

 




2018-02-13 2018-03-09