Job Title Description Posting Date Expiration Date
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 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:                   1.0 FTE Speech Language Pathologist

FLSA:                                 Exempt             

Reports to:                        Building Principal and Director of Special Education

Terms of Employment:     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

 

 

2018-03-02 2018-06-29
0.5 FTE Middle School Health Education Teacher

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.

Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position

Position Title:     0.5 FTE Health Education Teacher at Clarke Middle School

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 Health Education 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 Health Education 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.

 

 

2018-04-05 2018-06-29
0.5 FTE Middle School Health Education Teacher

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.

Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position

Position Title:     0.5 FTE Health Education Teacher at Diamond Middle School

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 Health Education 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 Health Education 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.

 

2018-04-05 2018-06-29
1.0 FTE Middle School Humanities Teacher

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:                     1.0 FTE Humanities Teacher (0.5 FTE English/0.5 FTE Social Studies)

 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 Humanities 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 Humanities 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.

 Job Qualifications:

  •  MA DESE licensure in the appropriate subject area and grade level.
  •  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and possess a high level of capability with technology. 
  •  Must be able to assist in the protection of students and school property, assist the principal in fire and other emergency drills as required by law and School Committee policy.

 

 

2018-05-02 2018-06-30
1.0 FTE Middle School English Teacher

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:                     1.0 FTE English Teacher (Grade 8)

 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 English 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 English 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.

 

2018-05-09 2018-06-29
0.5 FTE Middle School Mandarin Teacher

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:                     0.5 FTE Mandarin 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 Mandarin 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 Mandarin 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.

 

2018-05-10 2018-06-29
1.0 FTE Middle School Special Education Resource Teacher

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:                Special Education Teacher - Resource Room

FLSA:                              Exempt

Reports to:                     Building Principal and the Director of Special Education

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

** Salary schedule attached for 2017-2018 school year; successor agreement being negotiated

Responsibilities:

  • Supports regular educator by modifying curriculum for students eligible for special education, using the course of study adopted by the MA DESE.
  • Works to ensure the rights of students with disabilities to be full participants in the general curriculum.
  • Implements state and federal laws and regulations as they apply to special education.
  • Participates in the development of and oversees implementation of IEPs for students eligible for special education.
  • Supervises and supports paraprofessionals as they implement instruction.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a supportive learning environment in the classroom.
  • Evaluates and maintains data on students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student’s progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and collaborates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Maintains professional competence through professional learning provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned during the working day.
  • Administers standardized tests and writes student evaluation reports to help determine special education eligibility.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

2018-05-16 2018-06-29
0.8 FTE High School Spanish Teacher (2018-2019 school year only)

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:                   0.8 FTE Spanish Teacher (2018-2019 school year only)

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 9-12 students in Spanish 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 Spanish 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.

 

2018-05-16 2018-06-29
Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations

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:     Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations
 
FLSA:                  Exempt
 
Reports to:         Superintendent of Schools
 
Terms of Employment:  Full-time twelve-month work year.   Salary range:  Based on qualifications and experience.  Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement, Holidays: based on contract and central administrator equivalents.  

JOB GOAL:
 
This position is accountable, under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools and in accordance with appropriate statutes, regulations, and School Committee policy, to serve the district in all matters related to financial and administrative services. The position is appointed by the School Committee as required under Massachusetts General Laws c. 71, Section 59. The position serves as the School Business Administrator for the district. The position serves as the school district’s Chief Procurement Officer, as appointed through School Committee and delegation granted by the Town Manager.
 
DIMENSIONS:
 
            Students:                     7,200 (approximately)
            Schools                       9
            Personnel:                   1,770 (approximately)
            Total School Budget:   $120,000,000 (all funds - approximately)
 
GENERAL SUMMARY: 
 
This Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations reports directly to and works with the Superintendent of School. Reporting directly to the incumbent are the Assistant Director of Finance, Transportation Coordinator, Procurement Operations Manager, Executive Assistant, Food Services Management Company Contractor, and the Extended Day Contractor.
 
The incumbent is concerned with responsibly and responsively managing a service-driven operation focusing on all financial and administrative affairs of the district. This includes staff development, collective bargaining, financial tracking and reporting, general fund and special revenue fund accounting, revenue tracking and reconciliation, certified and classified payroll, public bidding and leasing for services, supplies, and equipment, contract management, budget development and management, records management, state and federal reporting, risk management/insurance, transportation (regular education and special education), food service, print center operations, and school traffic mitigation efforts.
 
The incumbent works with and serves the principals, coordinators, department heads, teaching and district support staff. The incumbent works with Town of Lexington offices, which includes but is not limited to the Town Manager, Human Resources, Department of Public Facilities, Finance, Budget, Technology, Police, Fire, Public Works, Town Clerk, and Recreation.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
 
Lead the annual budget development process for the district’s capital and operating budgets. Consult and advise school budget managers in developing budgets requests; evaluate all budget requests; and oversee superintendent/school committee budget compilation and distribution.
 
Prepare multi-year financial projections that address the strategic and long-range planning efforts of the District, including enrollment changes, system-wide goals, and facilities.
 
Manage budgetary and financial affairs of the district, including handling of all funds, accounting, and reporting procedures and planning.
 
Work closely with the Special Education Director and the Special Education Financial and Operations Manager on all aspects of the Special Education budget, including grants and other revenue sources, expenditures, including out-of-district tuitions.
 
Provide guidance with finance and budget related inquiries and requests from district leadership, principals, department heads, and district support staff.
 
Inform Superintendent timely of significant changes in district’s financial status.
 
Prepare and present quarterly financial status reports to School Committee and other financial reports as needed for senior management, program administrators, boards, and committees.
 
Provide the School Committee, Superintendent and other management staff with appropriate financial information to assist in the decision-making process, including collective bargaining.
 
Oversee School Committee’s approval of payroll and accounts payable batches/warrants.
 
Supervise and administer various financial and administrative functions by providing direction to Assistant Director of Finance, Procurement Operations Manager, Transportation Coordinator, and Executive Assistant – Finance and Operations.
 
Oversee Medicaid/E-Rate reimbursement/claiming processes throughout the year.
 
Oversee a Food Service program of the highest level, providing students and staff with nutritional and healthy breakfast/lunch options compliant with federal, state, and local laws, policies, and guidelines.
 
Oversee Extended Day program providing high-quality after-school care at six elementary schools in the District.
 
Oversee district’s annual tax sheltered annuity program (403b) compliance filing.
 
Consult legal counsel for clarification and guidance on matters of policy, contracts, and other legal natures.
 
Prioritize and manage simultaneous time-sensitive projects, including those which have conflicting needs, and follow-up on time-critical issues to ensure successful and timely completion. Complete critical aspects of deliverables with a proactive, expeditious and hands-on approach to best support the Superintendent of Schools to lead the district effectively.
 
Support Superintendent of Schools with special projects as directed. Chair/Co-Chair ad-hoc projects/committees/task forces as necessary.
 
Participate in system-wide policy development.
 
Coach, supervise, and evaluate staff.
 
Ensure the compilation and submittal of financial data to federal, state, and local agencies and committees.
 
Work collaboratively and collegially with Town Hall staff to coordinate all financial and administrative services.
 
Provide support, tools, and resources to Principals to enhance site-based management practices and support.
 
Develop and administer procurement systems for supplies, services, and equipment that are compliant with all necessary federal, state, and local requirements/laws. Serve as the School Committee’s Chief Procurement Officer and assume such responsibilities as required by law and School Committee Policy.
 
Administer district procurement card program
 
Manage contracts with all outside vendors.
 
Oversee annual audits of general fund, student activity, gift, grant, and revenue generating accounts and programs.
 
Serve as the School Department’s MUNIS system administrator.
 
Oversee district’s risk management functions in coordination and collaboration with the Town.
 
Maintain records in accordance with state requirements.
 
Maintain associated areas on district website. Ensure positive web presence is maintained for greater community access to applicable areas of responsibility.
 
Meet with School Committee in Executive Session to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining and to assist the Superintendent of Schools with collective bargaining. Serve as a member of the collective bargaining team representing the School Committee.
 
Attend School Committee, Town Meeting, and Town finance meetings (as needed).
 
Serve as liaison to the PTA/O President’s Council (when needed), School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC), School Committee Finance Subcommittee, School Committee Policy Subcommittee (when needed), Town’s Appropriations Committee, Town’s Capital Expenditures Committee, Town’s Transportation Safety Group, Town’s Senior Management Team,
 
Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as the Superintendent may assign.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: 
 
The position is the evaluator and immediate supervisor of the Assistant Director of Finance (1), Procurement Operations Manager (1), Transportation Coordinator (1), and Executive Assistant – Finance and Operations (1). The position oversees and is responsible for Food Service Management Company (FSMC) and Extended Day contractors.
 
The position is a contributing evaluator to the following positions: Special Revenue Funds Manager (1), Financial Analyst (1), Finance and Accounts Payable Clerks (3), Payroll Specialist/Supervisor (1), and Print Center Technicians (2).
 
Position is responsible for assigning finance and operations related tasks and provides direction and supervision in carrying out such tasks.

2018-06-06 2018-06-30
1.0 FTE High School Physics Teacher (2018-2019 school year only)

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.

Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position

Position Title:                  1.0 FTE Physics Teacher (2018-2019 school year only)

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 9-12 students in Physics 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 Physics to pupils in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the School Committee 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.



2018-06-11 2018-06-29
1.0 FTE Severe Special Education Teacher - DLP

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:            Special Education DLP Teacher - Middle School  
                           

FLSA:                               Exempt

REPORTS TO:                   Building Principal and the Director of Special Education

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

Job Goal: The Developmental Learning Program (DLP)  teacher coordinates and provides children with intellectual impairments and related disabilities instruction in academic, communication, motor, self-help, leisure, vocational, and life skills. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The DLP Teacher will:

Provide systemic, individualized instruction in an intensive learning environment with frequent hands-on practice in a variety of settings in a consistent manner.

Teach critical skills across settings to assist students to generalize academic, social, communication/language, vocational, health, safety and adaptive life skills in relevant contexts.

Provide instruction in a variety of formats ( incidental teaching, group instruction) and incorporate other evidence-based curricula that best suit the individual student’s learning style informed by data.

Coordinate and facilitate communication with the general educator and related services personnel as necessary.

Provide training and curricula for community and vocational opportunities.

Direct classroom support staff while communicating with administrators as needed.

Meet weekly with support staff to review student data, curriculum, and student issues. 

Participate in district-provided safety and de-escalation training. Utilize skills and strategies as needed and in accordance with behavior management plans.

Oversee implementation of the IEP for students on caseload.

Use data to contribute to the development of the IEP for students on caseload and conduct necessary and assigned assessments to provide data for IEP development.

Performs other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.

 

2018-06-12 2018-06-30
K-12 Coordinator of Performing Arts

K-12 Coordinator of Performing Arts
 
As a leader in public education with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence recognized as a “Top Place to Work” in 2014 by the Boston Globe, the Lexington Public Schools is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced educator with exceptional leadership skills to serve as the district’s K-12 Performing Arts Coordinator.
 
The K-12 Coordinator of Performing Arts leads and oversees the district’s thriving performing arts program.  The position is 80% administrative and 20% teaching.
 
Lexington, Massachusetts is a residential suburb 14 miles west of Boston with a population of 32,000. Approximately 6,900 students attend its six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.
 
 Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Curriculum and Instructional Leadership

  • Leads the department in developing, articulating, and implementing vision, mission, and curriculum for the K-12 performing arts program

Supervision and Evaluation

  • Responsible, along with building administrators, for the supervision and evaluation of:
    • 29 K-12 Music and Drama faculty
    • Coordinators’ administrative assistant, in conjunction with Visual Arts Coordinator
    • Secondary Technical Director 


  Professional Development

  • Provides leadership for the planning, development, and implementation of performing arts educators’ professional learning
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous growth and learning for self and members of department


 Hiring

  • Responsible, along with building administrators, for conducting the hiring process for:
    • Music and Drama K-12 Faculty
    • Coordinators’ administrative assistant
    • Secondary Technical Director
    • Stipended positions in need of filling


 Budget Development and Implementation

  • Responsible for the preparation and management of the Performing Arts operating budget
  • Responsible for the management of the LPS Performing Arts revolving fund
  • Responsible for overseeing the LHS Student Activity accounts

 

 Parent Engagement

  • Sit on the board of the Friends of Lexington Music, Art and Drama Students (FoLMADS)
  • Coordinate with the FoLMADS board for:
    • Fund Raising
    • Grant distribution
    • Ushers and support for LHS performances
    • Community outreach


 Facilities Management

  • Will act as the point person for facilities availability at LHS for Performing Arts classroom, performance spaces and Commons areas
  • Will coordinate with Department of Public Facilities for availability and usage at LHS for Outside Rentals
  • Provides updates the electronic Database (SchoolDude) throughout the year as changes occur

 
Performance Calendar

  • In conjunction with faculty responsible for:
    • Preparing the LPS Performing Arts calendar
    • Updating the LPS Performing Arts calendar

 
Communications and Community Outreach

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Performing Arts Website
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of a personal teacher’s website


 Participation in Various Committees and Councils

  • The Performing Arts Coordinator is a member of the following administrative groups:
    • LHS Leadership Team (Curriculum and Building Administrators)
    • Middle School Cabinet (Curriculum and Building Administrators)
    • Elementary School Cabinet (Curriculum and Building Administrators)
    • K - 5, 6 – 8, 9 – 12 and K-12 Curriculum Coordinators
    • LHS Department Heads
    • Joint Council (System-wide administrators)

 

 

2018-06-14 2018-07-27