The Eliot K-8 Innovation School is proud to be a fully inclusive school community serving Kindergarten 0 through 8th grade in Bostons North End. We have enhanced our curriculum to chart its own course to high achievement and we continue to evolve our instruction to excite curiosity and immerse students in their learning. Our approach to education is holisticfocusing on serving students not only academically, but also physically, socially and emotionally. We partner with many community and civic organizations to provide the best possible resources and programs to our students, enriching their academics with arts and hands-on experiences that bring classroom learning to life, including offerings in Robotics, Computer Science, Italian Language, STEM, Music, and Theater. Responsibility, respect, safety, inclusivity and kindness are our five guiding principles, taught and practiced daily by through authentic learning experiences and illustration throughout our curriculum.
Boston Public Schools seeks an exceptional ELEMENTARY SPECIALIST TEACHER with an SEI endorsement who is highly qualified and knowledgeable to join our community of teachers, learners and leaders. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who desire to serve where their efforts matter. NOTE: This position likely is not assigned to a homeroom and instead covers for P&Ds (also known as planning periods) for homeroom teachers, providing additional content support to supplement the lessons in their homeroom.
In BPS, the teachers and leaders are committed to the vision of high expectations for achievement, equal access to high levels of instruction, the achievement of academic proficiency for all students, and the closing of the achievement gap among subgroups within the schools. BPS is a great place for those who seek to work in an environment that supports their creativity and innovation, and respects their skills and abilities as a teacher.
REPORTS TO: Principal
RESPONSIBILITIES: Elementary Teacher in an SEI setting
CORE COMPETENCIES: Using the Rubric of Effective Teaching, the Office of Human Capital has identified priority skills and abilities that all BPS teachers should possess:
(II-A-1. Quality of Effort and Work, II-D-2. High Expectations, I-B-2. Adjustments to Practice)
(I-A-1. Subject Matter Knowledge, I-A-4. Well-Structured Lessons)
(II-A-3. Meeting Diverse Needs, II-A-2. Student Engagement, II-B-1. Safe Learning Environment)
(II-C-1. Respects Differences, II-C-2. Maintains Respectful Environment)
(III-A-1. Parent/Family Engagement)
(IV-A-1. Reflective Practice, IV-C-1. Professional Collaboration)
Terms: BTU, Group I
Please refer to (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation. Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.
The start and end times of BPS schools vary, as do the lengths of the school day. Some BPS schools have a longer school day through the "Schedule A" Expanded Learning Time (ELT) agreement. To learn more about ELT at BPS and whether or not this school is a "Schedule A" ELT school, check here: Page/6571. To see the bell schedule for every BPS school, go to: Page/7017. Please note, these times may be subject to change prior to the start of the school year.
The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.