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Lighting Teacher .20 FTE

PVPA has an opportunity for a .20 FTE Lighting Technology and Design Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for a reflective practitioner who enjoys working with high school students, and collaborating with colleagues. This position allows technical theater professionals to pass on their knowledge and passion for working in the arts to young peope.                                                                                                                                                                             

Responsibilities:

  1.   Teach one class each semester (fall and spring) in lighting production and design
  2.  Prepare curricula and instructional materials based on set departmental learning objectives
  3.   Assess student work and provide timely feedback to students and parents via PowerSchool online grading   system
  4.   Attend and participate in regular faculty collaborative team meetings and school-wide professional development activities
  5. Attend and participate in meetings with students and/or parents/guardians as scheduled, including an evening open house, and parent-teacher conferences
  6. Assist with other faculty administrative duties as required           

Minimum Requirements:

        Bachelor’s degree

        Ability to teach all grade levels 7-12

        CORI/SORI and Fingerprint background checks

 Preferred Requirements:

        Two to five years teaching experience teaching

        Eligible for “Highly Qualified” teacher status

        Computer literacy

 Calendar: School year (ten months) beginning fall of 2019

 Supervised by: Director of Teacher Development

 EOE:       The Board of Trustees of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA)subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within PVPA who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned and promoted without regard to their race, creed, color, age, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 Please provide a written response to the following:

At PVPA, we work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff share the responsibility of creating a caring environment in which learning and equitable treatment can occur. Please describe any personal background, training, work or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal. PLEASE SUBMIT AS AN ATTACHMENT.

To be considered a complete application, please submit all required documentation necessary to create the SchoolSpring file. Please do not send follow-up or additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted.

Please be sure to upload any and all transcripts to your SchoolSpring application.

Please apply to job # 3080546 at schoolspring.com


Chemistry Teacher

Teachers at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) provide students with a supportive and challenging environment that is responsive to multiple learning styles, emphasizes learning through the arts and integrates critical and creative thinking throughout the curriculum. Since 1996, PVPA has prepared all of our students for higher education by employing a rigorous, standards-based curriculum in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

 PVPA has an opportunity for a dynamic Chemistry teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for a reflective practitioner who enjoys working with colleagues and loves working with high school students. The Chemistry curriculum uses contextualized, inquiry-based investigations to build student understanding. Students are assessed through a variety of methods with the goal of supporting and challenging each student.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach five blocks (classes), primarily in chemistry, with options for other areas of science
  2. Prepare curricula and instructional materials based on set departmental learning objectives
  3. Assess student work and provide timely feedback to students and parents via PowerSchool online grading system
  4. Supervise students during non-class time (e.g., lunch) as required
  5. Attend and participate in regular faculty collaborative team meetings and school-wide professional development activities
  6. Attend and participate in meetings with students and/or parents/guardians as scheduled, including an evening open house, and parent-teacher conferences
  7. Participate in school-wide events that occur during the school day
  8. Assist with other faculty administrative duties as required

 Minimum Requirements:

         Bachelor’s degree

        Eligible for Highly Qualified Teacher status

        CORI and Fingerprinting background check

Preferred Requirements:

        Two years of teaching experience

        Experience with high school students

        Massachusetts certification in subject area

        Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement

 Supervised by: Director of Teacher Development

Calendar:   School year (ten months)

EOE:   The Board of Trustees of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within PVPA who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned and promoted without regard to their race, creed, color, age, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please provide a written response to the following:

At PVPA, we work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff share the responsibility of creating a caring environment in which learning and equitable treatment can occur. Please describe any personal background, training, work or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal. PLEASE SUBMIT AS AN ATTACHMENT.

To be considered a complete application, please submit all required documentation necessary to create the SchoolSpring file. Please do not send follow-up or additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted.

Please be sure to upload any and all transcripts to your SchoolSpring application.

Please apply to job # 3080544 at schoolspring.com


Dance Teacher Long-Term Substitute

Teachers at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) provide students with a supportive and challenging environment that is responsive to multiple learning styles, emphasizes learning through the arts and integrates critical and creative thinking throughout the curriculum. PVPA prepares all of our students for higher education by employing a rigorous, standards-based curriculum in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

PVPA has an opportunity for a dynamic Long-Term Substitute Dance Teacher beginning late summer of 2019 for the fall semester. We are looking for a reflective practitioner who enjoys working with colleagues and loves working with students in grades 7-12. In the dance department, we help students understand that the rigorous study of dance can not only lead to a professional career but also to the development of a well-rounded, culturally and aesthetically aware person through exposure to and exploration of different dance genres and creative processes. The dance curriculum includes a sequence of classes that train students from beginner through more advanced level in several dance genres and provides multiple performance outlets in school and in the community. PVPA also has three dance companies: Catalyst, WOFA (West African Dance and Drumming), and the Funkadelic Hip Hop Company, plus the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) program that offers our students mentoring and teaching opportunities in neighboring elementary schools to promote community service and partnership.

Responsibilities:

1.     Teach five blocks (classes) which could include dance technique in a variety of genres (e.g., jazz, contemporary, etc.), choreography, and dance fitness

2.     Prepare curricula and instructional materials based on set departmental learning objectives

3.     Assess student work and provide timely feedback to students and parents via PowerSchool online grading system

4.     Supervise students during non-class time (e.g., lunch) as required

5.     Attend and participate in regular faculty collaborative team meetings and school-wide professional development activities

6.     Attend and participate in meetings with students and/or parents/guardians as scheduled, including an evening open house, and parent-teacher conferences

7.     Participate in school-wide events that occur during the school day

8.     Assist with other faculty administrative duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

     Bachelor’s degree

     Ability to teach all grade levels 7-12

     CORI/SORI and Fingerprint background checks

 

Preferred Requirements:

     Two to five years of experience teaching dance in a public or private school

     Eligible for “Highly Qualified” teacher status

     Ability to teach a variety of courses within the discipline

     Knowledge of discipline curriculum standards

     Massachusetts teaching license in subject area

     Computer literacy

Supervised by: Director of Arts and Academics

Calendar: School year (ten months) – 1st semester Aug 2019 to Jan 2020

EOE: The Board of Trustees of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within PVPA who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned and promoted without regard to their race, creed, color, age, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please provide a written response to the following:

At PVPA, we work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff share the responsibility of creating a caring environment in which learning and equitable treatment can occur. Please describe any personal background, training, work or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal. PLEASE SUBMIT THIS AS AN ATTACHMENT.

To be considered a complete application, please submit all required documentation necessary to create the SchoolSpring file. Please do not send follow-up or additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted.

Please be sure to upload any and all transcripts to your SchoolSpring application.

Please apply to job # 3073198 at www.schoolspring.com


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