- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree preferred.
- Knowledge of current education legislation/regulations
- Ability to work effectively with teachers, support staff, and parents and advocate for children in order to effectively problem solve
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and ability to work with all stakeholders
- Belief in the commitment to increasing personal growth, both academic and social-emotional, to obtain the highest level of achievement for every student.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide learning experiences in the elementary grades as guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and district standards and requirements, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning;
- Monitor and supervise students, through effective classroom management;
- Promote high standards and expectations for student achievement;
- Be responsible for using innovative approaches, and instructional strategies including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn;
- Follow professional practices consistent with the district's policies in working with students, parents, and colleagues;
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings and activities according to school policy;
- Maintain and improve professional competence through attendance at professional development events, and by self-generated activities that meet district expectations and the requirements for recertification;
- Be responsible for effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction;
- Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards and establish clear objectives which reflect these standards for all lessons, units, and projects.
The School Committee’s policy of nondiscrimination extends to students, employees, and the general public with whom it does business. Fitchburg Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or equal treatment in its programs and/or activities in compliance with state and federal law.