CES is looking for innovative and creative classroom teachers to provide direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services in Central, MA. We are looking for a passionate and collaborative high school level teacher committed to working with youth who are at risk. The right candidate will value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
Locations: Worcester, Central MA
Candidates must possess a current MA high school level ELA and/or a History teaching license. Reliable vehicle/travel required. We are a supportive team that offers teachers growth through coaching and continued professional development. Classes are small, personalized, and focus on academic and behavioral success. This is a union contract position; salary is based on the union scale which includes paid sick and personal time. Successful candidates may be eligible for the teacher loan forgiveness program for up to $17,500. Teachers at CES in DYS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!
Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.
We hope that you will join us in this work!
This is you:
You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
You value professionalism and culturally responsive educational opportunities.
You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship.
Highlights of What You Will Do:
Help equip an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to see their world, and themselves, in a new light; allowing them to realize their own potential and new possibilities.
Teach small classes which are personalized to student needs with a focus on academic as well as behavioral success.
Work alongside other educators dedicated to improving life outcomes for highly vulnerable youth.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
1) Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College or University
2) Current Massachusetts secondary level teacher licensure (8-12; 5-12) in one or more of the following core content areas aligned to teaching assignment: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, History.
3) Additional grade levels (5-8) in the corresponding subject area is allowable for a duration of up to two years while the employee secures upper grade level certification
4) Strong written and oral communication skills
5) Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle or method for attending trainings or other meetings as required at locations throughout the state
6) Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement for core content teachers pursuant to ESE regulations
Preferred Qualifications: 1) Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University
2) Successful teaching experience with adolescents placed at-risk
We are a non-profit educational service agency, committed to reaching and educating learners of all ages, and experienced in working with educators to help students learn and succeed.
Founded in 1974, we are governed by representatives from our 37 member school districts in Hampshire and Franklin Counties. We work with children, youth and adult learners; families; schools, districts, and educators; and community members in the Pioneer Valley and across Massachusetts to create and improve educational opportunities both in and out of the classroom and ensure that every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
Students are at the heart of our work.
We are a community of innovative and effective professionals dedicated to improving education. We know that everyone is a learner from the day they are born, and we know how to create classrooms and other environments in which every learner can flourish. We know how to reach, inspire, support and educate children, youth and adults, and we help others to do the same.
CES directs major initiatives in Early Childhood, Special Education, After School Programs, Professional Development, Educator Licensure, Technology ...in Education, Social Justice in Education, English Learner Education, and the education of vulnerable youth.
Our Mission: Our mission is to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. https://www.collaborative.org/