May 11, 2020

MS Special Education

  • TrulyHired
  • Providence, RI, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Middle School Special Education Talent Pool (Regular Ed and ESL)

Providence Public Schools is now accepting applications for talented classroom teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. By submitting your application to this posting, you have the opportunity to participate in a pre-screening interview and to become a part of the district's priority candidate pool.

Who We Are
The Providence Public School District (PPSD) serves approximately 24,000 students attending our 41 schools. PPSD employs more than 3,200 professionals who work in and provide support to our schools, which include 22 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 10 high schools and 2 public district charter schools. Of our employees, approximately 2,000 are educators, and more than 600 others directly support students and families in our schools.

Roles & Responsibilities

Performs all regular teacher functions including:
  • instructs students in academic subject matter as well as social, emotional, and behavioral skill areas
  • differentiates instruction by developing, selecting and modifying instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students
  • promotes a school atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of all students
  • monitors and evaluates student outcomes maintaining appropriate records and following all required procedures and practices
  • participates fully in a professional community including common planning, professional development, and self-reflection/evaluation
  • supervises students in a range of settings; protects and promotes the safety and well-being of students, colleagues, equipment, materials and facilities
  • communicates and interacts appropriately and professionally with students, colleagues, parents and the community
  • continuously develops and evolves teaching practice and supports colleagues in their development
  • supports the Principal, building leadership team, and district leadership team
  • supports and promotes the mission and vision of Providence Schools
Note: specific duties and responsibilities will be included on the job-specific postings on the district website

Salary Rate Range and Benefits
Teacher Salary Scale

RIDE Requirements: Elem./Mid. Sp. Ed. K-8 with ESL
or Sec. Grades Sp. Ed. Teacher, Gr. 7-12 with Any Sec. Content
or Mid./Sec. Sp. Ed. 7-12

with ESL preferred

Minimum Qualifications
  • Fully-certified as described above in "RIDE requirements" (or willingness to become fully certified on an emergency basis)
  • ESL certified preferred
  • Understanding of and willingness to work within the framework of an Aligned Instruction System as described in Providence School Board policy NSBA/NEPN: IF (available at
  • You must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employment
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Excellent technology skills including
    • familiarity with communication, presentation, and data management tools and applications in desktop, web-based, and mobile environments
    • willingness and ability to model information, communication, technology, and media literacy for students, colleagues, parents, and community
    • willingness and ability to continuously develop and evolve new skills and support colleagues in the development of their skills
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
Employer Description
Providence Schools is an urban school district serving 24,000 children in Rhode Island's Capital City.

Providence Schools employs approximately 3,500 people; over 2,000 are certified teachers.

Contact Human Resources manager 401-456-9100 Ext. 11182 to answer any questions you may have. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
Providence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • Brenda Marquis
  • 797 Westminster
  • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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