Jan 13, 2024

Sixth-Grade Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Norway, ME 04268, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

The Oxford Hills School District is seeking excellent candidates for the position of Sixth Grade Teacher at Guy E. Rowe Elementary School in Norway, ME.

Guy E. Rowe is a community school located in the heart of Norway. We seek educators who work collaboratively on shared goals

As a District we are committed to our four Strategic Pillars: Healthy and Resilient Students, Maximizing Our Facilities to Support Learning, Recruiting and Growing Talent, and Rigorous, Relevant and Responsive Learning. We are invested in the well-being of our students and our staff and you will find our classrooms - both indoors and outdoors - as evolving spaces intentionally designed to optimize learning. Our District maintains close partnerships with multiple community partners and recently started an Employee Life Navigator program intended to add an additional layer of support for all staff.

OUR MISSION

The Oxford Hills School District, in partnership with families and communities, engages and supports all students in diverse and challenging learning opportunities to prepare them to graduate as healthy, responsible, and productive citizens, ready to succeed in our global societies.

CORE BELIEFS

Therefore, the Oxford Hills School District, in collaboration with its parents and communities, will:
  • Meet students where they are, motivating and helping them develop their individual learning paths.
  • Hold students to high expectations and provide adequate time and support to achieve them.
  • Prepare students for success by helping them develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Foster high aspirations and the skills of self-determination, self-control, and self-advocacy.
  • Guide students to be curious learners and ethical leaders, able to adapt to changing times.
  • Provide learning experiences in a safe, caring, and welcoming environment.

OXFORD HILLS REGION

The Oxford Hills School District (MSAD 17) comprises the towns of Norway, South Paris, West Paris, Oxford, Waterford, Harrison, Hebron and Otisfield. MSAD 17 shares vocational resources and accepts students in its Oxford Hills Technical School programs from the RSU10 School District towns of Buckfield, Hartford and Sumner. Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education is located within the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

The Oxford Hills offers a variety of outdoor resources for anyone wishing to enjoy the region, whatever the season. The area boasts more than ten lakes and ponds for outdoor recreation, a land trust with hundreds of acres for skiing, snowshoeing, and is in close proximity to several downhill skiing areas! Community support for Oxford Hills athletics and extracurricular activities is very strong and represents the robust regional commitment to the students and schools within the district.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Candidates must hold a valid Maine certificate or the ability to obtain one with appropriate

endorsement(s).

Reports to: Building Principal

Work Schedule: 180 Day Contract

Expectations of Oxford Hills School District Staff:

As contributing members of the district's learning community, all district staff members are expected to:
Model a strong work ethic, perseverance and grit, as well as responsibility and respect; Utilize best practices for motivating today's students in a safe, supportive learning environment; Demonstrate knowledge in the development of real-world learning experiences and community partnerships to provide students with opportunities for extensions of learning, applied learning, community service, and citizenship; Demonstrate a willingness and ability to collaborate, engage, and communicate with colleagues, parents and the public.
Further, instructional staff will emphasize and employ practices that lead to improvement in student achievement by:
Instilling problem-solving and critical thinking as a "new basics" for learning across all grade levels; Delivering strong literacy instruction across content areas; Helping student develop skills to apply, interpret, analyze, and evaluate the vast, ever-expanding amount of information; Employing effective lesson design by adjusting to students' personal learning needs and preferences, including appropriate technology applications.
HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must complete the entire online application as well as provide cover letter, résumé,

copy of certification, transcripts and three current letters of reference to be considered for a

position. Please be sure to provide complete reference information in the application for each

reference including name, address, phone and email address.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Oxford Hills School District is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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