Oct 28, 2020

Floating Technical Teacher - HVAC

  • TrulyHired
  • Marlborough, MA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Assabet Valley Regional Technical School has an immediate opening for a Floating Technical Teacher. Qualified candidates must be able to meet the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's requirements for Chapter 74 vocational-technical educator licensure in the field of HVAC.

•High school diploma or the equivalent
•Five years of full-time employment experience directly related to heating-ventilation-air conditioning-refrigeration
•Possession of a current Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician license
•Possession of a current Section 608 EPA certification at the universal level
•Passing score of at least 70% on each test (written test and performance test) in heating-ventilation-air conditioning-refrigeration

One of the following:
•Achieve a passing score on the Vocational Technical Literacy Skills Test (VTLST). Or•
•Achieve a passing score on the Communication and Literacy Skills test

Performance Accountabilities:
I.Instructional Planning:
•Advance student learning through the use of clearly stated objectives, varied instructional strategies, sequential lessons, and relevant measurable outcomes.
•Ensure that accommodations for students with IEP's and 504's enable students to meet high expectations.
•Integrate technology regularly in daily/weekly lesson plans.
•Plan for sequential skill development as documented in the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency.

II.Instructional Practice
•Communicate high standards and expectations.
•Design lessons with clear, measurable goals aligned with state standards and unit outcomes (CTE/ MA Curriculum Frameworks).
•Communicate clearly in writing and speaking.
•Provide opportunities for student centered learning.
•Assess and build upon students' prior knowledge.
•Employ a balanced approach to teaching skills and concepts.
•Employ a variety of teaching strategies.
•Use questioning strategies to stimulate thinking.
•Integrate technology regularly.
•Provide students with frequent feedback.
•Allow for varied opportunities for students to achieve competence.
•Revise instruction based on assessments.
•Use class/shop data and school-wide data to enhance instruction and lesson/unit planning.

•Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.
•Log daily grades, using appropriately defined categories.
•Employ standards-based question types.
•Employ performance based assessments.
•Employ clearly developed rubrics for projects.

IV.Classroom Management
•Communicate clear behavioral expectations.
•Maintain classroom routines and procedures without significant loss of instructional time.
•Adhere to Classroom Management Plan.
•Support and adhere to the disciplinary policies and procedures of the school.
•Attend to safety requirements.
•Take disciplinary action appropriate to the behavioral infraction.
•Maintain a current and accurate inventory of supplies.
•Ensure that equipment and supplies are well maintained.

V.Professional Responsibilities
•Abide by District policies and regulations applicable to teacher conduct and school operation.
•Demonstrate strong employability skills.
•Identify areas for professional development as outlined in the Individual Professional Development Plan.
•Participate in the design and evaluation of curriculum and instruction.
•Participate in grade-level, department and school-wide meetings as requested by the Director of Technical Programs.
•Participate in school-wide co-curricular events/activities.
•Communicate with parents as the needs and performance of student's warrant.
•Support the Program Advisory Committees.
•Maintain up-to-date licensure and certifications.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Career Education > Plumbing & Heating
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assabet Valley Reg. Tech. High School 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.
Job Requirements
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Instructions
Submit resume and application

Application Questions
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Contact Information
  • Bryant LaFlamme
  • 215 Fitchburg St.
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752

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