The Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School was founded in 1995 as a Massachusetts Public Charter School.
Our mission is:
- To engage young people in a school which uses experiential, hands-on activities, the arts, and interdisciplinary studies, to foster critical thinking skills and a joy of learning.
- To sustain a cooperative, intimate community of students, staff, families and local community members which guides and supports the school and its educational program.
- To cultivate children’s individual voices and a shared respect for each other, our community, and the world around us.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
- Posted: December 6, 2016
- Starting Date: July 1, 2017
School leadership is shared by three coordinators who model collaboration on a daily basis. The Education Coordinator has final authority, responsibility and accountability for all decisions and implementation in the Educational Domain. The Education Coordinator supervises the classroom teaching staff, specialists, and the student services coordinator in a collaborative, supportive and mentoring fashion. This is a leadership position that reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Lead the process of developing educational and classroom practice and policy consistent with the school’s philosophy, and make final decisions when necessary.
- Ensure a cohesive educational approach throughout the school.
- Serve as a resource for the school community in understanding and developing our educational model and furthering the mission of the school.
- Coordinate and document the dissemination of the educational techniques and models developed and used at the school.
- Ensure connection between HCCPS curriculum and assessment methods.
- Coordinate the hiring of teachers, teaching assistants, substitute teachers and educational consultants subject to Board policy.
- Supervise classroom teachers and specialists to ensure that classroom goals, both educational and behavioral, are met and provide feedback to teachers based on direct classroom observations.
- Supervise the Coordinator of Student Services to ensure that all Special Education, ELL, and other student needs are being met.
- Coordinate/facilitate staff meetings
- Coordinate and supervise the use of substitute teachers and teaching assistants.
- Implement the evaluation process for teachers, teaching assistants and substitute teachers.
- Coordinate the planning and implementation of staff development for teachers and teaching assistants.
- Work collaboratively with the Administrative Coordinator and Community Coordinator to oversee daily educational operations.
- Ensure that the HCCPS educational program and student records are in compliance with state mandates.
- Provide reports as needed to the state Dept. of Education.
- Identify and coordinate the use of resources needed by teachers and classrooms to meet educational goals, and make final decisions when necessary.
- Serve as Education Domain Coordinator on Domain Council.
- Write and administer federal and state allocation grants in collaboration with the Administrative Coordinator.
- Support student drop-off and pick-up in partnership as needed by the Administrative Coordinator.
- Provide classroom or office coverage in cases of emergency.
- Counsel students and provide primary disciplinary intervention as needed.
- Work directly with students in classrooms as needed.
- Communicate about the School’s educational philosophy and program with parents.
- Respond to the educational concerns of parents.
- Board of Trustees
- Attend Board and community meetings, and committee meetings as determined by the Board of Trustees.
General Employment InquiriesIf none of the open postings suits your skills but you are still interested in submitting a general inquiry for future consideration, please submit a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public 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.