Director of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) - Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is seeking to hire a Director of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). ESE seeks an individual who has deep knowledge and understanding of STEM and the development of children as scientists and mathematicians; experience successfully managing a team to meet ambitious outcome goals; and an understanding of the nexus and power of curriculum standards and assessments.

The Director of STEM is a critical position responsible for developing an articulated vision for STEM in the Commonwealth, integrating this vision with ESE’s core strategies, and leading and managing implementation. Further, with the advent of the implementation of the next generation MCAS (or “MCAS 2.0”) in the spring 2017, there will be terrific opportunity to continue to align and integrate standards, curriculum, instruction and assessments.

The Office for STEM in the Center for Instructional Support provides leadership for maintaining the Curriculum Frameworks in Science and Technology/Engineering, in Mathematics, and in Digital Literacy and Computer Science. The Office also supports districts development of STEM programs that embody rigorous curriculum aligned to these Frameworks. The Office is also responsible for designing STEM resources and providing professional development in these subjects. In addition, it links STEM initiatives to other initiatives at ESE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of STEM is the Commonwealth's leading expert on STEM.  Primary areas of responsibility include:

·        Setting a vision and goals for ESE’s work

·        Supporting the implementation of Curriculum Frameworks aligned with state assessments

·        Managing STEM Standards Review and implementation

·        Supporting districts in STEM Curriculum Frameworks implementation (Math, Science, Technology/Engineering and Digital Literacy and Computer Science)

·        Managing a team to meet ambitious outcome goals

·        Collaborating within ESE

·        Providing leadership on initiatives with external parties, as needed

For a complete job description and to apply, visit this link:

Director of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

 

Long term substitute to teach Anatomy-Biology

Reading Memorial HS is looking for a long term substitute to teach Anatomy-Biology from the beginning of April through the end of the school year. The position is for 4 Anatomy classes and 1 Strong College Prep Biology class.   Please contact Mary Anne Lynn at maryanne.lynn@reading.k12.ma.us if you have any questions.

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to https://reading.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=230

Biology MCAS Test Development Specialist

The Biology Test Development Specialist will be assigned to the Office of Student Assessment Services and will work with ESE staff and an external contractor to ensure content accuracy, style consistency, and scoring validity of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) science and technology/engineering (STE) tests.

For full job description (search by job description number (170000PY):

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl

Cambridge Rindge and Latin needs Physics teacher

Cambridge, Rindge, and Latin High School needs a 0.17 FTE Freshman Physics teacher forJanuary 30. It's one period a day in a block (either 11:46am-1:06pm or 11:12am-12:32pm).  Our Physics First classes are heterogeneous class with embedded honors option.

Contact: Lisa Scolaro

Cambridge Public School District

JrK-12 Science Curriculum Coordinator

lscolaro@cpsd.us | 617-349-3012