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2024-2025 Middle School ESL Teacher

Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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We are looking for a supportive, challenging, and inclusive ESL Teacher.
This position reports to the Middle School Principal.


The mission of Boston Collegiate Charter School is simple yet ambitious: to prepare each student for college. We offer an academically rigorous college preparatory curriculum for 700 students in fifth through twelfth grades. 100% of our graduates have been accepted to college; the majority of them will be the first in their families to complete a college degree. All Boston Collegiate students will... graduate empowered to choose their own directions, with options aligned with their passions and interests. They will be equipped not only to go to college, but to thrive there, and they will possess the leadership skills and mindsets necessary to make an impact in their communities and the world. To achieve this vision of our graduates, Boston Collegiate will... be academically rigorous, equitable, and inclusive. Boston Collegiate will create opportunities for each student to thrive and will cultivate curiosity, empathy, and the unique talents that each student brings. Boston Collegiate will be a beacon of the twin pillars of scholarship and belonging, and thus a national model for what integrated education can look like at its best.


Boston Collegiate's strategic plan responds to urgent issues in education, builds institutional resilience, and positions Boston Collegiate to lead as an equitable and integrated school. Pursuit of these ambitious goals will ensure that our students can continue to access the exceptional instruction, customized resources, and enriching extracurriculars that will enable them to thrive in school, in college, and beyond. Read here to learn more about our 2023/2026 Strategic Plan .


Strong candidates for our position will:
  • Believe in the school's core values of: scholarship, belonging, passion, responsibility, and integrity;
  • Have earned a Bachelor's degree in education or in the subject area for which you are applying (required);
  • Possess the following certifications:
    • Speech Language Pathologist License from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • Massachusetts Office of Educator Licensure (ELAR)
    • Speech Language and Hearing Disorders, All Levels, Initial [specialist teacher] license
  • Have a minimum of two years' teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
  • SEI endorsement or the willingness to work toward certification
  • Be bilingual in either Spanish or Haitian Creole; and
  • Be able to speak authentically about the imperative for diversity, equity, and inclusion in schools and recognize how your identity impacts your work.
Our teachers and staff:
  • Expect to be on-campus from 7:30-4:30 PM daily;
  • Plan for, grade for, and teach 4-5 out of 7 periods daily (4 content-based, 1 intervention-based);
  • Assume responsibility of and coverage for students outside of the classroom commensurate with their position;
  • Attend weekly meetings/professional development and receive personalized coaching;
  • Are committed to learning about and practicing anti-racist work, including restorative justice approaches to building relationships and addressing grievances against our community;
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively and proactively with colleagues, students, and families;
  • Understand the importance of using data regularly to drive organizational decisions;
  • Receive, and are grateful to receive, feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement;
  • Are willing to consistently hold our students accountable to academic and behavioral expectations;
  • Actively contribute to the school and our position-based teams; and
  • Affirm that we grow as educators best when we are held to high expectations for rigor, relationships, and relevance.
  • This position falls on our Instructional salary scale, based on years of prior experience.
  • Additional compensation is awarded to those with advanced degrees or with a Special Education license.
  • Why Boston Collegiate? Check out our Value Proposition to learn more about the benefits of being a staff member.

To formally apply, please submit your Round 1 Application materials . No telephone or email inquiries, please. Boston Collegiate is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Boston Collegiate is committed to building a supportive and inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of Boston.

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