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Support Specialist


Pay: $26/hour

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Overview of the Malden Public Schools:

The Malden Public Schools (MPS) is a richly diverse school district located within the Greater Boston area and accessible by the MBTA orange line train. Malden’s student body comprises approximately 6,800 students who represent 59 different countries and speak 67 different languages. We have 1 early learning center, 5 K-8 schools, and 1 high school. We are committed to providing high expectations for all learners through rigorous instruction and culturally responsive practices and pedagogy. MPS is a safe, welcoming, and collaborative district where we encourage and embrace a growth mindset. We believe that our diversity is an asset, and we are seeking candidates that reflect, embrace, and contribute to the strengths of our community.

Remote Learning Support Positions

The remote learning support positions will support students who demonstrate need for additional academic assistance as determined by school/district assessments and related data. Remote Learning Support Specialists will target students in Grades K-8. RL Support Specialists will work closely with classroom teachers and building administration to identify students in need of academic support, particularly in the areas of literacy and math. They will work with the teacher to develop plans to support assigned students during the school day and implement the plans in coordination with classroom teachers. The staff member may be asked to work remotely or in-person, depending on assignment.

Terms:

  • Positions are grant funded and will run through the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Remote Learning Support Specialists work up to 19 hours per week and report to the building principal.

  • Rate of pay is $26/hour.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

  • Familiarity with Google Classroom and Google Meets

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students in K-8

  • Experience in urban schools

To Apply: Submit letter of interest highlighting qualifications for the position via TalentEd.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Malden Public Schools is committed to cultivating an ethnically, racially, and linguistically diverse and inclusive environment where different backgrounds and perspectives are celebrated. We believe the differences within our environment will positively impact student outcomes and benefit our employees and community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are 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.

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