Employment

Working in the Lenox Public Schools


The Lenox Public Schools seeks dedicated individuals to fill positions in teaching, administration, support services, and facilities maintenance. Employees of the Lenox Public Schools enjoy regionally-competitive wages and benefits, and reimbursement for professional development. The Lenox Public Schools is a working environment committed to collaboration and the professional growth of its employees. 

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Lenox Memorial Middle and High School
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
POSTING DATE:  January 26, 2021  

Review of applicants’ materials will begin on February 22, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  The start date for the position is August 2, 2021.

THE SCHOOL:  LMMHS, which currently serves 445 students in Grades 6-12, routinely graduates 98% – 100% of its Grade 12 students.  For the Class of 2020 90% of the graduates went on to post-secondary education.   LMMHS offers students small classes, a wide range of academic offerings, including AP tests, and many co- and extra-curricular activities. 

DUTIES:  The A-P at LMMHS is responsible for: assisting the Principal in developing and maintaining personal relationships with LMMHS students, ensuring that every student feels welcome and part of the LMMHS community; assisting the Principal in maintaining a safe and orderly environment for student learning; evaluating middle and high school instructional personnel; working closely with parents to address their concerns, needs, and willingness to assist the school through volunteering; assisting the Principal in ensuring that the interest sand needs of the faculty and other LMMHS staff members are addressed; and performing such other duties as are associated with the work of an A-P and are assigned by the Principal.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Current licensure by the Mass. Dept. of Elem. & Secondary Educ. as School Principal/Ass’t School principal (5-12), or eligibility for same; successful experience as a teacher or counselor at the middle or high school level; satisfactory results from a CORI check and fingerprint search required.  Prior school administrative experience desirable.

COMPENSATION:  Commensurate with experience.

Applicants should provide 1.) a letter of interest, 2.) a current resume, 3.) evidence of current Mass. licensure or of eligibility for licensure by Mass. DESE, and 4.) three letters of recommendation, along with copies of college and graduate school transcripts.

Application materials may also be sent on-line through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021
To be filled by:  May 7, 2021

The Lenox Public Schools is seeking a qualified teacher of students with Severe Disabilities.  Applicants should be experienced in:

  • design and implementation of specialized instruction for special needs students, including those in a substantially separate program
  • understanding of all aspects of the IEP/Team meeting process
  • completion of mandated IEP paperwork
  • understanding of and experience with assistive technology
  • curriculum modification for inclusion classes
  • completion of MCAS-Alt portfolios
  • collaboration with teachers and related service providers

Current Massachusetts teacher licensure in severe disabilities is preferred. Consideration will be given to applicants who are in the process of securing this license.  Master’s Degree also preferred.

 COMPENSATION:  Per LEA Unit A contract

Interested persons should respond in writing.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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HIGH SCHOOL ART TEACHER
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021
To be filled by:  May 7, 2021

The Lenox Memorial Middle and High School creative arts department seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, collaborative visual arts teacher, beginning August 2021. The full-time position primarily involves teaching Foundations of Art, Drawing and Painting, Digital Photography, Fashion Design, and Honors Studio.  This position is also responsible for the AP Art and Design program, which consists of three different courses and AP Portfolio Exams— AP 2-D Art and Design, AP 3-D Art and Design, and AP Drawing corresponding to college and university foundations courses.

QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred candidates must have a MA Teacher Certification, Masters of Fine Art background, experience teaching high school students, a degree in the visual arts and/or design, and the ability to develop and deliver a rich and meaningful, integrated curriculum in a differentiated classroom. Candidates must also be comfortable using technology and working in digital platforms.

COMPENSATION:  Per LEA Unit A contract

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, samples of artistic and/or educational work, and evidence of MA licensure.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY TEACHER
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021
To be filled by:  May 7, 2021

Lenox Memorial Middle and High School seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, collaborative business/technology teacher, beginning August 2021.The teacher must provide in-classroom course instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs. Course curriculum will include both business and technology pathways. This might include: Introduction to Business, Management, Finance, Communications, Accounting, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Microsoft Office.  

Applicant should have an excellent working knowledge of contemporary middle/high school computer applications, as well as computer-based teaching and learning platforms. Applicant must possess a strong interpersonal skillset and the expertise to effectively present information, guide decision-making, and build consensus in a collegial environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Preferred candidates must have a MA Teaching Certification, experience teaching middle and high school students, a degree in business or related field, and the ability to develop and deliver a rich and meaningful, integrated curriculum in a differentiated classroom. Candidates must also be comfortable using technology and working in digital platforms.

COMPENSATION:  Per LEA Unit A contract

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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HEALTH & PE TEACHER
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021
To be filled by:  May 7, 2021

Lenox Memorial Middle and High School is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Health and Physical Education specialist to teach middle school Health, high school Family & Consumer Science, and Physical Education.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must hold a Massachusetts Health Teaching Certificate (grades K-12) and a Physical Education (grades 5-12) Certificate.  Candidates must have familiarity with teaching the Get Real, Second Step, and Life Skills curricula.  A background in teaching yoga is preferred.

The successful candidate should have the ability to collaborate with colleagues and willingness to communicate with parents, families, and the community.  Most importantly, having a positive diverse approach to teaching all students is essential.

COMPENSATION:  Per LEA Unit A contract

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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MORRIS SCHOOL SECOND GRADE TEACHER
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021
To be filled by:  May 7, 2021

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of MA Frameworks, and will be familiar with differentiated instruction, tiered intervention and inclusive practices.  An ability to collaborate with colleagues and an enthusiastic approach to teaching all children is essential.

Current Massachusetts Educator License with SEI Endorsement is required.  Master’s Degree preferred.

 COMPENSATION:  Per LEA Unit A contract

Interested persons should respond in writing.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at:  anovitsky@lenoxps.org.

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BUS DRIVER
POSTING DATES: January 12, 2021 TO: March 31, 2021
TO BE FILLED BY: April 30, 2021
START DATE: Approximately July 1, 2021

The Lenox Public Schools seeks a Bus Driver for the 2021-2022 school year.
Drives district-owned school bus picking-up and dropping-off students in compliance with laws and safety requirements.

Establishes routes and times for pick-up and drop off in accordance with assignments made by the Director of Student Services and the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations.

Responsible for safety of all students assigned to the vehicle. Assists with boarding and unloading as needed.

Notifies the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations of need for vehicle maintenance or repair and ensures proper parking, storage and security of vehicle.

Massachusetts School Bus/CDL License required.

HOURS: Approximately 20-25 hours per week, as assigned for school year. Some summer hours also.

COMPENSATION: Per Unit C Contract

Interested persons should respond by March 31, 2021. Please submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and two letters of recommendation.

Application materials may be submitted through SchoolSpring or sent directly as e-mail attachments to the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at: anovitsky@lenoxps.org

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*ANTICIPATED* SPRING COACHING POSITIONS

POSTING DATES February 22, 2021  TO:   March 1, 2021 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS BEGINSMarch 2, 2021 

INFORMATION:  These are spring positions for grades 7 – 12.  The season begins (officially for practice) on or around April 26th and will end on or around June 30th, depending on MIAA guidelines and tournament qualifications.  Appointments to coaching positions are conditional on Mass. Dept. of Public Health & Lenox Board of Health rules at the time applicable to high school athletics practices & events.

 QUALIFICATIONS:   Must be able to teach fundamental skills, as well as prepare the teams for competition. Must obtain a MIAA coaching certification or be a certified teacher.  MIAA certification courses are available.

Boys’ Varsity Baseball                                      Girls’ Varsity Softball  

Boys’ Junior Varsity Baseball                           Girls’ Junior Varsity Softball

Assistant Baseball                                            Assistant Softball

Track Varsity Coach                                        Boys Tennis                                         

Assistant Track                                                Girls Tennis                

Spring Crew                                                    Spring Weight Room             

Spring Crew Assistant

                    

COMPENSATION: Per LEA Unit A Contract

Interested persons should respond in writing.  Please submit a resume, letter of interest, and two letters of recommendation to:

David Pugh, Athletic Director

LMMHS

197 East Street

Lenox, MA  01240

              
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The Lenox Public Schools, an equal opportunity employer, welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

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LENOX COMMUNITY CENTER


65 Walker Street, Lenox

The LCC is currently seeking a part-time After School Staff Member to work on site from 2:30-5:30pm with our school age children.  We are open Monday through Friday and looking for coverage 2-4 days a week.  Applicant must possess a passion for children, creativity and dependability.  This position would also require availability during school vacation weeks from 9-5 pm and half days noon- 5pm. Starting pay will be minimum wage.  Schedule will follow the Lenox 20/21School Calendar year. If you are an enthusiastic, prospective employee, please contact us at 637-5530 or e-mail your resume to: communitycenter@townoflenox.com


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LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUBSTITUTES for the following areas:
Bus Driver, Custodian, Nurse, Teacher, Classroom Paraprofessional, and Food Services



Interested persons may apply at the Superintendent’s office, Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240.


Applications can also be found on the Lenox Public School website, www.lenoxps.org and submitted to the Superintendent’s office.
Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.  No person shall be discriminated against or excluded from participation or workplace advancement on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency, housing status, or disability.