There are 4,400 students enrolled in Salem Public Schools. Bentley Elementary, is currently a Level 4 school undergoing a turnaround redesign.

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1 About the Partnership Blueprint Schools Network (Blueprint) is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts. Our work with schools around the country has shown that positive change is possible when five core strategies for school improvement are implemented together as a comprehensive package. These strategies include: 1. Ensuring every student has an excellent teacher and a school leader committed to their success; 2. Setting clear, consistent standards for academic achievement and establishing a school- wide focus on preparing all students for college; 3. Increasing instructional time; 4. Providing daily, small group tutoring to students using highly qualified and well- trained instructors; and 5. Collecting assessment data frequently to monitor each student s academic progress and tailoring instruction to meet the needs of all learners. In a unique and powerful collaboration, Salem Public Schools and Blueprint Schools Network are working together to implement a redesign plan that accelerates student achievement for the students of Bentley Elementary. With this vision in mind, the two organizations seek to recruit talented educators who believe that all students, regardless of background, are entitled to an excellent education. Bentley Elementary School and Salem Public Schools Bentley Elementary will become a flagship school in Salem with students engaged in exciting and challenging work, teachers who are immersed in a culture of high expectations and continuous professional improvement, and a community that takes pride in their school and shares in the responsibility to maintain high standards. There are 4,400 students enrolled in Salem Public Schools. Bentley Elementary, is currently a Level 4 school undergoing a turnaround redesign. Salem is widely known as the site of the Salem Witch Trials of With its vibrant and colorful coastal city appeal it offers a diverse and culturally significant history that has made Salem a popular gateway city. A short commute from Boston and accessible by commuter rail, Salem boasts the recently expanded Peabody Essex Museum, an infusion of eclectic shops and restaurants, and improved public transportation systems. The Opportunities

2 Dean of Student Success The Director of Student Success works in tandem with the principal to create and maintain the school culture that is critical to sustained student success. The Director of Student Success is also responsible for all issues relating to the social emotional well- being of students during their attendance at the school. The director will maintain consistent and constructive communication with teachers, administrators, and student families in an effort to ensure that school culture norms are effectively defined and reinforced. Establish and maintain a school culture that is safe, happy, structured, college focused, and achievement oriented for all students; Maintain student discipline records, systems, and structures that support a safe learning environment for students and staff ; Coordinate and manage social emotional learning strategies, initiatives and curriculum that support student achievement (i.e. Responsive Classroom); Work closely with families, teachers, partners and community leaders on effectively supporting students social emotional learning; Lead efforts to achieve high levels of attendance; Create, manage and schedule special incentive programs and meetings, such as Town Hall, that promote and maintain a positive school climate and a culture of high expectations and college readiness; Supervise and evaluate paraprofessional and auxiliary teaching staff ; Collaborate closely with the principal and administration team on student challenges and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life; Model the school s values and standards for professional behavior at all times; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal. Bachelor s degree required, advanced degree preferred; Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, and collaborate with adults from a diverse range of perspectives and backgrounds; Urban school experience preferred; Fluency in written and verbal Spanish a plus; Demonstrated ability to connect with diverse students and families ; Entrepreneurial spirit that reflects an openness to change, willingness to problem- solve, and an interest in developing new ideas and programs; Willingness to engage with colleagues in constructive feedback to improve professional Outstanding written and oral communication skills; Unwavering belief that every child can learn and the drive to help every child reach his or her potential.

3 Head of Family and Community Engagement The director of family and community engagement works in tandem with the principal and is responsible for all issues relating to the engagement of families, organizations, and the community as partners in education. Create systematic communication policies and protocols that support engagement of parents, staff, and community; Support a spirit of partnership, high expectations and a strong sense of community among the school s students, parents, and staff; Plan, coordinate, implement and attend all Family Engagement opportunities including family workshops, family- teacher conferences, Town Hall meetings, and community events and celebrations; Provide staff with tools and training to engage families effectively in order to accelerate student learning; Serve as the liaison for native language access for all communications to families including, meetings and newsletters; Spearhead relationship building and cultivate meaningful collaborations with community leaders, local politicians, and community- based organizations; Represent the Bentley Elementary School to the community through participation in and attendance of local community events; Collaborate closely with the principal and administration team on family and community challenges and all other relevant matters pertaining to family engagement; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal. Bachelor s degree required; Degree in Social Work or Counseling required; 2+ years of community organizing, or community and family engagement preferred; Fluency in written and verbal Spanish required; Familiarity with the City of Salem; Demonstrated ability to connect with diverse students and families ; Entrepreneurial spirit that reflects an openness to change, willingness to problem- solve, and an interest in developing new ideas and programs; Willingness to engage with colleagues in constructive feedback to improve professional Outstanding written and oral communication skills; Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed; Unwavering belief that every child can learn and the drive to help every child reach his or her potential.

4 Grade 3, 4, and 5 Teachers Grade level teachers work collaboratively and are primarily responsible for the development of appropriate curricula, daily high quality instruction, and the on- going success of each and every student in the school. Implement curricula to meet academic standards; Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards; Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices; Evaluate academic growth of students and maintain appropriate records; Participate in curriculum development, grade- level activities, and school- wide functions; Establish high expectation for each student, and support their academic, social, and emotional development; Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal or director of student support. Massachusetts teaching licensure required; Dual certification in SPED and/or ELL preferred;

5 ESL Teacher ESL teachers work collaboratively with grade level teachers and are primarily responsible for the development of appropriate curricula, daily high quality instruction, and the on- going success of each and every student in the school. Implement curricula to meet academic standards; Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards; Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices; Evaluate academic growth of students and maintain appropriate records; Participate in curriculum development, grade- level activities, and school- wide functions; Establish high expectation for each student, and support their academic, social, and emotional development; Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal or director of student support. Massachusetts ESL teaching licensure required; Dual certification in SPED preferred;

6 Special Education Interventionist Special education interventionists are teachers who work to create and enhance a culture of achievement and respect where high expectations and results are the norm. Special education interventionists are responsible for supporting teachers with demonstrating significant and measurable academic gains, each year, with the students they teach. Work closely with the classroom teacher to deliver instruction individually, in small groups, and in support of whole class instruction; In collaboration with the classroom teachers, provide high- level literacy and math learning experiences to struggling students. Prescribe, teach, and assess the course of study that provides tiered levels of support ; Implement scientific- based reading and writing research strategies to enable students to develop the competencies and skills to be successful readers and writers; Establish high expectation for each student, and support their academic, social, and emotional development; Develop differentiated instruction techniques to ensure students are appropriately engaged and challenged, as well as to accommodate various learning styles, personality styles, and the need for physical movement; Provide individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate students; Evaluate academic growth of students and maintain appropriate records; Identify student needs and work in tandem with classroom teachers and with other support staff members; To participate in curriculum development, grade- level activities, and school- wide functions; Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal or director of student support. Massachusetts teaching licensure required; Certification in SPED required, dual certification with ELL preferred;

7 English Language Learner Interventionist English Language Learner interventionsists are teachers who work to create and enhance a culture of achievement and respect where high expectations and results are the norm. ELL interventionists are responsible for supporting teachers with demonstrating significant and measurable academic gains, each year, with the students they teach. Work closely with the classroom teacher to deliver instruction individually, in small groups, and in support of whole class instruction; In collaboration with the classroom teachers, provide high- level literacy and math learning experiences to struggling students. Prescribe, teach, and assess the course of study that provides tiered levels of support ; Implement scientific- based reading and writing research strategies to enable students to develop the competencies and skills to be successful readers and writers; Establish high expectation for each student, and support their academic, social, and emotional development; Develop differentiated instruction techniques to ensure students are appropriately engaged and challenged, as well as to accommodate various learning styles, personality styles, and the need for physical movement; Provide individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate students; Evaluate academic growth of students and maintain appropriate records; Identify student needs and work in tandem with classroom teachers and with other support staff members; To participate in curriculum development, grade- level activities, and school- wide functions; Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal or director of student support. Massachusetts teaching licensure required; Certification in ELL required, dual certification with SPED preferred;

8 Office Manager The Office Manager at the Bentley Elementary school will work closely with the Principal and be responsible for a wide range of activities that will contribute to the overall effective operation of the school. Serve as the main point of contact in the school reception area; Greet students, families, staff, and other guests when they arrive at the school; Answer phones (regular phone contact with parents/guardians); Coordinate mailings and copying; Maintain and manage the collection and retention of student and school information, including attendance records; Manage databases related to student and school information; Assist with travel arrangements, transportation, and the coordinating of field trips; Support preparations and planning of logistics for staff meetings, staff retreats, staff orientations, professional development trainings, and school events, as needed; Maintain office equipment and supplies; Coordinate purchasing of curriculum, furnishings, and other school supplies and resources; Maintain school calendar; Support during transitions, arrival, dismissal, lunch, etc. : Associate s degree or higher; Demonstrated organizational skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal/written) skills; Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required; Minimum two years of administrative support experience; Proficient in Microsoft Office, word- processing, , and database programming.

9 Physical Education Teacher The Physical Education Teacher works to develop in each student an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise. In addition, s/he motivates each student to cultivate his or her talents in physical achievement including strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual and team activities and sports. Teach and evaluate knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, and individual or team sport; Facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential; Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt inclusive PE lessons to the needs of each student; Establish and maintain high standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, safe, and productive environment in the physical education areas; Communicate with parents, teachers, and administrative team on student progress; Share and support the school s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth; Promote PE learning through the school community; Perform other duties as assigned by the principal or head of operations Massachusetts teaching licensure required;

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