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Anticipated Arboriculture Teacher SY 24-25

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 10:58 AM | Merrilee Guarini (Administrator)

Essex North Shore is seeking a DESE-licensed or licensable Horticulture Teacher for our Aboriculture Program for the 2024-2025 school year.  

-Bilingual preferred.  

-Satisfactory SAFISCORI and SORI required. 

-Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator License preferred, but not required.

-General OSHA 30-Hour certification preferred, but required within three years of employment.

-OSHA Train-the-Trainer certification preferred, but required within five years of employment.

This position is subject to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement in effect between the District and HTF. A copy of this agreement can be located here.


QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate Licensure by DESE in Career Area 

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Career Technical & Agricultural Education


  1. Map each grade curriculum to the State Frameworks.
  2. Provide instruction in the content in accordance with the Massachusetts Vocational-Technical Frameworks in the specified career area.
  3. Enforce all OSHA safety regulations within the career education setting.
  4. Instruct students in the field when participating in outside projects.
  5. Document student performance, student behavior, and student achievement within the career education setting.
  6. Provides review and reinforcement of new concepts; supports students in the completion of their assigned tasks.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of students’ IEPs, as well as the accommodations and modifications necessary for student success; modify assignments, tests, and quizzes in collaboration with special educators, if required.
  8. Develop resources for students to be successful, such as models, graphic organizers, and copies of class notes, video clips, demonstrations, etc.
  9. Participate as a member of the career area department; collaborate with teachers within the department.
  10. Collaborate with teachers in academic disciplines to facilitate learning activities that are cross-curricular and project-based.
  11. Collaborate with the Cooperative Education Coordinator to place students in their career area.
  12. Maintain documentation, including student performance, behavior, progress data, notation of student absences/tardies, and conversations with parents and administrators.
  13. Provide content support outside of the general education classroom, as necessary.
  14. Integrate technology into the curriculum.
  15. Respond to any correspondence, both oral and written, that comes from a parent or guardian.
  16. Participate in conferences and meetings when appropriate; contribute observations and ideas.
  17. Attend Advisory Board meetings twice per year; attend Open House.
  18. Keep current with changes in your career area; collaborate with Advisory Board members.
  19. Accept additional responsibilities as may be required under the direction of the Coordinator of Career Technical & Agricultural Education.
Primary Location Career, Technical, & Agricultural Education
Salary Range $58,410.00 - $109,594.00 / Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time
Job Contact Information
Name Paul Crofts
Title CTAE Coordinator
Phone 978-304-4700

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