Teaching Roles, Biology, Chemistry @ Lynn English High School

July 28, 2022


Lynn English High School is looking for a biology teacher to be a part of its community. The candidate for this position  will have experience with lesson planning, assessing, using data to direct instruction, and providing diverse students  with regular feedback about their progress towards learning goals. 

About the Lynn Public Schools 

Lynn is a seaside urban district located on Boston’s north shore. The city is known for its contemporary public art,  historic architecture, downtown cultural district, and public parks and open spaces, which include the oceanfront Lynn  Shore Reservation and Lynn Woods Reservation. Home to an international population, Lynn Public Schools services  almost 17,000 students across 18 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 comprehensive high schools, 1 vocational  school, and 1 alternative junior/senior high school. We are a linguistically-rich community with 60% of our students  speaking two or more languages. 

LPS Vision and Core Values 

Drawing upon the strength of our community, our families, our students, and our partners, Lynn Public Schools  commits to fulfilling the intellectual, physical, and social-emotional potential of all of our students. We work together  so our students learn to thrive, advance, and impact the greater community and the world. 

The Lynn Public Schools is committed to our Core Values: 

• Inclusiveness 

• Shared Responsibility 

• Collaborative Relationships 

• High Expectations 

• Inspiring Life-Long Learning 

Lynn Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of strengthening an environment and school culture that honors and  celebrates diversity and responds effectively to the social-emotional experiences of every student and family. LPS  Strategic Plan  


• Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree or higher preferred 

• Valid license from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Biology 8-12. o Qualified candidates can apply for Emergency Licenses through the Massachusetts Department  of Elementary and Secondary Education.  

• SEI Endorsement 

• Additional content area licensure is encouraged 

• Licensure requirements and validity are subject to change at the discretion of DESE 

• An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism, and bias, and their impact on  underserved and underrepresented communities? 

• Knowledge of current education legislation/regulations

• Ability to work effectively with teachers, support staff, and parents and advocate for children in order to  effectively problem solve 

• Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and ability to work with all stakeholders • Experience in an urban district/setting preferred  

• Ability to meet the expectations of the Massachusetts Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching  Practice  

Skills and Responsibilities 

• Planning and implementing standards-based lessons with clear objectives 

• Providing appropriate and effective learning experiences for students from a wide range of socio-economic  levels and cultural backgrounds 

• Designing and demonstrating differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students. (Modify, scaffold, etc.  for Special Education and English Learner Education) 

• Using a variety of formal and informal assessments to accurately measure student progress toward mastery of  grade-level standards and to modify further instruction. 

• Providing a motivating and stimulating, safe and supportive learning environment 

• Adapting Science lessons for individual, small group, and remedial instruction to meet the needs of identified  students or subgroups of students 

• Developing and maintaining pupil-teacher relationships conducive to effective teaching and learning • Maintaining a growth mindset 

• Establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior 

• Participating in school-wide and department-wide professional development activities 

• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, parents, staff and the community,  including collaborating with colleagues on curriculum, lesson and assessment design 

• Using computers and other technology to support student learning in and out of the classroom 

REPORTS TO: Principal 

The performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the agreement with the Lynn Teachers Union (LTU). TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

• As negotiated with Lynn School Committee and Lynn Teachers Union. Competitive salary. • 180 days per year (summers off)  

• Teacher Salary Estimator 

BENEFITS: The City of Lynn offers comprehensive and competitive health and dental benefits; Harvard Pilgrim  PPO/HMO, Altus Dental High/Low, and Vision Insurance. Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA) as well as  Short Term Disability and Long-Term Disability are available on a voluntary basis. Please see the website: City of  Lynn for more details. 


An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, including a drug test,  National fingerprint-based Criminal Background Check (NCBC), and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI).  All MUST be completed PRIOR to the start of employment. 

Non-Discrimination Policy  

It is the policy of the Lynn Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex,  gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, home status or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or  employment in its program and activities in compliance with Title VI and VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of  the 1972 Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the  Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and M.G.L., Ch.76. Sec.5, M.G.L., Ch.  151B, and M.G.L., Ch.151C. 

Apply to the Position within the link below, or contact Principal John Braga (bragaj@lynnschools.org) https://lynnschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=3202