Image: Collage of BPS School Sporting events 2016-2017


Human Resources

Kathleen F. Moran, Ed.D., Executive Director
Phone: 508-580-7535, Fax: 508-580-7091

Associate Director, Matthew Beals 508-580-7535
Associate Director,
Tracy Holland 508-580-7535
Associate Director,
Elisa Martineu 508-580-7535

To The Applicant:
The focus of the Brockton School Department is to provide instruction to suit the needs of its students. Our main objectives are to give college-bound students the greatest opportunities to meet the increasing competitiveness of college entrance and to prepare our non college-bound students to meet the demands of today's business world.

Of course, our educational programs are only as good as the caliber of the teachers employed to implement them. Consequently, the City of Brockton is interested in securing excellent teachers.

We are pleased that you have expressed an interest in the Brockton Public School Department.

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Affirmative Action

This is to notify all persons that the Brockton Public Schools does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, ethnicity, marital or veteran status in the provision of or access to services, employment and activities.

The Brockton Public School System has designated Ms. Elisa Martineu as the Affirmative Action Officer.

Ms. Elisa Martineu
Human Resources Department
43 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-580-7535

All policies are procedures are in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws.

BPS School Policies for Staff

Employment Application

Employment Application Form - digitally fillable - This fillable application form is in Adobe Acrobat.pdf format. You may download and fill this out electronically or you may print and fill it out manually for submission.

Applications along with the CORI form may be mailed, hand delivered, faxed, or e-mailed to the Human Resources Office.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR A SPECIFIC INTERNAL JOB POSTING YOU MUST ALSO COMPLETE THE JOB AD RESPONSE FORM BELOW.

Response to Job Ads

Mail to: Human Resources
43 Crescent Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Hand Deliver to: Human Resources at above address

Fax to: 508-580-7091

E-mail to: applications@bpsma.org

Employment Opportunities

School Year 2017-2018
(Updated 9/8/2017)

CERTIFIED POSITIONS:

NON-CERTIFIED POSITIONS:

Building Monitor Teacher Assistants:
---Brockton High School - Deadline 9-27-2017


Please click here for Employment Application Information!


The Brockton Public Schools offers a competitive salary structure and benefits package. Brockton residency required within one year of employment.
Please send a letter of intent, resume, and three letters of reference by April 14, 2017 to:
Human Resources Office
43 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Tel: 508-580-7535 Fax: 508-580-7091
www.brocktonpublicschools.com
An Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliant/ Affirmative Action Employer

The Brockton Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, veteran's status, sexual orientation or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, in accordance with M.G.L. c. 76, s.5.

Fingerprinting

In January 2013, Massachusetts enacted Chapter 459 of the Acts of 2012, “An Act Relative to Background Checks.” This new law expands what public, private, and parochial schools, including approved private special education schools and child care facilities, already do in conducting state Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks on all employees at least once every three years.

Fingerprint Registration Guide
How to Change, Correct or Update Your National Criminal History Record Response paperwork
Acceptable Forms of ID

The law requires a fingerprint-based state and national criminal record check for all school employees and contractor employees. All newly hired school employees, including educators, student teachers, maintenance staff, cafeteria workers, and bus drivers, who work in the schools and may have direct and unmonitored contact with children are now required to complete the new fingerprint-based state and national background check for the 2013-2014 school year. Volunteers at schools will continue to be required to submit to state CORI checks at least once every three years, as currently required by statute, but the decision to require the submission of fingerprints by volunteers for the fingerprint-based state and national checks will be made locally, by schools or districts.

For all current K-12 school employees and early educators, the law directs the Board of Early Education and Care and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt regulations that phase in fingerprint-based state and national background checks prior to September 1, 2016. Unlike most state CORI checks that have no associated fee, individuals will pay a fee to comply with this requirement that ranges from $35 for non-licensed employees to $55 for individuals licensed under G.L. Chapter 71, Section 38G (licensed educators and specialists). The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) has designed the system to meet this new national background check requirement.

NOTE: The Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services (SAFIS) program was launched on February 4, 2014. Newly hired employees for the 2013-14 school year, as well as applicants for licensure by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), will schedule appointments to submit their fingerprints, pursuant to the new law. In the meantime, schools, programs, and providers will continue to run CORI (and, if required, DCF) checks on school employees and EEC licensees, as required under current state statutes.

To Register for a Fingerprinting Appointment, please click HERE

When registering for an appointment please enter the following information for the District as your employer:

Provider or Organization code 00440000

  • Brockton Public Schools, 43 Crescent Street, Brockton, MA 02301
  • Phone 508-580-7535
  • Employer Contact Name – Dr. Kathleen Moran, Executive Director of Human Resources

Forms for Staff

Certification of Temporary Disability Forms:
FORM 1 - Beginning of Disability
FORM 2 - Prior to Returning to Work

FMLA Request Letter

Notice of Retirement or Resignation

Personal Information Changes

Response to Job Ads

Sick Leave Bank Application & All Forms

Transfer Request Form 2017-2018

Verification of School Based Employment

Massachusetts Conflict of Interest Law Course for Municipal Employees

All current state, county and municipal employees must complete online training on the state’s Conflict of Interest Law every two years. New public employees must complete the training within 30 days of hire and every two years thereafter.

All Brockton Public Schools employees are required to abide by the law and complete the Conflict of Interest program every two years. To do so, please click the link below, select the "Municipal Employee" Assessment button, complete the assessment and print out the completion certificate.

Employees should keep a copy of the certificate for themselves and provide a copy to the Human Resources Department at the Crosby Administration Building, 43 Crescent Street, Brockton, MA 02301.

Online training:

http://www.muniprog.eth.state.ma.us/page545623.htm...

Summary of Conflict of Interest Law

Job Sharing

Brockton Public Schools Job Sharing

January 2017

Definition: Job sharing shall be defined as the allocation of the duties, salary, and benefits of one full time teaching position between two teachers such that the cost of the job sharing does not exceed the cost of one teacher. The division of these duties shall be according to the terms set forth below. Please note: the term “teacher” applies to any BEA member.

Click here for the 2017-2018 School Year Guidelines

Mentor Program

2016-2017

BPS Mentoring Program Meeting Schedule & Due Dates for Logs

Elementary & Davis K-8

Middle School - Updated 9-16-16

Brockton High School

Salary Accreditation

BROCKTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SALARY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

2016-2017

BEA Salary Committee Guidelines

BEA Salary Schedule

The following dates have been established for regularly scheduled Salary Committee Meetings for the 2016-2017 school year in the Human Resource Office.
** Please note: two dates have been identified for September.

Wednesday September 14, 2016 3:00 P.M.
Thursday September 15, 2016 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday October 12, 2016 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday November 9, 2016 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday December 14, 2016 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday January 11, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday February 8, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday March 8, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday May 10, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday June 14, 2017 3:00 P.M.


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Matthew Beals Central Administration
Elisa Martineu Central Administration
Tracy HollandCentral Administration
Melissa McLaughlin BHS - Ext. 7652
Elizabeth (Tish) Mency Plouffe - Ext. 4301
Audra Mancini Kennedy - Ext. 7278

Sick Leave Bank Committee

2017-2018 MEETING DATES

MONTH (Planned) (Optional)
September 5* 18
October 2 16
November 6 20
December 4
January2 16**
February 5
March 5 19
April 2
May 7 21
June

4

*Tuesday the 5th, due to Labor Day
**Tuesday the 16th due to Martin Luther King Day

Meetings are usually scheduled on the first and third Monday of the month except for months which include a vacation week. Meetings are held in Human Resource, office of the Executive Director, David E. Crosby Administration Building, at 2:45 p.m.

Sick Leave Bank Application & All Forms

Staff Photo ID's

STAFF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION

ID badges can be obtained by making an appointment with the Word Processing Office at the Crosby Administration Building. Please call extension 7538 between 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

Each employee must provide their Employee Identification Number at the time of their appointment in order to procure an identification badge.

Thank you very much.

Student Teacher Placement / Classroom Observation Requests

BROCKTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Procedure for Requesting Classroom Observations

Procedure for Student Teacher Placement Request

Brockton Public Schools
Human Resources Office
43 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Fax: 508-580-7091

Substitute Teacher Payroll Schedule (2016-2017)


Covers a 10 day work period
Wednesday - Tuesday

Timesheets due
12:00 Noon

# Days Pay Date
September 1- September 13 (No School 9/2 & Labor Day 9/7) 9/6/2016 7 9/23/2016
September 14- September 20 9/21/2016 5 10/7/2016
September 21-October 4 10/5/2016 10 10/21/2016
October 5 - October 18 (Columbus Day 10/10) 10/19/2016 9 11/4/2016
October 19-November 1 11/2/2016 10 11/18/2016
November 2-November 15 (Election Day 11/8, Veteran's Day 11/11) 11/16/2016 8 12/2/2016
November 16-November 29(Thanksgiving Recess 11/23, 11/24, 11/25) 11/30/2016 7 12/16/2016
November 30 -December 13 12/14/2016 10 12/30/2016
December 14-December 27 (Holiday Recess 12/26, 12/27) 12/23/2016 8 1/13/2017
December 28-January 10 (12/28, 12/29, New Year's Day 1/1/2017) 1/11/2017 6 1/27/2017
January 11-January 24 (Martin L. King Day 1/16/2017) 1/25/2017 9 2/10/2017
January 25-February 7 2/8/2017 10 2/24/2017
February 8-February 21 (Winter Recess 2/20,21) 2/17/2017 8 3/10/2017
February 22-March 7 (Winter Recess 2/22,23,24) 3/8/2017 7 3/24/2017
March 8-March 21 3/22/2017 10 4/7/2017
March 22-April 4 4/5/2017 10 4/21/2017
April 5-April 18 (Patriot's Day/Spring Recess 4/17 & 4/18) 4/14/2017 8 5/5/2017
April 19-May 2 (Spring Recess 4/19, 20, 21) 5/3/2017 7 5/19/2017
May 3 - May 16 5/17/2017 10 6/2/2017
May 17-May 30 (Memorial Day 5/29) 5/31/2017 9 6/16/2017
May 31-June 13 6/14/2017 10 6/30/2017
June 14- Last Day LAST DAY 3 7/14/2017
(JUNE 16 OR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL) * Unless SNOW DAYS LAST DAY 181

THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS 6/15/2017 UNLESS THERE ARE SNOWDAYS.
SCHOOLS MUST SUBMIT PAYSHEETS BEFORE THE CLOSE OF SCHOOL FOR THE CHRISTMAS VACATION.

Teacher Licensure

Professional Licensure Renewal:

Go to www.doe.mass.edu/educators to begin the process.

♦ All educators are advised to review their licensure status on a yearly basis. Educator licenses are valid for five year of employment under that license. By reviewing your license and following the DESE licensure guidelines, you will avoid holding an expired or invalid license.

♦ Please note: a form is available on the BPS HR web site which may be used for Verification of School Based Employment / Induction Mentoring. The form is available on the DESE web site, also.

♦ Please remember that your Individual Professional Development Plan does require a final endorsement from your supervisor. For most K-8 teachers, the endorsement will be done by the Principal. For high school teachers, the endorsement will be done by the Department Heads.

√ Once your new license has been issued to you, please forward a copy to the Human Resources Office.

Salary Schedules

An Equal Opportunity / ADA Compliant /Affirmative Action Employer

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