The South Shore Regional School District, through its vocational technical high school and adult education program, will serve as the leading educational institution and community resource for all citizens who seek to explore, develop and enhance career and technical skills and experiences.
To provide academic, technical and social experiences so that our students can learn:
- be college and career pathway ready.
- achieve competency in industry and academic standards.
- develop work habits that foster independence, self-awareness, civic-mindedness, and commitment to personal growth.
Adult Education Mission Statement
To provide life-long learners with diverse educational and social experiences which meet the technical and general enrichment needs and interests of the community.
School & Stakeholder Goals
In order to fulfill our mission, the SSVT community will use the goals below as a guide to assess our current effectiveness and to plan for the future.
1. School Climate: To provide our students with a safe and supportive environment that empowers students to develop advanced technical, academic and social skills for post-secondary career pathways
2. Facility: To maintain a clean and safe facility that meets the needs of the school and community
3. Community: To utilize multiple means of communication to engage students, parents, staff, and advisors
4. Curriculum & Instruction: To teach current core content and industry standards to develop students who are college and career pathway ready.
5. Assessment: To measure and report student achievement and work habits based on industry, vocational, and core content standards, and to use results to improve instruction.
6. Transfer Skills: To develop student and teacher ability to identify and develop skills that cross all content areas, such as critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, work ethic and sense of personal responsibility.
7. Literacy practices: To develop teacher and student ability to identify and develop strategies to build strong content knowledge by responding to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline in a variety of forms.
8. Equipment & Technology: To utilize current industry-standard equipment for our vocational technical programs, and current instructional technology tools and resources for all programs.
9. Student Engagement: To help students develop strong, positive relationships with teachers and peers via co-curricular and extracurricular programs that shape their intellectual, physical, social/emotional development and work ethic.
10. Instructional Support: To provide a continuum of support services to help all learners meet their academic and technical goals.
11. Student Recruitment and Retention: To implement recruitment and retention strategies that lead to sustained full school enrollment, steady student retention and preparation for college and career pathways.
12. Staff Recruitment and Retention: To recruit, develop and support highly qualified administrators, instructors, and support staff dedicated to fulfilling the school's mission.
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South Shore Regional Vocational Technical High School's success depends on its stakeholders—people who have a shared interest and commitment to the school district. South Shore Regional Vocational Technical High School's stakeholders will strive to meet the following goals:
Our school committee, school council, parents association and educational foundation will support the mission of the school by advocating for resources and actions that ensure continuous school improvement.
Our faculty, administration and support staff will develop strong, positive relationships with our students and parents. Faculty and administration will stay current in industry and academic standards, will use effective strategies to help students learn, and will support students' enthusiasm for their studies. Instructors and administrators will assume the primary responsibility for achieving school goals. Support staff will provide essential services that assist in the overall school mission and function of the school district.
Our industry partners, area colleges, advisors, alumni and co-op employers can support our students with relevant and challenging experiences that complement their high school education. They will provide SSVT faculty and administration with advice on how to consistently improve our capacity to fulfill our mission.
Our parents will develop strong, positive relationships with the school and their child's teachers. They will remain informed about school activities, and be active participants in the emotional and intellectual development of their children.
Our students will be college and career pathway ready, able to think critically, problem solve, and listen actively in their workplace and classroom setting. Our students will be self-aware, understanding the value of strong work habits. They will take initiative, and they will be innovative and tolerant.
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Thomas J. Hickey, Ed.D.
Margaret A. Dutch
Pamela J. Titus
Director of Pupil Services
Title IX Coordinator
Director of Vocational Education
Mark J. Aubrey
Director of Technology
Director of Buildings and Grounds
Director of Special Education
Director of Food Services
Director of Adult Education
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Click here to view a listing of our current job openings and apply online.
Attention teacher candidates: For additional information to assist you in the application process, please consult the following links: General job description for all teaching positions.
Click here to download an application for a staff position.
Click here to download an application for a Bus Driver position.
If you have additional questions about teaching positions, including questions about Chapter 74 approval for vocational positions, contact MaryLou Merrick, Principal's Secretary, at 781.878.8822, extension 430.
The South Shore Regional School District is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimination in attracting, hiring, retaining and promoting its employees as well as creating and fostering an educational environment that affirms and values the diversity of our faculty, staff and student body. All employment, educational and programmatic decisions made by the South Shore Regional District shall be made in accordance with applicable state and federal law and without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services or genetic information. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Principal | 476 Webster Street, Hanover, MA 02339-1215 | 781.878.8822
Inquiries concerning application of nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-392.
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