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Elementary School Teacher - 2nd Grade

Company: East Haven Public Schools
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Elementary School TeachingDate Posted: 5/11/2022Location: Momauguin SchoolDate Available: August 2022Closing Date: Until filledJob Title: Elementary School Teacher - 2nd Grade Reports To: Building Principal Location: Momauguin Elementary School Education: CT Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education Education (Endorsement 013); BA (preferred MA) from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or equivalent. Salary: This position is full-time. The salary and benefits associated with this position are outlined in the current East Haven Education Association contract. Experience: Two or more years of teaching experience at elementary level; Thorough knowledge of current research and effective practices of teaching; Clear understanding of standards-based and differentiated instruction; Demonstrated ability to analyze assessments and other student data as a means for making instructional decisions; Possess strong collaborative capabilities and proven ability to work as a member of a team; Knowledge of philosophies and objectives regarding cultural responsiveness; Strong background in literacy; Bilingual (Spanish-speaking preferred). Minimum Qualifications/Skills and Knowledge Requirements: Implement curriculum based upon the CT Common Core for ELA and Mathematics. Implement curriculum based upon national and state standards for Science and Social Studies. Develops and uses instructional materials suitable for verbal or visual instruction of students with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturities. Designs and implements a classroom environment that supports current learning activities and is appropriate to the interests and maturity of the students. Demonstrates consistent planning for classes assigned and provides written evidence of such planning. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure. Maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner. Directs the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes objectives for all lessons, units and projects. Uses appropriate instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the abilities of the students. Plans, manages, and supervises the activities of instructional aids and volunteers. Promotes a strong foundation in language development and acquisition. Assists children in developing behavioral and social skill competencies. Recognizes the learning disabilities of students and refers them to the appropriate school system specialists. Maintains professional competence through in-service educational activities provided by the school system and/or in self-selected professional growth activities. Attends staff meeting and serves on committees as required. Uses appropriate means for assessing the progress of students on a regular basis. In conjunction with peers and supervisors, participates in the updating of the curriculum. Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel. This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions, and responsibilities which comprises this position.East Haven Public Schools Notice of Non-Discrimination The East Haven Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran's status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation and past or present learning disability, physical disability or mental disorder. The East Haven Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The East Haven Board of Education guarantees compliance under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Acts of 1973, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1991 and Connecticut General Statutes 46a-60. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robert Swan, Director of Pupil Services 35 Wheelbarrow Lane, East Haven, CT 06512, 203-468-3218. For further information on non-discrimination, visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/about/rgn-hqaddresses.html for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Keywords: East Haven Public Schools, New Haven , Elementary School Teacher - 2nd Grade, Education / Teaching , New Haven, Connecticut

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