Classroom Teacher - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Technology Education
Job Title: Computer Education Teacher
Job Location: Districtwide
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary,Grades 1-6 (305)
Certificate: Middle Grades, 4-8 (006)
Certificate: Technology Education, Pre-K-12 (047)
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
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*Interested candidates must apply on the WPS Frontline System-Job ID 2046*
Please fill out all provided fields as applications that are incomplete will not be considered: 
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JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE

 
Teacher (Computer Education)
 
DEPARTMENT
 
Academics
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION
 
Waterbury Teachers Association
 
REPORTS TO:
 
Receives administrative direction from the Principal or other administrative official of a higher grade
 
FLSA DESIGNATION
 
Exempt
 
PART I - SUMMARY OF CLASSIFICATION
 
This class is accountable for instructing students and facilitating their learning in the absence of the regular teacher. 
 
Guidelines for Usage: The substitute will be assigned to an elementary, middle or high school to cover for absent teachers in the assigned school. The Principal or designee may also assign the substitute to non-instructional duties normally performed by the absent teacher.
 
PART II - MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
A. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
General Experience:
  1. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.  
 
Special Requirement:
  1. In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment. 
 
B. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle operator’s license. 

C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of and respect for the diverse backgrounds (cultural, linguistic, environmental) of students and how these characteristics affect the student’s life and learning;
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, rules, regulations, and Board policies and District procedures;
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI);
  • Knowledge of Social Emotional Learning (SEL);
  • Knowledge of the similarities and differences between cognitive, communicative, physical, social, and emotional needs of students and the factors that influence these different needs;
  • Interpersonal and social skills;
  • Ability to apply the principles of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Intervention (SRBI);
  • Ability to use ethical practices for confidential communication about students;
  • Ability, both orally and in writing, to present information effectively and respond appropriately to questions and concerns from individuals, administrators, parents, and students. 
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
 PART III - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.
  • Reports to the Principal or designee at the beginning and end of the school day. 
  • Follow the teacher’s lesson plans and daily schedule in accordance with the District’s philosophy, goals and objectives;
  • Records absences on the attendance sheet;
  • Maintains the established standards of classroom management;
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and school district

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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