Classroom Teacher - Windham Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: K-8 World Language Spanish Teacher
Job Location: Charles H Barrows STEM Academy
Beginning: Jun 24, 2022
Deadline: Aug 23, 2022**
Certificate: Spanish, 7-12 (023)
Certificate: World Language Instructor Elementary Level (101)
District: Windham Public Schools
Willimantic, CT 06226
Telephone: 860-465-2305
Job Description:
Job Summary 

Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy seeks a certified World Language Spanish teacher to deliver K-8 World Language Spanish instruction.  All students at CHB STEM Academy receive Spanish language instruction.  The ideal candidate holds World Language Spanish 7-12 (023) certification and Elementary-level Foreign Language Instruction (101.  Both certifications are required for this position.  Candidates with secondary World Language Spanish certification and a commitment to earning the 101 certification will also be considered. 
Candidates should familiarize themselves with Windham and its large and diverse Spanish speaking community.  Candidates should be able to recognize and differentiate for various native Spanish speaker linguistic profiles, as well as those of native English speakers learning Spanish as a foreign/world language.

Essential Duties
  • Ensure safety of students
  • Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Windham Board of Education
  • Sets and reinforces clear expectations and routines
  • Manages the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, uses appropriate techniques, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
  • Demonstrates strong content knowledge
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required
  • Conducts parent/teacher conferences
  • Assesses student learning on continual basis and identify areas of intervention if needed
  • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences
  • Designs instruction to meet the needs of all students through both individual and small group settings as needed
  • Designs and implements assessments that measure progress and uses assessments to refine curriculum and instructional practices
  • Designs clear and specific learning assessments
  • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner
  • Maintains a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior
  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents
  • Assists in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships
  • Participates in professional learning by attending seminars and workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement
  • Has knowledge of teaching methods, materials and educational practices for secondary school teaching
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information
  • Assist with Physical Management (PMT), if needed.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships
  • Participate in professional development by attending seminars, workshops, taking college coursework, etc.
  • Bachelor of the Arts or Bachelor of Science
  • CT World Language Spanish 7-12 (023) and CT World Language Instructor, Elementary (101) certifications required
  • Proficiency in Spanish required
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Windham Board of Education may find appropriate
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent public relations skills

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Windham Public Schools

It is the policy of the Windham Public Schools to ensure equal employment opportunity to every person regardless of  race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability; and to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students  and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities.


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