Classroom Teacher - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher
Job Location: Waterbury Arts Magnet School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Music, Pre-K-12 (049)
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE
Music Teacher

DEPARTMENT
Teaching and Learning
 
INCUMBENT NAME
 
 
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION
Waterbury Teachers’ Association CEA-NEA
 
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 planning and providing for appropriate learning experiences for students; providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure Success for Every Student.
 
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. CREDENTIALS:
 
C. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Employment in this class is conditional upon possession of a valid Connecticut State Board of Education teaching certificate/endorsement  049 Music, PK–1
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
 
D. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Teachers in this job class must complete all State CEU requirements for re-certification.
 
E. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
  • Considerable knowledge of core curriculum areas for which the teacher is responsible for instructing;
  • Considerable knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, and currently researched best practices and strategies;
  • Knowledge of child development;
  • Knowledge of classroom management techniques;
  • Knowledge of District curriculum, techniques for integrating curriculum, Board of Education policies, and effective instructional practices;
  • Knowledge of instructional technologies;
  • Knowledge of learner outcomes;
  • Knowledge of learning theory, students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective, and theories of multiple intelligences;
  • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts;
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI);
  • Knowledge of the teaching/learning process;
  • Some knowledge of community resources;
  • Excellent listening skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Human relations skills.
  • Skill in classroom management and organization;
  • Skill in classroom presentation;
  • Skill in human relations, mediation, conflict management and interpersonal interactions;
  • Skill in maintaining and developing reports;
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and other school staff, the administration, and community members of diverse ethnic/racial and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations;
  • Ability to apply the principles of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Intervention (SRBI);
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to evaluate student performance and to present these evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement;
  • Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;
  • Ability to multi task and be flexible;
  • Ability to plan and implement lesson plans based upon District and school goals, as well as the objectives, needs and abilities of students;
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