Classroom Teacher - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Math Teacher (High School)
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mathematics, 7-12 (029)
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE
Math 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 facilitating learning, academic achievement and personal development by providing instruction to students. This class also develops and implements curriculum and lesson plans, utilizes technology to facilitate learning, and demonstrates understanding the varying learning styles and the needs of a diverse student population.
 
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(s) 029 Mathematics, 7–12
  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, including specialized knowledge in certain fields such as reading, mathematics, science, business, music, art, languages, and so forth, as appropriate;
  • 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 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);
  • Some knowledge of community resources;
  • Excellent listening 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 and flexibility 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 Interventions (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 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;
  • Ability to provide appropriate instruction in core subjects;
  • Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology, as appropriate;
  • Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment;
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
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