Classroom Teacher - Highville Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary School Teacher
Job Location: Highville Charter School, New Haven, CT
Beginning: Aug 16, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary,Grades 1-6 (305)
District: Highville Charter School
New Haven, CT 06511
Telephone: 203-287-0528
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Job Description:
A competent Elementary Teacher understands growth and development, demonstrates knowledge of what is to be taught and facility in the basic skills and helps students to develop positive self-concepts. The Elementary Teacher stimulates the independence of each student as a learner, effectively assesses student needs and progress, and plans instruction to achieve selected objectives, including those appropriate for exceptional students. The Elementary Teacher accomplishes these objectives through effective communication with students, parents and colleagues, and through the use of appropriate techniques and materials in a positive climate where time, space and equipment are effectively organized for instruction. In addition, the Elementary Teacher meets professional responsibility for continuing growth and fosters cooperative involvement with parents and the community.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates facility in the skills of reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the subject to be taught.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development as it relates to the teaching-learning process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the American public school system.
  • Plans instruction to achieve selected objectives.
  • Effectively implements instructional plans and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
  • Effectively communicates with students.
  • Helps students develop positive self-concepts.
  • Facilitates the independence of the student as learner.
  • Effectively organizes time, space, materials and equipment for instruction.
  • Effectively assesses student needs and progress.
  • Effectively meets the needs of exceptional students.
  • Establishes a positive learning environment.
  • Meets professional responsibilities.
  • Encourages and maintains the cooperative involvement and support of parents and the community.
Qualifications:
  • A valid Connecticut teacher certificate in 013-Elementary, K-6; 305-Elementary, 1–6.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject area(s) and/or instructional levels targeted.
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and educational assistants.
  • Evidence of organizational ability and willingness to pursue tasks to successful completion.
  • Superior communication skills (oral and written).
To be considered for this position you must upload and send a cover letter, resume, Connecticut certification, transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to: Employment@HighvilleCharter.com

Highville Charter School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Highville Charter School is committed to recruiting a diverse team of talented educators who are dedicated to developing each student’s individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Highville students, families and community, and who would like to be considered for current and future teaching opportunities within the district, are encouraged to apply.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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