Classroom Teacher - Windsor Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary Gr. 1 Teacher
Job Location: Windsor Public Schools/Oliver Ellsworth Elementary School
Beginning: Aug 23, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Education, 1-6 (005)
Certificate: Elementary,Grades 1-6 (305)
District: Windsor Public Schools
Windsor, CT 06095
Telephone: 860-687-2000
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Job Description:
Elementary Classroom Teacher

Position Purpose:
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.


Essential Performance Responsibilities:
  • Develops and administers school elementary curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures 
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs.
Additional Duties:
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.               

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Makes decisions with an equity and student centered focus.
Qualifications Profile:
  • CT State Certification as an Elementary Teacher  

Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree in related area preferred.

Experience:
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.

Terms of Employment:
Position to begin at the start of the 2022-2023 school year.  Salary and benefits in accordance with the negotiated agreement between the Windsor Board of Education and the Windsor Education Association.

Apply Online....www.windsorct.org

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

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