Classroom Teacher - Windsor Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Job Location: Windsor Public Schools/Oliver Ellsworth Elementary School
Beginning: Aug 23, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12 (165)
District: Windsor Public Schools
Windsor, CT 06095
Telephone: 860-687-2000
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Job Description:
Kindergarten 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 of the Windsor Public Schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
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.
Qualifications Profile:
Certification/License:
CT State Certification as an Elementary Teacher (#013,165)


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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