Classroom Teacher - Stamford Charter School for Excellence
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher
Job Location: Stamford Charter School for Excellence
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Stamford Charter School for Excellence
Stamford, CT 06902
Telephone: 718-892-1309
Job Description:
Who We Are:
Excellence Community Schools (ECS) is a Charter Management Organization (CMO) supporting schools in the Bronx, NY and Stamford, CT. Our programs are based on a proven, nationally recognized model, which originated in our flagship school, the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School.
Our Mission and Vision:
Our schools prepare young scholars to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, emotional, and ethical development. We accomplish this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum, which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. To achieve this, our schools create a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of all students. We offer a differentiated, project-based learning environment that seeks to develop high-level analytic and critical thinking skills in all of our students. Our engaging and rigorous approach to educating our scholars is implemented by a collaborative team of teachers.
Who We Need:
We are seeking individuals who are dedicated, ambitious, and committed to student success and education reform. Qualified candidates must demonstrate records of achievement, high degrees of personal responsibility, and the drive to do whatever it takes to ensure that every child achieves academic success. This individual must be committed to excellence, lead by example, and see collaboration as a key component of success. MUST BE CERTIFIED TO TEACH ELEMENTARY EDUCATION IN CT.
We are looking for Foreign Language teachers for our Stamford, CT charter school who speak French or Mandarin. Candidates must have at least two years of experience teaching the French or Mandarin language in a classroom setting, preferably to Kindergarten – 5th graders. Our preference goes out to dynamic candidates who show creativity in their lesson plans and a passion for the language and its culture and traditions.
  • 2 years of teaching experience at the elementary school level preferred.
  • CT State teaching certification required.
  • Fluency in the French or Mandarin language required.
  • Committed to teaching French to children required.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of students required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Master's Degree preferred.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications ($50,167.68 - $104,464.32)
  • Health Insurance, dental, vision & 403b Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Leave/Parental Leave/FMLA
  • Short-term, Long-term Disability benefits and Life Insurance

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