Classroom Teacher - Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: TESOL/Bilingual Teacher 2024-2025 SY - JOB ID# 12302
Job Location: Various
Deadline: Jun 30, 2024**
Certificate: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages PreK-12 111
Certificate: Bilingual Education (009)
District: Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: 860-524-4036
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Job Description:
TESOL/Bilingual Teacher: 24-25 SY Employment Opportunity
Position Purpose:
The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of talented TESOL/Bilingual teachers to be reviewed as potential candidates for full time TESOL/Bilingual positions during the 2024-2025 school year.  Please apply to this position if you are a talented, eager educator looking to work in a diverse school setting with a social justice mindset. 
As positions become available, candidates who apply to this posting will be filtered to specific school based positions. To find out more about CREC Magnet Schools and locations visit: crecschools.org.
 

TESOL/Bilingual teachers work under the general supervision of their school principal performing the essential performance responsibilities listed below.
General Purpose:
The TESOL/Bilingual teacher will support Multilingual Learners to gain knowledge and skills needed to increase English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The teacher will provide individual student and small group instruction, support core content area teachers, monitor student progress, and administer federal assessments.  

Essential Performance Responsibilities:

The primary function of a CREC teacher is the planning for and effective delivery of instruction and assessment of student learning, in alignment with the Danielson Framework, with the incorporation of the CREC Core Values:  Expect Excellence, Demand Equity, Act with Courage, Embrace Collaboration.   In addition, a CREC teacher:
  1. Develops and administers curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  2. Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  3. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials that support language acquisition, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and effectively uses time for instruction.
  4. Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  5. Screens Home Language Surveys
  6. Identifies and assesses students for eligibility for TESOL/ Bilingual services 
  7. Utilizes native language support in order to make the curriculum accessible to Multilingual Learners.
  8. Acts as a liaison between the student and other teachers, staff members and families.
  9. Administers federal standardized assessment (LAS Links).

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
  1. Familiar with the Common Core State Standards.
  2. Outstanding personal/interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Excellent organizational skills; ability to keep concise records.
  4. Sensitivity to the developmental stages of children.
Qualifications Profile:
  • State of CT TESOL Certification (111) requirements with proficiency in Spanish or (009) CT Bilingual Certification.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience:
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.
FLSA Status:   Exempt

To access the job description and salary range please click https://www.crec.org/careers/jobs.php
Job ID: 12302 @ 
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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