Classroom Teacher - Ledyard Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Job Title: Middle School Family and Consumer Science
Job Location: Ledyard Public Schools
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ledyard Public Schools
Ledyard, CT 06339
Telephone: 860-464-9255
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Job Description:


Ledyard Public Schools is seeking a Middle School Family and Consumer Science Teacher beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. Under the general supervision of the School Principal, the successful candidate is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops skills in Family and Consumer Science courses. 
Responsibilities: 
 
  • Teaches content and skills in Family & Consumer Science courses, utilizing curriculum designated by Ledyard  Public Schools
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Ledyard Public Schools
  • Adapts Family & Consumer Science material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students
  • Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students
  • Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary
  • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas
  • Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for Family & Consumer Science skills
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress
  • Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the working day
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities
  • Administers testing in accordance with division testing practices
  • Models non discriminatory practices in all activities

Qualifications:
  • CT certification (234) (see link for endorsement codes HERE)
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment
  • Master’s Degree in related area preferred
  • Successful prior family and consumer science teaching experience is a plus
     
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Salary and Benefits: Physical Requirements:
  • Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds overhead at times 
  • Must be able to traverse the classroom and adjust one's tone and height, by bending or leaning, in order to teach each child
To Apply:
Applications will only be accepted online. Review of applications may begin immediately.
Please visit the Ledyard Public Schools website,
http://www.ledyard.net/district/employmentopportunities
or
access the application at: https://www.applitrack.com/ledyard/onlineapp/  to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Ledyard Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, disability (including pregnancy), status as a Veteran, or any classification protected by state or federal law.

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

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