Classroom Teacher - Region One School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: Elementary/Middle Spanish Teacher - Part time
Job Location: Regional School District No. 1
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Spanish, 7-12 (023)
District: Region One School District
Falls Village, CT 06031
Telephone: 860-824-0855
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Job Description:

The Lee H. Kellogg School seeks dedicated and inspiring educators to join our dynamic team of professionals. We are committed to providing a learning environment that embraces diversity, promotes equity, and fosters inclusion. If you are passionate about shaping young minds and creating an inclusive classroom, we invite you to join our vibrant educational community.
 
Position:  Spanish Teacher (focus on Grades 5-8) - .5 FTE

Job Summary:
Successful candidates should demonstrate excellent command of the Spanish language, the ability to instruct students according to the curriculum, and knowledge of pedagogical and assessment practices that support the attainment of learning outcomes. They must also be strong collaborators and able to articulate their beliefs about how to contribute to a positive and energized school climate and culture. Finally, candidates must be willing to demonstrate flexibility and innovation as we adapt to ever-changing educational needs during these uncertain times. 

About Us:
Situated in the picturesque town of Falls Village, the Lee H. Kellogg School enjoys a scenic setting amidst the rolling hills and verdant landscapes of Northwestern Connecticut and is part of Regional School District No. 1.

In Regional School District No. 1, we develop students who can:
  • communicate effectively for a variety of situations, purposes, and audiences
  • adjust to and overcome challenges, and persevere through difficult tasks
  • use strategies to solve problems, investigate answers to their own questions, and design solutions to challenges to further their learning
  • examine local, national, and global issues, which enables them to understand a variety of cultural and environmental perspectives
  • demonstrate initiative to make healthy choices and seek out the necessary resources to further their learning and wellness.
 
The school prides itself on fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where all students are encouraged to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. With an emphasis on respect, integrity, and excellence, the Lee H. Kellogg School cultivates a culture of lifelong learning and personal growth. 

Responsibilites:  See the attached job description.

Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree with CT Certification in Spanish (023 and 101) or other applicable certificate
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject area
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers, parents, and students
  • Evidence of organizational ability and willingness to pursue tasks to successful completion
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
 
Benefits:  Per Collective Bargaining Agreementwith Canaan Education Association.
 
Why Join Us:
Joining the Housatonic Valley Regional High School means joining a supportive and collaborative educational rural community. We offer the chance to impact students' lives in a small classroom, and are committed to professional learning in a strong community with a positive work environment. 

Application/Interview Procedure:
 
  • Apply online; click JobID:  1427
  • Applicants will be screened on an ongoing basis; early applications are encouraged.  
  • Interviews with a possible call back.

For more information, please get in touch with Stacey Calo, Principal, at (860) 824-7791 or via email at calo@kelloggschool.org. 
Regional School District No. 1 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
 

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

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