Classroom Teacher - Brookfield Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: Part Time (.4) Elementary Bilingual Teacher (Portuguese) - Grades K-5
Job Location: Candlewood Lake Elementary School - Brookfield
Beginning: Aug 26, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Brookfield Public Schools
Brookfield, CT 06804
Telephone: 203-775-7625
Job Description:
Intestested applicants must apply at our website:

Brookfield Public Schools is looking for an Excellent, Part Time (.4) Elementary Bilingual Teacher (Portuguese) for Grades K-5

JOB SUMMARY: Certified Bilingual Teacher to support the social, emotional, linguistic, and academic needs of identified Portuguese-speaking multilingual learners in grades K-5. Bilingual Support is provided to emerging bilingual students who are in their first 30 months of learning English. Candidate should be familiar with Bilingual and ESOL teaching methods, as well as ML identification, parent notification, and annual assessment procedures. The ideal candidate possesses a current CT endorsement 902 (Bilingual Elementary Education). In times of shortage, Elementary Ed-certified candidates with demonstrated Portuguese proficiency and a commitment to becoming certified in Bilingual Elementary Ed, as well as TESOL-certified candidates 111 with demonstrated Portuguese proficiency may also be considered.

  • Promotes and maintains a positive, culturally responsive learning environment 
  • Builds relationships and collaborates well with the ESOL team, classroom teachers, interventionists, etc.  
  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents utilizing multiple communication methods keeping them up-to-date of student progress 
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear content and language objectives, uses appropriate techniques, identifies observable and measurable success criteria, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
  • Demonstrates strong content- area standard knowledge, particularly knowledge of the Connecticut English Language Proficiency Standards (CELP)
  • Actively seeks out learning opportunities to continue to grow in practice 
To be considered for this position candidate must complete the online application and upload the following documents: 
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Copy of CT teaching certificate
  • Undergraduate/graduate transcripts
  • At least two recent signed letters of reference 
Brookfield Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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