Classroom Teacher - Brookfield Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: Elementary Spanish Teacher - Grades K-2
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
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Interested applicants must apply on our website: https://www.applitrack.com/brookfieldct/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Elementary+School+Teaching

Brookfield Public Schools is looking for an Excellent Self-Navigated Full-Time Elementary Spanish Teacher for Grades K-2

JOB SUMMARY: Certified Elementary Spanish Teacher to support the social, emotional, linguistic and academic needs of elementary students embarking on their language learning journey. The candidate should be experienced with ACTFL standards-based curriculum, instruction and assessment methods as well as culturally responsive pedagogy at the elementary level. The ideal candidate demonstrates proficiency in the Spanish language, and possesses a current CT endorsement 101 for Spanish at the elementary level. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 
  • Promote and maintain a positive, culturally responsive learning environment
  • Ensure optimal social, emotional, and academic development and safety of students
  • Set and reinforce clear, age appropriate, expectations and routines
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that encourages students to actively participate in Spanish language acquisition
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general and language specific teaching methods, materials and educational practices for elementary level teaching and learning
  • Develop and implement engaging lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students from different grade levels
  • Prepare student-centered lessons that achieve clear content and language objectives, use appropriate techniques, identify observable and measurable success criteria (ACTFL can-do statements) and serve the needs of all learners
  • Assess student progress, provide constructive feedback to support language development, and maintain accurate and complete grading records as required
  • Build relationships and collaborate well with colleagues
  • Contribute collaboratively to 
  • Maintain ongoing communication with parents utilizing multiple communication methods keeping them up-to-date of student progress 
  • Actively seek 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.

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