Classroom Teacher - East Haven Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Culinary Instruction
Job Location: East Haven High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: East Haven Public Schools
East Haven, CT 06513
Telephone: 203-468-3951
Job Description:
Job Title:  Family and Consumer Science/Culinary Arts Teacher  
Reports To:  Principal and Science Instructional Leader
Location:  East Haven High School
Level:  Grades 9-12
Salary: As stipulated in the EHEA/Board Agreement

Education:  The successful candidate must hold current CT certification in:
  • (098) – Occupational Subjects in Comprehensive High School, or
  • (045) – Home Economics K-12, or
  • (046) – Vocational Home Economics
The successful candidate must have in-depth knowledge of: 
  • Developing students’ understanding of culinary concepts and skills
  • Integrating technology into instruction
  • Strong classroom management and organizational skills
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Content area literacy
  • Assessment (summative and formative)
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Create a classroom environment that supports students’ development of culinary content knowledge, conceptual understandings, and related skills
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, support staff, and administrators
  • Work with students and colleagues to open Café Maestro, a student-operated kitchen program, focused on food preparation and restaurant management
  • Create a classroom environment that supports students’ development of content knowledge, conceptual understandings, and related skills
  • Implement research-based instructional practices
  • Use a variety of assessment tools and analyzing student data to drive instruction
  • Think flexibly and adapt to the specific instructional needs of students
  • Collect data to measure impact on instruction and student achievement
  • Develop goals related to teacher practice, student growth, and school improvement
  • Develop and revise curriculum and various types of assessments that align with District initiatives
  • Collaborate with other teachers/disciplines
Evaluation:  Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.
This is a specialized teaching position that falls under the Teachers’ Contract.  This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions, and responsibilities which comprises this position.

Applications will be accepted online at the district website:
A direct link to the application page is


East Haven Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, females, handicapped, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
East Haven Public Schools Notice of Non-Discrimination
The East Haven Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of, race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran’s status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation and past or present learning disability, physical disability or mental disorder. The East Haven Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The East Haven Board of Education guarantees compliance under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Acts of 1973, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1991 and Connecticut General Statutes 46a-60. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robert Swan, Director of Pupil Services 35 Wheelbarrow Lane, East Haven, CT 06513, 203-468-3218. For further information on non-discrimination, visit: for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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