Substitute Teacher - Ellington Public Schools
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Long-Term Substitute Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Center School
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12 (165)
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Pre-K-12 (065)
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, 1-12 (265)
District: Ellington Public Schools
Ellington, CT 06029
Telephone: 860-896-2300 EXT 118
Job Description:
Description:  Center School has a long-term substitute opening for a special education teacher.  The position will start mid-October 2020 and conclude mid-January 2021.  The successful candidate must display the following:
  • Ability to work well with students with multiple abilities
  • Develop positive relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Communicate effectively with parents to support student success
  • Understand and be able to effectively teach and social skills, daily living skills, vocational and transition skills
  • Effectively support regular education staff with making modifications to the regular education curriculum
  • Ensure students feel safe and secure in their learning environment
  • Understand and facilitate the PPT process as a team leader
  • Ensure compliance with all IEP related timeline requirements
  • Advocacy for all students
  • Ability to lead a group of paraprofessionals ensuring that student support is maximized
  • Work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary team to support student needs
  • Ability to think creatively and problem solve to meet students' needs
Qualifications:  Applicants must hold a valid State of Connecticut teaching certificate with an 065, 165, 265 Comprehensive Special Education or grade appropriate endorsement code.  A state and national criminal check will be required as well as a DCF search.

Application Procedure:  Please apply online.  Please include a resume, copy of your certification, transcripts, three current letters of reference and a cover letter addressed to Dr. Kristy LaPorte, Director of Special Services, PO Box 179, 47 Main Street, Ellington, Connecticut 06029.

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