Classroom Teacher - Highville Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Pre-K Teacher
Job Location: Highville Charter School, New Haven, CT
Beginning: Aug 17, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Integrated Early Child./Special Ed., Birth-K (112)
Certificate: Integrated Early Child./Special Ed.,Nursey-K: Elem 1-3 (113)
District: Highville Charter School
New Haven, CT 06511
Telephone: 203-287-0528
Job Description:

Pre- Kindergarten Teacher 
General Statement of Duties: 
Works under the supervision of the Director of Academics and is responsible for instructing students in an elementary school as a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher. Creates lesson plans, supports and instructs students on all subjects, engages stakeholders and creates an atmosphere for learning that supports our district improvement goals. 
Specific Examples of Duties: 
  • Plan and deliver effective instruction to students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods that provide students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate 
  • Work collaboratively with special education teachers and interventionists to ensure IEP targets are met
  • Maintain effective/efficient record keeping procedures
  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues to improve the learning of all students 
  • Positively engage various stakeholders in the school and community 
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students
  • Communicate effectively and regularly, orally and in writing, with students/parents
  • Must build/maintain communication with families to encourage parents/guardians to become education advocates.  
  • Must comply with state/federal education laws/regulations
  • Use data to adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests 
  • Perform other related duties as required school and district leadership 
The description should not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties, or as a contract. In all cases, these relationships, functions, and their applications are subject to change by the Executive Director.
Qualifications: Position requires one of the following Connecticut Teacher Certifications: 
  • 001 Pre-K-8 
  • 002 Pre-K-6
  • 003 Pre-K-3
  • 008 Pre-K-K, 
  • 112 Integrated Early Childhood/ Special Ed., Birth - K
  • 113 Integrated Early Childhood/ Special Ed., Nursery – K – Elem., 1-3 
To be considered for this position you must upload and send a cover letter, resume, Connecticut certification, transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Highville Charter School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 
Highville Charter School is committed to recruiting a diverse team of talented educators who are dedicated to developing each student’s individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Highville students, families and community, and who would like to be considered for current and future teaching opportunities within the district, are encouraged to apply.

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