Job | Posted 15 days ago


Elementary K-5 Long Term Substitute Classroom Teachers - grades/schools to be determined (1.0)
Must have any CT state certification - K-5 preferred (305)

Position Purpose
To provide an instructional program which will help students to:

  •        Pose and pursue thoughtful questions.
  •        Explore and solve complex problems.
  •        Communicate effectively.
  •        Collaborate with others.
  •        Contribute to community.
  •        Understand and practice school norms.
  •        Recognize and respect other cultures.
Essential Responsibilities
  •        Implements all GPS curriculum consistent with the school goals, mission, and vision.
  •        Promotes a safe and positive classroom environment where all students feel welcomed.
  •        Fosters an organized and structured classroom environment that allows for whole group, small group, and individualized instruction.
  •        Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  •        Provides appropriate, meaningful, and timely feedback to improve student achievement.
  •        Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship.
  •        Maintains familiarity with district and CT state standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests. 
  •        Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  •        Ensures student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  •        Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  •        Administers standardized tests in accordance with district testing programs.
  •        Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
  •        Incorporates technology and digital tools appropriately into instruction.
  •        Reviews and implements modifications, accommodations, and intervention plans for all students both general and special education. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  •        Creates an inviting atmosphere and educational program that nurtures intellectual, social and emotional growth of each student.
  •        Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  •        Knowledge of all GPS elementary curriculum, Connecticut Core State Standards for ELA and Math, Connecticut State Social Studies Frameworks, and Next Generation Science Standards.
  •        Ability to use a learning management system, data analysis and the formulation of action plans, to personalize the learning experience for all students
  •        Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  •        Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  •        Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  •        Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  •        Provides students with opportunities to develop critical thinking skills, while affording opportunity for creative activity.
  •        Ability to collaborate with instructional teams. 
  •        Employs a variety of teaching techniques through the use of appropriate instructional materials to meet the needs of all learners.
  •        Use knowledge of technology to enhance instruction.
  •        Use district-issued digital tools.
  •       Bachelor’s from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  •       Master’s Degree in related area preferred

Posted By

Greenwich Public Schools

Havenmeyer Building, 290 Greenwich, CT 06830
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 479