Classroom Teacher

Job | Posted 2 months ago


The Riverside Magnet School, in collaboration with LEARN and Goodwin College is seeking a one-year only Classroom Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The Riverside Magnet School is a public magnet school serving children ages 3 through Grade 5. The teacher will be responsible for guiding the learning of students in their classroom integrating the school’s Reggio Emilia philosophy. Certification: 113 (Pk-3) or 013/305 (Elementary, K-6) is required. 
The teacher shall:

  • Teach each student through planning and individualizing instruction to meet student needs.
  • Meet professional responsibilities listed in the Connecticut Teacher Competencies.
  • Plan a variety of appropriate individual and group activities in order to accommodate various learning styles.
  • Work cooperatively with staff, parents, colleagues, and administrators.
  • Select appropriate learning materials from available sources: texts, supplements, media, etc.
  • Utilize the Reggio Emilia magnet theme as a lens for planning, instruction, and assessment.
  • Encourage students to work to the best of their abilities and to take pride in their achievements.
  • Create an atmosphere conducive to the development of confidence and respect for teachers and students.
  • Establish criteria for and inform students of the basis of assessment.
  • Promote self-awareness, self-respect, appropriate behavior and responsibility.
  • Provide a stimulating environment in which students learn and interact.
  • Assess and evaluate student learning on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain professional attitude in working with others.
  • Effectively manage student behavior.
  • Participate in and contribute to school programs, projects and professional activities.
  • Follow guidelines with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, and reporting.
  • Communicate pertinent information related to self, student, program and agency.
  • Serve as a peer evaluator as outlined in the Teacher Evaluation Plan.
  • Model appropriate social skills and behaviors.
  • Foster self-worth and independence in students.
  • Monitor instructional assistants and other persons assigned to the classroom.
  • Support program and agency goals.
  • Perform other duties associated with the teaching position.

Qualified applicants should submit their credentials and apply on-line at EOE

Posted By

LEARN Regional Educational Service Center

29 Willowbrook Road, East Hartford, CT 06118
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