Long Term Substitute, Teacher, Elementary EL (2020-2021 SY)

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Position Summary
Instructs students in the specific area of specialty; helps students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicates with parents; creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participates in professional learning


  • Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Norwalk Board of Education
  • Sets and reinforces clear expectations and routines
  • Manages the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, uses appropriate techniques, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
  • Demonstrates strong content knowledge
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required
  • Conducts parent/teacher conferences
  • Assesses student learning on continual basis and identify areas of intervention if needed
  • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences
  • Designs instruction to meet the needs of all students through both individual and small group settings as needed
  • Designs and implements assessments that measure progress and uses assessments to refine curriculum and instructional practices
  • Designs clear and specific learning assessments
  • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner
  • Maintains a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior
  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents
  • Assists in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships
  • Participates in professional learning by attending seminars and  workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement
  • Demonstrates knowledge of teaching methods, materials and educational practices for secondary school teaching

  • Experience working with elementary children
  • Experience with team teaching in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Organizational and problem solving skills

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Active TESOL (111) CDE Certification, or Bilingual Certified required
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate
Days:       2-3 days/week
Salary:     $244.48/daily 
Position ends: June 2021
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It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.

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Norwalk Public Schools

57 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850
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