Companeros 6th Grade English Component Teacher

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10/31/2020

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Position Description
Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participate in professional learning. Windham Public Schools is a welcoming learning environment where all students are prepared for college and career. All educators must be excited about working with diverse populations, and eager to collaborate with colleagues.

Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to the Connecticut Code of Professional Responsibility
  • Ensures safety of students
  • Implements the Windham Board of Education and administrative policies, rules, regulations and directives
  • Manage 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
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required
  • Attends parent/teacher conferences
  • Assess student learning on continual basis and identifies areas of intervention if needed
  • Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Windham Board of Education
  • Maintains respect for confidential information
  • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences
  • Design instruction to meet the needs of all students through both individual and small group settings as needed
  • Design clear and specific learning assessments
  • Maintain a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner
  • Maintain a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior
  • Maintain ongoing communication with parents
  • Other duties as assigned by Administrator and/or Superintendent


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships
  • Participate in professional learning by attending seminars and workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement


Qualifications/Certificates:

  • Bilingual(Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Active subject matter certificate as required by the Connecticut State Department of Education
  • CT Certification 305 Elementary, 1–6
  • Experience working with a diverse student demographic
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Windham Board of Education may find appropriate


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to foster and facilitate learning and classroom management
  • 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
  • Excellent public relations skills



Days:    Monday – Friday
Salary:  In accordance with the WFT contract
Click to Apply at: WindhamPublicSchools


WINDHAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of the Windham Public Schools to ensure equal employment opportunity to every person regardless of  race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability; and 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 preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities.

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Windham Public Schools

322 Prospect Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
 
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Amount per Student

$23,118

State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students

24%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

10.27

State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 14%

FTE

746

State Average: 479