Vocational Teacher

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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
  • Prepare student education plans in consultation IEP team members
  • Design instruction, both individual and small group, which parallels the general education curriculum
  • Act as coordinator of IEP implementation with general education staff
  • Monitor student progress, participates in review and revision of IEP, as appropriate.
  • Facilitate the independence of the student as learner
  • Maintain appropriate student data and other records and submit reports as required by State and Federal law
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach several academic areas
  • Knowledge of human growth/development as related to the teaching-learning process
  • Knowledge of special education regulations and guidelines
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships
  • Participates in professional learning by attending seminars and  workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement
  • Maintains respect at all times for confidential information

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

  • Bilingual preferred
  • Active subject matter certificate as required by the Connecticut State Department of Education
  • CT Certification Cooperative Work Education (#104), Active Special Education (165)
  • 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:
  • Public school experience with students displaying social/emotional/behavioral needs
  • Experience in behavior management (development and program implementation)
  • Collaborative working style
  • 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

Days:    Monday – Friday
Salary:  In accordance with the WFT contract

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Windham Public Schools
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

355 High St. Unit B , Willimantic, CT 06226

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Windham High School

355 High Street , Willimantic, CT 06226