Teacher, French (2021-2022 SY) - Riverside - job 957883

Norwalk Public Schools

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Riverside, Connecticut

Employment type: Full-time

  • JobID: 6422


  • Position Type:


    Middle School Teaching/Spanish/French


    Date Posted:


    7/22/2021


    Location:


    Nathan Hale Middle School


    Date Available:


    August 2021


    Closing Date:


    08/22/2021


    2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR


    TEACHER, FRENCH

    NATHAN HALE MIDDLE SCHOOL


    POSITION SUMMARY



    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



    RESPONSIBILITIES

      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 use 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


    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

      Experience working with students in a diverse school setting
      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


    QUALIFICATIONS

      Active CDE Certification as required by the Connecticut State Department of Education
      Knowledge and skills required would generally be acquired with a Bachelor's Degree in Education
      Expertise in writing instruction with an in-depth knowledge of language and written language development.
      Demonstrated and successful experience in a multi-cultural setting.
      Demonstrated ability to teach secondary school classes. Experience with team teaching. Urban experience.
      Human relations skills to work effectively with students, parents, school administrators and school staff.
      Knowledge of teaching methods, materials and education practices applicable to secondary school teaching.
      Ability to prepare and implement effective plans.
      TESOL preferred
      Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate



    Days: Monday – Friday

    Salary: Per NFT Contract
    Apply at

    www.norwalkpublicschools.org

    Click “Employment”



    NORWALK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    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.


    7.22.2021





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