Fashion Design Teacher Grades 9-12

Location
Windsor, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 26, 2020
Ref
2713
Position Type:
High School Teaching/Family/Consumer Science

Date Posted:
8/18/2020

Location:
Windsor High School

Date Available:
08/27/2020


Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' ability to implement positive social-emotional learning, demonstrate employability skills, and the ability to problem solve in a wide variety of settings with a concentration on Fashion and Clothing Design and Construction.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers Career and Technical Education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives; develops Family and Consumer Sciences units to be delivered in the classroom.
  • Teaches skill and knowledge in fashion design, clothing, and merchandising or related fields.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials, and utilizes appropriate equipment for subject area; translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of positive development strategies to everyday existence; guides students in the selection of projects or experiments.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and Connecticut State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.


Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles..
  • Knowledge of a wide range of industrial, technical and technology-related subject areas, as well as best practices in incorporating technology into student learning activities.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.


Certification/License:
  • Connecticut State Certification as a Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher (#045).
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.


Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree preferred.


Experience:
  • Successful prior teaching experience preferred.

    Windsor Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

    Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United States Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Terrell Hill, Assistant Superintendent For Human Resources / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000 504 Coordinator: Steven Carvalho, Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000



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