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Newfield Elementary School: 0.4 FTE Title I Teacher

Employer
Stamford Public Schools-1
Location
Stamford, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
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Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching

Date Posted:
6/6/2022

Location:
Stamford, CT

Date Available:
2022-2023 School Year

Closing Date:
Until Filled

The filling of this position is based upon continued funding in the Board of Education budget.

Note: Teachers dually certified in TESOL, Bilingual Education or ESL, with experience in Sheltered Instruction or fluency in a language other than English, will be given preference for all Stamford Public School positions.

General Statement:

The Title I Teacher is responsible for providing intervention and support to struggling students by effectively assessing student needs and progress and planning instruction to achieve desired objectives. The Title I Teacher has knowledge in the core skills of literacy and/or math and has experience in using data to determine and target concepts and skills as a focus of instruction. The Title I Teacher effectively communicates with students, colleagues, and parents whose children are receiving intervention and provides workshops to all families on supporting literacy and/or math development in elementary school students. Beyond direct instruction with students, the Title I Teacher provides instructional support through collaboration, consultation, and coaching with teachers, paraeducators, and tutors as directed by the administration.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Implements instructional plans and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
  • Plans instruction to achieve selected objectives of struggling students.
  • Assesses student needs and progress.
  • Supports the SRBI process by participating in SRBI meetings and taking a leadership role in Data Team Meetings to determine the focus of instruction for Tier 1, 2 or 3 instruction.
  • Coaches classroom teachers, paraeducators, and tutors in effective instructional strategies.
  • Collaborates with other intervention teachers to organize and maintain instructional materials, submit orders to administration as appropriate.
  • Communicates with families in regards to students receiving intervention.
  • Organizes and implements parent outreach to the whole school community at least three times yearly.
  • Provides workshops to all families on supporting literacy and/or math development in elementary school students.
  • Completes reports and paperwork as required by Title I.
  • Meets professional responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Demonstrated facility in the skills of reading, writing and/or mathematics.
  • Demonstrated mastery of literacy and/or math instructional strategies and resource materials.
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and other staff.
  • Evidence of organizational ability and willingness to pursue tasks to successful completion.
  • Superior communication skills (oral and written).
  • Knowledge of and/or demonstrate the ability to learn and implement Operating Systems (i.e. Windows); Office suites (i.e. Microsoft Office, Google Docs); Presentation Software (i.e. PowerPoint, Keynote); Spreadsheets (i.e. Excel, Google Spreadsheets); Communication and Collaboration tools (i.e. Skype); Accounting Software (i.e. QuickBooks); Student Information Systems (i.e. Naviance, Power School); or any other technology deemed relevant for this position.

Qualifications:
  • CT CSDE Educator Certification endorsed for:
    • Elementary, 1-6 (305)
    • Elementary, K-6 (013)
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject area(s) and/or instructional levels targeted.

Union:
Stamford Education Association (SEA)

Salary:
Per SEA Contract

Finalized 01/10/2022

Application Procedures:
Online application is required.

Internal Applicants: Please upload a cover letter (summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position) and resume as part of your Internal Application. In addition, be prepared to provide a two letters of reference to the interview committee.
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