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Long Term Substitute Teacher - Multilingual Learning (2023-2024 SY)

Norwalk Public Schools
Norwalk, CT, US
  • Position Type:
    Substitute/Long Term Substitute

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Jefferson Marine Science Elementary School

  • 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

    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

    • 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 uses 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 school teaching

    • Experience working with students
    • 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

    • Bachelor's Degree in TESOL
    • Active TESOL K-12 (111) or Bilingual Certification
    • Expertise in writing instruction with an in-depth knowledge of language and written language development.
    • Provide academic assistance with focus on Executive Functioning Skills and Writing Instruction.
    • Demonstrated experience with implementing progress monitoring measures.
    • Proven experience in working with teams of educational professionals in collaborative settings.
    • In-depth knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment development aligned to the CCSS.
    • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills in working with students and their families.
    • Sensitivity, understanding and appreciation for the needs and strengths of a diverse school district and community.
    • 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
    1-39 Days: $110.00/day
    40+ Days: $254.38/day

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    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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status 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 pregnancy, veteran status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.


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