Classroom Teacher - Plainville Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Instructional Resource Teacher
Job Location: Toffolon Elementary School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Kindergarten - Grade 6 (013)
District: Plainville Public Schools
Plainville, CT 06062
Telephone: 860-793-3213
Job Description:
General Function:  The focus of this position is to support the development of teacher capacity to deliver high quality literacy instruction.  The Instructional Resource Teacher (IRT) will work closely with teachers to develop effective teaching, learning, and assessment strategies.  The IRT will also work with tutors to support the implementation of supplemental supports interventions with fidelity. 
In this role, the IRT will also work with the principal and the Director of Curriculum to perform the following responsibilities:
  • Model and co-teach instruction through team taught lessons
  • Assist K-5 classroom teachers in development and implementation of curriculum instructional strategies, and delivery models
  • Facilitate Professional Learning Community meetings
  • Assist K-5 classroom teachers in organizing and tracking of multiple methods of assessment
  • Work with K-5 teachers to support responsive instruction for all students, including English Language Learners
  • Plan based on the needs of teachers and aid in designing support and planning professional learning opportunities
  • Use data to identity areas of need in instruction
  • Research, identify and provide resources for teachers that support instruction
  • Other duties as assigned

-     Connecticut Elementary Educator Certification.
-     Minimum five years of successful Elementary teaching experience.
-     Advanced studies or professional development in reading.
-     Experience teaching with the Teachers College Readers and Writers Workshop curriculum.
-     Demonstrated leadership skills, and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff.
-     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-     Strong background in instructional delivery.
*This Instructional Resource Teacher position is temporary utilizing available grant funding for the duration of three-years. This position will be reviewed annually.  If an internal candidate is granted this position, they will have the opportunity to return to a position within their certification if the position ends after the three year grant funding has expired.

The salary range for this position can be found in the EAP Contract on the Plainville Community Schools website at

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  A letter of interest and internal application are required which can be accessed through  Click "Employment Opportunities" and then the "Internal Applicants Only" section.  Please check off the specific position for which you are applying.  Please make sure to "check" the box indicating that you are currently an employee (on page 1 of the internal application).   A resume, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts and certification are only required to be attached to your application if they are not already on file.  Please attach new documentation to update your application.

It is the policy of the Plainville Board of Education that no persons shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise discriminated against under any program including employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or veteran status.  Any complaint should be brought to the attention of the building principal or the Title IX Coordinator, David Levenduski.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.