Classroom Teacher - Stamford Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: 2022-2023 Candidate Pool: PreKindergarten Teacher
Job Location: Stamford Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 24, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Integrated Early Child./Special Ed., Birth-K (112)
Certificate: Integrated Early Child./Special Ed.,Nursey-K: Elem 1-3 (113)
District: Stamford Public Schools
Stamford, CT 06904
Telephone: 203-977-5903
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Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT
A competent Pre-K Teacher understands growth and development, demonstrates knowledge of what is to be taught and facility in the basic skills and helps students to develop positive self-concepts.  The Pre-K Teacher stimulates the independence of each student as a learner, effectively assesses student needs and progress, and plans instruction to achieve selected objectives, including those appropriate for exceptional students. The Pre-K Teacher accomplishes these objectives through effective communication with students, parents and colleagues, and through the use of appropriate techniques and materials in a positive climate where time, space and equipment are effectively organized for instruction.  In addition, the Pre-K Teacher meets professional responsibility for continuing growth and fosters cooperative involvement with parents and the community.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Demonstrates facility in the skills of reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the subject to be taught.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development as it relates to the teaching-learning process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the American public school system.
  • Plans instruction to achieve selected objectives.
  • Effectively implements instructional plans and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
  • Effectively communicates with students.
  • Helps students develop positive self-concepts.
  • Facilitates the independence of the student as learner.
  • Effectively organizes time, space, materials and equipment for instruction.
  • Effectively assesses student needs and progress.
  • Effectively meets the needs of exceptional students.
  • Establishes a positive learning environment.
  • Meets professional responsibilities.
  • Encourages and maintains the cooperative involvement and support of parents and the community.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A valid Connecticut teacher certificate:
    • 001 - Pre-K–Grade 8
    • 002 - Pre-K–Grade 6
    • 003 - Pre-K–Grade 3
    • 008 - Pre-K and Kindergarten
    • 112 - Integrated Early Childhood/Special Ed., Birth–Kindergarten
    • 113 - Integrated Early Childhood/Special Ed., Nursery–K–Elem., 1–3
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject area(s) and/or instructional levels targeted.
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and educational assistants.
  • 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.
To view the full posting and apply online, visit: https://www.stamfordpublicschools.org/careers
 

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