Classroom Teacher - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Trades and Industry
Job Title: Certified: Human Services Teacher
Job Location: Districtwide
Beginning: Aug 23, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Home Economics, Pre-K-12 (045)
Certificate: Vocational Home Economics, Pre-K-12 (046)
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
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*Interested candidates must apply on the WPS Frontline System-Job ID 1999*
Please fill out all provided fields as applications that are incomplete will not be considered: 
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JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE

 
Teacher (Human Services)
 
DEPARTMENT
 
Teaching and Learning
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION
 
Waterbury Teachers’ Association CEA-NEA
 
REPORTS TO:
 
Receives administrative direction from the Principal or other administrative official of a higher grade
 
FLSA DESIGNATION
 
Exempt
 
PART I - SUMMARY OF CLASSIFICATION
 
This class is accountable for teaching family and consumer science courses and creating a classroom environment that develops skills in family and consumer science. 
 
PART II - MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
A. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
General Experience:
  1. Possession or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.  
Special Requirement:
  1. In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment.  
B. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Employment in this class is conditional upon possession of a valid Connecticut State Board of Education teaching certificate/endorsement(s) appropriate to the teaching assignment.
  2. Home Economics, PK-12 (045) or Vocational Home Economics, PK-12 (046) endorsement. 
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle operator’s license. 
C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
  • Considerable knowledge of core curriculum areas for which the teacher is responsible for instructing, including specialized knowledge in family and consumer science;
  • Considerable knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, and currently researched best practices and strategies;
  • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts;
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI) 
PART III - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.
  • Adapts family and consumer science material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students. 
  • Administers testing in accordance with District testing practices; 
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress; 
  • Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers; 
  • Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the District’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course standards; 
  • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas; 
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment; 
  • Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary; 
  • Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for family and consumer science skills; 

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

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