Classroom Teacher - Bristol Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: Intensive Thematic Instructional Specialist
Job Location: Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School
Beginning: Aug 23, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bristol Public Schools
Bristol, CT 06011
Telephone: 860-584-7018
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Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:  INTENSIVE THEMATIC INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST
DEPARTMENT:  TEACHER
REPORTS TO:  BUILDING PRINCIPAL AND SUPERVISOR OF TEACHING AND LEARNING                   
SUMMARY:  Assesses students’ skills and provides instructional support for students in need of instructional support.  Responsible for assisting in the planning, development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of regular education services to students in collaboration with administration and school staff. Coordinates the authentic integration of the arts and innovation theme into the core curriculum with all core and encore teachers. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.
Provide specialized individual and small-group intervention to students in need of support.
Assist classroom teachers and interns with classroom instruction by modeling lessons, coaching, consulting, collaborating, and assisting with the implementation of the instructional program.
Coach, model, collaborate and plan with grade level teams for the purpose of improving instruction at the classroom level.
Provide leadership in the coordination and administration of assessments and instructional programs.
Analyze, interpret, and monitor assessment results and statistical data related to student performance to support staff in making effective instructional decisions around tier one instruction and intervention.  
Provide a summary of grade level data reports that will be used to make instructional decisions, identify students in need of support, identify resources for standards that need reteaching and identify best instructional practices.
Present professional development to school staff on best teaching practices
Participate in team decisions about students needing instructional support including the development, review and modification of individual plans.
Attend and participate in SRBI and Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meetings, as needed.
Communicate and confer with parents concerning individual students in collaboration with the classroom teacher.
Serve on school and district committees.
Be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day including the planning of a family math/reading night and parent conferences
Plans and incorporates the theme of arts (music, theater, creative constructions, art) and innovation into the current curriculum in collaboration with all teachers. 
Coach, model, and collaborate with grade level teams for the purpose of infusing arts and innovation into all aspects of instruction.
Perform duties as assigned by school and district administration. 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree.
Reading certification preferred.
Varied teaching experiences across several grade levels preferred.
Coaching experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Connecticut Teaching Certificate 
Grades 4-8 or 7-12 certifications preferred
Grades 1-6 or K-12 certifications will be considered
Coaching certification preferred. 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.  Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.
Date of Service: May 2022-2023 School Year
Application: Those currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education, fill out an internal application by 4pm on 05/05/2022.
All others fill out an online application at www.applitrack.com/Bristol/onlineapp.
The information contained in this posting description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
05/03/2022 SG/aw

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

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