POSITION TITLE: CITYWIDE TESOL / BILINGUAL TEACHER, GR. K-12
DEPARTMENT: MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS/ENGLISH LEARNERS
REPORTS TO: EL Supervisor
SUMMARY: To help ML/EL students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
Teaches district approved curriculum.
Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
Diagnoses the learning styles of students.
Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside of the instructional day.
Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
Serves on faculty and curriculum committees.
Implement an individual education program for special needs students.
Supervises classroom and students (volunteers and parent helpers where appropriate). Performs general supervisory duties as scheduled.
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:
(Masters Degree for certain positions).
Additional credits required for completion of certification requirements.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: TESOL 111
- Valid Connecticut Teaching Certificate.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual Spanish preferred, but not required.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write memos, reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Knowledge and experience with standard hardware and software applications. Ability to use computers for Email, word processing, accounting, databases and presentations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and teaching competencies to instructional programs. Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies and the code of professional responsibility for teachers.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to fifty (50) pounds, such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being or work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, such as to read handwritten or typed material and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
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.
SALARY: Based on experience as per negotiated contract
DATE OF SERVICE: 2023-2024 School Year
APPLICATION: If you are currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education as a teacher, please complete an internal application online by 4:00 p.m. on October 11, 2023. All others please fill out an online application at www.applitrack.com/bristol/onlineapp