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Part Time (.4) Elementary Bilingual Teacher (Portuguese) - Grades K-5

Employer
Brookfield Public Schools
Location
Brookfield, Connecticut
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Part-time
Part Time (.4) Elementary Bilingual Teacher (Portuguese) - Grades K-5 JobID: 1303

Position Type:

Elementary School Teaching/World Language - Portuguese

Date Posted:

5/20/2024

Location:

Candlewood Lake Elementary School

Date Available:

08/28/2024

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Brookfield Public Schools is looking for an Excellent, Part Time (.4) Elementary Bilingual Teacher (Portuguese) for Grades K-5

JOB SUMMARY: Certified Bilingual Teacher to support the social, emotional, linguistic, and academic needs of identified Portuguese-speaking multilingual learners in grades K-5. Bilingual Support is provided to emerging bilingual students who are in their first 30 months of learning English. Candidate should be familiar with Bilingual and ESOL teaching methods, as well as ML identification, parent notification, and annual assessment procedures. The ideal candidate possesses a current CT endorsement 902 (Bilingual Elementary Education). In times of shortage, Elementary Ed-certified candidates with demonstrated Portuguese proficiency and a commitment to becoming certified in Bilingual Elementary Ed, as well as TESOL-certified candidates 111 with demonstrated Portuguese proficiency may also be considered.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Promotes and maintains a positive, culturally responsive learning environment
  • Builds relationships and collaborates well with the ESOL team, classroom teachers, interventionists, etc.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents utilizing multiple communication methods keeping them up-to-date of student progress
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear content and language objectives, uses appropriate techniques, identifies observable and measurable success criteria, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
  • Demonstrates strong content- area standard knowledge, particularly knowledge of the Connecticut English Language Proficiency Standards (CELP)
  • Actively seeks out learning opportunities to continue to grow in practice

To be considered for this position candidate must complete the online application and upload the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Copy of CT teaching certificate
  • Undergraduate/graduate transcripts
  • At least two recent signed letters of reference

Brookfield Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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