ANTICIPATED Elementary Teachers - 2020/2021 SY

  • Danbury Public Schools
  • Danbury Public Schools, Beaver Brook Road, Danbury, CT, USA
  • May 05, 2020
Full time Elementary Teaching

Job Description


  • Position Type:
      Elementary School Teaching/Elementary Teacher (Elem Cert)

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Elementary Buildings

  • Date Available:
      2020-2021 SY

  • Closing Date:
      Open Until Filled

Position Summary: To plan, organize and implement an appropriate elementary instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This vacancy seeks a candidate with experience or expertise in the delivery of elementary curriculum.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with a diverse population of students in an urban setting
  • Plan, prepare and deliver engaging lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules, expectations and procedures
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies 
  • Establish and communicate learning targets for all learning activities
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments

Ability to: 

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students in diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • Commitment to the success of all children
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails
  • Demonstrates success in collaborative teaching, managing a mixed ability classroom and facilitating performance based learning
  • Participate in professional development 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal 


  • Must possess or be eligible for Connecticut Elementary Education certification.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to deliver elementary content. Familiarity with Teachers College Readers/Writers Workshop and Math Investigation preferred.
  • Ability to relate successfully with staff, families and students from diverse backgrounds, experiences and skill levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement differentiated instruction and build upon the strengths and challenges of a multi-cultural and multi-racial classroom/district.

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