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Grades 5-6 Summer Academy Teachers

at Norwalk Public Schools

Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 4392
Categories: Summer Jobs
Keywords: summer

Job Description

Openings as of 3/24/2019
Afterschool/Summer School/Tutor

  • Grades 5-6 Summer Academy Teachers JobID: 4392
  • Position Type:
    Afterschool/Summer School/Tutor/Afterschool/Summer School

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Summer School Session (District-wide)

  • Date Available:
    June 19, 2019

  • Closing Date:
    3/11/19-until filled

    Job Summary:
    The 5-6 Summer Academy teacher provides literacy support for district-wide 5-6 students in the form of whole group/small group reading instruction and interventions through a content-rich theme with a science focus. The structure of the day will resemble a middle school schedule as students rotate between reading, writing, and science-related literacy Authentic Peformance Tasks.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Teach research-based literacy classroom instruction and interventions as designed for the 5-6 Summer Reading Academy Program.
    • Administer progress monitoring assessments, analyze results and modify instruction based on these data.
    • Provide coaching and support for classroom instructional assistant as designed for the 5-6 Summer Reading Academy Program.
    • Participate fully in all 5-6 Summer Reading Academy meetings and trainings as required for program implementation.
    • Maintain attendance, outcome data and all data that provide evidence of successful implementation of the 5-6 Summer Academy Program.
    • Prepare reports as required for schools, parents and the curriculum office.
    • Assist with planning and implementing a family orientation session to take place on Friday, June 28, 2019.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Valid Connecticut teaching certification.
    • Advanced degree and/or comparable expertise in literacy instruction with an in-depth knowledge of language and reading development.
    • Preferably, previous teaching experience working in Norwalk’s Summer Academies.
    • Demonstrated experience with implementing progress monitoring measures.
    • Demonstrated expertise in delivery and successful implementation of summer reading programs.
    • Proven experience in working with teams of educational professionals in collaborative settings.
    • In-depth knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment development aligned to the CCSS.
    • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills in working with children and their families.
    • Sensitivity, understanding and appreciation for the needs and strengths of a diverse school district and community.
    • Ability to commit to teaching all 5 weeks/25 days of Summer Academy.

    Current Norwalk employees should apply online through Applitrack and fill out the short internal applicant application form.

    External applicants should apply online through Applitrack and fill out the entire application for employment.

    Salary: In accordance with the NFT contract ($47/hour for first-time Summer Academy teachers, $49/hour for experienced Summer Academy teachers.)

    Week 1 July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (M, T, W, TH, FR)
    Week 2 July 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 (M, T, W, TH, FR)
    Week 3 July 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 (M, T, W, TH, FR)
    Week 4 July 29, 30, 31, Aug. 1, 2 (M, T, W, TH, FR)
    Week 5 August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (M, T, W, TH, FR)

    8:30 am-1:30 pm
    4 hours per day plus an additional 90-minute weekly data team meeting before/after school

    Training/Prep Days: (14 hours)
    Wednesday, June 19: 9:00-2:00
    Thursday, June 20: 9:00-2:00
    Friday, June 28: 9:00-1:00
    Position ends: August 9, 2019
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    It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability.