Employment

Bi-Lingual Spanish Elementary Education Teacher

Position available for start of 2021-22 school year at public charter school in Norwalk, CT: 

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, regional public charter school in Norwalk seeks a  well-qualified Bi-lingual Spanish/Elementary Education teacher (certificate #902) to join our tight-knit, energetic team for a .2 position. In this role and in collaboration with our TESOL teacher, you will offer a bi-lingual program to our Spanish-speaking students. You will also plan instruction for non-native speakers in grades K-8 utilizing the Connecticut English Language Proficiency Standards (CELPS). A key role for this position is to support teachers as they strive to engage in best practices with their English language learners in the general education classroom.  As a teacher in our school, you’ll create individualized learning plans based on each student’s needs and evaluate their learning progress, including the annual LAS Links assessment which is administered statewide each year in Connecticut. A key part of your role will also be to build positive relationships with parents in order to help them advocate for and understand their student’s progress.

Responsibilities

  • Offer bi-lingual instruction to Spanish speaking students
  • Prepare lessons and materials for classroom and small group implementation
  • Work with teachers to co-assess students’ progress in learning English
  • Create individualized plans for students based on the CELP standards.
  • Stay abreast of new teaching methods for teaching English as a second language
  • Inform parents about student progress
  • Independently plan and manage a service schedule for K-8 students  
  • Collaborate with staff and families to provide a positive learning experience to students

Requirements

  • Elementary Bi-lingual/Spanish (#902)
  • Knowledge of various methods of teaching English to non-native speakers
  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Sensitive to and supportive of the needs of newly arrived immigrants
  • A strong desire to work in a small, collaborative environment

SBS Charter School is a PUBLIC school.  Our calendar, schedule, teacher salary schedule, benefits (including contributions to TRB) are all comparable to other public school systems in Fairfield County.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, three recent letters of recommendation, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, Praxis test scores, and a copy of your CT Teaching Certificate to: employment@sbscharter.org.


Specialized Learning/Paraprofessional-Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT seeks RBT (Registered Behavior Technician)  for our K-8 public school program for the 2021-22 school year. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking join a positive and supportive team and gain valuable experience in a classroom setting. Will train the right candidate.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Instructional support for at-risk students
  • Work under the direct supervision of School’s Student Services Administrator and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Work w/ individual or small groups to implement individually designed interventions and behavior protocols to assist students in mastering their goals
  • Help set-up and enter data into electronic collection system
  • Assist and facilitate student interaction with peers during classroom instruction, recess, co-curricular and non- instructional activities as written in student’s IEP, behavior or social emotional learning plans

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Registered Behavior Analysis Certification or Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Two (2) plus years successful experience under the direct documented clinical supervision of a BCBA and has completed or is willing to complete Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) competency and complete RBT examination requirements within a timely manner but not more than 1 school year after hire

Starting Salary: $25/hr

Positions will run for the full 2021-22 school year from 8:45am-3:45pm on all days that school is in session. Email cover letter, resume, credentials and recent employment references to: employment@sbscharter.org.


Early Childhood Paraprofessional Teaching Assistant  for PreK classrooms

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school located in South Norwalk seeks Early Childhood Paraprofessional Teaching Assistant  for PreK classrooms.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a flexible, child-centered  individual with experience  related to supporting young children in an elementary school setting. Perfect for new teachers looking to get foot-in-the-door in a successful school setting

Position will run for the full 2021-22 school year calendar. Email cover letter, resume, any CT Teaching certification credentials and recent employment references to: employment@sbscharter.org.


Assistant Teacher/ Paraprofessional

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT seeks Assistant Teachers/Paraprofessionals for our K-8 public school program for the 2021-22 school year. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking join and positive and supportive team and gain valuable experience in a classroom setting.

Duties include assisting lead teacher(s) with:

  • instructional support
  • classroom management
  • substituting as needed
  • behavioral intervention and support (training provided)

Positions will run for the full 2021-22 school year from 8:45am-3:45pm on all days that school is in session. Email cover letter, resume, credentials and recent employment references to: employment@sbscharter.org.