Colchester High School

Colchester School District

Colchester, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3231149
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 13, 2020
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2020

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Secondary Teacher

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The classroom teacher is directly responsible to the principal of the school to which she/he is assigned, and will be held accountable for the performance responsibilities listed below.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year are in accordance with the current Master Contract and salary schedule.

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions in the current Master Agreement between the Colchester Education Association and the School Board. Evaluation will be completed according to the guidelines defined in the district's Differentiated Evaluation Process.

1. Current VT teacher license with appropriate subject area endorsement(s). Dual license, English and Social Studies, preferred.
2. Demonstrated understanding and applications of best practices in teaching and learning.
3. Skills in collaborative problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork.
4. Knowledge of Vermont Framework of Standards and the ability to create interdisciplinary lessons/units.
5. Commitment to District’s mission and Strategic Plan.

1. Instruct and guide students according to their developmental needs and in accordance with district curricula.
2. Create a classroom environment and climate, which is open, flexible, and conducive to learning.
3. Understand and demonstrate best practices in teaching and learning as well as current subject matter expertise.
4. Maintain appropriate student records and program documentation.
5. Communicate effectively with parents, students, and peers.
6. Implement district policies; follow school practices/procedures.
7. Assume supervisory responsibilities as assigned.
8. Demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development.
9. Model professional behavior at all times.
10. Collaborate with other school and district staff members to achieve the district’s mission and school’s annual goals.
11. Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the building principal or designee.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Welcome to Colchester High School!

    Colchester High School, part of the Colchester School District, is located in northwestern Vermont near Lake Champlain. We are the "Lakers", and our mascot is Champ. CHS, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, opened in the fall of 1975. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Colchester School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • dual certification (English and Social Studies) preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Heather Baron
    • PO Box 900
    • 131 Laker Lane
    • Colchester, Vermont 05446

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