Harriet Tubman School

Newark Public Schools

Newark, New Jersey ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3314226
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 6, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
Evaluates student progress on a regular basis and prepares progress reports.
Instructs pupils in citizenship, basic communications skills and other general elements of the course of study common to all teachers, as specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the district.
Provides individual, small, and/or large group instruction, whenever appropriate, in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils with varying intellectual and special abilities.
Instructs pupils in proper care and use of textbooks, equipment and materials.
Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide and orderly and productive environment.
Selects and requisitions books, instructional materials, equipment, aids, and maintains required inventory records.
Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction
Develops and maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
Supervises out-of classroom activities for pupils during the assigned working day, as required.
Plans and coordinates the work of aides, teacher assistants, and other paraprofessionals.
Identifies pupil’s needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
Communicates with parents and pupil personnel staff members on the individual pupil’s progress and development.
Maintains attendance accounting and business service as required.
Develops and participates in the sponsorship of student activities and faculty committees.
Acts as a resource person on an interdepartmental level to relate appropriate aspects of his/her subject area to other subject areas
Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
  • Location Description

    The Three New Policies…

    1. Recognize – through research the unquestionable link between attendance and grading on student achievement.

    2. Support – the strategic plan by putting a high value on preparing our students for college career opportunities.

    3. Strive – for a goal of 100% as the District’s brand. Establishing a higher standard.

    4. Define – the importance of differentiating to address the needs of all students.

    5. Provide – fairness, clarity and alignment.

    6. Decisive – there are defined consequences.

    7. Responsive – timely interventions to help all pupils achieve levels of proficiency; timely notification of parents/guardians; procedures for involving parents/guardians in the development and implementation of interventions.

    8. Delineate – all stakeholders and their respective responsibilities-students, parents, attendance and guidance counselors, teachers, administration, and community.

    9. Evoke – the privilege of Principal Prerogative in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

    10. Simultaneous Renewal – Identifies the need for an implementation review with all stakeholders who will serve on a team to review every policy (twice annually during the initial year of implementation). Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Newark Public Schools 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

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
      A New Jersey Department of Education Standard Certificate, Certificate of Eligibility (CE), or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS).
      Possession of a current and valid teaching certificate in the appropriate subject/content area issued by the New Jersey Department of Education.
      Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made for their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
      Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • TeachNewark Jobs at TeachNewark.com , Consultants
    • 2 Cedar Street
    • Newark, New Jersey 07102

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