Thompson Middle School
Thompson Public Schools
North Grosvenordale, Connecticut

Job Details
Job ID: 3094088 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 6, 2019 Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description
Thompson Middle School seeks an Technology Education teacher. CT Certification required - Technology Education Prek to 12.

Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student an awareness of the role of technology education.

Essential Duties
1. Teaches skills, knowledge, and scientific attitudes through courses in technology education to students, utilizing curriculum designated by Thompson Public Schools.
2. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
3. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Newport News Public Schools.
4. Plans a technology education program involving demonstrations, lectures, discussions, and student experiments; organizes activities for optimal learning.
5. Instructs students in the proper use, care and safe handling of equipment.
6. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
7. Provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, equipment and tools.
8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior for a productive learning environment during class sessions and field trips.
9. Evaluates each student’s growth in knowledge and skills in the course being taught.
10. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
11. Supervises students in assigned out of classroom activities during the working day.
12. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
13. Administers testing in accordance with division testing practices.
14. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.

Other Duties
1. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
2. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including PTO, student clubs and after-school activities.
3. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
4. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.

Job Specifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education. Must be eligible or possess a CT Teaching Certificate with the appropriate endorsement to teach Technology Education.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Thompson Middle School!

Thompson Middle School depends upon the caring partnership of students, parents, and teachers to support the learning process.

As active learners, students explore options that bring them closer to their educational goals within this partnership.

Students will find their educational experience rewarding when they take ownership for their work, responsibility for their behavior, and contribute to the quality of our school.

The Thompson Public School system does not discriminate against any person based upon sex, race, religion or creed.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Thompson 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • No experience required
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Steven Knowlton, Principal
    North Grosvenordale, Connecticut 06255
    Phone: 860-923-9380