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How to Post a Job Opening on the CT COLT Web Site

Please send a complete job description and contact information to Paul St. Louis at pmsaint1946@comcast.net
Job openings will be posted for ONE MONTH ONLY unless we are contacted at the end of one month and asked to extend the posting.

Current Job Postings
 
Farmington Public Schools has an opening for an Elementary World Language Teacher (K-Grade 2). Must have State of CT certification in Spanish 7-12 (#023) and Elementary World Language (#101). Position will begin August 24, 2016. 

For additional information and to apply online, please refer to our website at www.fpsct.org / district. Submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, copy of appropriate CT certification, and two current letters of reference to: Kim Wynne, Assistant Superintendent, Farmington Public Schools. Open until filled. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on May 17, 2016)

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Farmington Public Schools has an 0.8 FTE opening for an Upper Elementary French Teacher (Grades 5-6). Must have State of CT certification in French 7-12 (#018) and Elementary World Language (#101). Position will begin August 24, 2016.

For additional information and to apply online, please refer to our website at www.fpsct.org / district.  Submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, copy of appropriate CT certification, and two current letters of reference to: Kim Wynne, Assistant Superintendent, Farmington Public Schools.  Open until filled. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on May 17, 2016)

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The New Canaan Public Schools is currently seeking a 7-12 French certified teacher, dual certification in Spanish preferred. Please apply at http://www.ncps-k12.org/.

The New Canaan Public Schools is currently seeking a 7-12 Latin certified teacher. Please apply at http://www.ncps-k12.org/.

The New Canaan Public Schools is currently seeking a 7-12 Spanish certified teacher as a Long Term Sub from August to January. Please apply at http://www.ncps-k12.org/
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on June 7, 2016)

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The Wethersfield Public School District is seeking motivated and dedicated individuals with superior communication skills for World Language Teacher positions (Certified in Spanish-023 or Italian-020) servicing Wethersfield High School and Silas Deane Middle School starting in the 2016-2017 school year.

Please apply at
http://www.generalasp.com/wethersfield/onlineapp/default.aspx
For more information, please contact Matthew Mangino (World Language Department Liaison for Wethersfield High School) at
mmangino@wethersfield.me  
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on June 9, 2016)

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Haddam-Killingworth High School in Regional School District 17 is looking for a dynamic and collaborative full-time Spanish teacher. The ideal candidate would have recent experience teaching AP Spanish Language and Culture and be certified or be able to be certified to teach University of Connecticut Early College Experience courses. That is, "Preferred candidates can teach all levels of high school Spanish.  CT Spanish 7-12 (023) endorsement is required." 

To apply, go to www.rsd17.org. The Employment Opportunities section can be found under the District tab. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on June 22, 2016)

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French Position in the Farmington Public Schools

Location:   West Woods Upper Elementary School

Date Available:   08/24/2016

Description:   Upper Elementary School French Teacher (0.8 FTE) beginning August 2016; Position will teach French to students in Grades 5-6.  Cross endorsement in Spanish preferred.

Qualifications: Must be eligible for State of CT certification in French 

Salary:  $46,625- $96,600 salary based upon education and experience; part time positions are pro-rated

Application Procedure: Complete online application at www.fpsct.org/district and submit detailed cover letter, resume, 2 letters of reference, copies of all college transcripts and State of CT Teacher certification.

Selection Procedure: Selected candidates will be contacted by phone or email for interviews with a district administrator.

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Windham Public Schools is looking for a Spanish teacher for Windham High School who is innovative, energetic, collaborative and patient to help develop a dynamic program for native and heritage speakers of Spanish. This is a full-time position, requiring 023 certification Spanish 7-12 beginning August 2016. For more information please contact: 

Karen Lapuk
Director of Bilingual Education, ESOL and World Languages
klapuk@windham.k12.ct.us

https://www.applitrack.com/windham/OnlineApp/default.aspx?all=1&AppliTrackJobId=2406&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1 
 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on June 27, 2016)

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The Somers Public Schools has a 0.4 opening for a World Language Teacher at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School.  The position is for a 6th grade, exploratory World Language teaching assignment. The ideal candidate would hold Connecticut certification in French and Spanish. Classes have been scheduled for every other day during the morning.  Full consideration will be given to candidates that have certification in only French or Spanish.  This would represent a  wonderful opportunity for a newly retired World Language teacher, or someone else seeking part-time employment.   Please email Clay Krevolin, Principal (clay.krevolin@somers.k12.ct.us), or call at 860 749-2270 ext, 2603 for additional information.  Employment applications through applitrack can be completed by going to:  www@somers.k12.ct.us and selecting the employment tab. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on July 14, 2016)

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Westover School is seeking a part-time French teacher to take up the position in August, 2016. The position will include teaching 2 sections of French.

Fluency in French is essential and an ability to teach the language at all levels is required. Preferred candidates will have a B.A. in French and substantial experience as teachers in the language classroom.

This position may also include one or two seasons of sports coaching, depending on the candidate's interest and ability.

Westover School is a girls' boarding and day school, grades 9-12. It is located in Middlebury, CT, 3/4 hour from New Haven and 1 1/2 hours from New York City. For more information, see our website at www.westoverschool.org.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Kathryn Albee, Language Department Chair
Westover School
P.O. Box 847
Middlebury, Connecticut 06762-0847

kalbee@westoverschool.org  
Westover School is an Equal Opportunity Employer   
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on August 8, 2016)

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The New Milford Public Schools has an anticipated opening for a middle school Spanish Teacher starting in the 2016-17 school year.  Candidates must hold current Connecticut certification as a Spanish Teacher.  Salary will be based on experience and education.  Go to www.newmilfordps.org and click on employment for a link to an online application or call 860-210-2200 for more information. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on August 11, 2016)

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New London Public Schools is seeking…

A dynamic and driven school principal to lead Grades K-5 of New London’s Language and Culture Pathway at C. B. Jennings Elementary School. 

The candidate must have: 

Demonstrated, successful teaching and leadership experience in Dual Language Education and International Education programs/instruction; 

Knowledge of magnet school program development and implementation; 

Proven ability to supervise and lead staff in a way that is firm, fair, effective, and consistent; and 

Strong knowledge of responsive instruction in all domains (e.g., academics, behavior, social-emotional learning), etc. 

A strong candidate would also have: 

Demonstrated knowledge and experience of programs/services for English Learners; 

Knowledge of methods in Bilingual Education and Inquiry-based learning; 

Demonstrated leadership in a racially and ethnically diverse community; 

Proven Spanish proficiency. 

The principal of C.B. Jennings School will plan, administer, and supervise programming that meets the educational needs and interests of its students and promotes their maximum development and performance. 

Become a part of our small, unique, school system located on Connecticut’s shoreline! Join us as New London transforms into a full, regional, magnet school district with four educationally excellent K-12 magnet pathways in STEM education, the Arts, Language and Culture, and Leadership. 

For more information about these postings, please contact Grace Sanchez, Human Resources Specialist, at SanchezG@newlondon.org 

To apply, go to: http://www.applitrack.com/newlondon/onlineapp/ 

(860) 447-6020 • 134 Williams Street, New London, CT • newlondon.org • 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on August 24, 2016)

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Litchfield High School is seeking a full-time Latin instructor for this school year.  The schedule includes levels 1-AP and the case load is 60 students. Interested parties should visit  http://www.litchfieldschools.org/central-office/employment.  
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on September 1, 2016)

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Bristol Public Schools has an opening for a full time certified Latin Teacher in grades 9-12 at Bristol Eastern High School. We have a robust Latin program, serving approximately 120 students in six sections of Latin at four  levels. Position will begin October 13, 2016 or until filled. For additional information, please refer to our website at https://www.bristol.k12.ct.us/departments/human-resources/job-postings or contact Carly Fortin at  carlyfortin@ci.bristol.ct.us or (860) 584-7876. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on October 1, 2016)

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The Ridgefield Public Schools are seeking a long term substitute Latin teacher for Ridgefield High School.  Position is effective immediately.  Please apply online at www.ridgefield.org
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on October 21, 2016)

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Central CT State University - Department of Modern Languages - Assistant Professor of Spanish

Emergency Appointment. One year.
Assistant Professor. PhD in Spanish required; ABD (completion within one year) will be considered. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required. Specialization open. Focus on Latin American Culture and Literature is preferred. Candidates are expected to teach Spanish at different levels including Latin American Culture and Literature. The following are also considered a plus: a) record of research applicable to teaching Spanish language, literature and/or culture; and b) experience with study-abroad programs and/or International Studies. The regular teaching assignment is four three-unit courses per semester.

Applications should include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. A sample of recent research may also be requested at the discretion of the chair. Please send applications to Dr. Carmela Pesca, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050. 

The Department will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. 

CCSU aggressively pursues a program of equal employment and educational opportunity and affirmative action. The Department of Modern Languages is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strength or experience in this area. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on October 27, 2016)

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French Teacher

Anticipated hiring: November 29, 2016

Westminster School, one of the leading small independent boarding schools in the country, is a diverse, co-educational high school, a close-knit community of 95 faculty and 394 students (70 percent boarding, 30 percent day students) set on a 200-acre campus in Simsbury, Connecticut. Since its founding in 1888, Westminster School has been committed to the core values of community, character, balance and involvement. Our motto – virtute et numine – by grit and grace – defines and distinguishes the Westminster experience, our community and our alumni. 

This position will include teaching responsibilities for up to four sections of French. The ability to teach French 1 through Advanced French is required. A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have teaching experience with students at the secondary school level. Salary is competitive. To apply, please send a resume, references and a writing sample or educational philosophy to Nancy L. Spencer, Associate Head, at:
nspencer@westminster-school.org

Westminster School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates of color. Westminster School reaffirms its long-standing nondiscriminatory policy and employs individuals of any race, religion, sexual orientation or national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available at Westminster. Westminster does not discriminate in its hiring, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs. 

(Posted to the CT COLT Website on October 28, 2016)

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There is a Long Term Substitute position in Spanish at Berlin High School. To apply for this position, please visit :  https://www.applitrack.com/berlin/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=High+School+Teaching  

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Provides effective Spanish instruction to high school students.  Assists pupils in need of help, prepares lessons, tests, and evaluations.  Actively participates in committee work (departmental, curriculum, etc.), staff meetings, and conferences with pupils, parents, colleagues, administration and parents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
•         Adheres to rules, regulations and by-laws of the Board of Education;
 
•         Complies promptly with all administrative directives issued by the superintendent of schools or any administrative subordinate within the scope of his authority;
 
•         Maintains a strong working knowledge and application of the philosophy, courses of study, techniques and objectives applicable to the area of his specialization and assignment;
 
•         Directs and evaluates the learning experiences of the pupil;
 
•         Maintains order and discipline in the classroom conducive to good instruction;
 
•         Ensures parents are accurately informed of student growth and development;
 
•         Participates in the in-service education programs and professional growth activities, including faculty committee and system-wide committee assignments;
 
•         Participates in assignments and activities to promote better school-community relations (parent conferences, activities, etc.);
 
•         Performs other specific duties as assigned by the building administrator, such as lunchroom, homeroom, outside areas, halls, clerical, club and social activities;

QUALIFICATIONS

Proper Connecticut teaching certification as well as Federal NCLB requirements required.  Academic preparation with emphasis on high school education; knowledge of best practices across the curriculum and ability to modify the curriculum to meet the needs of all learners. Must be a flexible collaborator with an understanding of children's developmental stages.  

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This is a temporary long-term substitute assignment beginning in early December and coninuting through the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Pro-rated salary in accordance with the negotiated agreement between the Berlin Board of Education and the Berlin Education Association, BA 2, $45,701 to Ph.D Max, $93,380.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EEO EMPLOYER 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on October 31, 2016)

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New Haven Public Schools has a part-time Italian position in middle school in New Haven from10:15-12:45, available from January. Please contact Jessica Haxhi, Supervisor of World Languages, New Haven Public Schools at 203.946.7591 or jessica.haxhi@new-haven.k12.ct.us for more information.
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on December 8, 2016)

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East Catholic High School has an immediate opening for a full-time, long term substitute teacher for Spanish (9 – 12).  Position is available immediately.

Submit a cover letter and resume to:  Thomas E. Maynard, Interim Principal & Chief Administrator, East Catholic High School, 155 New State Road, Manchester, CT 06042 or email
goguenm@echs.comOpen until filled. 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on January 9, 2017)

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Full-time Prek-5 Spanish FLES teacher at King Robinson Interdistrict Magnet School in New Haven. Spanish (023) and World Language Elementary (101) required. We are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher who will engage younger students with content-related lessons in the target language at this International Baccalaureate school. New Haven world languages teachers enjoy many opportunities in teacher leadership, collegial support, and professional development. Contact NHPS World Languages Supervisor, Jessica Haxhi, at jessica.haxhi@new-haven.k12.ct.us for more information or apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/nhps/OnlineApp/default.aspx
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on January 25, 2017)

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Middle School Classics Teacher 

Kingswood Oxford School
is seeking a passionate, innovative, and collaborative teacher to lead the Middle School Latin program (grades 6-8), serve as an academic advisor to students, and if interested, assist in the school’s comprehensive athletic program. Candidates should have successful experience with and enjoy teaching adolescents and have an academic background and teaching experience in Classics. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor Degree and at least two years of experience teaching adolescents. Value will be placed upon candidates who can share and teach differing points of view. The successful candidate will be a teacher who inspires a love of Classics and develops confident, proficient, and literate students of Latin. In addition, the successful candidate will be a collaborative team player with a desire to be involved in the life of the school community.  

Kingswood Oxford School is a coeducational, independent day school for strong and motivated students in grades 6-12 located in West Hartford, Connecticut, named one of the top Best Places to Live in 2016 by Time/Money magazine. KO is committed to building a diverse community of adults—especially in terms of race, sexual orientation, and educational background—who will work towards helping students become confident communicators, resourceful problem solvers, and innovative, compassionate, and ethical leaders. More information can be found on the school’s website at kingswoodoxford.org

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and references to jobopenings@kingswoodoxford.org  
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on February 7, 2017)

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Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School in Waterbury has an immediate Full-Time position for Pre-K through 5 Japanese FLES program.

To apply, please go to: https://www.applitrack.com/waterbury/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Bilingual

For questions, please contact Kazumi Yamashita-Iverson at kyamashita@waterbury.k12.ct.us 
(Posted to the CT COLT Website on February 15, 2017)

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