New Haven Unified School District

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Job Description

Primary Function:

To provide an educational program that meets the educational needs of each student in the teacher’s area of responsibility.

Organizational Relationships:

Directly responsible to the principal or other designated administrator.

Major Duties and Responsibilites

  1. Instruction
    Will provide for instruction which is consistent with district and school expectations and which meets the educational needs of all students assigned to the teacher.
  2. Communication
    Will communicate with students, parents, administrators and other staff members in a manner which is consistent with district and school expectations.
  3. Management
    Will employ planning, record-keeping, resource management, and learning environment management practices which are consistent with district and school expectations, and which maximize the teacher’s effectiveness.
  4. Student Supervision and Welfare
    Will provide for student supervision which ensures student safety consistent with district and school expectations.
  5. Professional Responsibilities
    Will assume professional responsibilities in a manner which meets district and school expectations and ensures continued personal and professional growth.
  6. Goals and Objectives
    Will implement district goals and objectives for certificated teacher as modified in the individual’s planning conference.
  7. Other Duties
    Will perform other duties as assigned consistent with the New Haven Unified School District/New Haven Teachers Association contract.

Ability To:

  • Adapt plans to meet different needs, learning
  • Create an instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
  • Establish effective rapport with pupils.
  • Motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability.
  • Monitor children in classrooms.
  • Display the use of good judgement in making decisions.
  • Maintain professional relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues and supervising staff members.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain acceptable standards of physical health, energy and emotional adjustment to the job environment.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials.

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.