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					                               NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
                             HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
                     2 CEDAR STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102

                                   ENGLISH TEACHERS
                                         VARIOUS LOCATIONS

                 (Pending availability of funds and Superintendent’s approval)

The State District Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the position of
English Teachers, Various Locations.

                                    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

1.    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
2.    New Jersey Department of Education Teacher of English Standard Certificate, Certificate of
      Eligibility (CE), or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS).
3.    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.
4.    Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the
      duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable
      forms of communication.

                              BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.    Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
2.    Evaluates student progress on a regular basis and prepares progress reports.
3.    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.
4.    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.
5.    Instructs pupils in proper care and use of textbooks, equipment and materials.
6.    Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide and orderly and productive
7.    Selects and requisitions books, instructional materials, equipment, aids, and maintains required
      inventory records.
8.    Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction
9.    Develops and maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education
      activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
10.   Supervises out-of classroom activities for pupils during the assigned working day, as required.
11.   Plans and coordinates the work of aides, teacher assistants, and other paraprofessionals.
12.   Identifies pupil’s needs and cooperated with other professional staff members in assessing and
      helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
13.   Communicates with parents and pupil personnel staff members on the individual pupil’s progress
      and development.
14.   Maintains basic attendance accounting and business service as required.
15.    Develops and participates in the sponsorship of student activities and faculty committees.
16.   Acts as a resource person on an interdepartmental level to relate appropriate aspects of his/her
      subject area to other subject areas.
17.   Works to establish and maintain open lines on communication with students and their parents
      concerning the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.


                                 SALARY AND EMPLOYMENT PERIOD
1.    *Salary Range:          Bachelor’s degree:            $50,000 - $87,216
                              Master’s degree:              $51,000 - $90,982
                              Master’s degree + 30 credits: $53,000 - $94,209
2.    Employment Period:      Ten (10) Months
3.    Union Affiliation:      Newark Teacher’s Union (NTU)

*Salary subject to change pending NTU contract negotiations.

                                        HOW TO APPLY

Newark Public Schools is only accepting electronic applications.

If you are a current Newark Public Schools employee with access to the Employee Self Service
(PeopleSoft) web site, you must apply via the Employee Self Service online process. While logged into
Employee Self Service, please make sure all of your contact information and credentials are current in the
system. Use:

If you are a current Newark Public Schools employee without access to the Employee Self
Service (PeopleSoft) web site, please send a cover letter and resume (Microsoft Word formatted
attachments only) to the following email address: Please include
the job opening id (listed below) in the subject line of your email.

If you are not currently employed by Newark Public Schools, please apply online at If you do not have access to a computer, we welcome you to visit the
Newark Public Schools Employment Kiosks located at 2 Cedar Street, on the 8th floor Human
Resource Services reception area between the hours of 9 am and 5pm Monday through Friday.
Help will be available.

OPENING DATE:          May 27, 2011

CLOSING DATE:          June 26, 2011

JOB OPENING ID:        9768

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