Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Grade 5 Teacher (Full Time)
Job Location: All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk, CT 06851
Beginning: Sep 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Job Description:
GRADE 5 CLASSROOM TEACHER - Full Time
All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk, CT


OVERVIEW:
All Saints Catholic School is looking for a dynamic, innovative, and passionate 5th grade teacher for our small, loving Catholic community. The ideal candidate would be comfortable implementing technology on a daily basis, have effective classroom management skills, be a practicing Catholic, highly collaborative, and comfortable working in a city school setting. We are a Catholic school located in Norwalk, Connecticut.
 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Recognize/support the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Active member of a faith community; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
  • Helps build school’s faith community - demonstrates willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service activities.
  • Demonstrates effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
  • Promote a safe classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and able to communicate effectively with students; must organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks and motivate student learning.
  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, reading professional educational publications, etc.
  • Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Coordinate with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level or PLCs, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Develops and uses effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluates student progress.
  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; sets high standards for student behavior and manages inappropriate behavior effectively as per school/diocesan policies.
  • Cooperate and work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality, sound judgment, professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Working knowledge and strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church.
  • Excellent communications skills - written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a self-starter and well-organized; team player; multi-tasker
  • Proficient in computer technology and related educational technology.
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies - adapt appropriately.
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment
  • Valid State Teaching Certification in appropriate grade level and/or subject
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Master’s Degree 
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School
  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level
SALARY
  • Salary is based on education and years of experience.

Candidate must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to ldunn@diobpt.org
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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