Educational Paraprofessional - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teacher Assistant, Elementary, Part-time
Job Location: All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Job Description:
Teacher Assistant, Elementary, Part-time
All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk

OVERVIEW:
Under the direction of the classroom teacher, the classroom assistant is responsible for supporting the school and the Diocese of Bridgeport in its mission.  Educators are engaged in a school conducted by the Roman Catholic Church for the express purpose of education in the academic, social, moral and religious values promulgated by the Church.
 
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
  • Along with Teacher, promote a safe classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Assist with 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.
  • Cooperates and works effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • At all times demonstrates professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
  • Maintains confidentiality, sound judgment, professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related tasks assigned by the classroom teacher.
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 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.
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment\
  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
Please submit your cover letter, resume and 3 current letters of recommendation to:  Linda Dunn, 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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