Substitute Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Per Diem Substitute Teacher
Job Location: Southeastern Fairfield County
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
Job Description:

Under the direction of the school principal, the per diem substitute teacher is responsible for supporting the school and the Diocese of Bridgeport in its mission.  He/she is to maintain student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing diocesan approved curriculum and by supporting a safe and optimal learning environment in the absence of the classroom teacher.
FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt  
  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to student learning.
  • Possesses understanding of education by having knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.
  • Demonstrates effective instructional skills by appropriately following the lessons plans provided; achieves stated goals and objectives and follows school and diocesan curriculum objectives.
  • Ensures effective and positive communication with students.
  • Possesses skill in the use of computer technology and related educational technology.
  • Establishes 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 with school administration; works effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information, displays sound judgment in professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Principal.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college
  • Minimum 3 years experience in working with children in a professional or volunteer position
*Note:  Applicants who meet ONLY the minimum qualifications will be required to attend two (2) training sessions provided by the Diocese before he/she can substitute teach in a school.  Applicants who meet preferred qualifications are exempt from the training but may attend if they wish.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in education or related discipline
  • Valid State Teaching Certification in the appropriate grade level and/or subject
  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level and/or subject
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