Educational Paraprofessional - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: 1st Grade Aide-Full Time
Job Location: St. Andrew Academy, Bridgeport
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Job Description:
First Grade Classroom Aide (Full-Time)
St. Andrew Academy, Bridgeport


Under the direction of the classroom teacher, the 1st grade classroom aide 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: lwilson@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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