Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Art
Job Title: Part Time Art Teacher
Job Location: Kolbe Cathedral High School Bridgeport, CT
Beginning: Sep 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1402
Job Description:
Job Description: Part-Time Art Teacher  
Kolbe Cathedral High School

OVERVIEW: Under the direction of the school principal, the classroom teacher is responsible to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing diocesan approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. 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. 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 ensure effective communication with students and parents. ? Coordinate with other 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 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing ? Master’s Degree ? Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level/content area Interested applicants should contact

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