Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Physical Education
Job Title: Part Time Physical Education Teacher
Job Location: St. Catherine of Siena School Trumbull, CT
Beginning: Sep 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1402
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Job Description:
Possibility of additional PT position at another Diocesan school.
OVERVIEW:
 Under the direction of the school principal, the classroom teacher is responsible for supporting the school and the Diocese of Bridgeport in its mission. He/she is 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 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 to express the purpose of education in the academic, social, moral, and religious values promulgated by the Church
FLSA Status: Exempt
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
• Helps build the school’s faith community by demonstrating a 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 incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
• Promotes a safe and conducive classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.
• Demonstrates competence in teaching by having a current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter, communicating effectively with students, organizing classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks, and motivating student learning
• Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, reading professional educational publications, etc.
• Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents
• Coordinates 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 concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluates student progress.
• Establishes a consistent disciplinary approach that promotes self-direction and positive self-image; sets high standards for student behavior and manages inappropriate behavior effectively per school/diocesan policies.
• Maintains a functional and pleasant learning environment.
• Cooperates with school and diocesan administration; 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 of information
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 of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church.
• Excellent communications skills, including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentation skills.
• Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player.
• Be available for evening meetings as necessary.
• Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Proficiency in the use of computer technology and related educational technology.
• Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerial environment.
• Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment
• Valid State Teaching Certification in the appropriate grade level and/or subject
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
• Master’s Degree
• Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School
 

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