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
Job Description:
Possibility of additional PT position at another Diocesan school.
 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
• 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
• 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.
• 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
• Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
• Master’s Degree
• Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School

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