Classroom Teacher - Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: 9/10 Spanish Teacher
Job Location: Harbor Upper: Bridgeport CT
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Spanish, 7-12 (023)
Certificate: Secondary Subject (039)
District: Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: 917-838-3684
Job Description:
Foreign Language Teacher 
Job Description
We are on a mission to recruit, develop, and retain outstanding educators. Research, along with our professional experiences with teachers and students, reveals the indisputable impact a highly qualified teacher has on student achievement. Quality teachers are the key to the success of our students and they are the foundation of our entire educational community. Our goal is to employ the finest educators from around the country, provide them with excellent professional development and career support, and, together, create opportunities that inspire us all.
Capital Prep Schools mission is to provide historically disadvantaged students with the college and career-readiness skills needed to become responsible and engaged citizens for social justice.
Capital Preparatory Schools seeks passionate educators to join our community for the 2021-22 academic year.
At Capital Prep, we love teachers and refer to them as Illuminators. Each of our Illuminators are dedicated to providing students with an enriching and invigorating educational experience. With a focus on academic rigor and achievement, we expect our staff to collaborate, problem-solve, and commit 100% to our students’ success. 
Capital Prep Illuminators will report directly with students who have Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and also students in need of academic intervention.  
Our illuminators are committed to teaching and learning that promotes the success of every student and work closely with the Capital Prep team in:
  • Creating a safe and enjoyable educational environment that encompasses our social justice model and that ensures every     graduate moves on to attend college;
  • Providing individualized instruction and enrichment opportunities for students to ensure that gifted students are challenged and struggling students are supported; 
  • Hiring and growing quality teachers and leaders and empowering them to use their craft to inspire students to achieve at the highest levels.
Capital Prep Schools Foreign Language teachers’ ultimate goal is to help students to become proficient in another language and to embrace diverse cultures in order to be responsible, tolerant, and curious global citizens in an increasingly connected world.
Teacher responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Student achievement and culture building 
  • Create a safe, effective, student-centered learning environment that fosters student curiosity;
  • Motivate students to put forth their best efforts in academics, athletics, activities, and personal conduct;
  • Support students to recognize their full potential in all areas of human development;
  • Build a bridge of communication and involvement with parents, families, and community leaders;
  • Analyze data and use it to inform and drive instruction.
Professional development and learning
  • Attend all professional development trainings, data team meetings, and curriculum meetings;
  • Collaborate with peers and school leaders to improve instructional strategies, school climate, and leadership skills;
  • Participate in professional trainings to enhance knowledge as well as educational and leadership capabilities. 
Teacher qualifications:
  • Approach learning via growth mindset
  • Be reflective, seek feedback, learn from those around them, and effectively apply feedback
  • Make informed decisions, based on evidence and data, about their lesson planning
  • Demonstrate strong content knowledge and be familiar with the Common Core State Standards
  • Have a proven track record for planning lessons with clear learning objectives and a means for assessing whether those objectives have been met
  • Have a proven track record for engaging students in their own learning
  • Have strong organizational and communication skills
  • Have demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners
  • Be committed to serving all students and respect children from all backgrounds
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
Teacher requirements:
  • Bachelor degree, Graduate degree in specified  (preferred)
  • Certified in Connecticut
  • 2 years experience

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire and promote without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, 
national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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