Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Kindergarten Classroom Teacher
Job Location: Catholic Academy of Bridgeport - St. Raphael
Beginning: Sep 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Kindergarten Classroom Teacher (Full Time)
Catholic Academy of Bridgeport - St. Raphael Campus


JOB DESCRIPTION

This position, on the St. Raphael campus of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport, requires a professional with knowledge of how students learn, comprehend and is able to give reading, writing and math support to young, diverse learners. The teacher must possess strong classroom management skills.

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.
  • Promote a safe classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Celebrates diverse student backgrounds, cultures, and languages and fosters a classroom environment of inclusion.
  • Display a consistent disciplinary approach that 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 principal.
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 a 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:
  • Degree from accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Master’s Degree 
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School
  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level
  • Knowledge of additional language(s), especially Spanish, Portuguese, French, Haitian Creole, or Vietnamese
Please submit your cover letter, resume and 3 current letters of recommendation.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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