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
Job Description:
Kindergarten Classroom Teacher (Full Time)
Catholic Academy of Bridgeport - St. Raphael Campus


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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Degree from accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment
  • 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.
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