Classroom Teacher - Bridgeport Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music/Theatre Teacher
Job Location: Luis Marin School
Beginning: Aug 02, 2024
Deadline: Jul 31, 2024**
Certificate: Music, Pre-K-12 (049)
Certificate: Theatre and/or Drama, PreK-12 (#485)
District: Bridgeport Public Schools
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: 203-540-0923
Job Description:
2024 - 2025 School Year
Bridgeport Public Schools
Human Resources Department
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 324
Bridgeport, CT 06604


  • Develop and provide an atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for artistic and intellectual growth.
  • Integrate the arts into the classroom and content areas via dance, music, theatre and/or visual arts in order to support and sustain arts for all students in the PK through 8th grade levels and build sustainability for the pathway to secondary arts programs.  
  • Establishes and (as necessary) adjusts instructional goals and objectives, to reflect district/school goals, curriculum policies, and the knowledge, skills, progress, and needs of one’s students.
  • Designs lessons that provide opportunities for problem solving, creativity, and communication skills in relation to authentic, real-world problems.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of behavior that foster student self-discipline and positive relationships among students.
  • Commits to on-going professional development in content and cross-curricula pedagogy.
  • Facilitates related performing arts productions and performances
  • Plans learning activities to address individual differences among students
  • Develops, administers, and evaluates quality formatives and summative assessments that reflect a balance of content knowledge, creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ progress in relation to district/school curriculum and policies and other planned goals and objectives
  • Encourages, secures, and maintains the involvement of parents and other community members in support of theatre education
  • Involves parents in the assessment of their children’s progress and needs
  • Performs all other duties assigned.
  • Required certification: Music, grades PK-12 (049) and Theatre or Drama, grades PK-12 (485)
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Three years of successful teaching experience in an urban school district preferred
  • Experience in the use of educational technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.

 Salary will be in accordance with the BEA contract salary schedule.

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions, responsibilities and qualifications which comprise this position. If interested in applying or to view more details,  please go to the district’s applicant management system: Browse Jobs - CT|K12|Bridgeport (

It is the policy of the Bridgeport Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation, or learning ability, in any of its education programs, activities, or employment practices.
“The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.”

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