Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: FT Music Teacher
Job Location: St. Joseph Catholic School, Danbury, CT
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Job Description:
MUSIC TEACHER
St. Joseph Catholic School - Danbury, CT


OVERVIEW

St. Joseph School in Danbury is seeking a full-time Music Teacher for the 2024-25 school year.  Candidates must have a love for working with children; is kind, caring, and patient; and excited about music.  We are looking for educators who want to work in a positive environment that is rooted in Christ’s teachings of love and compassion.  The ideal candidate will also be comfortable with technology and willing to support teachers seeking to use technology in the classroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES (The below description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility)
  • Demonstrates effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and incorporates school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Demonstrates competence in teaching by having current knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, reading professional educational publications, etc.
  • Active member of a faith community and is open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment
  • Valid State Teaching Certification in appropriate grade level and/or subject
  • Loves teaching and working with children!
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing Master’s Degree. 
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School. 
  • Successful prior teaching experience in a kindergarten through 8th grade school environment

Please complete the CT Reap application along with emailing a cover letter and resume to Dr. Lou Howe, Jr., Principal of St. Joseph School, at lhowe@sjsdanbury.org.

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