Classroom Teacher - Arch Bridge School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Physical Education
Job Title: Physical Education Teacher/Classroom Support
Job Location: Arch Bridge School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Physical Education, Pre-K-12 (044)
Certificate: Health, Pre-K-12 (043)
District: Arch Bridge School
Bethlehem, CT 06751
Telephone: 203-266-8065
Job Description:

The Arch Bridge School at Wellspring, located in Bethlehem, has a part time opening for a CT State Certified Physical Education teacher for our state approved, and NEASC accredited special education school.

The Physical Education Teacher for the Arch Bridge School will provide physical education for our school programs covering middle and high school grades. Scheduling for the PE classes is flexible. The part time PE Teacher can provide PE classes during one full day, or over partial days. This will be discussed with those selected for interview.

Our student population is typically 60% residential students, 40% day students and 85% girls.
The Arch Bridge School is part of Wellspring, a residential facility in the rural, northwest corner of Connecticut (Litchfield County.) The school serves the educational needs of both residential and day students.

The Arch Bridge School offers core academics and college preparatory courses, allowing students to meet their unique academic objectives while in Residential Treatment or as students attending our Therapeutic Day School.

Our most successful teachers have an experiential approach to learning and thrive when able to teach in a nurturing environment. We offer an opportunity to teach in small, well-supported classroom settings, allowing our teachers the chance to provide a relational classroom where each student is known as an individual. Our teachers are truly able to make a difference in their students' lives.

Required Certifications:
Connecticut Certification, Physical Education, PreK-12 (044).
-must be certified by the State of Connecticut to teach physical education... or, be in the process of working toward the certification.

Experience with learning disabilities, special education and/or therapeutic school environment (helpful).

With, or without, experience in a setting like ours, you have:
- a strong commitment to teaching,
- the ability to work well…individually, and as part of a very talented team,
- an interest in developing new skills, or enhancing existing ones, while working with students with interesting educational and emotional scenarios.

All of these attributes make you a good candidate for this position.

Please visit our website to learn more about the Arch Bridge School, Wellspring and the application process. You'll find employment information under the "Contact Us" tab at the top right corner of our homepage.

If you are interested we would like to hear from you. We are starting the interview process now.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter by email
(BEST and preferred method)
or through the US Postal Service, you'll find the mailing address on our website.

Wellspring and the Arch Bridge School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

** 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.