Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Foreign Languages
Job Title: French Teacher
Job Location: Kolbe Cathedral High School Bridgeport, CT
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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Job Description:
Job Description for a French Teacher at Kolbe Cathedral High School
OVERVIEW:
Under the direction of the school principal, the classroom teacher is responsible to facilitate student success and growth in academic
and interpersonal skills through implementing diocesan approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student
progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal
learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals,
etc. Educators are engaged in a school conducted by the Roman Catholic Church for the express purpose of education in the
academic, social, moral and religious values promulgated by the Church.
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; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
? Helps build school’s faith community - demonstrates willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service
activities.
? Demonstrates effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by
incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
? Promote a safe classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
? Current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and able to communicate effectively with students; must
organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks and motivate student learning.
? Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in the educational field by attending
seminars, workshops, professional development, reading professional educational publications, etc.
? Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
? Coordinate with other professional staff members, especially within grade level or PLCs, to evaluate and assess curriculum,
and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
? Develops and uses effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills
taught; consistently and effectively evaluates student progress.
? Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; sets high standards for
student behavior and manages inappropriate behavior effectively as per school/diocesan policies.
? Cooperate and work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
? At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
? Maintain confidentiality, sound judgment, professional dress and general behavior.
? Performs
? other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
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 strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in 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.
? Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies - adapt appropriately.
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
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
? Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
? Master’s Degree
? Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level
Interested applicants should contact Cougars@kolbecaths.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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