Classroom Teacher - Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher grades 7-12 2022-2023
Job Location: Habor Upper: Bridgeport CT
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12 (165)
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Pre-K-12 (065)
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, 1-12 (265)
District: Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: 917-838-3684
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Job Description:
At Capital Prep, we love teachers and refer to them as Illuminators. Each of our Illuminators are dedicated to providing students with an enriching and invigorating educational experience. With a focus on academic rigor and achievement, we expect our staff to collaborate, problem-solve, and commit 100% to our students’ success. 
 
Special Education Illuminator will work directly with students who have Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and also students in need of academic intervention.  
 
Teacher responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 
Student achievement and culture building 
 
  • Create a safe, effective, student-centered learning environment that fosters student curiosity;
  • Motivate students to put forth their best efforts in academics, athletics, activities, and personal conduct;
  • Support students to recognize their full potential in all areas of human development;
  • Build a bridge of communication and involvement with parents, families, and community leaders;
  • Track and maintain IEP records for all special education students in 6th and 7th grades;
  • Work as a part of the Student Assistance Team (SAT) to identify and support students with disabilities;
  • Analyze data and use it to inform and drive instruction.
 
Professional development and learning
 
  • Attend all professional development trainings, data team meetings, and curriculum meetings;
  •  Collaborate with peers and school leaders to improve instructional strategies, school climate, and         leadership skills;
  • Participate in professional trainings to enhance knowledge as well as educational and leadership                          capabilities. 
 
Teacher qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree, Graduate degree (preferred)
  • NYS Certification in Special Education (required)
  • Team player and life-long learner
  • Receptive to ongoing feedback
  • Exemplary professional values
  • Three years of teaching experience (preferred)
  • Experience in analyzing data to drive instruction
  • Commitment to student engagement and student success

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