Classroom Teacher - Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Science Teacher
Job Location: Bridgeport CT
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Earth Science, 7-12 (033)
Certificate: Biology, 7-12 (030)
District: Capital Preparatory Harbor School
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: 917-838-3684
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Job Description:
Science Teacher (Illuminator) Grades 7/8
Location: Bridgeport, CT
2022- 2023 School Year 

About Capital Preparatory Schools
Capital Preparatory Schools is a charter school management organization operating a network of educational communities. Our mission is to build a path where there was none. From its inception, the Capital Prep community—our scholars, parents, faculty, and staff—have committed to creating a compelling and meaningful educational experience. The Capital Preparatory Schools, has four school locations: one in Harlem, NY, one in Bronx, NY, and two locations in Bridgeport, Connecticut providing students in grades K–12 with a year-round, college-preparatory education that encourages students to become scholars and agents of change.

Focusing on the key attributes of leaders, our learner expectations are designed to develop scholars who are:
  • Collaborators, by showing respect and cooperation to achieve individual and common goals,
  • Problem Solvers, by using appropriate personal and team strategies to address interpersonal, intrapersonal, and group conflicts,
  • Researcher/Information Processors, by looking for and listening attentively to important information and utilizing the information to make positive choices/decisions/conclusions,
  • Empathetic Citizens, by acting responsibly, safely and thoughtfully to create positive change for all members of the school, local, and global communities,
  • Pillars of Knowledge, by modeling the above expectations in our words, actions and goals.
With the support of the Capital Prep team of skilled and compassionate educators, students realize their academic abilities, advocate for social justice and fulfill their civic responsibilities. As leaders of social justice, we expect our students to use their education to improve the lives of others.

Capital Preparatory Schools is committed to teaching and learning that promotes the success of every student by:
  • Creating a safe and enjoyable educational environment that encompasses our social justice model and that ensures every graduate moves on to attend college;
  • Providing individualized instruction and enrichment opportunities for students to ensure that gifted students are challenged and struggling students are supported;
  • Hiring and growing quality teachers and leaders and empowering them to use their craft to inspire students to achieve at the highest levels.
Illuminator at Capital Preparatory Schools
Capital Preparatory Schools is committed to teaching and learning that promotes the success of every student by:
  • Creating a safe and enjoyable educational environment that encompasses our social justice model and that ensures every graduate moves on to attend college;
  • Providing individualized instruction and enrichment opportunities for students to ensure that gifted students are challenged and struggling students are supported;
  • Hiring and growing quality teachers and leaders and empowering them to use their craft to inspire students to achieve at the highest levels
Student achievement
  • 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;
  • 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.
Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree, Graduate degree preferred;
  • Connecticut certification in the content area is required
Compensation:
Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Capital Preparatory Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.
This is a full-time, full-year exempt position.

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire and promote without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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