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Elementary Teacher

Title
Elementary Teacher
Location
New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Description
TO APPLY: PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO employment@nbfacademy.org

Principal Accountabilities:

Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in
meaningful learning experiences

Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying
backgrounds, learning styles and special needs

Work collaboratively with Special Education Teachers and Interventionists to ensure that children
meet IEP goals

Continually use data to inform instructional decisions

Prepare and submit developmentally appropriate, on-time lesson plans for daily activities

Provide a structured positive classroom that encourages students to think critically throughout the
learning process

Maintain effective and efficient record-keeping procedures

Communicate effectively and regularly, orally and in writing, with students and parents

Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment school-wide

Participate in school-wide and grade-level data teams and Professional Learning Communities to share
best practices and help improve overall school performance

Ensure that student growth is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program
classification

Establish and maintain cooperative and respectful working relationships with students, parents and
other school personnel

Assume responsibility for meeting school-wide student performance goals

Satisfy professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring
schedules, attending grade level meetings, and professional performance of all duties

Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and leaders
Benefits
NBFA offers a full array of benefits including:

Friendly work environment
Medical and dental plan (generous portion of employee premium paid by NBFA)
Life, AD & D, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
Teacher Retirement Benefits
Professional Development Opportunities
Eight (8) paid national holidays plus the school closes during the last week of the calendar year
Three (3) personal days each year
Vacation and sick leave (per collective bargaining agreement for certified teachers)
Requirements
Certification, Knowledge and Skills:

Maintain a current Connecticut Teacher Certification (013, 001, 002, 004, 005, 305)

Aspire to master his/her content area or subject matter and be willing and able to receive constructive
criticism to achieve this goal

Be willing and able to offer constructive feedback to assist colleagues

Understand that all work responsibilities are subject to performance goals and/or targets established
as part of the Board of Trustees’ and NBFA’s organizational planning

Fervently believe in NBFA’s mission and be willing to work diligently to positively impact the life
outcomes of our students

TO APPLY: PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO employment@nbfacademy.org
Salary
Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
Contact To Apply, E-mail your cover letter & resume
Phone: 203.384.2897, ext. 221
Fax: Please use e-mail
employment@nbfacademy.org
184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
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