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Elementary Teacher - Physical Education Grades Pre-K - 8

Elementary Teacher - Physical Education Grades Pre-K - 8
New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
TO APPLY: Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to employment@nbfacademy.org

Position Summary

The NBFA teacher must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide its students a rigorous education that ensures academic success and builds character in partnership with their families. The Teacher is responsible for delivering challenging and engaging instruction in the content area(s) consistent with his/her certification as well as fostering and maintaining open lines of communication with students and families. The Teacher must comply with state and federal education laws and regulations at all times.

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 grad- level meetings, and performing duties

Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and leaders

NBFA offers a full array of benefits including:
Friendly work environment
Health care including medical, dental and vision coverage (generous portion of employee premium paid by NBFA)
Life, AD & D, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
Teacher Retirement Benefits
Professional Development Opportunities
Ten (10) 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)

Certification, Knowledge, and Skills:

Maintain a current State of Connecticut Teacher Certification (044, 043)

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’s and school’s organizational planning

Start Date
Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
Contact TO APPLY: Please e-mail your resume & cover letter
Phone: (203) 384-2897 ext. 221
Fax: Please use e-mail
184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605