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Working at NBFA

 

Mission-Driven Culture 

NBFA is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workplace, and as such we respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes of all our stakeholders: employees, students, families, and members of its Board of Directors.  

NBFA employees thrive in a collaborative environment of thoughtful, self-reflective professionals on a mission to change the life outcomes of Bridgeport youth by helping to close the nefarious achievement gap.

If you want to be part of a team committed to ensuring outstanding life outcomes for urban students, consider joining NBFA. 

 

To read NBFA testimonials, click here.

 

Employee 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 & Short-Term Disability Insurance 
• Teacher Retirement Benefits 
• Professional Development Opportunities 
• Paid national holidays (13) and the school closes on the last week of the year 
• Personal days (3) each year 
• Vacation and sick leave (per collective bargaining agreement for certified teachers) 

 

How to Apply

While the characteristics of the hiring process vary on a case-by-case basis, the information below provides a general overview.

Step One: Email resume to [email protected]

Step Two: Phone Interview - Selected applicants will participate in a phone interview with a human resources staff member. We will focus on your previous experience and the content of your resume.

Step Three:  In-Person or Virtual Interview(s) and/or Guest Lesson

  • Non-Teaching Candidates: After the phone interview, some applicants will be invited for in-person or virtual interview(s) with the hiring team.
  • Teaching Candidates: After the phone interview, some applicants will be invited to an in-person or virtual interview with the hiring team. You will lead an engaging, student-directed demo lesson with a prepared aim and agenda, mini-lesson, guided practice, independent practice and "exit ticket" or assessment. We will focus on your classroom management strategies, your content knowledge, lesson delivery and your ability to relate to our students.  After the lesson, you will reflect on the experience with the hiring team.
 

Step Four: Reference Check - A member of our HR team will contact your references.

 

Employment Opportunities

 
Elementary Teacher - Special Education
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Elementary Teachers Grades K-6
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Family Engagement Coordinator
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

GUEST TEACHER / BUILDING SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Instructional Assistants
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22
 
K-6 Literacy Tutor
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Math Coach
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Math Specialist
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Middle School Math Teacher
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22
 
Middle School Teacher - English Language Arts
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22
 
Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Middle School Science Teacher
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22

Reading Specialist
Location: New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Start Date: 8/18/22