English/Language Arts Teacher

Employer
Bridgeport Public Schools
Location
Bridgeport, CT, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, Reading / Language Arts Teacher
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Position Type:
Middle School Teaching

Date Posted:
5/13/2022

Location:
Wilbur Cross School

Date Available:
To Be Determined

Closing Date:
Open until Filled

2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

Bridgeport Public Schools
Human Resources Department
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 310
Bridgeport, CT 06604

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER (Grade 7-8)
WILBUR CROSS SCHOOL

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establishes and (as necessary) adjusts instructional goals and objectives, to reflect district/school goals, curriculum policies, and the knowledge, skills, progress, and needs of one's students.
  • Designs lessons that provide opportunity for problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills in relation to authentic, real-world problems.
  • Establishes and maintains standards for behavior that foster student self-discipline and positive relationships among students.
  • Commits to on-going professional development in content area and pedagogy.
  • Plans learning activities to address individual differences among students.
  • Develops, administers, and evaluates quality formative and summative assessments that reflect a balance of content knowledge and problem-solving skills.
  • Monitors and evaluates students' progress in relation to district/school curriculum policies and other planned goals and objectives.
  • Encourages, secures and maintains the involvement of parents and other community members in support of instruction.
  • Involves parents in the assessment of their children's progress and needs.
  • Required to teach a high school communications/ethics class.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Required certification: English, (015) (215); Master's degree preferred.
  • Three years' successful teaching experience in an urban setting preferred.
  • Experience in the use of educational technology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.
Salary will be in accordance with the BEA contract salary schedule. Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools' website:
www.bridgeportedu.com/teachers

It is the policy of the Bridgeport Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation, or learning ability, in any of its education programs, activities, or employment practices.
"The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer."
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