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Art Teacher (K - 8)

Employer
Bridgeport Public Schools
Location
Bridgeport, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Position Type:
Teaching/Art

Date Posted:
8/1/2023

Location:
Geraldine Johnson School

Date Available:
To Be Determined

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Human Resources Department
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 310
Bridgeport, CT 06604

ART TEACHER (Grades K - 8)
Geraldine Johnson School

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides an atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for artistic and intellectual growth
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Required certification: Art, Grades PK-12 (042); 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 agreement. Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools' AppliTrack system:

https://www.applitrack.com/bridgeport/onlineapp

"Bridgeport Public Schools is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer."

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