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5th Grade Classroom Teacher (FT), All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk, CT


Under the direction of the school principal, the elementary classroom teacher is responsible for supporting the school and the Diocese of Bridgeport in its mission. He/she is to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing diocesan approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. Educators are engaged in a school conducted by the Roman Catholic Church for the express purpose of education in the academic, social, moral and religious values promulgated by the Church.


  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with
    the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the
    teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
  • Helps build school’s faith community – demonstrates willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service
  • Demonstrates effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by
    incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student
  • Demonstrates competence in teaching by having a current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and
    be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize
    student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in the educational field by attending
    seminars, workshops, professional development, etc.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Develops and uses effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and
    skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluates student progress.
  • Establishes a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; sets high
    standards for student behavior and manages inappropriate behavior effectively as per school/diocesan policies.
  • Cooperates with school and diocesan administration; works effectively with all to promote positive relationships.
  • At all times demonstrates professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information, sound judgment in professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and Diocesan Office Administrators as designated by the
    Superintendent of Schools.

Basic Qualifications

  • Working knowledge and strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church.
  • Excellent communications skills – written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a self-starter and well-organized; team player; multi-tasker
  • Proficient in computer technology and related educational technology.
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies – adapt appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certification Required
  • BA/BS or Masters Degree required
  • Experience Preferred but not necessary
  • Valid State Teaching Certification in appropriate grade level and/or subject

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a Catholic School
  • Successful prior teaching experience for appropriate grade level
Starting Date: August 1, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Telephone: 203-416-1638

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