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Art Teacher, Immaculate High School


Under the direction of the school principal the 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.


  • Recognizes and supports the school mission by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community.
  • 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/small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Demonstrates competence in teaching by having a current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and being 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.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, reading professional educational publications, etc.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Coordinates with department members to evaluate/ assess curriculum 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; manages inappropriate behavior effectively as per school/diocesan policies.
  • Cooperates with school administration; works effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • At all times demonstrates professional responsibility in implementing school policies and regulations.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information, displays sound judgment in professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by Department Chair, Principal and school President.


Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter, well-organized, collaborative.
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including MS Office and related educational technology; ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in academic discipline
  • Valid CT or other reciprocal state teaching certification in Secondary Education, Art.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiating instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of Grades 9-12 Arts curriculum and concepts with the ability to have an excellent, creative ability to teach students how to learn and adapt the skills necessary to create ceramics, sculptures, paint, photography and to draw using a variety of mediums and styles that introduce art theory, art creation and art history.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and formulation of action plans.
  • Ability to use computer network systems, software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, administration and colleagues.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Starting Date: August 28, 2024

To learn more about the position contact: Wendy Neil, Principal, at

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