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FT High School Religion Teacher, Kolbe


Kolbe Cathedral High School is a Roman Catholic coeducational, college preparatory school under the direction of the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Under the direction of the school principal, the high school Religion 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.
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by helping to build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in religious and service activities; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
  • 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 learning.
  • 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 professional development in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, reading professional educational publications, etc.
  • Ensures effective communication with students/parents, encourages parental involvement in students’ education.
  • Coordinates with other teaching professional staff members, especially within PLCs, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Develops and uses effective methods of assessment directly related to curriculum objectives and concepts/skills taught; consistently/effectively evaluates student progress.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology and related educational technology.
  • Consistent disciplinary approach promoting self-direction/positive self-image.
  • Maintains a functional and pleasant learning environment.
  • Cooperates and works effectively with school and diocesan staff and administration; promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • At all times demonstrates professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
  • Maintains confidentiality, sound judgment, professional dress and general behavior.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned Leadership.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree accredited college/university in Education or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience teaching in a Catholic School
Starting Date: August 28, 2023
Deadline: August 23, 2023
Telephone: 203-416-1638

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