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Spanish Teacher, Part Time, Holy Trinity Catholic Academy


Under the direction of the school principal, the part time Spanish Teacher is responsible for supporting the school and 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 and safe learning environment; providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress. 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.


  • Instruct students to speak, read, and write Spanish language.
  • Teach Spanish curriculum as developmentally appropriate and adjust accordingly to each grade level, PreK through grade eight.
  • Introduce students to the culture, customs, and history of places where the language is spoken.
  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Is 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 safe classroom environment 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; 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 educational field.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensure effective communication with students and parents.
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members to evaluate and assess curriculum. Participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Develops/uses effective methods of evaluation directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts taught; effectively evaluates student progress.
  • Establishes consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; manages inappropriate behavior effectively as per school/diocesan policies.
  • Cooperates with school and diocesan administration; works effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
  • 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

  • Spanish language written and verbal proficiency and linguistic knowledge, including grammar, vocabulary, language structure, and pronunciation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or equivalent knowledge and experience with Spanish language.
  • Excellent written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; self-starter, well-organized; multi-tasker.
  • Proficient in computer technology and related educational technology.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree accredited college/university in Education or related discipline to teaching assignment
  • Valid State Teaching Certification in appropriate grade level and/or subject

Preferred Qualifications

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

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