Math Interventionist – New Beginnings Family Academy – Bridgeport, CT

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Math Interventionist

About New Beginnings Family Academy

Opened in September 2002 offering grades K-3, New Beginnings Family Academy (“NBFA”) offers active and engaging learning experiences from Pre-K through 8th grade. NBFA is a tuition-free, public charter school proudly distinguished by:

  • Social, emotional and academic learning steeped in child development best practices
  • Small class sizes and two adults per classroom
  • An emotionally responsive model that weaves trauma-informed practice into every classroom
  • Parental involvement, in and outside of the classroom
  • Placement at competitive high schools (Kolbe Cathedral, Notre Dame, Fairfield Prep, etc.)

NBFA is located at 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT. NBFA is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workplace. NBFA respects, values, and celebrates the unique attributes of all stakeholders: employees, students, families, and members of its’ Board of Directors.

Mission-Driven Culture

NBFA employees thrive in a collaborative environment of thoughtful, self-reflective professionals on a mission to change the life outcomes of Bridgeport youth by helping to close the nefarious achievement gap. Our mission is to provide students a meaningful, high-quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills. This gives all children a foundation to achieve their full potential at every stage of life.

Employee Benefits

NBFA offers a full array of benefits, including:

  • Friendly work environment
  • Medical and dental plan (generous portion of employee premium paid by NBFA)
  • Life & AD&D, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • All certified personnel participate in the Connecticut Teachers Retirement Board (“CTRB”).Professional Development Opportunities
  • 10+ national holidays plus the school closes during the last week of the year
  • 3 personal days each year
  • Vacation and sick leave (per collective bargaining agreement for certified teachers)

Current Employment Opportunities

Certified Teacher/Specialists

Classification: Full-time/Exempt/185 days

Summary: The NBFA teacher must be committed to and advocate for its mission to provide students a meaningful, high-quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills. This gives all children a foundation to achieve their full potential at every stage of life.

The Teacher is responsible for delivering developmentally-appropriate, challenging and engaging instruction in the content area(s) consistent with his/her certification while developing meaningful relationships with students that foster a love of learning. The teacher must build and maintain open lines of communication with families to encourage parents/guardians to become education advocates for their children. The Teacher must comply with state and federal education laws and regulations at all times.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs
  • Work collaboratively with special education teachers and interventionists to ensure that children meet IEP goals
  • Continually use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Prepare and submit developmentally appropriate, on-time lesson plans for daily activities
  • Provide a structured, positive classroom that encourages students to think critically throughout the learning process
  • Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures
  • Communicate effectively and regularly, both orally and in writing, with students and parents
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment school-wide
  • Participate in school-wide and grade level data teams and Professional Learning Communities to share best practices and help improve overall school performance
  • Ensure that student growth is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and respectful working relationships with students, parents and other school personnel
  • Assume responsibility for meeting school-wide student performance goals
  • Satisfy professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, attending grade level meetings, performing duties
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and leaders

Certification, Knowledge and Skills: The Math Intervention Teacher must:

  • Maintain current Connecticut teacher certification (029 or 229)
  • Aspire to master his/her content area or subject matter and be willing and able to receive constructive criticism to achieve that goal
  • Be willing and able to offer constructive feedback to assist colleagues
  • Understand that all work responsibilities are subject to performance goals and/or targets established as part of the Board’s and school’s organizational planning
  • Fervently believe in NBFA’s mission and be willing to work diligently to positively impact the life outcomes of our students

Compensation: Per collective bargaining agreement

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 precautions in place

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CT teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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