Biology Teacher

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2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 310
Bridgeport, CT 06604

BIOLOGY TEACHER
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establishes and (as necessary) adjusts instructional goals and objectives, to reflect district/school goals, curriculum policies, and the knowledge, skills, progress, and needs of one’s students.
  • Designs lessons that provide opportunity for problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills in relation to authentic, real world problems.
  • Establishes and maintains standards for behavior that foster student self-discipline and positive relationships among students.
  • Commits to on-going professional development in content area and pedagogy.
  • Plans learning activities to address individual differences among students.
  • Develops, administers, and evaluates quality formative and summative assessments that reflect a balance of content knowledge and problem-solving skills.
  • Monitors and evaluates students’ progress in relation to district/school curriculum policies and other planned goals and objectives.
  • Encourages, secures and maintains the involvement of parents and other community members in support of instruction.
  • Involves parents in the assessment of their children’s progress and needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Required certification: Biology, Grades 7-12 (034); Master’s degree preferred
  • Three years’ successful teaching experience in an urban setting preferred
  • Experience in local or regional Science fairs
  • Experience in the use of educational technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills

Salary will be in accordance with the BEA contract salary schedule.  Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools’ website:
http://www.applitrack.com/bridgeport/onlineapp

 It is the policy of the Bridgeport Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation, or learning ability, in any of its education programs, activities, or employment practices.
 
“The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.”
 

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Bridgeport Public Schools

45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06604
 
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Amount per Student

$18,153

State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students

14%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.97

State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 14%

FTE

3,166

State Average: 479