Fairfield Prep is currently seeking qualified candidates who are energetic and passionate educators for a full time position in the Innovation Department as an Innovation Teacher. The main role of the teacher is to guide and support students in developing the skills and knowledge consistent with the school’s Innovation/Project Lead the Way curricula and the goals of Jesuit tradition. The Innovation Teacher is expected:
To become the founding faculty member for the Project Lead the Way course offerings at Fairfield Prep.
To work with the Academic Dean to determine the ideal PLTW track(s) and course offerings.
To prepare daily/weekly lesson plans reflecting a logical sequence in reaching the course objectives.
To instruct students according to the design of the McLeod Innovation program.
To use a variety of instructional strategies and materials that are effective in imparting knowledge and skills that meet the needs and abilities of the students.
To create and maintain a safe, healthy, and positive learning environment in the classroom.
To prepare, renew, and administer varied lesson plans and evaluations that fairly assess objectives and promote critical thinking skills.
To report student progress on a weekly basis and punctually complete all interim and semester reports as requested by the Administration.
Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content. Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.
Collaborate with colleagues on Innovation curriculum, instruction, and assessments
To participate in and attend faculty meetings, Back to School evenings, Professional Development sessions, award assemblies, faculty retreats, Commencement Ceremony, Parent-Teacher conferences, and other events as requested by the Administration.
To effectively communicate the value of the Innovation Curriculum and how it impacts people and the world around us.
To perform additional tasks such as perfecting.
To assist the Academic Dean and Director of Innovation in the selection of textbooks and course materials.
To exemplify and practice the role of a life-long learner by staying abreast with the latest in-field technological and educational practices, in order to deliver the best education possible to the students.
Fairfield College Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic school of excellence founded in 1942. With an enrollment of 900 boys in grades 9-12, Prep attracts young men from diverse backgrounds throughout Southern Connecticut. The mission of Fairfield Prep is to form young men of intellectual competence, who possess the conscience to make wise decisions, a compassion for others, and a commitment to justice in our global society. Fairfield Prep is unique in its relationship with a Jesuit University and the resources available to it. As a division of Fairfield University, Prep enjoys a host of first-class facilities.