THE BRONX - A teacher at John F. Kennedy High School has been arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with a 9-year-old girl.

Police say 59-year-old Thomas Gibbons is charged with endangering the welfare of a child for incidents that occurred between Jan. 2010 and Jan. 2011 in New Jersey.

Gibbons is awaiting extradition to New Jersey and faces up to five years in prison if convicted.