Middle School Spanish, Social Studies and Religion Teacher

Employer: 
St. Mary's Catholic School, Temple
Contact Name: 
Theresa Wyles
Email Address: 
twyles@stmarys-temple.org
Phone Number: 
(254) 778-8141 Fax: (254) 778-8141
Job Description: 

As we anticipate the growth of our Middle School, applications are being taken for Spanish, Religion and Social Studies teachers for 6th, 7th and 8th grades.

 

Duties: 

*Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
*Act as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church.
*Support and adhere to the Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school.
*Plan for instruction with logically sequenced objectives based on adopted curriculum and submit plans according to the school policies.
*Provide appropriate material and resources for students to engage in learning.
*Use effective instructional methods and models according to professional standard practice.
*Use varied assessment tools to perform both formative and summative assessments.
*Provide instruction and assessment for understanding.
*Maintain current and accurate records according to school policies.
*Practice positive, consistent discipline in the management of the classroom.
*Communicate with parents regarding academic, behavioral, and safety concerns.
*Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to students, parents, and staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

*Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church.
*Knowledge of subjects taught, instructional methods and strategies, and curriculum
differentiation.
*Knowledge of child development, learning, and behavior.
*Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
*Skill in pacing and differentiating instruction.
*Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process.
*Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format.
*Skill in using job-appropriate technology.
*Skill in critical thinking and planning.
*Skill in demonstrating professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.
*Skill in collaborating with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning.
*Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding school matters.
*Ability to manage student behavior in classroom setting.
*Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
*Ability to work well with others in the school community.
*Ability to conference with parents upon request and respond to messages in a timely manner.
*Ability to demonstrate gains in student performance that are in keeping with school goals.
*Ability to respond to individual learning needs.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in subject taught or related field from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.

Experience:
None required.

Certifications and Training:
Must meet the minimum requirements for teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCED.
Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.
Must meet staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese and school administration.
Must complete Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, completing a minimum of 25 hours each year.

How to Apply: 

Submit resume and cover letter to twyles@stmarys-temple.org.