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Ann Gohsman

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St. Monica Catholic School

St. Monica Catholic School has openings for full-time teachers for the 2024-2025 school year.  We are a PreK through Grade 8 school and have opportunities in multiple grade-levels.  We are looking to employ teachers who can help us form Saints and Scholars; Saints formed in faith so that they will serve the community, seek to change the world around them, and be champions of virtue, and Scholars prepared for college and career with the skills required for the 21st century: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.  As a full-time teacher at St. Monica, you will be part of a collaborative teaching team and supported by instructional aides and an Instructional Support Specialist.

General Summary of the Position

The classroom teacher plans, guides, and evaluates the learning process of students.  The teacher is responsible for maintaining a positive and safe learning environment and fostering a love of learning in their students.  Additionally, the teacher may be required to attend meetings, participate in professional development opportunities, and communicate with parents and other stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position

·       Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.

·       Act as a role model for Gospel values by following the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

·       Continuously grow in your profession, you should participate in religious ceremonies, training sessions, and reflection activities as directed.

·       Create logically sequenced objectives based on the adopted curriculum and submit plans according to the school policies.

·       Provide appropriate materials and resources for students to engage in learning and use effective instructional methods and models according to professional standard practice.

·       Use varied assessment tools to perform both formative and summative assessments and 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.

·       Other duties as assigned by principal.

·       Abide by all policies as outlined in the Catholic Schools Office Handbook of Policies and Procedures for Elementary and Secondary Schools; TCCB ED Guide to Quality and Effectiveness.

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·       Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church

·       Knowledge of instructional methods/strategies and curriculum differentiation

·       Knowledge of child and adolescent development, learning, and behavior

·       Knowledge of the content and the methods of religious education

·       Knowledge of effective assessment methods

·       Able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

·       Able to work well with others in the school community

·       Skill in critical thinking and planning

·       Skill in using group process skills effectively with various school communities

Education and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s degree in subject taught or related field from an accredited American university, required

·       Must meet the minimum requirements for teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCB ED.

·       Must meet staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese and school administration.

·       Must complete Religion Certification per the guidelines of the Catholic Schools Office and TCCB ED, if applicable.

Special Requirements:

·       Preferred practicing Catholic in good standing.

·       Must be willing and open to understanding Catholic teachings, required.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to Stephanie Garza, Principal, at [email protected].