2023-2024 Teacher – Drama/Speech (K-8)


Website St. Patrick Catholic School

PK3-8th Grade

St. Patrick Catholic School

Job Descriptions and Responsibilities

Embracing the Gospel, Transforming Hearts and Minds


Speech and Drama Teacher, Kindergarten-8th grade

Full time position, Exempt

The teacher is charged with the goal of living and incorporating the St. Patrick School mission into all aspects of community and academic life. Under the direction of the school principal, the teacher implements by instruction, action, and example the school’s mission, philosophy, and vision of education, instructional goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The teacher:

§      Provides a positive Christian role model for students through actions, words, and attitudes.

§      Participates and engages in the Virtues Based Restorative Discipline system at St. Patrick.

§      Systematically prepares and implements instruction based on diocesan curriculum and including relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.

§      Prioritizes and implements social and emotional learning in classroom

§      Collaborates with colleagues in developing lesson plans and student success plans.

§      Engages in cross curricular instruction to promote grade level year-long service-learning projects.

§      Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, diocesan policy or administrative regulations.

§      Communicates regularly with parents and students to provide systematic reporting and open dialogue. Communication should follow the standards established by the school and expressly described in the Faculty Handbook.

§      Provides a safe and orderly environment by way of clearly stated behavioral expectations which are consistently applied.

§      Provide assistance, rehearsal, set design, and costume organization and distribution for grade level dramatical and/or musical productions.

§      Develop and rehearse students in preparing for speech competitions.

§      Direct the Fall Play and Spring Musical for Grades 6-8.

§      Fulfills annually all requirements for professional development

§      Abides by and enforces the procedures and directives in the Faculty Handbook, the Student/Parent Handbook and the Handbook of Policies and Procedures for Elementary and Secondary Schools.

§      Carries out additional duties, directives and school/diocesan policies as requested, including serving on school committees.


Be proficient in:

§      Instructional technology

§      Stage Production Direction

§      Oratory Skills

Professional requirements:

§      Meet professional teacher education requirements of the Diocese of Dallas

§      Have a valid Teacher’s certificate and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to Isabel Fraga, Assistant Principal, at ifraga@spsdallas.org