4th Grade Teacher

Stephanie Garza

Website spxdallasschool St. Pius X Catholic School

PreK3 - 8th Grade

General Summary of the Position

The Classroom Teacher plans, guides, and evaluates the learning process of students.  This position reports to the principal and has decision-making responsibilities within the framework of school policies, philosophy, organization, and curriculum.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position

  • 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 Roman Catholic Church.
  • Continuously grow in your ministry by participating in religious ceremonies, training sessions,  and reflection activities as directed.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Able to work independently and self-motivate
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format
  • Skill in job appropriate technology
  • Skill in critical thinking and planning
  • Skill in managing conflicts effectively
  • Skill in organizational management and delegation of responsibilities
  • 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.

Please fill out online application, send required documents and contact Stephanie Garza at sgarza@spxdallas.org