~Teacher – English (6-12)

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Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Bishop Dunne Catholic School is seeking an English Teacher who is able to teach a variety of English courses and
middle school/high school grade levels for the 2024-2025 academic year, starting in August 2024.
Bishop Dunne is the only Catholic diocesan school that enrolls students in grades six through twelve. The Bishop
Dunne student body mirrors the diversity of Dallas, with over 75% identifying as students of color, and
approximately half the students are Catholic.
Mission Statement
Bishop Dunne Catholic School empowers each student to explore, inquire, lead, and serve through a college
preparatory education in a joyful community of faith.
Core Values
The Core Values arising from the School’s current Vision and Mission Statements are determined to be as follows:
• Purpose – Be intentional
• Respect – Treat yourself and others in a positive manner
• Integrity – Be honest
• Dedication – Commit to something greater than yourself
• Excellence – Complete everything to the best of your ability
Job Requirements:
The candidate will be a dedicated professional who understands the joys and demands of teaching, with at least two
years’ experience teaching English at the secondary level and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter. Teachers
are expected to develop daily lessons that meet the goals of the classes, complete grading, maintain an advisory
group and lead advisory group meetings, as well as perform all basic administrative duties (ex. maintain attendance
records, accurate grade book, comment writing). Our teachers are fully engaged in the life of the school and inspire
students to reach their potential.
Education/Experience Requirements:
• An undergraduate degree in English or at least 18 graduate credits in English from an accredited university.
• A minimum of 12 education credits are required. A valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements
for the subject and level assigned is preferred.
• Other preferred qualifications include an ability to teach AP and dual credit courses.
• Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills
• Strong interpersonal communications skills; competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal
relationships at all levels of the organization
• Solid technology skills for use in instructional and professional tasks
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., after school hours as required
General Duties:
The mission of the Catholic school is to “Teach as Jesus did,” thereby mandating teachers in our schools to be
reflections of Christ’s love and concern. The Classroom Teacher plans, guides, and evaluates the learning process of
students. This position reports to the assistant principal and has decision-making responsibilities within the
framework of school policies, philosophy, organization, and curriculum. The following Teacher Competencies are
standards that are to be maintained:
• Classroom Management
• Instructional Proficiency
• Professional Attitude and Performance
• Professional Interaction
• Professional Growth
All candidates must be able to pass background checks and comply with the Diocese of Dallas Safe Environment
Program. Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Qualified candidates please send cover letter, resume and transcripts to Anna Lee Friesen, Human Resources, at [email protected].