~Teacher – Chemistry (9-12)

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Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Bishop Dunne Catholic School is seeking a High School Chemistry Teacher. The position will be for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

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 Chemistry at the secondary level and indepth 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).

Education/Experience Requirements:
An undergraduate degree in Chemistry or a related field from an accredited university. A valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for the subject and level assigned is preferred. The candidate must have strong interpersonal communications skills and solid technology skills for use in instructional and professional tasks.

Knowledgeable on the following topics:
Chemistry – Matter and Measurement, Atoms, Stoichiometry, Reactions, Thermochemistry, Electronic Structure, Periodic Properties, Bonding, Molecular Geometry, Gases, Liquids and Intermolecular Forces, Solids, Properties of Solutions, Kinetics, Equilibria, Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Transition Metals, and Coordination Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Physical Science – SI units and conversions, Energy, Waves, Light, Mirrors, Lenses, Electricity, Magnetism, Motion, Forces, Acceleration, Momentum, Matter, Periodic Table of Elements, Atoms and Bonding, Chemical Reactions

Environmental Science – Energy, Food Chains, Cycles, Climate, Weather, Atmosphere, Biomes, Ocean Currents, Biodiversity, Populations, Demographics, Earth Systems, Soil Studies, Mining, Planning, Food Production, Pollution, Waste, Diseases, Sustainability and Economics

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].