~Teacher – Theology (6-12)

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Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Theology Teacher – Middle School and High School

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about the Catholic faith? Do you have the ability to provide effective instruction in Catholic theology and social justice? Bishop Dunne Catholic School is seeking a Middle School & High School Theology Teacher with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Catholic university. Bishop Dunne Catholic School seeks a Theology Teacher 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 faith-filled, dedicated professional who understands the joys and demands of teaching and isable to design 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:
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Catholic university in Theology
• A minimum of 12 credits in education or a valid Texas teaching certificate
• Special Requirement: The Theology teacher must be a practicing Catholic.
• 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

Reports to: Assistant Principal

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].