~Teacher – History (9-12)

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PreK3-12th Grade

High School Teacher Role Description

Position Overview

·         The teacher in a Regnum Christi school has the mission of integrally forming (academically, humanly, spiritually, and apostolically) the students to whom he/she gives classes.

·         The teacher is to teach one or more of the subjects of the approved Regnum Christi School program of education to his/her students.  The teacher encourages, assesses, monitors, and records the progress of individual students.

·         The teacher fosters a love for learning with his/her students, nurturing their appreciation for values and culture on the national and universal levels, awakening the intellectual, artistic, and human abilities of the students in their care; and stimulating their desire to learn and research through an appealing, dynamic way of transmitting knowledge.

·         The teacher creates and maintains an effective learning environment for his/her students. Each teacher must know, assimilate, and fully practice the ideals, principles, and teaching methodology of the school.  Teachers must carry out their work professionally and with a spirit of initiative, creating an environment of confidence and respect.

·         The teacher should give witness as authentic Christian and human being both through his/her words and through his/her works.  He/she should be responsible and faithful to his commitments inside and outside the school.

Qualifications

The High School Teacher should meet the following qualifications:

·         University education degree, with post-graduate degree preferred.

·         Valid teaching license

·         Minimum of three years’ teaching experience

·         Demonstrated leadership and teamwork capabilities.

·         Excellent communication and organizational skills

·         Skill for transmitting knowledge and to stimulate a desire to learn in students.

·         Excellent social qualities

·         Firm and kind character

·         Capacity for managing groups.

·         Practicing Catholic with an excellent moral reputation and apostolic zeal for working for the Church

·         Honest and faithful to the school

Responsibilities

·         Planning, preparing, and delivering lessons to a range of classes.

·         Exercising students in the development of their intellectual skills and abilities

·         Motivating students to continual personal improvement

·         Marking work and giving timely and appropriate feedback; communicating any issues to parent and your supervisor

·         Maintaining constant supervision and discipline among the students in their care inside and outside the classroom

·         Maintaining an effective and formative learning environment within the classroom according to school guidelines; monitoring classroom and school environment to ensure that it remains clean, safe and in good condition.

·         Maintaining appropriate records of student progress and development, including report cards; recommending students for awards

·         Keeping up to date with developments in his/her subject area and new resources and methods; devising and writing new materials in support of the approved curriculum

·         Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment appropriate for achieving student formation objectives.

·         Devising and adapting resources to suit the formation needs of his/her students; assisting students with learning and behavior difficulties to overcome their difficulties; supporting students, one-on-one, through academic or personal difficulties.

·         Preparing students for standardized tests; administering and invigilating tests

·         Assisting in the preparation and coordination of classroom-based and school-wide celebrations, activities, academic contests, and formation programs

·         Managing student behavior in the classroom and on school grounds, applying appropriate and effective motivational discipline measures in cases of inappropriate behavior; informing the Dean of Student Life in a timely manner of any student behavior infractions.

·         Supervising and supporting the work of any assigned teacher assistant; mentoring any assigned teachers

·         Fulfilling student supervision duties as assigned, directing student transitions between classes in a silent and orderly manner.

·         Participating in and organizing extracurricular programs and activities as assigned; motivating students to actively participate.

·         Participating in regular one-on-one, grade-level and departmental meetings; participating in parent/teacher meetings, parents conference, etc. as directed by your supervisor.

·         Making continual progress in personal professional growth and development; actively participating in all school sponsored training activities

·         Liaising with other professionals including the dean of student life, dean of discipline, dean of academic affairs, formation team leaders

Reporting Structure

·         The High School Teacher will report to the HS Principal.

 

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Patricia Hagerty, Human Resources Coordinator, [email protected]