As a member of a Catholic community that upholds the values of the Society of Jesus, the Junior High Religion Teacher will:
Instruct all 7th and 8th grade religion classes and perform other teacher duties as required.
Coordinate altar servers and ushers at weekly school Masses.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
A strong commitment to the values of Catholic, Jesuit education
A work ethic defined by high standards of ethics and personal conduct, honesty, integrity, equity and professionalism
A commitment to continuous learning and improvement, growth mindset, and excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to engage in self-reflection with regard to performance and professional growth
In the classroom
Ability to establish a positive classroom culture that is built on strong teacher-student rapport and allows for fostering development, while providing an academically rigorous and differentiated program addressing various skill levels
A dedication to student learning and achievement includes experience with inquiry-based teaching strategies and project-based learning
High proficiency with the use of technology for teaching and hands-on learning
A commitment to working with students who have different learning needs, particularly by providing accommodations or modifications to the curriculum and assessments as necessary
Ability to organize and maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by procedures and applicable laws
Within our community
A desire to collaborate to develop and maintain strong collegial relationships
Ability to build on others' ideas, capitalize on others' strengths, and effectively share responsibility
A willingness to participate in or develop extracurricular activities, additional school initiatives, and support staff committees such as Spirituality, Curriculum, Student Programs, Technology, and Building Leadership
Maintain high levels of confidentiality in relation to private or privileged information
Perform additional related duties and tasks as assigned by the school principal or designee
Appropriate Licensure from ODE required. Background in Jesuit Roman Catholic Theology preferred. Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment is required. Masters Degree in related area preferred, not required. Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level is a plus.
To Apply: Please complete the Online Application and provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 references via our website https://gesu.com/jobs by August 9, 2022. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Upon offer and acceptance, all staff must be VIRTUS trained, drug tested, and subject to FBI and BCI background checks.
Non-Discrimination Policy: Gesu Catholic School admits and employs individuals of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students, faculty and staff at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Job Descriptions and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of the school administration.