Diocese of Austin Catholic Schools
  • 01-Aug-2019 to 31-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • AustinStDominicSavioSchool
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • to be discussed
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • 1

 Job summary


St. Dominic Savio is seeking a High School Math Teacher for the 2019 - 2020 school year.  The Classroom Teacher plans, guides, and evaluates the learning process of students.  This position reports to the principal and has decision-making responsibilities within the framework of school policies, philosophy, organization, and curriculum.

Essential Duties

  • Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
  • Act as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Continuously grow in your ministry by participating in religious ceremonies, training sessions, and reflection activities as directed.
  • Support and adhere to the Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school.
  • Plan for instruction with logically sequenced objectives based on adopted curriculum and submit plans according to the school policies.
  • Provide appropriate material and resources for students to engage in learning.
  • Use effective instructional methods and models according to professional standard practice.
  • Use varied assessment tools to perform both formative and summative assessments.
  • Provide instruction and assessment for understanding.
  • Maintain current and accurate records according to school policies.
  • Practice positive, consistent discipline in the management of the classroom.
  • Communicate with parents regarding academic, behavioral, and safety concerns.
  • Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to students, parents, and staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Knowledge of subjects taught, instructional methods and strategies, and curriculum differentiation.
  • Knowledge of child development, learning, and behavior.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill in pacing and differentiating instruction.
  • Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format.
  • Skill in using job-appropriate technology.
  • Skill in critical thinking and planning.
  • Skill in demonstrating professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.
  • Skill in collaborating with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding school matters.
  • Ability to manage student behavior in classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Ability to work well with others in the school community.
  • Ability to conference with parents upon request and respond to messages in a timely manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate gains in student performance that are in keeping with school goals.
  • Ability to respond to individual learning needs.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in math field from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.

Experience:

  • Experience preferred, none required

Certifications and Training:

  • Valid Texas driver's license.
  • Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements for teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCB ED.
  • Must meet staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese and school administration.
  • Must complete Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, completing a minimum of 25 hours each year.

 

 

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