7th Grade Catholic Classical Teacher

GRACE- St. John Paul II Classical school is looking for a full-time 7th grade teacher. Teachers are to joyfully immerse their students into the beauty of Catholic classical education. This will not only help students to love the true, good, and beautiful, but will help to establish the authentically Catholic culture that we strive to promote. All teachers must have the ability to work collaboratively with their colleagues.

Essential Functions:

Catholic Culture:
Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic mission of SJPII and GRACE, and builds virtues
and Catholic culture into all school activities.
Gives evidence of lived Gospel values.
Assumes an active role in building the faith community of the school.

Instructional Proficiency
Demonstrates effective planning skills, and collaboration with other staff members.
Demonstrates competence in the teaching process and content.
Demonstrates the ability to actively assess students in a classical curriculum.

Classroom Management
Establishes a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes independence and positive self image in
alignment with school-wide and GRACE System policies and rules.
Maintains a disciplined, organized, joyful and safe learning environment in accordance with school,
GRACE System, and Diocesan policies.
Interpersonal Relationships
Works cooperatively and effectively with the administration and all staff members.
Interacts with students in a joyful, respectful, friendly, and just manner.
Maintains positive relationships with parents, and keeps parents informed regarding student progress
through regular communication and effective parent-teacher conferences.

Professional Responsibilities and Growth
Maintains a professional manner.
Handles confidential information with discretion.
Seeks professional growth opportunities.
Interprets school programs and policies to the local community in a positive manner.
Is punctual and attends all required professional days/events.
Can fulfill any other responsibilities as assigned by the Headmaster.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Minimum of a BA/BS in an appropriate subject area
Be willing to pledge fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church
Have knowledge of the classical educational method and be open to learning more.
Successful completion of legal background check and VIRTUS training
Be a practicing Catholic who joyfully strives to live in conformity with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church
St. John Paul II Classical School provides a classical education rooted in centuries of Catholic faith
and tradition. Our academic program encourages students to develop intellectual ability, make moral decisions,
and solidify Catholic virtues. Our classical curriculum is led by Catholic teachers who truly care about all of
their students. They are attentive to each child’s education and catechetical formation. We are guided by the
Latin phrase, “Scientia, Fides, Caritas,” (Knowledge, Faith, Charity), which is at the core of our Christ centered
community of faith, hope, and love.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, and frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk. The employee will use the hands feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally exert or lift up to 20 pounds. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

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