5th Grade Catholic School Teacher





Annual Salary $30,068 (with a BA Degree) - more with a BA+18 credits, Master's Degree, MA+6 credits, and MA+12 credits



Position: 5th Grade Catholic School Teacher

Location: St. Michael School, On-site


St. Michael School is looking for a passionate and practicing Catholic to teach 5th Grade for the 2024-2025 school year!

St. Michael School is seeking a passionate and dedicated 5th Grade Teacher to join our dynamic team of educators. Our school is committed to providing a Christ-centered education, grounded in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition of the Liberal Arts, that nurtures the spiritual, academic, and social growth of our students. The ideal candidate will have a strong Catholic faith, excellent teaching skills, and a love for working with children.

– Plan and implement engaging lesson plans that align with the school’s Catholic Liberal Arts curriculum as well as the diocesan and state curriculum standards
– Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes spiritual, academic, and social growth
– Differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of students
– Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement school-wide programs and initiatives
– Communicate regularly with parents and guardians about student progress and concerns
– Maintain accurate records of student attendance, grades, and assessments
– Integrate Catholic teachings and values into daily instruction and classroom management
– Prepare students for sacraments (if necessary) and participate in school Masses and prayer services

– Attend staff meetings, professional development sessions, and school events as required
– Adhere to all school policies and procedures
– Other duties as assigned by the school principal

– Passionate and practicing Catholic with a strong knowledge and commitment to Catholic teachings and values
– Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
– Valid teaching certification in Pennsylvania (optional but preferred)
– Previous experience teaching in a Catholic school setting (optional but preferred)
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents
– Strong understanding of instructional strategies and assessment techniques
– Committed to ongoing professional development and growth

Why Work at St. Michael School:
– Opportunity to work in a faith-filled and supportive environment
– Ongoing professional development opportunities
– Pioneer in Catholic Liberal Education
– Dedicated and supportive colleagues
– Strong community and parent involvement

– Privileged influence in the lives of many children and their families

– Health Insurance

– Dental Insurance

– Vision Insurance

– 401K (after 4 months, fulltime)

– Counseling through Catholic Charities

– Option of buying into Aflac

– Option of a Life Insurance Policy


To Apply:

At St. Michael School, we are dedicated to providing our students with a high-quality education that will prepare them for future success, with an eye on heaven. We are looking for a 5th Grade Teacher who is passionate, energetic, and committed to creating a positive and enriching learning environment for our students, deeply founded on Jesus, the Divine Teacher.

If you are passionate about Catholic education and have the qualifications and experience for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Emily Zgonc: ezgonc@smike1.org. We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to the St. Michael School family!

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