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MS Religion Teacher (Long Term Sub)

Employer
Sacred Heart Schools
Location
Atherton, CA, US
Salary
Competitive
Position Title: Middle School Religion Teacher (Long Term Sub)

Department: P-8

Reports To: Principal of P-8

FLSA Classification: Exempt

FTE (Full-Time Equivalent): 100%

Schedule of Duties: August to October

Salary: $82,000- $164,000 annual/salary depending on level of education and experience

Position Purpose: The religious studies teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning environment for students and will also serve as a middle school advisor.

Specific Expectations for P-8 Employees: In addition to regular teaching responsibilities (including but not limited to preparing curriculum and grade reporting, class preparation, student reporting report card narratives, parent-teacher conferences, supervision duties, classroom substitution, advisory, elective teaching, office hours, outdoor education/field trips, etc.), the following duties and responsibilities are required as part of the P-8 faculty/staff workload: Responsibilities beyond the boundaries of teaching assignments that foster a growth mindset in order to continually improve our P-8 program such as professional development and training, attendance of or participation in, mandatory meetings and/or events (Directors Days, Open Houses, accreditation meetings, etc.) are required as directed by your supervisor. All employees will be paid appropriately and according to current law. If staff are required to work outside of regular work schedule; non-exempt employees will receive overtime pay, as eligible.

Essential Functions
  • Collaborate with colleagues to deliver a religious studies curriculum guided by the department's mission statement.
  • Create and deliver high-quality religious studies units that include robust daily lessons while addressing the varied learning needs of individual students.
  • Utilize varied methods and approaches to material, integrating technology, assessments, projects, etc., to encourage and create engaged learning in the classroom.
  • Respond to evaluations and feedback professionally and constructively; demonstrate a commitment to professional growth.
  • Provide frequent, meaningful feedback to students, both formative and summative, including report cards and individualized comments.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents.
  • Attend professional growth opportunities (meetings, conferences, etc.) to maintain and improve teaching and learning.
  • Serve as a middle school advisor.
  • Perform other duties (recess, dismissal, chaperone, etc.) as directed.
Qualifications
  • A minimum of three years teaching religious studies; familiar with the Principles of Catholic Social Teaching.
  • Master's degree (strongly preferred) or BA and postgraduate work in religious studies or theology.
  • Strong teaching ability; enjoy working with children and have outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
  • Commitment to the educational philosophy of the school and professional behavior as articulated in the Goals and Criteria .
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Additional skills in Spanish are greatly valued and preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Willingness and availability to work occasional overnight trips (middle school)
  • Practicing Catholic
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
  • Works in a fast-moving and dynamic environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to occasionally and safely lift up to 30 lbs. and regularly lift up to 10 lbs.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment.
  • Must be able to regularly travel safely and comfortably across the 64-acre campus.
SHS is an equal opportunity employer, and upholds that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws. As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.

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