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Diocese of Phoenix Catholic SchoolsSpanish Teacher Grades 4-8

Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Schools

Spanish Teacher Grades 4-8 (1791)

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TitleSpanish Teacher Grades 4-8
Posting ID1791
Description

 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix

 

Catholic Schools Office

 

Teacher Job Description

 

 

 

I.     POSITION TITLE:                        Teacher

                Department:                       Catholic Schools

                Grade:                                      

                Supervisor:                         Principal or Designee

 

II.    PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

 

Under the supervision of the principal, the teacher is a person of faith who strives to achieve the goals of Catholic education; assumes responsibility for the leadership and management of the grades or classes assigned; develops and implements an instructional program according to the needs of the students and the established Diocesan Curriculum Standards; maintains detailed and accurate records as required by the school; establishes positive school-community relationships; continues professional development to remain current with religious and academic certifications; performs any other job-related tasks deemed necessary and/or assigned by the principal.

 

III.    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

Strives to achieve the goals of Catholic education:

  • Embraces and models the Catholic philosophy of education.
  • Promotes and lives gospel values and Catholic moral teaching.
  • Upholds the doctrinal teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Provides opportunities for faith development of students in the classroom to prepare them for life in today’s Church and society.
  • Can articulate and give evidence of Catholic living by the example of their lives.

 

Assumes responsibility for the leadership and management of the classes assigned:

  • Provides a positive learning environment.
  • Organizes the classroom to facilitate student learning.
  • Supervises and provides for the safety, welfare, and care of the students while they are in school.
  • Works toward the creation of a Catholic community within the classroom and the entire school community.
  • Teaches in accordance with diocesan and local policies as well as appropriate state laws.
  • Shows respect for individuals and fairness in dealing with students and parents.
  • Develops and implements a daily and weekly schedule covering all areas of curriculum.

 

Develops and implements an instructional program according to the needs of the students and the established Diocesan Curriculum Standards:

  • Integrates Church’s teachings in all aspects of the curriculum.
  • Determines levels of student achievement.
  • Uses appropriate teaching strategies to meet individual student needs.
  • Uses resources available to promote learning experiences for all students.
  • Uses a variety of instructional strategies and incorporates technology into instruction.
  • Refers students for evaluation and consultation when necessary in collaboration with administration and parents.
  • Includes all students in presentation and discussions.

Evaluates student progress effectively: 

  • Uses a variety of ongoing assessments.
  • Aligns assessments with goals, objectives, information taught, and instructional guidelines and Curriculum Standards of the Diocese and school.
  • Provides prompt constructive feedback on student work and performance.
  • Maintains proper grading and/or reporting system for each student as required by the principal.
  • Meets deadlines with official classroom reports, attendance, and statistics as required by the principal
  • Maintains daily lesson plans.

Establishes positive school-community relationships:

  • Maintains cooperative relations with all in the school community.
  • Promotes respectful and  positive school relationships.
  • Maintains awareness of his/her role as a Catholic schoolteacher and its impact on the community.
  • Provides for regular conferences and meetings with parents.
  • Cooperates with and helps promote various curricular and co-curricular programs within the school.
  • Attends and actively participates in school faculty meetings and in-services.

Continues professional development to remain current with religious and academic certifications:

  • Keeps informed of current instructional practices through professional reading and educational opportunities.
  • Participates in professional activities and joins appropriate professional organizations.
  • Attends diocesan sponsored in-services.
  • Attends and actively  participates in school faculty meetings and in-services.
  • Actively participates in the process of continuous school improvement.
  • Maintains personal professional development records.

Performs any other job-related tasks deemed necessary and/or assigned by the principal.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must demonstrate personal self-discipline, be adaptable and flexible in routine and unexpected situations.
  • Must use good judgment in daily encounters.
  • Must use verbal and written language correctly.
  • Must demonstrate an appropriate sense of humor.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of good teaching techniques and child psychology.
  • Must maintain appropriate grooming and dress at all times as stated in the faculty handbook.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  • Preference given to Catholic teacher.
    • Must be willing to make a public Profession of Faith if Catholic and if non – Catholic willing to support Catholic teachings and philosophy.
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must be certified by the Arizona State Department of Education as a teacher and meets applicable NCA requirements.
  • Received Safe Environment Training and signed the Code of Conduct.
  • FBI Fingerprint clearance completed.

·         Must meet Ministry Formation Certification and/or re-certification as required by Diocesan policy 

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationSt. Timothy Catholic School

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/05/2018