St. John Paul II Catholic High School
We are an Archdiocesan Catholic High School in our eleventh year. Our students are all pointed toward post-secondary education, and desire to be challenged in the classroom and inspired to grow in their faith. We use a Great Books approach in Humanities classes, and offer seventeen AP and dual credit courses. The school's curriculum uses primary sources, and teachers are expected to align instruction to these original works.Our teachers must be active Catholics, with a desire and ability to lead young people by example into a deeper communion with our faith.
St. John Paul II Catholic High School is seeking the next member of its distinguished faculty. Currently, we are seeking an upper level English teacher, teaching junior and senior courses in AP English and standard English courses. This is a full-time position, with benefits however, it may be structured as a part-time position depending on the availability of the teacher.
** EXPERIENCE AS AN ENGLISH TEACHER IS REQUIRED. This is a mid-year hire, applicants need to have classroom experience. **
+ A Bachelor's Degree in English or Bachelor's Degree with 24 credit hours in the content area
+ Advanced degrees are not required, but preferred
+ A valid, appropriate Texas Teacher's Certificate, or 12 credit hours in education courses
+ Technology Proficiency (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, multimedia presentations, and internet use for educational purposes)
+ Be an active Catholic, with a desire and ability to lead young people by example into a deeper communion with our faith, our Blessed Mother, and her Son, Jesus Christ
+ Have knowledge of both curriculum and instruction, and the ability to engage and instruct students in the content area
+ Have the ability to manage a classroom along with student behavior
+ Promptly address student needs through interventions, including modifying instructional approaches
+ Have the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and co-workers
+ Be a lifelong learner of his/her practice, and have an openness to self-reflect, receive, and implement feedback on improving their teaching skills.
• Responsibilities & Duties
+ Prepare curriculum documents to include standards, scope and sequences, syllabi, and lesson plans
+ Use appropriate and varied instructional strategies, activities, and materials to promote student success and achievement
+ Consistently monitor student achievement through appropriate and varied formative and summative assessments
+ Update the school's electronic gradebook site (RenWeb) with lesson plans and student grades at least once per week
+ Establish and maintain open communication with students, their parents, and administration
+ Attend faculty meetings, events, and professional development
+ Collaborate with other faculty members for professional, instructional, and supervisory duties
+ Assume a variety of roles in support of student activities outside of class, both during the school day and after normal school hours
About the Employer
Learn more at www.johnpaul2chs.org.
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