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1st Grade Teacher

Saint James-Holy Redeemer, La Crescenta (La Crescenta)






Saint James – Holy Redeemer Catholic School in La Crescenta is accepting resumes for an innovative first grade teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. We are a visionary elementary school with a strong dedication to faith formation and academic excellence.

The first grade teacher will provide instruction within a self contained classroom while developing standards-based lessons, assessment, and analyzing formative and data to guide instruction. Other duties as necessary will also be expected to be carried out by the teacher. The first grade teacher must be willing to work as a team member and participate in the community life of the school.

The candidate is expected to moderate an extra-curricular activity and have strengths in the five areas of reading instruction. A thorough understanding of the Common Core Standards and their implementation is required. Experience with blended and remote learning utilizing G-Suite for education is expected. An understanding and acceptance of the ministerial role of a Catholic school teacher is essential.

Additionally, the ideal candidate is willing to support Saint James – Holy Redeemer Catholic School as it embraces a blended learning format through ongoing professional development in order to meet the needs of our diverse learners.


A current valid California Multiple Subject Credential or be in the process of obtaining one (out of state accepted if current)

Bachelors degree from an accredited university in education, literacy, or related field

English Learner authorization (may be embedded within credential)

Be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of the primary level curriculum.

Must demonstrate effectiveness in facilitating high levels of student motivation and achievement in the classroom as well as be a positive, team player looking forward to the exciting advancements in education.

Willingness to obtain Catechetical Certification

Preferred requirements:
Master’s degree from an accredited university in education, literacy, or related field

Catechetical Certification

Google Level 1 or 2 Teacher Certification

If you are interested in this position, please send:

A cover letter noting your education philosophy and why you want to become a member of the Saint James-Holy Redeemer Catholic School community

A resume

A list of three professional references including your most recent teaching position (if applicable) to the school principal, Dr. John wick at:

Information/Application Contact

Saint James-Holy Redeemer, La Crescenta (La Crescenta)

4635 Dunsmore Ave

La Crescenta, CA 91214