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ELEMENTARY TEACHER

Holy Family School (South Pasadena)

Posted

03/01/2022

Expires

04/30/2022

Description

Holy Family Catholic School
ELEMENTARY TEACHER
JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Goal: Further the mission of HFS by engaging learners to meet their goals while bringing value to our Catholic school’s program.

Holy Family School seeks a dynamic elementary teacher to be a part of a strong team of educators.

Reports to: Principal Start Date: August 2022

Education
A Bachelor’s degree or higher
Valid teaching credential

Qualifications & Experience
Previous teaching in a Catholic elementary school is highly preferred
Supervise a classroom academic and program development and facilitating implementation
Foster a positive and safe classroom culture, focused on student learning
Make data-driven decisions
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Desired Skills & Characteristics
Dependable, humble, have a sense of humor, and are committed to Catholic education
Possess a growth mindset and passion for learning
Actively engaged colleague, who focuses on student learning and collaborates to improve school-wide learning efforts
Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills
Knowledge of current trends in education
Knowledge of current approaches to assessment, benchmarking and tracking of results
Professional awareness about the role of technology in 21st century schools
Results oriented, self-motivated, dynamic, energetic and creative
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to motivate and lead diverse learners

Responsibilities
Plan for, teach, monitor, assess, and make accommodations for the spiritual, moral, physical, emotional, and academic development of the children of Holy Family Catholic School
Be an active contributor to the school community and a dynamic and collaborative colleague
Possess a growth mindset
Implement Core Instructional Practices as a structure for teaching and learning
Utilize formative and summative assessment to inform instruction
Invest in positive relationships with parents, colleagues and students
Help live, instill and motivate the Philosophy and Mission of Holy Family Catholic School
Maintain a professional, charitable, cooperative and respectful relationship with all members of the Holy Family community
Establish and maintain effective classroom management
Be present in school and available for all assigned duties from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday of the school year
Maintain a classroom learning environment that showcases and promotes student learning
Communicate via a weekly newsletter that shares about current and upcoming learning and events
Supervise during specified student breaks (recess or lunch) Mass and assemblies
Be well prepared for class
Lesson plans submitted electronically via PlanBook by 8 am the first day of every week
Keep curriculum guides up-to-date
Maintain accurate attendance records
Attend all faculty meetings, in-service days, retreat days, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Back to School Night, Graduation and other after school events when requested by the Principal
Notify the Principal of any serious and /or chronic learning, behavior or safety concerns Take the initiative in calling, and setting up appointments with parents regarding the progress of their child
Assess students in a fair, accurate, and equitable manner following due dates and using the electronic grading program
Return calls, emails, and other correspondence with parents within a 48-hour period
Be knowledgeable of the Faculty Handbook, the Parent Student Handbook, and the Archdiocesan Administrative Handbook.
Carry out duties in a responsible manner regarding curriculum, co-curricular activities, safety, and other assigned tasks
Adhere to all policies regarding:
-Credentials
-Catechist Certification
-Contractual agreements
Learn to use new technology and incorporate it in teaching and related duties
With permission of Principal, plan and organize field trips
Keep classroom tidy and organized, take care of it as if it were your own, notify office of maintenance concerns, and put everything away at end of year
Manage distribution, care, and collection of textbooks and other classroom materials
If you have an assistant, work cooperatively with the assistant and evaluate them at the end of the year
Participate in carpool, recess, and other duties as assigned
Enforce the dress code
Follow agreed-upon curriculum guidelines
Perform other duties as assigned

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation (1 from recent supervisor preferred), and contact information for 3 professional references to careers@holyfamily.org.

Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree or higher
Valid teaching credential

Information/Application Contact

Holy Family School (South Pasadena)

1301 Rollin St.

South Pasadena, CA 91030

jgarzia@holyfamily.org