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Elementary Teacher

Holy Family Catholic School (South Pasadena)

Posted

05/19/2022

Expires

07/03/2022

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

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

Requirements

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

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.

Information/Application Contact

Holy Family Catholic School (South Pasadena)

1301 Rollin St.

South Pasadena, CA 91030

careers@holyfamily.org