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English Teacher

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

Posted

05/28/2021

Expires

06/04/2021

Description

SCOPE AND ROLE OF THE SALESIAN EDUCATOR
With a strong academic background in English education, a Salesian Educator will promote academic excellence and support the faith development of young men in a private, Catholic secondary school setting. A Salesian Educator must work in collaboration with parents, students, teachers, administration, and community to promote student success while supporting the faith development / formation of young men.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):
• Instructs English content and skills using a student-centered approach guided by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
• Instructs students in basic communication skills and other general elements of the course of study common to all teachers.
• Adapts material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.
• Evaluates each student’s progress in English skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) using a wide- array of formative and summative assessments.
• Collaborates with colleagues within the English Department (as well as colleagues in other academic departments) on curriculum and pedagogy.
• Provides individual and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student. Establishes and maintains the cooperation of the school administration standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
• Maintains professional competence through participation in service education activities provided by the school and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
• Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems.
• Regularly communicates with parents and school counselors on the individual student’s progress.
• Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
• Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school, and with specified educational partners.
• Performs basic attendance accounting and business services as required.
• Shares in the sponsorship of student activities and participates in faculty committees.
• Performs other significant duties as may be reasonably assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Environment: Classroom environment, subject to intermittent noise.
• Physical Abilities: Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations, sitting or standing for extended periods of time, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, bending at the waist, and seeing to read and explain classroom assignments.

FILING AN APPLICATION
• All interested applicants must submit the following: (1) a detailed letter of interest, no more than two pages, which addresses the responsibilities and desirable qualifications as detailed in this announcement; (2) a current resume or CV; and (3) a personal statement, no more than two pages, on the applicant’s philosophy on teaching and learning English in the 21st century. After review of materials, by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted only if selected for interviews upon which candidates will be required to submit the official application, two letters of reference and copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required if selected for the position). For questions regarding the application process or for additional information regarding the job description, please send inquiries to sjbemployment@bosco.org. All materials should be sent electronically.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in English or equivalent.
• Experience: At least two years of experience as a teacher in a comprehensive high school setting.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s Degree in English, Education, or a related field.
• Valid California Teaching Credential or license authorizing service in grade levels and areas assigned.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
• Knowledge of and experience in the mission of Catholic Education.

FILING AN APPLICATION
• All interested applicants must submit the following: (1) a detailed letter of interest, no more than two pages, which addresses the responsibilities and desirable qualifications as detailed in this announcement; (2) a current resume or CV; and (3) a personal statement, no more than two pages, on the applicant’s philosophy on teaching and learning English in the 21st century. After review of materials, by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted only if selected for interviews upon which candidates will be required to submit the official application, two letters of reference and copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required if selected for the position). For questions regarding the application process or for additional information regarding the job description, please send inquiries to sjbemployment@bosco.org. All materials should be sent electronically.

Information/Application Contact

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

13640 Bellflower Blvd

Bellflower, CA 90706

sjbemployment@bosco.org