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Science and Math Middle School Teacher

St. Dominic School (Los Angeles)






PRIMARY FUNCTION: Under the direction of the school principal, We are looking for a talented, creative, hard-working, team player with a broad-range of artistic skills, along with an appreciation of developmental characteristics of elementary school students to join our strong faculty in a Catholic School environment.

Under the supervision of the Building Principal, the accepted candidate is responsible for teaching full-time for the duration of the school year (180 school days + School/Parish Events and Faculty Meetings). The teacher is responsible for fostering the intellectual, social, physical, and faith development of children in their elementary school experience.
Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church; a teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Church.
Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service activities.
Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of
curriculum and subject matter and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning.
Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum
objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluate student
Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self image; set high standards for student behavior and manages inappropriate behavior effectively.
Maintain a functional and pleasant learning environment
Cooperate with school and diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations
Maintain confidentiality of information, display sound judgment in dress and general behavior.
Perform other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church
Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentation skills
Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized;must be a team player
Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation
Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of
Microsoft Office and related technology; ability to maintain confidentiality
Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerial environment
The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor degree in education
Based on experience and qualifications

Information/Application Contact

St. Dominic School (Los Angeles)

2005 Merton Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90004