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Social Science Instructor

St. Pius X – St. Matthias Academy (Downey)






St. Pius X- St. Matthias Academy is seeking a full-time Social Science Teacher who is able to teach all levels of Social Science for grades 9-12, including honors and Advanced Placement courses. Courses may include World History, US History, Government/Econ, AP European, AP US History, AP Government & Politics/AP Macroeconomics, AP Psychology.

St. Pius X – St. Matthias Academy believes that college education is a right rather than a privilege, and that every student deserves a chance to pass through that gateway to success in life. Every day, our caring teachers enthusiastically promote each student as a significant member of the community, guiding them past any obstacles that could keep them from seizing academic, personal, and spiritual growth opportunities. Our graduates will not only thrive in college, but after earning their degree they will be seen as role-models who give back to their community and ensure other students follow their path.

Each teacher strives to create a total learning atmosphere with students in the classroom, be creative in approaches to teaching, recognizing individual differences in students. They are to prepare for each course a classroom teaching plan based on existing departmentally approved course outlines. This plan will consist of weekly lesson plans, syllabus which includes a timetable of tests, quizzes, homework and major projects (term papers, research projects, etc.), and curriculum maps.


Bachelor’s degree in History/Social Science required
Masters in Secondary Education (or History/Social Science) and Teaching Credential required.
Three years of teaching in high school students in the subject area preferred.

Preference is given to practicing Roman Catholics.

Please send resume and references to:
Include “Social Science Teacher for 2022-2023” in the subject line

Information/Application Contact

St. Pius X – St. Matthias Academy (Downey)

7851 E. Gardendale St.

Downey, Ca 90242