Requirements: Teacher is a qualified professional educator holding at least an Illinois Elementary Certification (Type 03). The teachers must meet the requirements to teach in a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Definition: Under the directions of the principal the candidate will teach and instruction pupils in reading, mathematics and science, social, behavior, and other educational skill areas; plan, develop, organize and conduct a comprehensive education program students; and do other related functions as required.
Accountability: The teacher is hired by and is directly accountable to the principal. The teacher agrees to abide by the educational policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Office of Catholic Schools as well as comply with the educational policies and procedures of the local school. The teachers cooperates with the principal and staff in providing an educational environment that promotes the ministry of Catholic education.
General Responsibilities: As a professional educator in a Catholic school, the teacher will:
• Teach and act in accordance with Catholic doctrine and moral teachings of the Catholic Church;
• Know, teach and act consistently in accordance with the mission, philosophy, objectives and policies and procedures of the Catholic school;
• Maintain state certification;
• Communicate regularly with parents/guardians, colleagues and principal
• Participate in the Archdiocese of Chicago religion in-service programs and in school sponsored professional development programs;
• Perform teaching duties as assigned by the principal;
• Attend required faculty and staff meetings;
• Cooperate with the principal and staff members in school related meetings, activities and projects;
• Maintain accurate student attendance and academic records;
• Maintain a safe, orderly and secure learning and working environment;
• Participate in the annual performance review based upon the implementation of the general responsibilities of a professional education in the school;
• Maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding school personnel, students and general school matters;
• Plan, develop, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional level of pupils from a varied social-economical and cultural backgrounds, and who possess a range of mental and emotional maturity.
• Review, analyze and evaluate the history, background and assessment of pupils in designing instructional programs to meet individual educational needs.
• Individualize and adopt educational processes and procedures to enhance pupil educational opportunities.
• Provide group and individual instruction to motivate pupils, and effectively utilize the time available for instructional activities.
• Maintain appropriate standards of pupil behavior, using behavior management strategies and techniques, including positive reinforcement and behavior shaping procedures.
• Prepare a variety of non-instructional duties, including curriculum and instructional development activities, student supervision, and consultation activities.
The principal assigns specific tasks essential to the function of the position.
Environmental and Physical Demands: The teacher supervises and evaluates students, escorts students from building to building and on field trips, carries materials and climb stairs.
Qualified applicants should fax their resume to Principal, Linda Sanders at 708-798-8957