Religion teacher

2018-2019 Academic Year

Position Summary

The Religion Teacher position is a full-time teacher delivering appropriate Religion and other curricula to classes of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in a maximum class size of 14 students. The Religion Teacher understands child growth and development and actively helps each child recognize areas of strength and weakness in their own educational profile. The Religion teachers also serves as the de facto campus minister, organizing retreats and prayer services, preparing students for Mass, and ensuring that students participate in Christian Service programs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Provide the lead instruction for Religion classes for middle school students, including:

·      development of lesson plans and instructional materials

·      organization of and management of classroom environment

·      management of students in and out of the classroom

·      evaluation of students’ academic progress and social growth.

Full-time positions at St. Andrew Nativity School include the following elements:

  • delivery of six forty-five minute periods per day of instruction in the teacher’s major content area
  • one evening of extended day proctoring 3:00 to 5:30 pm
  • other duties as needed

Requirements

  • Active Catholic
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to assist in the ongoing formation of the school
  • Flexibility in filling the gaps at a small school
  • Be able to motivate and work with middle school students
  • Possess physical and emotional stamina
  • Possess appropriate educational experience
  • Possess and/or be willing to work towards an appropriate graduate degree
  • Possess and demonstrate an understanding of the Jesuit tradition of which St. Andrew Nativity School is a part and a willingness to continue growing in Jesuit formation
  • Work with students from diverse backgrounds and a variety of family situations
  • Willingness to support fund raising and other development efforts necessary to maintain a tuition-free school  exclusively for low-income students

 Wages and Benefits

 Competitive Salary. Benefits (Medical, dental, life, LTD, STD and EAP)

To apply, email a cover letter and resumé to Mike Chambers at mchambers@nativityportland.org. No phone calls please. Position open until filled.