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Teacher (Elementary School)

Company: St. Thomas More Parish School
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Purpose*
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing Archdiocesan approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

*Essential Functions*
The purpose of Catholic schools is to educate the mind, heart and spirit by providing an environment that promotes Catholic identity and stewardship to others. This should be demonstrated through excellence in education and faith in action. These attributes should be exemplified by all personnel through the following, but are not limited to:
* Participates in school/church activities at which attendance is necessary because of the employee's position.
* Participates in ongoing faith formation opportunities offered by parish and school.
* Develops and administers school curriculum consistent with Archdiocesan goals and objectives.
* Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
* Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
* Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
* Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations, and procedures of the school system.
* Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
* Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required.
* Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
* Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and Archdiocesan policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
* Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
* Uses the books, instructional aids, and other supplies and equipment selected in collaboration with the administration to plan and deliver instruction.
* Maintains inventory records of all instructional aids and other supplies and equipment.
* Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving transportation.
* Administers standardized tests in accordance with Archdiocesan testing programs.

*Lives a Catholic Philosophy*
* Supports and implements the philosophy of Catholic Education.
* Gives evidence of lived Gospel values.
* Participates in building a faith community.
* Grows in personal faith life through continued study.

*Additional Duties: *
* Conduct a club that is appealing to students outside of school that meets weekly for 30 minutes.
* Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other Catholic School Office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Houston, TX 77096: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Bachelor's (Preferred)

* Teaching Certification (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: St. Thomas More Parish School, Houston , Teacher (Elementary School), Other , Houston, Texas

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