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Substitute Elementary Classroom Teacher

at Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1056
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Openings as of 10/13/2019
Substitute

  • Substitute Elementary Classroom Teacher JobID: 1056
  • Position Type:
    Substitute/Substitute Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2018

  • Location:
    St. Francis de Sales Catholic School

  • Date Available:


  • Closing Date:


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    - SUBSTITUTE

    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 as written in Teacher Lesson Plans; 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 elementary 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 c 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 elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
    • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
    • 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 faith community.
    • Grows in personal faith life through continued study.

    Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other Catholic Schools Office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
    Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Equipment
    Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

    Travel Requirements
    Travels to professional meetings as required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
    • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
    • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
    • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
    • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
    Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
    Works in standard office and school building environments.
    Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

    Qualifications Profile
    • Texas State Certification as an Elementary Teacher
    • Texas State Certification in the appropriate grade level preferred.
    Education
    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
    Experience
    Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.