JOB DESCRIPTION

Saint Mary’s Catholic High School, Arizona’s oldest Catholic school, is seeking a science teacher beginning in August 2019. The preferred candidate is able to teach either chemistry or biology and possesses either an undergraduate or a graduate degree in the relevant subject matter. Candidates should have a passion for Catholic liberal education and the formation of young men and women in virtue.

About our School: Saint Mary’s offers its student body of 500 young men and women a rigorous liberal arts and sciences curriculum, a developed fine arts program, a diversity of extracurricular activities, regular access to the sacraments, and a strong retreat program. As a diocesan Catholic school, Saint Mary’s takes great pride in forming virtuous young men and women who know the Truth and love the Good. In all areas of campus life, Saint Mary’s strives to create an encounter with Christ.

Under the supervision of the principal, the science teacher:

– Strives to achieve the goals of Catholic education
– Has the knowledge, skills, and ability to teach chemistry or biology to high school students
– Assumes responsibility for the leadership and management of the grades or classes assigned
– Develops and implements an instructional program according to the needs of the students and the established Diocesan Curriculum Standards
– Maintains detailed and accurate records as required by the school
– Establishes positive school-community relationships
– Continues professional development to remain current with religious and academic certifications
– Performs any other job-related tasks deemed necessary and/or assigned by the principal

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

– Must demonstrate personal self-discipline, be adaptable and flexible in routine and unexpected situations
– Must use good judgment in daily encounters
– Must use verbal and written language correctly
– Must demonstrate an appropriate sense of humor
– Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of good teaching techniques and child psychology
– Must maintain appropriate grooming and dress at all times as stated in the faculty handbook

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
– Preference given to a Catholic teacher
– Must meet Ministry Formation Certification and/or work towards certification or re-certification as required by Diocesan policy
– Must be willing to make a public Profession of Faith if Catholic; and if non-Catholic, must be willing to support Catholic teachings and philosophy
– Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
– Must be certifiable or willing to work for certification by the Arizona State Department of Education as a teacher 
– Received Safe Environment Training
– Must sign the diocesan Code of Conduct
– FBI Fingerprint clearance completed

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please visit this site to fill out your application:
https://catholicschoolsphx.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2078

We look forward to hearing from you!