JOB DESCRIPTION

Divine Mercy Academy is a new independent liberal arts day school in the Catholic tradition for children in Pre-K through Eighth Grade. We are currently seeking candidates for full and part-time teaching positions in all grades for the Humanities, Math and Science.

Teachers will fulfill the mission of the Divine Mercy Academy by planning, guiding,and evaluating the learning process of the students in the Catholic school for whom the teacher is responsible within the framework of the school’s philosophy, organization, and curriculum. 
Teachers will provide the appropriate learning atmosphere and activities designed to maximize student competencies and skills for intellectual, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual growth toward a successful future.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate should:
-Be a practicing and joyful Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
-Be knowledgeable about a classical curriculum and a liberal arts education
-Have experience as an educator, ideally in a Catholic school setting (minimum of 4 years teaching is required).
-Be collegial and collaborative. 
-Be able to identify and work towards a common goal.
-Possess superior written and oral communication skills.
-Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
-Have experience with Montessori Method and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.
Certification not required.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit: 
– A resume of the relevant training and work experience
– The names of two work-related references and one pastoral reference
– A cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages) describing your love of the Catholic faith, knowledge of a classical education, and key relevant work experience.
To: Divine Mercy Academy 
Board of Directors; divinemercyacad@gmail.com

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

Divine Mercy Academy Mission Statement:
Guided by the wisdom of our Patron, Pope St. John Paul II, Our Mission is to partner with parents in their roles as the primary educators of their children, so as to foster a love for truth, beauty, goodness, and learning by providing students with a foundation of wisdom and virtue, so that they may bear witness to the kingdom of God. We desire to form disciples of Jesus Christ, who are made free to realize their full potential by living joyfully in accordance with the truth revealed by God through nature and the Catholic Church. We do this by providing a challenging and integrated Catholic liberal arts education.