This position will be responsible for teaching 6th-8th grade mathematics and include the role of 6th grade homeroom teacher. The Middle School Math Teacher first and foremost supports the mission of Ave Maria Academy to form young minds, hearts and souls to love Jesus Christ and develop a character that allows for true Christian leadership. The teacher fulfills the mission of the school by planning, guiding and evaluating the learning process within the framework of the school’s philosophy and math curriculum for the middle school students. The position provides the appropriate learning atmosphere and activities designed to maximize student competencies and skills for intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual growth toward a successful future. This position is part of a strategic effort to help students reach their full potential. The Middle School Math Teacher carries out their work professionally and with a spirit of initiative, creating an environment of confidence and respect.
• Bachelor’s degree in education or academic discipline. • Valid teaching license preferred • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience preferred • Be an active, practicing Catholic committed to joyfully witnessing the faith to students • Ability to appreciate and communicate a passion for Catholic education • Model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ and be a Christian role model in speech, actions and attitudes which contribute to the spiritual atmosphere of the school • Enthusiasm and passion for teaching and the ability to convey this to students • Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process • Have experience in classroom management and be able to positively motivate students • Be a joy-filled and creative teacher capable of building an engaging and inspiring learning environment for middle school students • Proficient in the use of computer technology including Microsoft Office, e-mail and internet. • Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format • Works well independently and with a team • Ability to take initiative, but also take direction • A commitment to the safe and caring environment for children • Be present, ready to work and on time for all scheduled hours • Meet and comply with all OPCY requirements
Candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, and at least 2 references to Mrs. Lisa Noetzel, Executive Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter must explain general philosophy of education, why the candidate would like to work with children of this age and why they would like to work in a Catholic school. Deadline for consideration is March 6, 2020.