JOB DESCRIPTION

Divine Mercy Academy, an independent classical school offering grades pre-K to 8th in the Catholic tradition, is looking for passionate, hardworking candidates to fill the position of second and third grade combined classroom teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Job Responsibilities:
– Support and uphold the DMA Mission and Vision and the general philosophy of Catholic education
– Maintain confidentiality regarding school matters
– Plan instruction with specific student objectives based on adopted school-wide curriculum
– Use appropriate methods, materials, and resources to engage students in learning
– Maintain current and accurate records
– Manage a classroom of young children with positive, consistent, and charitable discipline
– Contact parents, other teachers, and administration as needed and appropriate on student matters
– Meet faculty development guidelines as set forth by administration
– Demonstrate professional work habits through punctuality, deadline meeting, and prompt communication

QUALIFICATIONS

– Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Education, or a related field
– Montana or another state teaching certification preferred (certification not required)
– Relevant classroom experience preferred
– Must be a practicing Catholic
– Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
– Knowledge of the subjects taught and of grade-level instructional methods and strategies
– Ability to manage student behavior in a classroom
– Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
– Ability to work well with others in the school community
– Confidence in multitasking and differentiating instruction
– Confidence in motivating and engaging students
– Confidence in managing job-appropriate technology

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested candidates should email completed applications to the following:
 Mr. Gus Braga-Henebry, DMA headmaster – g.bragahenebry@gmail.com
 The DMA School Board – info@dmamt.orgboard@dmamt.org

A complete application includes the following:
– Updated resume
– Cover letter
– One professional reference
– Two personal references

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

Compensation will depend on experience.

Please contact the school at the above addresses with any questions or clarifications. We’re more than happy to tell you all about the exciting things happening at Divine Mercy Academy!

We look forward to meeting dynamic and enthusiastic candidates! God bless you in your job search!