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Teacher- Technology

at Diocese of Tucson

Posted: 6/16/2020
Job Reference #: 8a78859e7239c82d0172be7d73b76eee
Keywords: teacher, teaching

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Position: Teacher- Technology
Location: St Joseph School (PK-8) - Tucson, AZ
Job Id: 1440
# of Openings: 1

St. Joseph Catholic School
Catholic School Job Description
Job Title: Certified Teacher - Technology Teacher - Full Time Exemption Status: Exempt
Department/Location: St. Joseph Parish School - Tucson, AZ
Primary Function: Under the direction of the school principal, the Teacher is responsible for supporting the School and the Diocese of Tucson in their mission to evangelize, catechize, and educate youth in a Catholic School environment. The teacher shall be a minister of the Gospel and Catholic Teaching both academically and behaviorally while at work and in his/her personal life, "Live in a manner worthy of the call you have received." (Eph. 4:1)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this Ministerial Position:

  • Recognize and support the unique Catholic Mission of the School by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
  • A teacher is expected to abide by Catholic Principles as enunciated by the Bishop of the Diocese of Tucson, governing your private life in accordance with Catholic morals and principles, and otherwise demonstrate adherence to Catholic moral strictures in your duties as a teacher.
  • Give evidence of living Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of a personal faith journey; strive to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example
  • Help build the School’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in, and help plan, School religious and service activities
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement and achieve academic goals and objectives as adopted by the School, along with a Catholic religious curriculum as articulated by the School
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of the academic and religious curriculum as specified, and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning
  • Coordinates relationship between school curriculum and technology skills. In collaboration with administration, selects and maintains appropriate digital resources for students and teachers
  • Outstanding knowledge of current and emerging technologies Assists with use of educational applications Assists with effective professional development in regard to technology integration
  • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of after school workshops for teachers, staff and parents
  • Designs and presents effective professional development workshops for classroom teachers. Assists with the preparation of resource rich lessons and interactive technology activities for students
  • Supports teachers with implementation of MAP testing. Teaches lessons in the STEM lab or classrooms promoting effective digital citizenship and web activity.
  • Provides support and guidance to all faculty in the area of technology support and integration
  • Works effectively with all members of the staff Exhibits an outstanding level of teacher support and collaborative spirit
  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently, clearly, and effectively evaluate student progress
  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; set high standards for student behavior and manage inappropriate behavior effectively
  • Maintain a functional and pleasant learning environment
  • Cooperate with School and Diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents. Specific attention will be given toward prompt attendance at scheduled faculty trainings and meetings
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing School policies and regulations
  • Maintain confidentiality of information; display sound judgment in dress and general behavior. Specifically, Teacher will follow School dress code standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Physical/Mental Requirements: Coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual capabilities, and the ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.
Required Activities: Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking; handling; hearing; carrying; and keyboarding.
Basic Qualifications:
  • A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Roman Catholic Church If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church
  • Excellent communications skills including written and oral, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of excel and related technology; ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerial environment
  • Complete a criminal history and background check
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Certified by the State of Arizona as a Teacher
  • Level I Diocesan Ministry Certification
Other/Preferred Skills:
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
Covenants of Employment:
St. Joseph Parish/School is a Roman Catholic religious organization and that all employees are expected to respect and conduct themselves in accordance with the values, teachings and morals of the Roman Catholic Church and by Arizona state law.? Under the "Zero Tolerance Policy", no one will be knowingly assigned or retained to serve in the St. Joseph Parish/School when that person is determined to have engaged in the abuse of a minor or to have violated boundaries in dealing with minors.

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