St. Therese Catholic School is seeking a full-time Science/Social Studies teacher (Grades 6-8) for the 2021-2022 School Year.  Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that fosters, promotes, and develops a joy for learning, a thirst for knowledge, and a mastery of grade-level curricula in all subject areas.

Essential Duties
  1. Teaches knowledge of grade-level content following State Standards, and utilizing curriculum designated by Diocese of Fort Wayne/South Bend and other appropriate learning activities.
  2. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials effectively, with all learners in mind.
  3. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  4. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities, as necessary.
  5. Maintains control of storage and use of school property.
  6. Evaluates each student’s growth in knowledge regularly and frequently.
  7. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
  8. Supervises students in out of classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  9. Administers testing in accordance school policy.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Other Duties
  1. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
  2. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school.
  3. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
  4. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.

Job Specifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field and meet the Indiana Department of Education licensure eligibility requirements to teach Middle School education. Must be eligible for, or in possession or an appropriate Indiana teaching license. Must possess ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the public.

**Catholic applicants MUST be practicing Catholics.**

This is a full time position
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