Valley Catholic Middle School is looking for a full time STEM and Art Teacher with a passion for teaching middle school students.  This position is for two sections of art (teacher may choose content after review by the Fine Arts Department Head) and three sections of co-teaching a STEM project-based learning class where the teacher’s expertise in design, model building and working with various mediums will be incorporated into project-based assessments that follow the design process. 

Job Requirements:
  • Successful art teaching experience
  • Experience teaching the design thinking process
  • Plan and implement lessons in accordance with Oregon state and Archdiocesan standards that follow the design process and incorporate cross curricular project based learning
  • Evaluate and assess student performance and progress
  • Establish a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement
  • Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing an optimal and safe learning environment
  • Enhance curriculum by developing lessons that utilize technology
  • Preference given to applicants that hold a current Oregon Teaching License with a Certification/endorsements in visual arts
  • Be willing to serve the school community in other capacities 
The successful candidate will be a thoughtful, experienced educator who demonstrates the following qualities:
  • A practicing Catholic or a person who has a personal commitment to Catholic education preferred
  • The ability to evaluate and improve educational programs
  • The ability to lead and motivate others
  • Is hardworking and passionate while showing and teaching personal grit
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Desirable Characteristics
• Impeccable integrity
• Detail-oriented
• High energy
• Flexibility
• High expectations
• Sense of humor

• Our students become global citizens inspired to promote a socially just, sustainable world.
• Our faculty embody a professional model of collegiality & innovation and contribute to the understanding & development of best practices for early adolescent teaching.
• Our school plays an integral role in the life of our students, faculty, families and community so that our network of lifelong learners may share a common point of origin and a growth mindset that propels and sustains them.

The compensation package will include full benefits: medical insurance; choice of PPO or HMO dental insurance; vision insurance; 100% employer-paid life and disability insurance with the opportunity to purchase additional life insurance coverage; an employee assistance program that provides free counseling,  and generous, 100%-vested employer contributions to the campus retirement plan whether employees contribute or not.

To apply, please complete our online application, submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references.  To learn more about Valley Catholic, visit our website at


This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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