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Substitute Teacher

at Diocese of Tucson

Posted: 4/1/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 8a78859f62d6b1c30162f99bd12f219d
Keywords: teacher, teaching

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Position: Substitute Teacher
Location: Ss Peter and Paul School (K-8) - Tucson, AZ
Job Id: 502
# of Openings: 2

SS PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Job Description
Job Title: Substitute Teacher Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Department/Location: SS Peter & Paul Catholic School / Tucson, AZ
Primary Function: Under the direction of the school principal is responsible for supporting the Diocese of Tucson in its mission to evangelize and catechize youth in a Catholic School environment on an on-call basis. The Teacher shall be a minister of the Gospel and Catholic teaching both academically and behaviorally while at work and in personal life.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Shall 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;·
  • Shall abide by Catholic principles in the teacher’s professional and private life, and shall govern his/her professional and private life in strict accordance with Catholic morals and principles to demonstrate complete adherence to Catholic moral strictures;
  • Shall 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; shall strive to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example in the teacher’s professional and private life
  • Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service activities.
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson plans.
  • Demonstrate Competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter 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.
  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently 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 manager 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.
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and school policies and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information, display sound judgment in dress and general behavior.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Physical/Mental Requirements: Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; 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 Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, 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 environmentThe ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance
Education and Experience
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Education
  • State of Arizona Teaching Certificate or Substitute Certificate
  • Level I of the Diocesan Ministry Certification

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