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Middle School ELA & 6th Gr. Religion, Santa Sophia Academy at Diocese of San Diego

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Job Information

Date Posted: 7/12/2022 Application Deadline: 8/5/2022 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 10 mos
Salary: TBD Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Kristin Klant Email: kklant@santasophia.org

Job Summary

Job Summary

6th-8th ELA and 6th grade Religion

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Position Title: Middle School Classroom Teacher                

Hours:  Full Time

Supervised By:  Principal                              

FLSA Status: Exempt


Position Summary:

The Middle School Classroom Teacher collaborates with other teachers, and under the direction of the Principal, to provide standards based, rigorous instruction for students.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides grade appropriate instructional program including:

  • Prepare rigorous, standards based lessons
  • Use a variety of teaching strategies to ensure student learning
  • Develop and facilitate classroom management plan
  • Infuse “Growth Mindset” habits
  • Monitor and disseminate student progress at regular intervals
  • Design and utilize student assessments to drive instruction
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans
  • Organize, develop, coordinate and attend school functions and activities
  • Advance educational knowledge by attending conferences, professional development opportunities, and reading educational journals
  • Other duties as assigned

Administrative/ Other Responsibilities:

  • Return voice-mail/e-mail messages in a timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with parents
  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive for meeting the various learning styles and ability of students
  • Demonstrate a respectful demeanor with staff, students, and parents
  • Observe utmost confidentiality regarding parent, student, staff information/conversations

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of and ability to implement Common Core State Standards
    • Area of focus English Language Arts and Literature for 6th-8th Grade
    • 6th Grade Religion Standards
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement teaching best practices
  • Understanding of Growth Mindset
  • Ability to utilize assessments to adapt lessons
  • Ability to create cross curricular lessons
  • Proficient with MAC OS/Macbooks, IOS/iPads, G suite including Google Classroom
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related field of study
  • Hold a valid California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Positive references and recommendations
  • A Clear criminal background check
  • A basic understanding and acceptance of Catholic School philosophy, goals and objectives
  • Necessary background and training in elementary educational methods
  • Understanding of child development and skills necessary to relate to the students
  • Appropriate control and discipline techniques, which will enhance the learning environment
  • Active, practicing, Roman Catholic with extensive knowledge and adherence to Church teaching and life

Physical Requirements:

  • Work with students while sitting, kneeling, squatting, bending, or stooping.
  • Walking and standing for a period of time of thirty or more minutes.
  • Reach at, below, or above shoulder height with the dominant upper extremities
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to twenty-five pounds.






Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Resume

  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Resume


    Application Deadline

    8/5/2022 11:55 PM Pacific

    Date Posted



    Number of Openings

    Not Specified



    Length of Work Year

    10 mos

    Employment Type

    Full Time