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12 Jun 2019

Full-Time 2nd Grade Teacher

 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

To guide, direct and challenge students with appropriate subject matter and skills as directed by our St. Alphonsus Catholic School Mission Statement which is: St. Alphonsus Catholic School is committed to honoring all with dignity and compassion, empowering leadership through service and igniting the spiritual life of all students. We discover and value the strengths of our students and challenge them to achieve their full potential as lifelong learners.

Be present where needed, ready to work as needed to meet responsibilities. Includes recognizing when situations require more effort, seeking approval to put in more time if needed, satisfying responsibilities in a timely manner, providing an example of punctuality and attendance, and generally ensuring all instruction of children is taken care of in a professional and responsible manner.

Help create a productive environment where there is harmony, good moral and cooperative teamwork, monitor productivity and take corrective action as appropriate.

Assist and support the administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life, conduct and behavior.

* Religious Responsibilities
Plan and instruct religion lessons in accordance with “Instructional Responsibilities” and utilizing best practices.

Participate actively and fully in the Catholic faith.

Teach in accordance with Catholic doctrine and religious practices.

Support student participation in and understanding of sacraments.

* Regular Classroom Activities (Including, but not limited to;)
To establish and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental age and interest of the students.

Be present in the classroom at 7:00 am and remain on the school grounds until 3:00 pm Monday-Thursday and 2:30 PM on Fridays.

Demonstrate effective, appropriate student-management skills.

Participate in faith formation activities with students and colleagues, including but not limited to, liturgies, prayer services, daily prayer and retreats.

Maintain appropriate and safe conduct in the classroom and throughout the campus and making sure that students are never left unsupervised in any part of the school facility.

Maintain a positive learning environment.

Develop rules of classroom behavior and procedure that maintain order in a fair and just manner consistent with school policy.

Incorporate “Top 20” methodology in overall classroom management techniques as consistent with entire school program.

Take necessary precautions to protect equipment, materials and facilities from harm and vandalism.

Implement Blended Learning Model in conjunction with High Powered Learning Program (training and details to be provided)

* Instructional Responsibilities:
Be responsible for instruction of 2nd Grade Standards in all academic areas.

o   Plan a program of study consistent with the appropriate needs of the students.o   Respond to the needs of all learners in your classes by providing opportunities of differentiated instruction.

o   Guide the learning process toward the achievement of standards and in harmony with the goals; establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.o   Use a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of your classroom and the needs, interest and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

Organizational Name: St. Alphonsus Catholic School

Organizational City: Brooklyn Center

Position Contact Name: Kari Staples

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 763-561-5101

Benefits: Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Urban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Required

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

Please submit letter of interest, resume and references to Kari Staples, Principal at

Job Categories: Elementary School. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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