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3 Aug 2020

Part-Time Middle School Religion Teacher

 Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

This position is responsible for teaching 6th-8th grade religion and coordinating weekly school liturgies. Each grade level receives four classes of religion per week. Included in position responsibilities is the coordination of Advent and Lenten Retreats for the 6th-8th grade students, in conjunction with the middle school staff. The Middle School Religion Teacher first and foremost supports the mission of Ave Maria Academy to form young minds, hearts and souls to love Jesus Christ and develop a character that allows for true Christian leadership. The teacher fulfills the mission of the school by planning, guiding and evaluating the learning process within the framework of the school’s philosophy and religion curriculum for the middle school students. The Middle School Religion Teacher carries out their work professionally and with a spirit of initiative, creating an environment of confidence and respect.

Job Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience preferred • Be an active, practicing Catholic committed to joyfully witnessing the faith to students • Model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ and be a Christian role model in speech, actions and attitudes which contribute to the spiritual atmosphere of the school • Enthusiasm and passion for teaching and the ability to convey this to students • Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process • Proficient in the use of computer technology including Microsoft Office, e-mail and internet. • Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format • Works well independently and with a team • Ability to take initiative, but also take direction • A commitment to the safe and caring environment for children • Be present, ready to work and on time for all scheduled hours • Meet and comply with all OPCY requirements

Organizational Name: Ave Maria Academy

Organizational City: Maple Grove

Position Contact Name: Lisa Noetzel

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 763-494-5387

Deadline: August 14, 2020

Benefits: Not Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Not Required

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

Candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, and at least 2 references to Mrs. Lisa Noetzel, Executive Assistant, at The cover letter should include general philosophy of education, why the candidate would like to work with children of this age and why they would like to work in a Catholic school. Deadline for consideration is August 14, 2020.

Job Categories: Middle School. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: 55311. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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