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18 Jun 2020

Full-Time Teacher – First Grade

 West Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

St. Joseph’s Catholic School, West St. Paul is currently seeking a Catholic, passionate first grade teacher to join our school community for the 2020-2021 school year.  Qualified candidates should be knowledgeable, creative, and dedicated to meeting the academic and spiritual formation needs of our students.  The individual is to be faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church with an understanding of education as evangelization in forming disciples of Jesus.  St. Joseph’s School seeks to instill within students a desire to know, love, and serve God as well as provide them with excellent academic preparation.   We are looking for an individual who is filled with faith, joy, and a dedication to the beautiful vocation of teaching.

St. Joseph’s School teachers work collaboratively with administration and faculty to provide authentic faith formation, challenging curriculum, and quality instruction.  Our elementary school classrooms are self-contained with the primary instruction provided by the teachers in religion, literacy, reading, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies/history.  Students receive instruction in the areas of art, music, physical education, and Spanish from certified instructors.  The use of technology by teachers and students is integrated into all academic areas.

Job Qualifications: The ideal candidate will • Be an actively practicing Catholic with desire to share Catholic faith with students • Contribute to the faith community at St. Joseph’s • Support student’s learning through engaging educational practices and quality assessments • Be committed to academic excellence and a willingness to meet the educational needs of the individual student • Demonstrate the ability to support the spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth of each student • Create a meaningful, functional, and inviting learning environment • Utilize technology in the classroom for teaching and learning • Work in partnership with administration, teachers, specialists, and support staff • Communicate effectively with students, families, staff members, and the community • Demonstrate excellent speaking and writing skills • Be committed to on-going professional development • Model a professional, respectful and positive attitude • Have a passion for Catholic school education

Organizational Name: St. Joseph's Catholic School

Organizational City: West St. Paul

Position Contact Name: Greg Wesely

Position Contact Title: Principal

Position Contact Email: grwesely@stjosephwsp.org

Position Contact Phone: 651-457-8550

Deadline: July 3, 2020

Benefits: Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 251-400

Minnesota Teacher's License: Preferred

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 26-50

How to Apply

Please send the following documents: Letter of Interest, Resume’ and three letters of reference to grwesely@stjosephwsp.org or St. Joseph’s School, attn: Greg Wesely, Principal, 1138 Seminole Ave., West St. Paul, MN  55118

Job Categories: Elementary School. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 55118.

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