5th Grade Classroom Teacher - Start Date: Fall 2022

Notre Dame Catholic School
Location
Michigan City, IN
Posted Date

Mission:  Notre Dame Catholic School, a ministry of the Notre Dame Catholic Community, fosters learning through an unsurpassed faith-based education that prepares young people for extraordinary lives.

Position Overview:

Notre Dame Catholic School’s 5th Grade Teacher will support faith-based student learning by:

• Supporting the formation of each child in accordance with the educational mission of the Roman Catholic Church

• Educating and guiding each student in the Catholic religion in accordance with the standards and mission of the Diocese of Gary and the Roman Catholic Church

• Engaging students in the mission while providing support and accountability

• Working with the parish community to ensure mission viability and vitality

• Supporting parents in the development of their children

• Ensuring a safe and secure learning environment

• Acquiring and implementing resources and providing support for faith-based youth development

• Addressing identified student learning needs in collaboration with the parents and other ND staff

Qualifications:

• Commitment to the mission of Catholic education; ability to articulate a vision of faith-based student learning within a parish Catholic school community; ability to engage students in the mission

• Post-secondary degree from an accredited institution

• Possess or be in the process of obtaining appropriate certification(s)/license(s) from the State of Indiana

• Relevant coursework and experience

• Relevant teaching and/or student-teaching experience

• In addition, knowledge of the following will be necessary

  • Teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, especially as they pertain to elementary education
  • Developmentally appropriate faith-formation and educational practices
  • Adult Education (Professional Development)
  • Supporting students with special needs (“Special Education”)
  • Supporting “English Language Learners”
  • State of Indiana Academic Standards
  • Completion of appropriate criminal background checks, drug screening, & VIRTUS safe environment training

Compensation:

• Salary Commensurate with Experience

• Retirement Benefits (if eligible)

• Excellent Health Benefits

• Excellent Working Environment

Thank you for your interest in Notre Dame Catholic School!