Middle School Science Teacher (Grades 6 - 8)

Jesuit Academy - Omaha



Name of Facility: Jesuit Academy
2311 N 22nd St
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Joseph Murray
Email: jmurray@jesuitacademy.org


Department: Science
Reports to: Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

● Developing students’ cognitive capacity and respect for learning
● Positively fostering students’ self-esteem
● Working with and understanding a diverse student population
● Integration of leadership, technology, and communication into the curriculum
● Planning for and guiding the learning process to help students achieve program objectives
● Maintaining a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
● Implementing useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures
● Selecting and using effective instructional methods and learning materials
● Establishing a cooperative relationship with all assigned students
● Maintaining open lines of communication with parents/ guardians/ staff
● Engaging in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job-related knowledge and skill development
● Working collaboratively to achieve the overall purpose of the school’s program and support Jesuit Academy’s vision, aims and goals
● Coordinate, plan, and execute a Science Fair for students to present to community members
● Planning and designing lesson plans to suit needs of diverse learners


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
● Supporting and upholding the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
● Supporting and adhering to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
● Preparing lesson plans consistent with Diocesan policy and our school mission which includes providing students with the opportunity to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information while providing authentic, real world opportunities to engage with information and content learned

● A demonstrated philosophy that all students can and will learn
● Excellent attendance record
● Excellent communication skills oral and written
● Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Best Instructional Practices
● Positive interpersonal skills
● Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience
● Evidence of the willingness and the ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education
● This individual will exhibit skills pertinent to foster positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with students, staff, parents and the community
● Willingness and demonstrated abilities conducive to a continuous quest for quality education
● Attending and participating in Faculty Meetings, Diocesan Meetings, Professional Development Days, Faculty Committees, etc.

Education and Experience
● Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited college or university
● A valid NE Teaching Certificate or the ability to obtain one with appropriate endorsement(s) in Secondary Education with one or multiple content areas identified (K-8 preferred, but not mandatory)

Application Instructions

• Please send a cover letter and resume to jmurray@jesuitacademy.org or

Jesuit Academy
Attn: Principal
2311 N. 22nd Street
Omaha, NE 68110