Kindergarten Teacher

St. Bernard Catholic School - Omaha

Education
Full-Time

Location

Name of Facility: St. Bernard Catholic School
Address
3604 N. 65th st.
Omaha, Nebraska
68104



Submitted By

Name: Mrs. Sarah Valasek
Email: svalasek@stbernardomaha.org


Description

Department: Education
Reports to: Mrs. Sarah Valasek


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

St. Bernard Catholic Elementary School, serves students ages pre-Kindergarten to 8th-grade elementary school located in Benson, is currently accepting applications for an efficient and successful Kindergarten teaching position for the 2024-25 school year.
This position requires the teacher to develop lesson plans, formulate classroom instruction, and facilitate learning for 24 students. The teacher, along with her full-time Instructional Para, will create a caring, Christian, and positive learning environment for academic, social-emotional, and spiritual development. The teacher will provide accommodations to support the student’s growth in the general curriculum and if necessary also work with resource staff to adjust instruction to meet the needs of all students. The teacher will maintain the student’s academic progress and records along with various assessments to document the progress of the student through the year. The teacher will maintain a line of communication between the parents, students, their Instructional Para, administration, and fellow school staff.


Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Teacher and full-time Instructional Para will work as a team in a faith-filled Catholic classroom to shape and develop these young students. With only a maximum of 24 students, the teacher will set high classroom expectations in all academic areas and ensure lesson plans align with the Archdiocese curriculum. The teacher will utilize a variety of assessments to evaluate academic performance and adjust lessons to meet the needs of all students. The teacher will also work with the resource teachers and counselors to ensure every student is learning to the best of their ability.

Education and Experience
A valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Provisional Nebraska Teaching Certificate with a Bachelor's degree in Education from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of three years of teaching experience in kindergarten is preferred but not required.
Applicant must complete a background check and the Archdiocese of Omaha required Safe Environment training.
Strong in their understanding of and living out their Catholic faith.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates can apply electronically or via paper copy.
Cover letter
Resume
Educational Philosophy (One page)
Copy of college transcripts
List of references – references will only be contacted once the applicant has been interviewed and is one of the finalists. (This is to preserve confidentiality on the applicant’s part)

Material submitted to
Mrs. Sarah Valasek, Principal
St. Bernard Catholic School
3604 N. 65th Street, Omaha, NE 68104
Or svalasek@stbernardomaha.org