Middle School English Language Art Teacher

St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic School - Bellevue

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Full-Time

Location

Name of Facility: St. Matthew Catholic School
Address
12210 South 36 Street
Bellevue, Nebraska
68123



Submitted By

Name: Dan Preister
Email: principal@stmattschool.com


Description

Department: Middle school
Reports to: Principal


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

St. Matthew Catholic school is currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school for an anticipated opening to teach Middle School ELA (6-8). The English Language Arts teacher at St. Matthew Catholic school plays a crucial role in fostering language development, literacy skills, and a love for literature while integrating Catholic teachings and values into the curriculum.

Develop and implement a comprehensive ELA curriculum aligned with grade-level standards and the school’s educational values.
Integrate Catholic teachings, values, and morals into ELA instruction, connecting literature and language arts to the faith-based mission of the school.
Create diverse and culturally responsive lessons that promote critical thinking, communication skills, and a love for reading and writing.
Provide engaging and dynamic instruction that caters to various learning styles and abilities.
Manage classroom activities, transitions, and behavior effectively, fostering a positive and respectful atmosphere.
Develop and administer formative and summative assessments to measure student understanding and progress in ELA skills.
Effectively observes assigned work hours-maintaining a pattern of prompt and regular attendance.
Maintains a cooperative working relationship with the Principal, staff, and public.
Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.


Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Patience, creativity, and a passion for middle school aged students.
Being a team player and flexible.
Excellent communication skills.
Serve as a positive role model, guiding students in moral and ethical development.
Ability to create a supportive, inclusive, and respectful classroom environment.

Education and Experience
Bachelor degree in Education with an endorsement in 7-12 ELA.
Valid Nebraska state teaching certificate with 7-12 ELA endorsement.
Must complete an archdiocesan background check. (required)
Safe Environment training. (required)
Previous experience teaching ELA, preferably in a Catholic or faith-based school.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application, resume, references, and a copy of teacher certificate to:

Dan Preister
Principal
St. Matthew Catholic School
12210 S. 36th Street
Bellevue NE 68123