First Grade Teacher

St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic School - Bellevue

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

Submitted By

Name: Dan Preister


Reports to: Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

St. Matthew Catholic school is currently accepting applications for an anticipated opening for the 2024-2025 school year. The 1st grade teacher is responsible for providing a comprehensive, engaging, and faith-based education to young learners. This role involves creating lesson plans, integrating Catholic teachings, fostering academic growth, and supporting students’ spiritual development in a nurturing classroom environment.

Develop and implement age appropriate lesson plans.
Integrate Catholic teachings, values, and traditions into various subject areas, including language arts, math, science, social studies, and art.
Create differentiated instruction to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities within the classroom.
Conduct engaging and interactive lessons that promote critical thinking, creativity, and academic growth.
Manage classroom activities, transitions, and behavior effectively, fostering a positive and respectful atmosphere.
Assess students' progress through observations, evaluations, and formal assessments.
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.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Patience, creativity, and a passion for teaching young children.
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 Elementary Education from an accredited college.
Valid Nebraska teaching certificate endorsed in Elementary Education.
Must complete an archdiocesan background check. (required)
Safe Environment training. (required)
Experience working in a Catholic or faith-based environment is preferred.

Application Instructions

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

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