Middle School (Grades 6-8) Reading Teacher

St. Cecilia Cathedral School - Omaha



Name of Facility: St. Cecilia Cathedral Grade School
3869 Webster Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Julia Pick
Email: jpick@stcecilia.net


Reports to: Julia Pick, Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional Duties:
* Work closely with the middle school writing teacher to teach the English Language Arts standards and curriculum established by the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools Office.
*Ability to implement and modify approved curriculum for diverse learners.
*Utilize best practices with literature circles and Balanced Literacy to reach all students.
*Demonstrate a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom.
*Employ a variety of teaching models to engage different learning styles and ability levels.
*Prepare motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, instructional strategies, and student abilities.
*Encourage an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective.
*Utilize a variety of assessments and use data in the classroom to develop lessons and instructional activities as needed.
*Update curriculum and materials as needed.

Teaching and Learning Environment:
*Integrate social-emotional learning within the classroom environment through teaching and classroom management.
*Use the STEAM program to bring science, technology, engineering, art, and music into the ELA classroom.
*Create a learning environment that is motivating and age appropriate.
*Set clear expectations for classwork and homework while maintaining current books and instructional resources that support the classroom learning.
*Seek to actively know students’ strengths and weaknesses and respond promptly and with care to parent concerns. Communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators.
*Maintain an accurate and organized system for monitoring student grades and records. Meet reporting deadlines and requirements and follow school-wide procedures for reporting grades.
*Prepare for conferences and provide written documentation on student progress.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*Demonstrates a willingness to learn, grow, and improve as a teacher.
*Continues to update knowledge of content area(s) taught.
*Engages in goal setting and review process with assigned administrator.
*Attends and participates in departmental, faculty, and Archdiocesan meetings.
*Maintain a positive attitude and approach.
*Support colleagues in and out of the classroom.
*Represent the school in the larger community in a positive manner.
*Assist with projects and school-wide initiatives.

Education and Experience
Instructors should hold a valid teaching license and be certified in middle school ELA.
Start date is August 1, 2023.
Candidates must have excellent writing, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work with independence in dealing with diverse elements of the academic environment.
Safe environment and background check.

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should send an updated resume and three letters of recommendation to:

Julia Pick, Principal
3869 Webster Street
Omaha, NE 68131