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Teacher, Grade 5 in Ellicott City, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, a Blue Ribbon School located in Ellicott City, Maryland, is seeking candidates for our 5th Grade program.  The teacher will serve as a full-time teacher in our Pre-K4 to 8th grade Catholic School.  The 5th Grade teacher is responsible for implementing daily standard-based lessons to support student’s acquisition and application of developmentally appropriate skills and concepts in all subject areas (including religion), and to engage parents and colleagues in support of the elementary curriculum as prescribed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspire and model a lived faith and love of the Lord for all students
  • Create an environment for a love of learning and intellectual curiosity to blossom
  • Foster opportunities for children to grow in social and emotional development
  • Develop and document daily lesson plans consistent with Archdiocesan curriculum guidelines
  • Maintain high professional standards consistent with the mission of the school and the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Responsible for the safety and active supervision of students at all times, including effective classroom management
  • Implement lesson plans, utilizing techniques to motivate, challenge, engage and inspire students to think confidently and independently
  • Integrate the use of technology appropriately and effectively into the curriculum
  • Establish reasonable standards for student achievement
  • Interact effectively and respond to all communications in a professional, empathetic, and timely manner. Engage parents in opportunities for partnership, enrichment, and support.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, collaborative planning meetings, retreats, school committees, and in-service learning opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff and administration

Job Requirements

  • Degree in elementary education or a related field
  • MSDE certification in Elementary Education 1-6
  • Must be a practicing Catholic with experience in a Catholic School setting preferred
  • Experience teaching at the elementary level
  • Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to best-practice pedagogy
  • An appreciation for making families partners in education