Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences;
Develop schemes of work and lesson plans;
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities;
Prepare classroom for class activities;
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities;
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs;
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment;
Use relevant technology to support instruction;
Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development;
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments;
Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work;
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students;
Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development;
Prepare required reports on students and activities;
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing appropriate rules and procedures;
Perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement;
Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as social events, sporting events, clubs, overnight trips, community service and other school community activities;
Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings;
Communicate regularly with students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs;
Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities;
Other tasks as assigned;
Adhere to and support the mission of St. Mary’s Academy.
All teachers are also responsible for a variety of duties and tasks throughout the day; the principal will make these assignments and share them with faculty. These tasks and assignments change as needs of the community are determined.
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, science, or related field
Master’s degree preferred
An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental needs of young adolescents
Willingness to build and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues and parents
Commitment to employing a positive, growth mindset to teaching
A sense of resonance with the St. Mary’s Academy mission.
Additional Salary Information: This is an exempt, salaried position with benefits.