At first glance, Saint Patrick Catholic School might seem similar to other schools of excellence. Our academic rigor, exceptional facilities, and highly-skilled faculty are a few of the characteristics that are unique and reasons why we do things differently at Saint Patrick Catholic School. To be a gratifying place for both adults and children, an atmosphere of sharing and caring must be established.
Knowledge of child development, content expertise, and curriculum and policies; commitment to the belief that all students can learn characterized by appropriate management strategies that meet the needs of students; and instructional techniques that integrate reading, writing, math, faith, and technology throughout the content areas is essential.
Individual must possess the ability to self-reflect on instructional practices and personal interactions for continuous improvement; work effectively with administrators, colleagues, students, parents, and the community demonstrating organizational agility; and excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.
The teacher must be committed to serving as an advocate, a role model, and a supporter of students and the school.
Preference will be given to candidates having:
Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and above in the applicable field of education from an accredited college or university with knowledge of child development and the learning process.
Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Candidate must also meet the Commonwealth of Virginia’s state certification requirements in the appropriate field of education.