Father Ryan High School, a co-educational diocesan high school in Nashville, Tennessee, is accepting resumes for teaching for the 2017-2018 school year.
Please send the following;
1) a letter of introduction,
2) resume, and
3) a minimum of three references to Jennifer Anton, Academic Dean, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For each teaching position, Father Ryan seeks a person of faith who is creative, enthusiastic, and well-versed in the core subject area and current pedagogy. The candidate should possess excellent writing and communication skills; an ability and desire to work collaboratively; a familiarity with technologies standard in the educational profession. All teaching positions have the following responsibilities attached to them. Candidates should expect to have extra-curricular duties assigned to them as well, and should include areas in which they could moderate clubs or coach.
The responsibilities of the classroom teacher include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Accepts and supports the values and principles of Catholic education within the mission of the Church, in an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect, and integrity.
- Directs and evaluates the learning experiences of students in curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities.
- Provides students with appropriate academic guidance that will promote their proper educational welfare.
- Cooperates and participates in the planning and the evaluation of the school program.
- Follows the school curriculum guides and diocesan mandates for curriculum.
- Takes part in the professional development program of the school.
- Maintains cordial relationships with colleagues.
- Follows the ethics of the profession.
- Creates a classroom environment that recognizes and respects the value of each student, while exercising appropriate classroom management.
- Works in partnership with parents in the ongoing process of educating their child.
Department Chair Expectations
Each department chair at Father Ryan should excel at organization, collaboration, and clear communication. Primary responsibilities of the Theology Department Chair include:
- Serving as a liaison to the Academic Dean, the Dean of Campus Ministry and Student Life, and other senior administration
- Attending monthly Academic Council meetings
- Holding monthly Theology Department meetings and informing theology teachers of school procedures, policy changes, updates, etc.
- Supervising theology teachers through collaborative evaluations with the Academic Dean, Assistant Academic Dean, and Principal
- Managing departmental affairs, including budget, paperwork, awards, and the like
- Collaborating regularly with the Dean of Campus Ministry and Student Life, the Chaplain, and the Coordinator of Service-Learning
- Other duties as assigned by the Principal