Located at the historic Carmel Mission Basilica, Junipero Serra School is a Catholic elementary school that supports and educates youth from the town of Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula communities. Carmel Mission’s Junipero Serra School cultivates academic excellence and positive character development in a safe and nurturing environment where students, families, and staff are valued members of a Catholic faith community.
Statement of Philosophy
Carmel Mission’s Junipero Serra School prepares students to become involved and responsible members of the Catholic Church and society through a comprehensive curriculum. As a faith filled community, JSS nurtures the religious, moral, academic, cultural, social, and physical development of each child. The staff recognizes and supports the role of parents as the primary educators of their children. Incorporating the Gospel values, together JSS guides the students toward compassionate, responsible, and moral decision-making.
Junipero Serra School’s mission statement reflects the desire to have all members of the JSS faith community involved in the positive cultivation and development of each child. JSS believes in creating and nurturing a safe and caring environment where all members are valued and work cooperatively to help each child strive to reach their full potential.
Junipero Serra School seeks a full-time 5th grade homeroom teacher who will be responsible to teach English, Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Religion to 5th grade students.