St. Gabriel’s Catholic School, an independent Catholic Day School for students in Early Childhood through 8th grade, is seeking an energetic and creative theology/religion teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The religion program encompasses 5th- 8th grades, and prepares students for Confirmation, as well as intellectually, morally and spiritually through Catholic teaching and by fostering gospel values within a religiously diverse school community. SGCS is a 1:1 laptop school, thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skill with technology in order to create authentic learning experiences for their students. Faculty members act as advisors in the Middle School, in addition to fulfilling various other school duties. PT/FT--Opportunity to go to full time depending on ability to perform additional duties.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Demonstrate a positive attitude towards students, staff, and faculty. - Be passionate about pedagogy and collaborative work - Dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. - Dedicated to and involved in aspects of campus ministry and retreats. - Be fully committed to the development of a well-rounded student. - Willing to work closely with colleagues on departmental objectives. - Have strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and a commitment to both the developmental needs of adolescents and to education. -Have a commitment to diversity in all aspects of school life and reflect an appreciation for lifelong learning.
-Bachelor’s degree with a major in Theology preferred from an accredited Catholic University and three years of prior teaching experience, have knowledge of Catholic teaching and must be a practicing Catholic in good standing
St. Gabriel’s is the only independent junior kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic school in Austin. Our beautiful 32-acre campus is nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country.
Our extraordinary faculty works to create a strong parent-school partnership. Our learning environment is inclusive, collaborative and participative. We welcome children of all faiths.
H...ere’s why St. Gabriel’s was named Favorite Private School by the Austin Family Magazine Reader’s Poll in 2014 and 2015. St. Gabriel’s offers:
1. Innovative curricular programs and learning opportunities that nurture a love of learning;
2. A Christ-centered learning environment that inspires students to be informed and ethical leaders who will possess a lifelong commitment to Christian values and service;
3. Best-in-class technological resources to support student learning, including a one-to-one laptop program, iPads, and tele-presence capabilities;
4. STEAM by Design, an approach to learning that integrates design thinking and the Maker Movement to create and invent through hands-on activities;
5. A focus on developing virtues to foster a spirit of generosity and lifelong commitment to family and community;
Faith is the foundation of all things in our community, as well as the tradition of Catholic education where virtue, excellence, leadership and service are emphasized and valued.
We believe in motivating and empowering our students to think critically and become 21st century thought leaders. Academics are important, but so are meaningful character formation, kindness, respect, manners and sportsmanship. At St. Gabriel’s, each child is known, respected, encouraged and loved.
Here we challenge our students to become the best version of themselves.