Mission Statement The Notre Dame de Sion School of Kansas City is an independent Roman Catholic school providing the highest quality college preparatory education from preschool through grade 12. Sion continues the tradition of the founding sisters, the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion, inviting students to encounter God in a Catholic atmosphere that respects all faith traditions. The school partners with families and the community to prepare students for socially responsible, values based leadership in a culturally and religiously diverse world.
Vision Statement Kansas City families will choose Notre Dame de Sion to educate their children because of its academic excellence and Biblical values. They will cherish the school as a nurturing community where Catholic values, integrity, and respect prevail. At Sion, students will be empowered to develop and encouraged to use their unique gifts as they become self-confident, faith-filled adults who will know their "blessing"? and bring about the Kingdom of God.
The Job We are looking for a contracted "long-term guest teacher (substitute)" candidate who is passionate about teaching young people in grades 5-8. We are an independent Catholic school, and we espouse values of diversity and inclusion being evident in the teaching of social studies.
The Successful Candidate Should Be
A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Notre Dame de Sion’s vision and mission.
One who leads with love to motivate children to read and research more about the history of our world.
One who is unafraid to correct student behavior in a spirit of love.
One who is comfortable reaching out to the principal, assistant principal, or parents to ask for assistance.
Although we would prefer someone with a four-year degree, we are open to a teacher education candidate who is in his or her final "student-teaching" phase.
Start date: 12-1 through 1-31 expected.
Additional Salary Information: Long-term substitutes may be eligible for additional benefits--depending on the length of term.