The St. Francis Catholic High School Spanish Teacher will be a passionate educator who is deeply committed to Catholic, faith-based education and student success. The Teacher is a subject matter expert who knows how to build a positive classroom culture focused on learning, uses student learning data to drive his or her work, and delivers engaging rigorous instruction. The Teacher is expected to implement the school mission and philosophy, to follow the policies of the Diocese of Sacramento, and to adhere to the directives set by school administration.
Areas of responsibility:
Implement curricula and academic interventions that meet grade-level standards;
Design and implement assessments that measure students’ progress towards grade-level standards;
Use student assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues;
Create a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment that excites students and supports learning;
Collaborate with teachers and leaders to improve instructional, culture-building and leadership skills;
Develop lesson plans in accordance with site and Diocesan policy, as well as specific plans for substitutes as necessary;
Maintain grading records, record daily attendance, and complete all required record keeping as designated by administration;
Attend all employee meetings, department meetings, collaboration meetings, and FEP/SST meetings as appropriate;
Attend and fully engage in all professional development, staff meetings, liturgies, masses, prayer services, assemblies, supervision duties, and school events such as but not limited to Catechetical training, Community Benefit, Back to School Night, Open House, Baccalaureate, Graduation.
Experience teaching at the high school or college level. Experience teaching in Catholic education preferred.
Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
Native or near-native proficiency in speaking and writing Spanish
Demonstrates proficiency in classroom technology usage and applications and in integrating it into the curriculum
Knowledgeable in ACTFL proficiency guidelines and National standards for foreign language learning
Familiarity with Professional Learning Communities
Maintains confidentiality and professional ethics
Complies with guidelines established for safety training
Familiarity with College Board curriculum
Other duties may be required as needed.
About St. Francis Catholic High School
St. Francis Catholic High School is a diocesan college preparatory school in Sacramento, California, dedicated to serving young women and their families who seek a community of faith, excellence, leadership, and service, grounded in the teachings of Jesus Christ. In the spirit and charism of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi, we form students who share their gifts and talents as models of Pax et Bonum.