St. Croix Catholic School in Stillwater, MN is seeking elementary teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications will be considered for any openings in Grade 1 through Grade 5.
Instructs children in the teachings of the Catholic Church by word and example
Establishes the teaching of religion and the internalization of the life of virtue as the highest priority of the school
Engages the student(s) in learning through the preparation of lesson plans that respond to a variety of learning styles, incorporating technology when applicable
Helps students see the connectedness of all learning by developing integrated approaches to learning and by providing adjustments to the curriculum to meet students’ needs and abilities
Creates a Christ-like classroom atmosphere in which each child’s personal dignity is respected
Attempts to meet individual needs through individualized or small group instruction
Displays children’s work in the classroom and in the hall
Maintains a neat and orderly classroom
Plans interesting and varied approaches when presenting content and materials
Prepares questions for discussion
Correlates home assignments with lessons taught
Provides experiences which incorporate the use of the seven Multiple Intelligences into the learning environment
Engages in long-range as well as weekly planning
Contributes to the faith community by personal modeling and participation in the life of the school
Performs other duties and assumes responsibilities which are identified as needed by the employer and approved and/or assigned by the supervisor
Keeps attendance records
Checks homework assignments
Evaluates student work
Completes report cards
Moderates extra-curricular activities
Assists in the supervision of the lunchroom and recess if asked
Assists with morning or afternoon patrol duties if asked
Required Attendance: There are some special activities during the course of the school year that St. Croix Catholic School faculty members are expected to attend (i.e. Open House, Christmas programs, Catholic Schools Week events).
Participates actively and positively in faculty meetings
Accepts membership on faculty committees
Attends educational and diocesan workshops and conferences
Checks mailboxes, voicemail, and e-mail at least before and after school.
Reads daily school communications, FYI’s, calendars, etc. in a timely manner.
Responds to any phone calls and e-mails from parents within 24 hours unless directed otherwise by the Principal.
Submits a copy of verbal or written communications to the Principal and office prior to sending home if of a serious nature.
Keeps all staff, including the Principal and office staff, informed of any special events, time, schedules, special dress arrangements such as no uniform days, etc. so questions from parents can be answered or directed in an efficient manner.
Updates classroom web page a minimum of bi-monthly.
Becomes proficient & timely with the use of electronic grading/communication systems.
Complete the background check process every 3 years.
Review Code of Conduct for Church Personnel annually.
Sign Code of Conduct for Church Personnel every 3 years.
Attend initial one time VIRTUS Safe Environment Training and then watch update videos as needed.
Be a mandatory reporter for any suspected child abuse.
Always keep the safety of the environment at the forefront to ensure a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults.
1. To have and maintain a current Minnesota teaching license. 2. A commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church and St. Croix Catholic School. 3. An ability to communicate effectively with St. Croix Catholic School students, parents, staff, administration and the parish communities. 4. Ability to work together and maintain a collegial atmosphere in and out of the classroom.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on education and years of experience.
Internal Number: 101
About St. Croix Catholic School
St. Croix Catholic School has a rich history of educating leaders in the St. Croix Valley. Located in beautiful Stillwater, MN, SCCS has been home to many alumni since 1856 yet is today eagerly meeting the needs of 21st Century learners through STEM education and up-to-date technology. In addition, SCCS offers Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for preschool through 5th grade and a Created for Greatness middle school leadership program. Faithful to the Church and rooted in virtue, St. Croix Catholic School unites with families to form scholars, disciples and servant leaders. For more information, visit https://www.stcroixcatholic.org/.