St. Gabriel's Catholic School is a co-educational Independent Catholic school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade in Austin, Texas. The Middle School is comprised of grades 5-8. St. Gabriel's provides an inspiring, challenging, and enriching curriculum that empowers graduates to achieve success in the high schools of their choice.
St. Gabriel's Language Arts teachers are experts in evidence-based reading and writing instruction. Teaching is guided by the key principles of skill development in each domain and application of current research from the field. Classroom instruction integrates a recursive model of literacy to promote students' development as lifelong readers and writers. Instructional decisions are made based on results of ongoing assessment, and support learners in the various stages of learning to read/reading to learn. Curricular models develop foundational reading to learn skills as well as various dimensions of listening comprehension, vocabulary development, literary analysis, analysis of informational text, and responses to text. English Language Arts teachers collaborate vertically to ensure alignment as well as horizontally to extend the learning into other core content areas.
The ideal candidate has at least three years of teaching experience in middle school English Language Arts, has demonstrated a passion for students and content. The ideal candidate is experienced in and continues to develop expertise in social-emotional learning, project-based learning, STEAM integration, technology-rich and differentiated instruction. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative environment designing and delivering innovative and creative cross-curricular instructional units to students with diverse learning styles and needs. St. Gabriel's Middle School implements an Advisory program to focus on and bolster support for each student's social-emotional needs. An integral component in the candidate's instructional duties is a daily Advisory small group to mentor in meaningful engagement.
SGCS is a 1:1 laptop school. Thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skill with technology and an enthusiasm for technological growth in order to create authentic learning experiences for their students.
Teachers at St. Gabriel's Catholic School serve as role models that inspire students to critically think, reflect, explore and apply their faith concretely to their lives. Teachers at St. Gabriel's acknowledge and respect the rich diversity of faith traditions at St. Gabriel's Catholic School.
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Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin is a community of parents, teachers and administrators, clergy and religious with values rooted in the Catholic Faith, all working together to provide our students with a strong foundation for life. The Office of Catholic Schools, in service to principals and communities, assists Catholic schools in the formation of its members in their spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social lives. The schools, in turn, provide opportunities for its students, families, faculty, staff and board members to grow in a commitment to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. The office also coordinates accreditation, curriculum, testing, training and policy development for the approximately 571 teachers serving in the schools. All of the diocesan schools follow an accreditation process that is prescribed by the Texas Catholic Conference, approved by the Texas Education Agency, and directed by the diocesan superintendent’s office.
Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin form a unified school system made up of 22 Catholic schools ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade that collectively educate over 5,300 students across Central Texas. The entire schoo...l system stretches from the city of West in the north to Buda in the south, and from Bryan-College Station area in the east to Killeen in the west.