4th Grade English Language Arts Teacher - St. Gabriel’s Catholic School an Independent PreK 3- 8th
St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy, Co-Educational Catholic Day School
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Full Time
About our School
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy together create one outstanding co-educational Independent Catholic school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade on two adjacent campuses in Austin, Texas. The Lower School is comprised of PreK 3-4th grades, the Middle School houses grades 5-8, and the High School contains grades 9-12. St. Gabriel’s and St. Michael’s is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities. Additionally, we are a technology rich 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 and St. Michael’s further serve as role models that inspire students to critically think, reflect, explore and apply their faith concretely to their lives. We are one community, on two campuses, with three divisions, united in our commitment to put students first as we educate them in mind, body, and spirit.
Lower School Assistant Teacher
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School seeks a dynamic, experienced, collaborative, and creative individual as our Lower School Assistant Teacher. The Assistant Teacher collaborates with the lead teacher in curriculum planning and reviewing lesson plans. The assistant helps to prepare the materials being taught in order to be knowledgeable of lesson objectives. The assistant works with the lead teacher to support student learning through whole class, small group or individualized instruction, and works in conjunction with the lead teacher to maintain a positive classroom learning environment to support the academic, emotional, and social development of students. This is a full-time, 10-month position that begins in August 2023.
Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children by providing close supervision of children during all activities
Assist in maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment
Support curriculum implementation
Assist in carrying out stimulating lesson plans that promote exploration, creativity, and discovery
Support the lead teacher in providing differentiated and individualized instruction for remediation and enrichment
Support the lead teacher in effective classroom management through Responsive Classroom and Progressive Discipline practices
Attend all required meetings and professional development opportunities as assigned by Head of Lower School
Participate in shared faculty responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School
Participate in parent/teacher conferences, back to school night, and parent meetings
Work cooperatively with other teachers, counselors and administrators
Knowledge and understanding of the developmental stages and needs of students in the classroom you are supporting
Build strong relationships with students, families, faculty and staff to foster a culture of respect and belonging
Prepare classroom learning materials as needed
Display and hang student work in classroom and on hallway bulletin boards
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs.
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy employs individuals without regard to race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Please send cover letter and resume to Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and apply at https://csssmca.sentrichr.com/?requisition=145.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Possess a growth mindset
Experience working with lower school students
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work on a team and to collaborate with students, faculty, staff and parents
A collaborative and inquisitive approach to teaching and learning
A positive attitude and the willingness to approach learning new skills in flexible and creative ways
At least two years as a classroom teacher
Bachelor’s degree required
Ideal candidates for positions at our school are experienced in and continue to develop expertise in social-emotional learning, project-based learning, STEAM integration, technology-rich and differentiated instruction. Ideal candidates thrive in a collaborative environment designing and delivering innovative and creative cross-curricular instructional units to students with diverse learning styles and needs.
About St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy, Co-Educational Catholic Day School
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.