St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School (SVdP) seeks a 1st Grade Teacher to join our team of 55 faculty and staff. Strong candidates will have excellent communication and teamwork skills. They should be passionate about teaching and focused on our mission to develop students to their fullest potential in an environment permeated with Gospel values.
St. Vincent de Paul School is centrally located in West University Place, close to the Texas Medical Center. It is a thriving parish school with a full enrollment of 512 students across ten grade levels from PK4 to 8th grade. SVdP is a 2016 and 2022 National Blue Ribbon School and has been named a “top workplace” four times by the Houston Chronicle. SVdP was the first Catholic School in the nation to become STEM-certified by the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE).
Category: Salaried/Exempt (Full-time): 12 month contract – Work Year Schedule based on school calendar, August – May
Reports to: School Principal
Maintain a positive and supportive learning environment
Develop and administer school curriculum consistent with school goals and objectives
Develop lesson plans and instructional materials into learning experiences
Emphasize critical thinking and problem solving techniques
Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning and modify instructional methods to meet student needs
Maintain communication and parental involvement in the learning process
Ensure that student conduct conforms to school standards
Integrate technology into the curriculum
Model Catholic values serving as a role model
Attend meetings and participate in ongoing professional development
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School, recognized multiple times by the Houston Chronicle as one of the city's Top Workplaces, is a great school with great teachers. A strong, faith-filled community, we firmly believe that children should be given the opportunity to achieve their full potential through instruction in the Catholic tradition and the academic disciplines to achieve intellectual competence and to learn service to others as modeled by Jesus Christ. Our parents are committed to working with teachers and administration to greatly enhance their children's success in school. Serving over 500 students age 4 (PK-4) through 8th grade, the school is centrally located near the Texas Medical Center in the 4th largest city in the United States. Just a short drive from the Gulf of Mexico, Houston boasts a strong economy, numerous universities, greenspaces, world-class museums, diverse cultural experiences, and other family-friendly attractions.St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Houston, Texas is a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School and the first Catholic school in the nation to be designated a STEM-certified campus by NISE. Our school offers competitive salaries and benefits packa...ges.Job applicants interested in joining our mission must complete an online application via Applitrack. Online applications and detailed job descriptions are available at www.ChooseCatholicSchools.org.