Mullen High School is seeking to hire an energetic committed individual to serve as an Theology Teacher.
This is a full-time, at- will opening for the 2024-2025 School Year.
Position Overview Mullen High School is seeking to hire a faith-filled, energetic, committed Theology Teacher to teach classes potentially including classes covering Old Testament, Morality, Comparative Religions and/or other topics. The applicant would be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The applicant must be able to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences, establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. The ideal candidate will be an integral member of Mullen’s Theology Department and embrace the opportunity to be a role model to students not only in their academic development, but also in their faith and personal development as well. As Lasallian and Catholic educators, we work to inspire our students academically, spiritually and emotionally equally and anticipate that teachers who wish to join our staff look forward to this critical part of our work. Teachers at Mullen High School engage in a central mission of the school which is to promote academic excellence and spiritual development in the context of the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Theology teachers must be Catholic and in good standing with the Catholic Church.
Essential Job Functions Catholic and Lasallian Identity Understands, emphasizes and supports the Lasallian and Catholic nature of the school at all times and through all responsibilities and programs. Models the role of teacher to promote student behavior that is supportive, and conducive, to the implementation of the school’s instructional programs and goals. Exemplifies and upholds the expectations and actions of Lasallian professionalism among all faculty. Teacher Intentional focus on student achievement. Stimulate inquiry and engagement through project-based instruction. Prepare lessons based upon backwards design.
Position Overview Grade student work, and maintain/update grades. Build and maintain positive relationships with students and instructional teams. Utilize effective research-based instruction and evaluation. Utilize both formative and summative assessment for student mastery. Communicate effectively with students and families. Work outside the normal schedule periodically in collaboration with colleagues. Demonstrate competency in integrating technology into classroom teaching. Demonstrated competency of collaborative work.
Bachelor’s degree in related subject is required; Master’s degree is preferred. Teaching certificate in English preferred. Strong commitment and desire to work with youth and adults in a collaborative environment. Enjoy the challenge of implementing new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. Ability to utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to instruct and provide feedback on student's performance and development. Life-long learner, optimistic, flexible, and passionate about helping all students reach their potential. Open to change and possess skills that promote student achievement and growth.
Experience Minimum of two (2) years successful teaching experience preferred. Prior experience of teaching high school courses preferred.