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Application For Director of Campus Ministry/Religion Teacher

Cristo Rey Richmond High School is searching for a Director of Campus Ministry/Religion Teacher!
 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

 
Teacher:
 
To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a secondary Catholic learning community in accordance with the Cristo Rey Curriculum, Common Core and Virginia State Standards. Faculty are charged with modeling the principles that enable our students to become men and women of faith, purpose and service. Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.
 
Campus Minister:
 
Under the supervision of the principal, the campus minister helps create an environment which encourages and guides all members to contribute to the Catholic identity of the campus and the formation of a faith community which responds to the spiritual needs of the students, teachers, staff and parents. In collaboration with the administration, Theology Department, faculty and staff, parents, students, and parishes, the campus minister brings to life a campus rich in the school’s charism, spiritual growth, prayer, discipleship
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Cultural:
 
  •     Uphold the Cristo Rey mission, vision and values
  •     Embrace school-wide systems and promote high standards of behavior
  •     Collaborate with school leadership, providing input to school programs
  •     Actively participate in professional development sessions
  •     Communicate professionally with peers, supervisors, parents and students
  •     Be committed to a longer school day and calendar year
  •     Adhere to professional guidelines as indicated in the staff handbook
  •     Participate in school-wide culture and faith formation events, including, but not limited to, Faculty/Staff Retreats, Student        Retreats and Mission Meetings
  •     To supervise students by being present at all school masses/assemblies
  •     As needed, provide substitute classroom coverage
  •     Value and support the Corporate Work Study Program as a place of learning and growth for students
  •     Know, teach and follow school-wide routines and procedures (CRRHS non-negotiables)
  •     Perform other duties as assigned
 
 
Instructional:
 
  •     Establish and maintain a positive classroom environment
  •     Plan rigorous lessons aligned to the prescribed standards
  •     Develop culturally and academically-relevant assignments and assessments
  •     Demonstrate strong classroom management skills
  •     Differentiate lesson plans for a variety of learners
  •     Adhere to a scope and sequence
  •     Implement feedback from administrators and instructional leaders regarding lesson plan design and/or implementation
  •     Support instruction with school-wide supplemental programs
  •     Maintain grade books and meet grade reporting deadlines
  •     Communicate with families regarding student academics and behavior
  •     Tutor students in need of remediation
  •     Utilize planning periods for the advancement of student academics
  •     Attend faculty and department meetings as well as in-service and professional development workshops, as directed by the      administration
  •     Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  •     Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  •     Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, network policies and school regulations.
 
Faith Formation:
 
  •     Collaborating with the school’s religious sponsor or endorser to ensure that their charism is reflected in faith formation             programs
  •     Coordinating school liturgies and prayer services, including recruiting priests and leading student Eucharistic minister,              music minister, and lector groups
  •     Organizing Advent and Lenten remembrance activities
  •     Organizing and directing retreat programs for students, faculty, and staff
  •     Coordinating both one-day and long-term student service activities
  •     Moderating student clubs and activities related to faith formation, service, and social justice
  •     Organizing all school assemblies and programming related to faith formation
  •     Providing spiritual guidance to the school community
  •     Collaborating with the counseling department to address student needs
  •     Collaborating with the religious studies department and teaching religion classes as needed
  •     Tracking student participation in campus ministry activities and service hours
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
 
  •     Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of students and families
  •     Outstanding interpersonal and public relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse        community
  •     Ability to foster a collaborative work environment
  •     Ability to organize, prioritize, schedule, and complete job tasks effectively and accurately
  •     Ability to skillfully use all Microsoft Office components
  •     Ability to appreciate and communicate a passion for Catholic college preparatory education
  •     Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
  •     Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program
  •     Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology
  •     Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, network and state
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
  •     Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  •     Possession of a valid Virginia teaching license (required)
  •     Two years of urban teaching experience (preferred)
  •     Bilingual (not required)
  •     Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of CRRHS
  •     Sensitivity to the ethnic, cultural, racial and religious backgrounds of the students
  •     Superior communication skills, the ability to interact confidently and effectively with school staff, students, donors,                    trustees, school administration
  •     Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), the Internet and relevant technology
  •     Experience in a faith-based school or not-for-profit environment preferred
  •     Demonstrated ability to work on a team that requires humility, integrity, tolerance a desire for continuous improvement          and openness to feedback
 
Content-Specific Requirements
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
  •     Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from a Catholic university
  •     Masters (preferred) with experience teaching at all levels in a high school
  •     Preferred experience in curriculum development
  •     The teacher fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by planning, guiding, and evaluating the learning process of the                students in the Catholic school for whom the teacher is responsible within the framework of the school’s philosophy,                organization, and curriculum
  •     The Teacher provides the appropriate learning atmosphere and activities designed to maximize student competencies and      skills for intellectual, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual growth toward a successful future
  •     Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
 
 
SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and education.
BENEFITS: Full benefits package.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Full-time, exempt position. Occasionally, time will be required for night and weekend meetings and events.  Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.