Rooted in the Benedictine tradition upon which St. Mary Catholic School was established, we exist to provide the best academic and spiritual formation for all. This is the main reason in 2018 we chose to transition to a classical education modal. We are seeking eager teachers with exposure to classical schools or classical education or experience teaching with classical traditional methods.
Education/Certification: must meet one of the following.
• Oklahoma State Teacher’s Certification as Elementary Self-Contained Teacher or equivalent certification from another state.
• Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
• Bachelor’s degree with an academic minor or major (minimum of 18 credit hours) in the core academic subject areas to be taught
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Passion for students
• Passion for and strong knowledge of the instructional academic content
• Ability to model virtue, and teach virtue through the curriculum
• Understanding of and passion for classical education
• Ability to learn and implement classical teaching curricula and methods
• Ability to maintain a classroom of approximately 15-20 students
• Ability and patience to work interactively with students
• Ability to understand the academic needs of students
• Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
• Ability to communicate with all levels of students, their parents, the community, peers, and administration.
• Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, and grade point average
• Ability to transition with changes
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
• Computer literate
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Prepare effective lessons, instruct, and motivate students in all course study utilizing classical traditional methods of instruction.
• Assign lessons and correct classwork and homework in a timely manner.
• Administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress, record results, and issue reports informing parents of progress.
• Provide academic interventions for struggling students.
• Maintain student grades, classroom calendar, and student-parent communication via the school’s online grading and communication tool.
• Maintain discipline in the classroom.
• Maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning, safe, attractive and stimulates a spirit of inquire.
• Regularly communicate with students and parents to discuss student progress – positive and negative.
• Participate in required faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
• Inspire, praise, and correct students with consistency, care, and interest to encourage academic success and promote virtue.
• Work closely with Care Team teachers to ensure accommodations are implemented.
• Perform special projects, during and after school hours, and other duties as assigned (after school hours may include, but are not limited to, tutoring, morning and afternoon student drop-off and pick-up duty, club or academic sponsorship).
• Read and comply with the Archdiocese Employee Handbook, St. Mary Faculty Handbook, and the St. Mary Student-Parent Handbook.
Physical / Environmental Factors:
• The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. St. Mary School considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.