Instruction and Curriculum
1. Respect and encourage the uniqueness and individual differences of each student.
2. Teach Christian values by word and by example. Treat all members of the community with respect and dignity.
3. Implement a standard based academic curriculum and the religion curriculum advanced by the Milwaukee Archdiocese.
4. Design instructional periods, which are based in the current research, providing for all learning styles and utilizing a wide variety of teaching strategies.
5. Design class outcomes, which provide a positive learning experience for all students and which develop self-esteem, academic growth, and a sense of achievement.
6. Prepare the necessary plans and materials to meet these objectives and provide meaningful learning experiences. Submit plans as requested by the principal.
7. Assess students’ performance and academic growth formally and informally using a variety of appropriate assessment tools and testing measures.
8. Provide assistance to and/or refer students who have a learning difference.
9. Work with the school principal, parents and outside agencies when there is a specific student need
10. Cooperate in curriculum development to meet the needs of the students.
11. Prepare, organize and supervise field trips and related events that follow the curriculum.
12. Participate in classroom, level, faculty and all school liturgy planning meetings as assigned. Attend school masses and prepare students for assigned mass.
13. Prepare order for needed materials and provide the administrative assistant with the information in a timely fashion.
14. Supervise students as described in the faculty handbook and as required by the school principal.
15. Teachers must take the on-line course of the DPI Wisconsin Medication Training program. Teachers are required to take the training/verification on health concerns related to the students they instruct.
1. Help create a positive, professional working atmosphere.
2. Collaborate with other teachers to provide for curriculum connections as well as information concerning student needs and concerns.
3. Communicate with parents as needed and report to school principal as appropriate.
4. Attend the scheduled Home and School meetings, Parent Information Night, concerts, open houses, and other required events.
5. Practice punctuality in completing school duties, administrative requests and observing times for school arrival/end of day (7:30am – 3:30pm)
1. Record daily attendance.
2. Maintain grading system and update PowerSchool information weekly.
3. Prepare student report cards and other related records.
4. Complete curriculum development work.
5. Complete other record keeping as requested by the school principal ie: student data records, cumulative files, personnel records, behavior documentation, etc.
1. Attend and be actively involved in all faculty meetings, level meetings and in-service experiences.
2. Continue to work toward religion certification as outlined by Office for Schools standards.
3. Maintain Wisconsin state Teaching certification or follow an approved study plan leading to certification within a specified time frame.
4. Design and actively pursue a professional development plan.
5. Practice reflective thinking in order to promote personal and student academic growth.
1. Attend professional/committee meetings as scheduled.
2. Attend at least one Home and School parent meeting per year.
3. Attend evening and/or weekend events as required per school calendar – conferences, open houses, music concerts, parent nights, community events, parish events, etc.
4. Actively participate in assigned or chosen committees.
5. Contribute to the safety and security of all members of the school community. See school security protocols and crisis plan.
6. Carefully read and adhere to the procedures, policies, and terms of the St. Gregory the Great Employee Handbook and Staff Handbook.
ADA Physical Requirements:
- The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear, accompany/lead students throughout the building, and ascend and descend stairs.
- The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods; use hands; reach with hands and arms.
- Close vision required for paperwork and computer.
- Able to utilize computer keyboard, monitor, classroom technology equipment, and telephone.
- This role functions in school environment and uses standard classroom equipment.
- Ability to lift 20 pounds.
- The employee is required to supervise students both inside and outside of the school building for assigned duties ; stand, move, attend to, and monitor students in various Wisconsin weather conditions- high and low temperatures, moderate precipitation, snow, etc.
The physical demands described here 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.
Nature of Supervision Received:
Works under the direction of the principal with support from instructional coaches. Works independently within the authority limits and experience level. Requires individual initiative in needs and problems.
Teacher is expected to participate in Teacher Effectiveness Evaluation process each year. Informal and formal observations, reviews, and a summative evaluation are performed each year.
Judgment Exercised/Decisions Made:
Employee is expected to take initiative and make decisions based on the mission and vision of parish and/or school and direction from the supervisor and/or Pastor. The teacher implements the mission statement, philosophy and objectives of St. Gregory the Great Parish School: the policies of the Archdiocesan Office for Schools; and follows the directives of the Faculty Handbook, the Parent/Student Handbook, and the School Principal.
7th Grade Specific
1. Teach 6-8 grade middle school science curriculum
2. Assist in planning and leading graduation events
3. Collaborate with middle school team to implement consistent programing, expectations, events, and instruction practices.