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Middle School Social Studies & Religion Teacher


The qualified candidate should be a team player, and will teach Religion and Social Studies to grades 6, 7, & 8 creating engaging lesson plans; planning classroom activities to motivate students, preparing visual aids, coaching students individually or as a group, communicating with parents and other teachers about student progress, and other tasks as assigned. The candidate must be able to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students. Experience with standards-based grading is preferred. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Social Studies or Religion, have current DPI certification, and must be a practicing Catholic.  





The Middle School Social Studies & Religion Teacher:

  • Has a passion for teaching Social Studies and Religion to middle school students in grades 6th-8th through the use of best classroom practices.

  • Is responsible for the instruction, supervision, and management of students.

  • Possesses excellent collaboration and communication skills with students, parents, administrators, teachers, and other building staff.

  • Exhibits empathy and support for the academic and emotional needs of his or her students.

  • Has a deep understanding of the Archdiocesan Social Studies and Religion Standards.

  • Uses student and school-wide data in planning lessons that meet the needs of diverse learners.

  • Collaborates with administration, colleagues, and parents to provide differentiated instruction and assessment and appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with special learning needs. 

  • Assesses students on a regular basis using formative and summative assessments.

  • Integrates technology and 21st-century skills into the curriculum.

  • Creates authentic hands-on learning experiences and guides students in their understanding of Social Studies and the Catholic faith. 

  • Participate in additional school-related activities, including but not limited to: open house, graduation, back-to-school picnic, Catholic Schools Week Masses, parent-teacher conferences, and other events as assigned.

  • Attends all teacher in-services, team and level meetings, faculty meetings, professional development, and faith formation workshops.

  • Must complete the “Safeguarding All of God’s Family” training through the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and complete a criminal background check before employment.

  • Adhere to the Code of Ethical Conduct

  • Holds a valid WI teaching license or substitute teaching license.

  • Practicing Catholic is required for this position. 



Additional Information

Start Date
St. Joseph - Grafton (H06)
Job Category
Schools - Teachers
Employment Type
Full Time

To Apply

Email the following to Principal, Amanda Matthews at Cover letter, resume, and Archdiocese of Milwaukee Teacher Application.
Contact Name
Amanda Matthews

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Teachers and Principals

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