Duties and Responsibilities:
Create a faith-filled environment for learners by:
- Organizing physical space for learning, e.g., safe, accessible, supports the type of learning, etc.
- Managing student behavior guided by Gospel values, e.g., respectful.
- Establishing classroom routines, rules, and procedures consistent with school policy, e.g., clearly defined, communicated, and practiced.
- Communicating high expectations for learning, e.g., supporting students for growth.
- Creating a faith-filled environment that engages the whole student, e.g., space and culture.
Works with families as partners in their child’s education by:
- Providing feedback of student progress to families, e.g., timely, consistent, frequently, etc.
- Engaging families as partners in the educational process and the life of the school.
Professional Life as an Educator
Understands school’s mission and his/her role in it by:
- Serving as a role model for Gospel values for students and families.
- Demonstrates a professional demeanor and attitude in alignment with the school’s mission, e.g., follows Code of Ethics.
Reflects on practice by:
- Taking responsibility for professional growth, e.g., open and applies to feedback.
- Demonstrating a commitment towards spiritual growth in the context of the Catholic school, e.g., active participation.
Contributes to a positive school environment by:
- Collaborating with colleagues, e.g., analyze, inform plan, and supportive in implementation.
- Serves beyond the classroom in school committees/activities/events as it relates to a positive school environment.
Planning & Instructional Effectiveness - Uses best practices to support learning by:
- Demonstrating knowledge of students by clearly stating instructional outcomes that reflect curriculum expectations for students.
- Designing coherent instruction (lessons/units) that have a clearly defined structure and logical supportive activities.
- Transferring content knowledge to students, through clear directions, procedures, and explanations that are clear and developmentally appropriate.
- Promoting learner engagement in an environment that is engaging and aligned to learning needs.
- Timely completion/submission of all required documentation related to parent communication, instruction, assessment, and grading.
- Supervising students during all student contact times/activities.
Assessment – Using assessment to advance student learning by:
Uses formal and informal assessment data to design instruction for current and future instruction.
Clearly identifies and communicates assessment criteria.
Provides opportunities for student self-assessment and monitoring.
Informs the Principal and respective staff of plans outside of the norm.
Attends all faculty and in-service meetings.
Other duties as assigned.