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Spanish Language Substitute Teacher

JOB SUMMARY
Mount Saint Joseph Academy, is a sponsored work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of students and colleagues. The Mount is a college prep, all girl’s academy in Montgomery County, PA serving the needs of students in grades 9-12. Our mission is to educate young women and to help them realize their full potential within an environment that fosters excellence tempered by gentleness, and within a spirit of unity and reconciliation.

THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a Spanish teacher for our first semester. The substitute teacher will be a member of our team from August 24, 2020 to December 18, 2020. The selected individual will be responsible for teaching three sections of intermediate to upper levels of Spanish. He or she will follow the current curriculum, provide a positive classroom environment, monitor student progress, and exemplify the Mount’s mission. The ideal candidate should demonstrate in-depth knowledge and proficiency in Spanish as well as the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the language department for support.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic
  • achievement
  • Commitment to and experience working with high school students
  • Demonstrated expertise in Spanish language and culture.
  • Strong references
  • PA Teacher certification
  • Current Clearances
  • Salary based upon experience

The Mount is striving to achieve diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes to jobopportunities@msjacad.org by July 17, 2020.


Biology & Anatomy/Physiology Teacher

JOB SUMMARY
Mount Saint Joseph Academy, is a sponsored work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of students and colleagues. The Mount is a college prep, all girl’s academy in Montgomery County, PA serving the needs of students in grades 9-12. Our mission is to educate young women and to help them realize their full potential within an environment that fosters excellence tempered by gentleness.

THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a full-time educator to join our Science team and provide a rigorous, inspired, dynamic Science education to young college-bound women, across grades 9-12, with a particular emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology, Biology and Genetics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PA teaching certification for Biology
  • 5+ year experience teaching successfully in a high school or other setting.
  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, success-driven classroom community
  • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
  • A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement
  • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through varied, rigorous and engaging strategies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in the courses selected by Administration.
  • Recognize the differing ability lessons of the students and differentiate work accordingly.
  • Uphold the mission, discipline and academic rigor of MSJA.
  • Set appropriate tasks and challenges for class and home study and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback.
  • Engage families in their children’s education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication with parents and caregivers.
  • Keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy.
  • Keep work areas clean, tidy and organized to promote safety in the laboratory.
  • Maintain material and equipment inventories and advise Dept Chair of purchase needs.
  • Conduct opening/closing inventory at the beginning and end of each school year.
  • Attend meetings in the Science Department and school.
  • Ensure that all work in the Science Department reflects the mission of MSJA.
  • Keep well up to date with safety issues and regulation adherence.
  • Participate in Science events and serve as department liaison at MSJA functions
  • Act as a positive role model and promote the aims, values and mission of the school and uphold all rules and policies.
  • Carry out the normal duties of teachers and be open to any tasks requested by the Science team and the Administration
  • Enforce the school’s behavior and uniform policies on a daily basis.
  • Ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information on all classes taught
  • Liaise with other schools, higher education, industry, local community groups etc. as appropriate.
  • Monitor student attendance in lessons and ensure that follow-up procedures are put in place where necessary
  • Mentor students in independent research and serve as moderator for Science competition entrants.
  • Maintain a robust gradebook through PowerSchool and course material through our LMS, Canvas.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement
  • Commitment to and experience working with high school students
  • Demonstrated expertise in Biology, Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics.
  • Strong references
  • PA Teacher certification
  • Current Clearances

The Mount is striving to achieve diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes to jobopportunities@msjacad.org. Please apply by July 17, 2020.