Third Grade Catholic School Teacher


St. Joseph's - Boise, Idaho


St. Joseph's Catholic School


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Recognize and support the Catholic Mission of the School by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. The teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
Give evidence of living Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of a personal faith journey; strive to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example. Teacher should be a practicing Catholic.
Help build the School’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in , and help plan, School religious and service activities.
Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement and achieve academic goals and objectives as adapted by the School, along with a Catholic religious curriculum as articulated by the School.
Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of the academic and religious curriculum as specified, and be able to communicate effectively with the students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning.
Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently, clearly, and effectively evaluate student progress.
Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; set high standards for student behavior and manage inappropriate behavior effectively.
Maintain a functional and pleasant learning environment.
Cooperate with School and Diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents.
At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing School policies and regulations.
Maintain confidentiality of information; display sound judgment in dress and general behavior. Specifically, Teacher will follow School dress code standard.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical/Mental Requirements: Coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual capabilities, and the ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.

Required Activities: Walking, sitting, standing, stooping, reaching, talking, handling, hearing, carrying and keyboarding.

Basic Qualifications:
Working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Roman Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church.
Excellent communications skills including written and oral, public speaking and presentation skills.
Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player.
Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation.
Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Proficiency in the use of technology including word processing and the use of excel and related technology.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerial environment.
Complete and pass a criminal history and background check.
Professional bearing; clean and neat personal appearance.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
Certified by the State of Idaho as a Teacher
Diocesan ministry certification or working towards certification.

Other-Preferred Skills:
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Position is open until filled
Submit Diocesan Application, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to Tammy Emerich, St. Joseph’s School principal at

For questions regarding human resources 


Charles Lawrence

(208) 350-7510 phone
(208) 342-2368 fax

Human Resources
Policies & Guidelines

Diocesan Application for Employment

Diocesan Application for Employment for Catholic Schools

Performance Evaluations   (Referenced in "Parish/Schools Human Resource Manual" Chapter 13, ages 59-68)