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5th Grade Teacher

Sacred Heart Catholic School
3901 Cassia St, Boise, ID 83705, USA

Job Title: Catholic School 5th GradeTeacher- Full time

Primary Function: Sacred Heart Catholic School is seeking a full time certified 5th grade teacher. The 5th grade teacher is responsible for fulfilling the mission of school by educating the whole child- spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically. The 5th grade teacher reports directly to the principal.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recognize and support the unique Catholic Mission of the School by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings 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.
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons and activities designed to implement and achieve academic and artistic goals and objectives as adopted by the School.
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning
  • 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 and be a responsible steward of the resources.
  • Cooperate with School and Diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and parents. Specific attention will be given toward prompt attendance at scheduled faculty training and meetings.
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing school policies and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information; display sound judgment in dress and general behavior.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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 communication 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 computer 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 catechesis certification, or working towards certification

Terms of Employment:

Length of Employment: Annual contract August-May

Daily Schedule: 40 hours per week, salaried position

Benefits: As full-time employees of Sacred Heart Catholic School, employees will be provided a benefits package that includes retirement, insurance, and tuition benefits.

How to Apply

Please submit the following to

  1. Diocese of Boise application (linked)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Two letters of recommendation

Application Questions (linked)

Submission Link

Associated Document

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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