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Elementary Catholic School Teacher

St. Paul's Catholic School
810 15th Ave S, Nampa, ID 83651, USA

Job Title: Elementary Catholic School Teacher

Exemption Status: Exempt

Primary Function: Under the direction of the school principal, a Catholic school teacher is responsible for supporting the Diocese of Boise in its mission to evangelize, catechize, and educate youth in a Catholic School environment.

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.
  • Help build the school’s faith community by showing willingness to participate in, and help plan, School religious and service activities.
  • Illustrates 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 exhibiting thorough knowledge of the current 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 attire and general behavior.
  • 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:

  • Strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Roman Catholic 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.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in the use of Word processor, Spreadsheet application and any 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:

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

Other-Preferred Skills:

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Submit Diocesan Application, and resume to Racquel Maness at

How to Apply

Submit Diocesan Application, and resume to HR at

Submission Link

Associated Document

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

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

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