Music and Art Teacher – (Part-Time) – Most Holy Trinity School, San Jose

Most Holy Trinity School is hiring for a part time Music and Art Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Introduction

Most Holy Trinity School (MHT) is looking for a dedicated educator to help lead the continued re-creation of our school in the role of Music and Art Teacher.  At MHT, we lead with love, which means that community is at the heart of what we do.  We are also part of the Ignatian Elementary Schools Network, which means we are committed to:

Serving the poor, praying the Examen and developing Ignatian Spirituality, continuing the Jesuit tradition of becoming intellectually competent, and developing & sustaining inclusive communities, all within the challenges of the modern world. 

Since the founding of the school in 1965, Most Holy Trinity School has faithfully served Eastside San José by providing a loving, Catholic education grounded in the Ignatian tradition. We are part of Most Holy Trinity Parish on Cunningham Avenue and primarily serve East San José students.  We seek to achieve educational equity through commitment to inclusive, innovative teaching and learning.

Mission Statement      

Most Holy Trinity School, a diverse Catholic Community, provides students with an excellent education and a joyful prayer life. We empower students to become lifelong learners who strive to reach their full potential as responsible citizens.

Vision for Students

MHT School students are future ready (high school, college, and career), are proficient in 21st Century skills (critical thinking, media literacy, communication, etc.), and possess a growth mindset.  They are honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.

Vision for Teachers

MHT teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the school’s Vision Statements: honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.  This includes:

  • Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out our Ignatian values of faith, service, academic excellence, and commitment to social justice.
  • Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows.
  • Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline, study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification.
  • Fostering a classroom culture of honesty, responsibility, empathy, and compassion.
  • Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence.
  • Incorporating authentic literacy daily by structuring high quality opportunities for students to build reading and writing skills.
  • Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem-solving skills.
  • Consistently joyous and positive, adapting to the student and institutional needs with openness.
  • Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles.
  • Teaching key content knowledge for given subjects.

Specific Job Responsibilities

As the Music and Art Teacher, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and assessment of a diverse class of students ranging from Transitional Kindergarten age through 8th grade.  You will be teaching music and art while working closely with homeroom teachers so that art projects can be cross-curricular with all subjects.

Instructional Practice & Student Development

  • Design curriculum and create lessons to actively engage learners from preschool through 8th grade, inspiring students to realize their creative potential at all levels.
  • Provide lesson plans to accommodate various learning styles of different grade levels.
  • Foster a positive and safe classroom environment while promoting excellent student/teacher and peer interaction.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to create cross-curricular lessons.
  • Promote peer interaction through group projects, peer evaluations and public showings of student work.
  • Assess and evaluate student work to determine progress while providing opportunities for students’ improvement.

Art Education: STEAM Design Challenges and Annual Art Show

  • Manage inventory of school art supplies – purchasing, preparing and organizing material throughout the year.
  • Coordinate monthly displays within the school, in local coffee shops and other school partners (i.e. Empire Seven Studios).
  • Organize artistic showings for school-wide Art Show.
  • Manage the school’s Art room and support teachers with STEAM design challenges.

Music Education: Liturgical Music and Annual Art Show (Choral Performances)

  • Lead the school choir in liturgical music during weekly morning liturgy.
  • Lead weekly after-school rehearsals for the school choir.
  • Organize class-by-class musical performances for annual school-wide Christmas choral show and class-by-class music performances for the school-wide Art Show.

 

Leadership and Collaboration

All teachers are expected to participate in the following:

  • Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s relationship with the Parish, the Jesuit Pastor, and the Jesuit Associate Pastors.
  • Provide feedback and support to student engagement and support committees and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally.
  • Participate in PLC meetings to coordinate curriculum and pedagogy for particular development levels and better understand student needs.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.

Qualifications

  • Teaching experience, preference with low-income student population
  • Bachelor’s degree, preference to a relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience
  • A valid CA teaching credential is required; however, if a candidate does not presently have a valid CA teaching credential they will be required to obtain one within a time period prescribed by the Diocese of San Jose

To Apply

Send resumé, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to douglas.hosking@dsj.org.

Music & Art Teacher – (Part-Time) – Most Holy Trinity School, San Jose

Most Holy Trinity School is hiring for a part time Music and Art Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Introduction

Most Holy Trinity School (MHT) is looking for a dedicated educator to help lead the continued re-creation of our school in the role of Music and Art Teacher. At MHT, we lead with love, which means that community is at the heart of what we do. We are also part of the Ignatian Elementary Schools Network, which means we are committed to: Serving the poor, praying the Examen and developing Ignatian Spirituality, continuing the Jesuit tradition of becoming intellectually competent, and developing & sustaining inclusive communities, all within the challenges of the modern world. Since the founding of the school in 1965, Most Holy Trinity School has faithfully served Eastside San José by providing a loving, Catholic education grounded in the Ignatian tradition. We are part of Most

Holy Trinity Parish on Cunningham Avenue and primarily serve East San José students. We seek to achieve educational equity through commitment to inclusive, innovative teaching and learning.

Mission Statement

Most Holy Trinity School, a diverse Catholic Community, provides students with an excellent education and a joyful prayer life. We empower students to become lifelong learners who strive to reach their full potential as responsible citizens.

Vision for Students

MHT School students are future ready (high school, college, and career), are proficient in 21st Century skills (critical thinking, media literacy, communication, etc.), and possess a growth mindset. They are honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.

Vision for Teachers

MHT teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the school’s Vision Statements: honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate. This includes:

● Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out our Ignatian values of faith, service, academic excellence, and commitment to social justice.

● Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows.

● Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline, study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification.

● Fostering a classroom culture of honesty, responsibility, empathy, and compassion.

● Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence.

● Incorporating authentic literacy daily by structuring high quality opportunities for students to build reading and writing skills.

● Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem-solving skills.

● Consistently joyous and positive, adapting to the student and institutional needs with openness.

● Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles.

● Teaching key content knowledge for given subjects.

Specific Job Responsibilities

As the Music and Art Teacher, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and assessment of a diverse class of students ranging from Transitional Kindergarten age through 8th grade. You will be teaching music and art while working closely with homeroom teachers so that art projects can be cross-curricular with all subjects.

Instructional Practice & Student Development

● Design curriculum and create lessons to actively engage learners from preschool through 8th grade, inspiring students to realize their creative potential at all levels.

● Provide lesson plans to accommodate various learning styles of different grade levels.

● Foster a positive and safe classroom environment while promoting excellent student/teacher and peer interaction.

● Collaborate with colleagues to create cross-curricular lessons.

● Promote peer interaction through group projects, peer evaluations and public showings of student work.

● Assess and evaluate student work to determine progress while providing opportunities for students’ improvement.

Art Education: STEAM Design Challenges and Annual Art Show

● Manage inventory of school art supplies – purchasing, preparing and organizing material throughout the year.

● Coordinate monthly displays within the school, in local coffee shops and other school partners (i.e. Empire Seven Studios).

● Organize artistic showings for school-wide Art Show.

● Manage the school’s Art room and support teachers with STEAM design challenges. Music Education: Liturgical Music and Annual Art Show (Choral Performances)

● Lead the school choir in liturgical music during weekly morning liturgy.

● Lead weekly after-school rehearsals for the school choir.

● Organize class-by-class musical performances for annual school-wide Christmas choral show and class-by-class music performances for the school-wide Art Show.

Leadership and Collaboration

All teachers are expected to participate in the following:

● Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s relationship with the Parish, the Jesuit Pastor, and the Jesuit Associate Pastors.

● Provide feedback and support to student engagement and support committees and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally.

● Participate in PLC meetings to coordinate curriculum and pedagogy for particular development levels and better understand student needs.

● Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.

Qualifications

● Teaching experience, preference with low-income student population

● Bachelor’s degree, preference to a relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience

● A valid CA teaching credential is required; however, if a candidate does not presently have a valid CA teaching credential they will be required to obtain one within a time period prescribed by the Diocese of San Jose

How To Apply

Send resumé, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to douglas.hosking@dsj.org.

Chancellor – (Full-Time) – Diocese of Oakland

Position Summary

The ministry of the Chancellor, in the spirit of collaboration and accountability, supports the Bishop in his role as teacher and shepherd by working to provide a work situation that enables all employees and volunteers to witness faithfully to Christ and serve their neighbor to the best of their ability in the various ministries they perform.

Key Responsibilities

· Serve as a member of Bishop’s Administrative Council (BAC).

· Supervise the work of the following diocesan departments:

➢ Department of Communication – Director

➢ Department of Mission Advancement – Director

➢ Department of Faith Formation and Evangelization – Director

➢ Catholic Youth Organization and Boy Scouts (CYO) – Director

➢ Victims Assistance Coordinator and Diocesan Review Board – Coordinator

➢ Diocesan Archivist – Archivist

· Serve as Bishop’s Board representative on the following organizations:

➢ Catholic Charities of the East Bay (including Executive and Finance Committees)

➢ Lumen Christi Academies (includes two committee assignments)

➢ Catholic Telemedia Network

· Serve as a Bishop’s staff liaison to the Racial Justice Task Force

· Maintain archives, records, and official seal of the Diocese.

· Prepare statistical and informational reports and publications

➢ Annual and mid-term updates for the Official Catholic Directory (PJ Kennedy & Sons)

➢ Annual update for the Ordo (JS Paluch)

➢ Annual General Statistical Questionnaire (Annuario Pontificio)

➢ Quinquennial Report

Other statistical data as requested from various outside agencies

· Responsible for publishing accurate information for the Diocesan Directory

· Oversee all activities related to investigation and healing of clergy sexual abuse allegations:

o Prepare reports and keep records of sexual abuse investigations conducted

o Keep records of lawsuits filed and arbitration offers made

o Maintain clergy “sensitive issues” files

o Verify and submit USCCB annual audit reports and triennial on-site audit report

o Verify and submit annual CARA reporting

· Miscellaneous

➢ Review and adjudicate requests by extern priests for ministry in the Diocese of Oakland.

➢ Coordinate and verify priest’s completion of safe environment training and fingerprinting required for faculties.

➢ Assemble official documents necessary for faculties for priests and forward to Canon Law Department.

➢ Prepare and distribute priest and permanent deacon assignment letters.

➢ Prepare letters of good standing, cruise chaplain letters, and celebrets for priests with assignments in the Diocese of Oakland.

➢ Maintain official files on all priests, living and dead, who have served in the Diocese.

➢ Maintain ordination records; prepare ordination certificates for incardinated priests/transitional deacons ordained in the Diocese of Oakland.

➢ Maintain National Clergy Alert List.

➢ Conduct biennial Presbyteral Council elections; prepare appointment letters for members elected.

➢ Provide immigration support for international priests sponsored by the Diocese.

➢ Review nominations for Diocesan Medal of Merit and coordinate production of medal and citation.

➢ Collaborate with Canon Law Dept. to formulate Parish Administration Agreements with Religious Communities; maintain Parish Administration Agreement files.

➢ Assist with application process for new listings in the Official Catholic Directory.

➢ Prepare 501(c)(3) packets for entities falling under the Group Ruling.

➢ Coordinate with police and local government officials concerning problems and needs of parishes requiring their assistance.

➢ Accept any other duties or projects as assigned by the Bishop.

Required Education and Experience

The position of Chancellor requires the following education and experience:

· Bachelor’s degree and professional education, graduate level studies, or graduate degree in education, social work, psychology, law, public administration, business or non-profit administration, human resources, or health care

· A professional background with an excellent track record

· Minimum ten years work experience with progressively more important responsibilities, plus five years executive management and administrative experience, including project development, implementation and management, in any one or more of these areas: education, social work, law, public administration, business or non-profit sector management, health care, or human resources

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking, presentations, large and small group facilitation, training, and workshops

· Ability to supervise employees & prepare annual performance evaluations

· Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity

· Ability to stay focused and organized

· Ability to carry out all responsibilities with balance, empathy, sensitivity, and patience

· Project management skills, including energy for developing projects

· Ability to balance sympathy and empathy with realism about human nature

· Skill at using intuition and knowledge of people to discern true facts

· Ability to relate well to organizations, their structures, and their authorities

· Skills in interviewing, records management, and data base use

Personal Characteristics:

· Deep faith, with great care and concern for the Roman Catholic Church

· A practicing Roman Catholic who has the ability to articulate knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings and to exhibit awareness and understanding of the mission and values of the Diocese

· Honesty and integrity, ability to maintain and respect confidentiality and privacy

· Courteous and professional manner in dealing with issues of a sensitive nature

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation to be comparable to other Catholic institutions of this size in communities with comparable costs of living, negotiable based upon experience. Diocesan benefits include medical, dental/vision, diocesan sponsored retirement at 8% of salary, life insurance, short/long term disability and other diocesan benefits.

The Diocese of Oakland can be found at www.oakdiocese.org

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit Cover letter, Resume and References by August 16, 2021

Attention: Hiring Committee c/o Department of Human Resources gespinoza@oakdiocese.org

Upper Elementary School Teacher (3rd – 5th Grade) – (Full-Time) – Most Holy Trinity School, San Jose

The Upper Elementary School Teacher (3rd – 5th Grade) position is open for Most Holy Trinity School in the 2021-2022 school year.

Introduction

Most Holy Trinity School (MHT) is looking for a dedicated early elementary educator to help lead the continued re-creation of our school.  Our MHT family leads with love, which means that community is at the heart of what we do.  We are also part of the Ignatian Elementary Schools Network, which means we are committed to:

Serving the poor, praying the Examen and developing Ignatian Spirituality, continuing the Jesuit tradition of becoming intellectually competent, and developing & sustaining inclusive communities, all within the challenges of the modern world. 

Since the founding of the school in 1965, Most Holy Trinity School has faithfully served Eastside San José by providing a loving, Catholic education grounded in the Ignatian tradition. We are part of Most Holy Trinity Parish on Cunningham Avenue and primarily serve East San José students.  We seek to achieve educational equity through commitment to inclusive, innovative teaching and learning.

Mission Statement      

Most Holy Trinity School, a diverse Catholic Community, provides students with an excellent education and a joyful prayer life. We empower students to become lifelong learners who strive to reach their full potential as responsible citizens.

Vision for Students

MHT School students are future ready (high school, college, and career), are proficient in 21st Century skills (critical thinking, media literacy, communication, etc.), and possess a growth mindset.  They are honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.

Vision for Teachers

MHT teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the school’s Vision Statements: honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.  This includes:

  • Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out our Ignatian values of faith, service, academic excellence, and commitment to social justice.
  • Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows.
  • Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline, study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification.
  • Fostering a classroom culture of honesty, responsibility, empathy, and compassion.
  • Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence.
  • Incorporating reading and writing skills daily.
  • Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem-solving skills.
  • Consistently joyous and positive, adapting to the student and institutional needs with openness.
  • Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles.
  • Teaching key content knowledge for given subject.

Specific Job Responsibilities

Instructional Practice & Student Development

  • Plan for instruction of assigned courses in content area by developing annual, unit, and lesson plans aligned with Common Core State Standards curriculum and the individual needs of their students.
  • Set high expectations for student development and ensure all students develop grade-level proficiency to prepare for success in college.
  • Design a comprehensive program to support academic, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral, and character development of every student. Promote student development of the whole person — mind, body, and spirit.
  • Identify and remediate subject matter in which students require additional support. Identify and provide extension activities for students who are ready to progress.
  • Develop interim benchmarks and assessments linked to course standards and work with other faculty and administrators to analyze results and refocus instruction based on student needs.
  • Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content.
  • Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.

Leadership and Collaboration

All teachers are expected to participate in the following:

  • Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s relationship with the Parish, the Jesuit Pastor, and the Jesuit Associate Pastors.
  • Provide feedback and support to student assistance committees and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally.
  • Participate in grade-span PLC meetings to coordinate curriculum and pedagogy for particular development levels and better understand student needs.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.

Qualifications

  • Teaching experience, preference with low-income, ethnically and linguistically diverse student population
  • Bachelor’s degree, preference to a relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience
  • A valid CA teaching credential is required; however, if a candidate does not presently have a valid CA teaching credential they will be required to obtain one within a time period prescribed by the Diocese of San Jose.

Salary and Compensation

  • Salary based on DSJ Teacher Salary Scale commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for the highly competitive DSJ benefits package.

How to Apply

Send resumé, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to douglas.hosking@dsj.org ASAP.

 

 

Early Elementary School Teacher (Kindergarten – 2nd Grade) – (Full-Time) – Most Holy Trinity School, San Jose

The Early Elementary School Teacher (Kindergarten – 2nd Grade) position is open for Most Holy Trinity School in the 2021-2022 school year.

Introduction

Most Holy Trinity School (MHT) is looking for a dedicated early elementary educator to help lead the continued re-creation of our school.  Our MHT family leads with love, which means that community is at the heart of what we do.  We are also part of the Ignatian Elementary Schools Network, which means we are committed to:

Serving the poor, praying the Examen and developing Ignatian Spirituality, continuing the Jesuit tradition of becoming intellectually competent, and developing & sustaining inclusive communities, all within the challenges of the modern world. 

Since the founding of the school in 1965, Most Holy Trinity School has faithfully served Eastside San José by providing a loving, Catholic education grounded in the Ignatian tradition. We are part of Most Holy Trinity Parish on Cunningham Avenue and primarily serve East San José students.  We seek to achieve educational equity through commitment to inclusive, innovative teaching and learning.

Mission Statement      

Most Holy Trinity School, a diverse Catholic Community, provides students with an excellent education and a joyful prayer life. We empower students to become lifelong learners who strive to reach their full potential as responsible citizens.

Vision for Students

MHT School students are future ready (high school, college, and career), are proficient in 21st Century skills (critical thinking, media literacy, communication, etc.), and possess a growth mindset.  They are honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.

Vision for Teachers

MHT teachers will consistently work as a team to model and help all students reach the characteristics of the school’s Vision Statements: honest, responsible, empathetic, and compassionate.  This includes:

  • Personally modeling and simultaneously empowering students to live out our Ignatian values of faith, service, academic excellence, and commitment to social justice.
  • Instilling in students the growth mindset of the harder you work, the more your intelligence grows.
  • Promoting and assessing student ownership of learning by developing students’ self-discipline, study skills, persistence, and delayed gratification.
  • Fostering a classroom culture of honesty, responsibility, empathy, and compassion.
  • Developing meaningful opportunities in class for student leadership and growth of self confidence.
  • Incorporating reading and writing skills daily.
  • Creating opportunities for students to utilize complex reasoning strategies and problem-solving skills.
  • Consistently joyous and positive, adapting to the student and institutional needs with openness.
  • Modeling and teaching healthy lifestyles.
  • Teaching key content knowledge for given subject.

Specific Job Responsibilities

Instructional Practice & Student Development

  • Plan for instruction of assigned courses in content area by developing annual, unit, and lesson plans aligned with Common Core State Standards curriculum and the individual needs of their students.
  • Set high expectations for student development and ensure all students develop grade-level proficiency to prepare for success in college.
  • Design a comprehensive program to support academic, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral, and character development of every student. Promote student development of the whole person — mind, body, and spirit.
  • Identify and remediate subject matter in which students require additional support. Identify and provide extension activities for students who are ready to progress.
  • Develop interim benchmarks and assessments linked to course standards and work with other faculty and administrators to analyze results and refocus instruction based on student needs.
  • Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content.
  • Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.

Leadership and Collaboration

All teachers are expected to participate in the following:

  • Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s relationship with the Parish, the Jesuit Pastor, and the Jesuit Associate Pastors.
  • Provide feedback and support to student assistance committees and counseling team to identify and support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally.
  • Participate in grade-span PLC meetings to coordinate curriculum and pedagogy for particular development levels and better understand student needs.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship.

Qualifications

  • Teaching experience, preference with low-income, ethnically and linguistically diverse student population
  • Bachelor’s degree, preference to a relevant Master’s degree, Teaching Credential, and/or professional experience
  • A valid CA teaching credential is required; however, if a candidate does not presently have a valid CA teaching credential they will be required to obtain one within a time period prescribed by the Diocese of San Jose;

Salary and Compensation

  • Salary based on DSJ Teacher Salary Scale commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for the highly competitive DSJ benefits package.

How to Apply

Send resumé, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to douglas.hosking@dsj.org ASAP.