Saint Simon Parish School, located in Los Altos, California, was established in 1961 and remains a leader in innovative Catholic elementary education in Silicon Valley. We were named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School. We strive to build a welcoming community, grounded in academic excellence, where students are guided by Catholic values, encouraged to discover and develop their talents, and inspired to lead lives of service.

We currently have an opening for a Middle School Religion & Social Studies teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The position is full-time. The successful candidate is an energetic, passionate and diligent educator who wants to uphold the mission of the school and be part of this rewarding ministry of Catholic education.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, implement, monitor, and assess an academic program consistent with state standards, Diocesan and local site goals, and philosophies.
  • Employs a variety of educational techniques to teach children, providing a diverse learning environment for all learners and managing accommodations for students when needed.
  • Directs student needs to improve their social competencies and build self-esteem.
  • Sets goals and tracks children’s progress, providing feedback to students and parents on a regular basis.
  • Acts as a positive role model and maintains a professional attitude.
  • Uses positive communication skills both in and out of the classroom.
  • Maintain a positive professional image consistent with the mission and values of St. Joseph School and the Diocese of San Jose.
  • Ensure student safety, health, and maintain classroom tidiness.
  • Participate in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment, and development activities, school functions, student supervision and staff meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and a masters is preferred.
  • A valid CA teaching credential is preferred or enrollment in a Catholic Masters of Teacher +Credential program.
  • Experience in working with middle school students and understanding the developmental stages for this age group is preferred.
  • Have a strong work ethic and a passion for education.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

Salary Range: $61,000 – $97,000 per year based on education and experience.

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