St. Clare School is located in Santa Clara, CA, adjacent to Santa Clara University. The administration and staff are committed to the mission to welcome, serve, and form the whole child.

This position is full-time and eligible for benefits.

We are looking for an energetic, passionate and dedicated faculty member who truly wants to make a difference in the lives of students, uphold the mission of the school and be part of the rewarding ministry of Catholic education in the Diocese of San Jose. The ideal candidate is an inclusive and compassionate educator who believes in and builds a classroom culture that is student-centered and provides an environment where learning and growth is ongoing and supported by all, for all.

This position’s instructional and supervisory responsibilities include:
• Grade 2 Homeroom (daily morning meetings, retreats, morning assembly and mass ministry: about 2-3 times per year)
• Sacramental Preparation (Reconciliation, First Eucharist)
• Recess and Lunch Yard Duty (approximately 2-3 times per week)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Support and uphold a faith-filled, Catholic environment in both words and actions.
• Facilitate growth of students with diverse learning needs and be willing to implement necessary accommodations in order for the student to realize success and extend their learning.
• Possess knowledge of the California curriculum and content standards, as well as have demonstrable knowledge of Common Core Standards (including CA Common Core) and experience with pacing guides.
• Exhibit a genuine openness to grow and adapt effectively, to respond positively to coaching and capacity development in a collaborative, high-energy environment.
• Integrate technology into the curriculum to engage students.
• Use a variety of data to respond to student learning needs.
• Effectively and regularly communicate with parents and students regarding relevant classroom engagement opportunities, as well as student growth and achievement.
• Willingly perform assigned supervision responsibilities and after-school meetings and events, in addition to other duties assigned by the school administration.
• Assist with administration and analysis of standardized assessments under the direction of school administration.
• Maintain absolute confidentiality over student, school staff and institutional information.

Position Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
• A valid CA teaching credential is required; however, if a candidate does not presently have a valid CA teaching credential, he or she will be required to obtain one within a time period prescribed by the Diocese of San Jose.
• An affinity for working with children, especially the understanding of developmental stages within this age group.
• Possess a strong work ethic and a passion for the formation of young minds, hearts, and spirits;
• Possess a genuine willingness to grow and to be an active collaborator.
• Ability to integrate technology into education/curriculum regularly to enhance student learning.

How to Apply:
• Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: cecile.mantecon@dsj.org
Please note: only applications submitted in electronic format to the above email address will be considered. Candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted to arrange an interview

To apply for this job email your details to cecile.mantecon@dsj.org