2nd Grade Teacher for the 2024-2025 School Year
Description

School Name: School of the Madeleine

Location: 1875 Illion St, San Diego, CA 92110

Reports to: Principal

Employment Type: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $47,000- $55,000/yr.


The Diocese of San Diego is seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate educator who is deeply committed to developing Christ-centered, forward-thinking leaders to serve our future Church and our world. School of the Madeleine is a parish school located in San Diego, California.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates an understanding and implementation of Common Core State Standards
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a variety of effective teaching methods, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques for elementary school students
  • Is skilled in maintaining a positive, organized, and inclusive classroom environment
  • Understands how to integrate technology to enhance instruction in meaningful ways
  • Monitors students’ academic progress and provides effective feedback on work
  • Conducts formative and summative assessments of students
  • Implements accommodations and modifications in collaboration with the resource specialist
  • Participates and is a contributing member of the elementary school team
  • Actively participates in professional development opportunities and collaborates with the administration and colleagues
  • Communicates with families and parents regarding academic progress
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of students' attendance, progress, and development

Administrative/ Other Responsibilities:

  • Return voice-mail/e-mail messages in a timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with parents
  • Maintain a neat and orderly classroom
  • Demonstrate a respectful demeanor with staff, students, and parents
  • Observe utmost confidentiality regarding parent, student, staff information/conversations
  • Supervise playground and other areas of duty as the role may require
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory:

  • none
Requirements

Religious Qualifications:

  • Active, practicing Roman Catholic (preferred)
  • Basic Catechetical Certification (preferred)
  • Respects and understands a Catholic school philosophy

Professional Qualifications:

  • Possess a cleared California multiple subject teaching credential (preferred)
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Clear criminal background check (a clear Livescan for the Diocese of San Diego is a condition of employment)
  • Experience teaching in an elementary school classroom
  • Positive professional references and recommendations

Physical Requirements:

To successfully meet the needs of the students in his/her care, the teacher must:

  • Spend the majority of the day standing in the classroom. While standing the teacher will frequently hold objects they are working with or demonstrating
  • Sit on an occasional basis when developing lesson plans, grading, etc.
  • Walk through the classroom and be able to maneuver in tight spaces between desks. Walk on both even and uneven surfaces
  • Deal with students while kneeling or squatting, stooping, or bending
  • Reach at, below, or above shoulder height with the dominant upper extremity; may require trunk or neck rotation to look back at the class
  • Assist in moving children's desks and chairs to change the layout of the classroom to influence the learning situation. It is occasionally necessary to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 25 pounds from the office to classrooms

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to be inside the classroom. The employee is required to be mobile to, from, and within the classroom and preschool environment, as well as maneuver throughout the school facility to attend meetings, trainings, and other work-related events. The employee may be required to conduct trips to, from, and within various city and county-wide locations to attend trainings or workshops.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

School of the Madeleine, as part of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego, is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.