Early Childhood and Elementary Teaching Positions

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
St. Robert Catholic School, Ada, MI 49301
Position Details: 

St. Robert Catholic School is the first new school in the Diocese of Grand Rapids in 50 years!  We are excited to be opening in the fall of 2018! St. Robert school will provide a premier Catholic education that empowers every student to develop into the individual God created him/her to be through a culture designed to nurture each student’s relationship with Christ. The school will begin with grades preschool through 2nd grade and grow a grade each year until we are a Preschool through 8th grade building. 


As a Catholic school, we are interested in meeting applicants for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades who are practicing Catholics, live their faith each day and will be exceptional role models for our students. We will provide an excellent academic curriculum where our faith is foundational to every subject.


We are a STEM school and are looking for teachers who have STEM teaching experience, a specific focus of study in science, technology, engineering, and math, and can deliver instruction in all subjects using a project-based model. Teachers will need to identify learning gaps and utilize appropriate services to assist students in learning.


• Elementary Teaching Certification (It is preferred that Preschool and Kindergarten applicants have a ZA endorsement and early childhood experience)
• Current State of Michigan Teaching Certificate
• An understanding of appropriate instructional strategies for elementary school students
• Knowledge about utilizing and planning for effective instructional uses of technology
• An understanding of a “learning styles” approach to instruction and a respect for students’ multiple intelligences
• Knowledge of current curriculum as outlined by the Catholic Diocese
• A positive attitude, flexible nature and a good sense of humor
• An ability to work on and be a contributor to a highly professional team of teachers
• Genuine enthusiasm and excellent interpersonal skills
• Commitment to lifelong learning as demonstrated by attendance at seminars, in-services and training


Duties and Responsibilities:
• Helps build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service activities. 
• Organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning. 
• Set high standards for student behavior and manage inappropriate behavior effectively.
• Employs a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and performance assessments, which guide the learning process toward curriculum goals and student learning. 
• Uses technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration. 
• At all times demonstrate professional responsibility.
• Maintain confidentiality of information.
• Deliver STEM-oriented instruction through project-based learning methods. 
• Attends professional development and training related to STEM programs and methodologies, staying abreast of current research. 
• Organizes, develops, and coordinates special STEM events/activities. 
• Shares STEM events and activities through social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


Qualified applicants, please send cover letter and resume to:
Liz Peters
Saint Robert Catholic School
6477 Ada Dr. SE
Ada, MI 49301


Or email to: lpeters@strobertschoolada.org

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