Resource Teacher (Part Time)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
St. Robert Catholic School, Ada, MI 49301
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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 a Part Time Special Education Teacher who is a practicing Catholic, lives his/her faith each day and will be an exceptional role model for our students. This teacher will help the school provide an excellent academic experience for all learners 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.


• Degree in Special Education
• 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: 
• Assess students’ skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans
• Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students
• Develop Student Service Plans (504s) for each student
• Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
• Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
• Implement 504s, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
• Update 504s throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
• Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators
• Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities


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


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