Jul 27, 2020

Catholic Religion Teacher - Grades 6-8

  • St. John the Evangelist Parish
  • 9400 Wicker Avenue, Saint John, IN, USA
Full time Education: Middle/High School Ministry, Youth Religious Education

Job Description

At St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, our student body is highly engaged, and our parents are highly invested in their children's education and faith formation.

We are seeking an innovative religion teacher to work with our middle school (grades 6-8) religion program.  Our ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic with a strong faith life and deep background in Catholic theology.  A degree in theology or related coursework/catechetical certification is preferred.

Our religion teacher will have the ability to help our students develop a strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  He/she will focus on helping our students gain more knowledge about the Catholic faith while also making the connection to a strong prayer life.  In addition to traditional teaching methods, our ideal candidate should be innovative and implement projects, small group discussions and other creative means to engage students in learning and loving their Catholic faith.  In the event of a return to e-learning at any point in the school year, experience with technology is also required.

In addition to a competitive pay and benefits package, St. John the Evangelist teachers enjoy quality of work life which includes:

  • strong emphasis on discipline, responsibility and accountability with very few/minor discipline issues
  • working with students who love to learn and score well above state averages
  • strong parental support and involvement
  • ability to share faith and instill moral character development in their students in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ

Candidates who desire a positive change or wish to start their careers in a highly motivating, high performing environment should send resume and certifications to Kris Ziegelhofer, Human Resources Coordinator.

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