Classroom Teacher - Grade 2

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Catholic School Classroom Teacher - Grade 2 - Galveston, Texas
Holy Family Catholic School in Galveston, Texas, seeks a responsible, energetic and nurturing individual who has experience in teaching. 

The position of TEACHER will be under the general supervision of the Principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing Archdiocesan approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individuals students; creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations and goals.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers school curriculum consistent with school goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Instructs students in the principles of responsible digital citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the school system.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Agrees to acquire professional knowledge in the area of Catholic Church teachings,
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards as outlined in the Student & Faculty Handbooks and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with testing programs.
  • Agrees to follow and uphold all COVID protocols set forth by the school's plan.
  • Additional duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents in person, through electronic means, and in writing.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications & Education
  • State Certification in the appropriate grade level preferred.
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Master’s Degree in related area preferred.
  • Prior experience will be considered.

A regular day for teachers includes the following physical activities:
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Walk long distances across campus as well as within classroom
  • Use hands to handle or manipulate tools of teaching (technology, textbooks, student work, chalkboard/whiteboard)
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Climb steps  
  • Sit for periods of time – chairs and floor
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk, hear, taste and smell
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
FLSA Status:       Exempt (for full-time professionals)

Posted By

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

6920 Chimney Rock Rd. , Houston, TX 77081

At the following locations

Holy Family Catholic School

2601 Ursuline St , Galveston, TX 77550