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Listed below are the current open positions at the Academy. If interested or for more details, please send resume, cover letter, and letters of recommendation to Ms. Rita Tangney at rtangney@sjp2ca.org or mail to:

 

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy
Attn: Mrs. Rita Tangney
2200 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

All Academy personnel must first undergo a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check and complete the Protecting God's Children program.

 

Positions Available:  

2.9 (Preschool) Teacher

Teacher in a 2.9 classroom. Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Prior experience in early childhood education preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

2.9 (Preschool) Aide

Aide in a 2.9 classroom. Bachelor's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Prior experience in early childhood education preferred.
 

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Responsible for teaching History to Grades 6, 7 and 8. Will also be responsible for being the Grade 7 homeroom teacher and teaching Grade 7 Religion. Bachelor's Degree required, prior Middle School experience preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Cafeteria Coordinator

Hours 8AM - 2PM daily. Safe-Serve certification required.
Responsible for:
• Ordering lunches for the week
• Inventory of all lunches when they arrive from our lunch provider
• Heating and distribution of lunches
• Light clean-up of cafeteria
• Processing of all lunch order forms including collecting monies and reconciling weekly totals
• Reconcile all lunch totals for the month with FP9 form
 

Middle School ELA Teacher

Teaching ELA: Reading, Grammar and Writing. Bachelor's Degree and prior classroom experience required, experienced preferred in urban setting. Prior experience at middle school level preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Assistant Principal

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Director of Strategic Communications

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Middle School Science Teacher

Teaching Science to Grades 6-8. Also responsible for a Grade 7 homeroom. Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Middle School Math Teacher

Teaching Math to Grades 6-8. Also responsible for a Grade 7 homeroom. Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Grade 4 Teacher

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Prior experience at elementary level preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Long Term Substitute Teacher

Long-term substitute Grade 5 teacher. Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Massachusetts state certification required.
 

Grade 3 Teacher

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Prior experience at elementary level preferred. Massachusetts State Certification required.
 

Computer Teacher/IT Support

Conduct weekly computer classes for all grades. Curriculum includes basic computer knowledge, internet safety, computer organizational skills, and current events dealing with technology. Responsible for IT support for campus. Responsible for conducting online standardized testing 3 times per year. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Familiarity of student information system, database management and online programs preferred Excellent communication skills required. Prior computer classroom experience preferred.
 

Guidance Counselor/Site Coordinator

Provide a comprehensive counseling program for middle school students; consult with teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in helping students; and provide support to our middle school programs.

Student Support:
Academic skills support
Coping strategies
Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
Career awareness, exploration and planning
Multicultural/diversity awareness
Individual Student Planning
Goal-setting/decision- making
School Guidance Curriculum Development
Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
Transition planning (Middle School)
Responsive Services
Individual and small group counseling
Individual/family/school crisis intervention
Peer facilitation
Referrals
Student Leadership Development

Parent Support:
High School Application Process
Communication/networking
Academic planning programs
Parent and family education
One-on-one parent conferencing

Teacher Support:
“Whole Class Review” through the City Connects program
Classroom Observations
Academic support, learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically
Invite classroom career speakers
At-risk student identification and implementation of interventions to enhance success

This position will also serve as a member of the School Leadership team:
Takes a balcony view of the school
Ensures a focus on learning and continuous improvement
Serves as the steward of the school’s mission, vision, and core values
 

Substitute School Nurse

Hours are 7:30AM – 2:30 PM when necessary

Responsibilities include:
• Caring for ill or injured students
• Sorting and dispensing medications to students
• Respond to any “emergency” which may arise at school
• Maintaining the climate and care of communication in the Nurse’s Room
• Clean up of the Nurse’s Room
• Administering all medications
• Maintaining accurate health logs and incident reports
• Providing First Aid for minor injuries and illnesses
• Attending to home sickness and dehydration
 
Requirements:
• Able to practice in the state of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse
• Pediatric experience a plus
• Ability to manage health forms and paperwork
• Enjoying working with kids aged 3-13
 
Substitute Teachers

All campuses are seeking substitute teachers. Please contact Campus Principals for more information. 

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are always available at the Academy, both at each campus and the Regional Office. Service hours at the Academy are also available for high school students.