Employment

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.

 

Middle School Math Teacher

Under the supervision of the Building Principal, the accepted candidate is responsible for teaching full- time for the duration of the school year (180 school days + four development days). The teacher is responsible for fostering the intellectual, social, physical, and faith development of children in the first year of their elementary school experience. The teacher provides support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group an individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church; a teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and
  • Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well asmotivate student
  • Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
  • Counsels students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, appropriate behavior, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal
  • Demonstrates and Differentiates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of
  • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for
  • Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, students, central office staff, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or
  • Supports other classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluate student progress.
  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self- image; set high standards for student behavior and manager inappropriate behavior
  • Maintain a functional and pleasant learningenvironment
  • Cooperate with school and diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and schoolpolicies and
  • Maintain confidentiality of information, display sound judgment in dress and general
  • Perform other duties asassigned

 

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal officeenvironment

Required Activities:

  • Walking, sitting standing, stooping, reaching, talking, handling, hearing, carrying, and keyboarding

Basic Qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with theChurch
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentationskills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliabletransportation
  • Be able to manage multiple taskssimultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of Microsoft Office and related technology; ability to maintainconfidentiality
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerialenvironment
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and backgroundcheck
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personalappearance

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor degree in education from an accrediteduniversity
  • State of Massachusetts Teaching Certificate in ElementaryEducation

Compensation:

  • Based on experience andqualifications

To Apply:

Send resume to kbrandley@sjp2ca.org

Grade 2 Teacher

Under the supervision of the Building Principal, the accepted candidate is responsible for teaching full- time for the duration of the school year (180 school days + four development days). The teacher is responsible for fostering the intellectual, social, physical, and faith development of children in the first year of their elementary school experience. The teacher provides support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group an individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church; a teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and
  • Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well asmotivate student
  • Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
  • Counsels students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, appropriate behavior, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal
  • Demonstrates and Differentiates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of
  • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for
  • Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, students, central office staff, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or
  • Supports other classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluate student progress.
  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self- image; set high standards for student behavior and manager inappropriate behavior
  • Maintain a functional and pleasant learningenvironment
  • Cooperate with school and diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and schoolpolicies and
  • Maintain confidentiality of information, display sound judgment in dress and general
  • Perform other duties asassigned

 

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal officeenvironment

Required Activities:

  • Walking, sitting standing, stooping, reaching, talking, handling, hearing, carrying, and keyboarding

Basic Qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with theChurch
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentationskills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliabletransportation
  • Be able to manage multiple taskssimultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of Microsoft Office and related technology; ability to maintainconfidentiality
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerialenvironment
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and backgroundcheck
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personalappearance

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor degree in education from an accrediteduniversity
  • State of Massachusetts Teaching Certificate in ElementaryEducation

Compensation:

  • Based on experience andqualifications

To Apply:

Send resume to kbrandley@sjp2ca.org

Grade 3 Teacher

Under the supervision of the Building Principal, the accepted candidate is responsible for teaching full- time for the duration of the school year (180 school days + four development days). The teacher is responsible for fostering the intellectual, social, physical, and faith development of children in the first year of their elementary school experience. The teacher provides support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group an individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church; a teacher may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and
  • Help build the school’s faith community by a demonstrated willingness to participate in and plan school religious and service
  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement stated goals and objectives and by incorporating school and diocesan curriculum objectives in lesson
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well asmotivate student
  • Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
  • Counsels students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, appropriate behavior, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal
  • Demonstrates and Differentiates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of
  • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for
  • Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, students, central office staff, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or
  • Supports other classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently and effectively evaluate student progress.
  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self- image; set high standards for student behavior and manager inappropriate behavior
  • Maintain a functional and pleasant learningenvironment
  • Cooperate with school and diocesan administration; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students and
  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing diocesan and schoolpolicies and
  • Maintain confidentiality of information, display sound judgment in dress and general
  • Perform other duties asassigned

 

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal officeenvironment

Required Activities:

  • Walking, sitting standing, stooping, reaching, talking, handling, hearing, carrying, and keyboarding

Basic Qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with theChurch
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentationskills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliabletransportation
  • Be able to manage multiple taskssimultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of Microsoft Office and related technology; ability to maintainconfidentiality
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerialenvironment
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and backgroundcheck
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personalappearance

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor degree in education from an accrediteduniversity
  • State of Massachusetts Teaching Certificate in ElementaryEducation

Compensation:

  • Based on experience andqualifications

To Apply:

Send resume to kbrandley@sjp2ca.org

KII Aide

Bachelor’s Degree and prior classroom experience preferred. Prior experience in early childhood education preferred.

Instructional Math Coach

Teacher Development:

  • Assist teachers in designing and implementing lesson plans that reflect the use of Best Practices and are correlated to the Math Common Core State Standards for the purpose of providing instruction that will increase academic achievement.
  • Provide model lessons for teachers for the purpose of identifying effective instructional practices.
  • Assist teachers with Math Curriculum scope, sequence, and pacing.
  • Facilitate/provide onsite professional development sessions.
  • Assist teachers with facilitating continuous assessment of student progress.

Data:

  • Guide and assist grade levels in analyzing test data for the purpose of planning instruction that targets identified needs.
  • Assist teachers in using flexible student groupings for the purpose of providing opportunities to accelerate academic performance.

Leadership:

  • Work with Academy’s Leadership team to develop and implement a math professional development plan to support academic achievement.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred with at least 3 years coaching experience.
  • Massachusetts licensure: Elementary (1-6) or Mathematics (1-6) (5-8)

Work Experience

  • Experience in urban school communities.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and implementation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and strong interpersonal skills with teachers, students and colleagues.
  • Prior experience with data analysis/management
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.

The Academy is a legacy school of St. Angela, St. Ann, St. Gregory, St. Mark, St. Kevin, St. Margaret, Blessed Mother Teresa, St. Peter, and St. William parishes in Dorchester, MA.