Bishop Ireton High School, a Catholic college preparatory school of approximately 780 students located in Alexandria, Virginia, is looking for an energetic, passionate Religion teacher who welcomes the challenges of the classroom and demonstrates professionalism in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has strong communication skills.
Religion Teacher - This is a full-time position is available immediately for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will be eligible to apply to continue with this position into the 2019-2020 school year.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -- Teaching within the USCCB curriculum guidelines. -- Working in collaboration with the Religion Department, campus ministry, administration, and other constituents to enhance Catholic Identity and build the Body of Christ through classroom instruction, liturgy and service projects. -- Supporting the mission of the school in word and deed.
Interested candidates should send an email including a letter of interest and current resume to Mrs. Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements: -- Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church -- MA degree in Theology or Religious Studies from a Catholic college or university is strongly preferred -- Teaching experience strongly preferred -- Virginia or VCEA teaching license is preferred -- Comprehensive knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church and relevant USCCB curriculum guidelines - -Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills -- Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet all deadlines -- Ability to be a positive and collaborative team player -- Courses include freshman and sophomore level religion classes
About Bishop Ireton High School
Bishop Ireton is a college preparatory, co-educational high school serving students from across the Washington Metropolitan area in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1964, Bishop Ireton is one of four high school's in the Diocese of Arlington, and is rooted in the tradition of Salesian spirituality taught by the Religious Congregation of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, our founding religious order. Following our Live Jesus! Charter, the School continues an affiliation with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.Bishop Ireton is located near historic Old Town Alexandria and has an entirely college prep curriculum. There are AP and honors courses in all disciplines and an Academic Enrichment program provides daily support for those who need it. Seventy percent of students participate in the athletic program and there are more than 50 co-curricular clubs and activities. BI is home to an internationally renowned music and award-wining drama program. There is a four-year comprehensive community service program. Bishop Ireton students earn millions in scholarship money and attain top SAT scores and 99% college placement.Bishop Ireton is fortunate to have dedicated lay faculty and st...aff, 80% of which have advanced degrees, as well as a full time chaplain from the Diocese of Arlington and teachers and administrators from the Franciscan and Holy Cross Religious Communities. Faculty teach their students according to the unique spirit of St. Francis de Sales, teacher, missionary, bishop, and gentle saint.