St. Gabriel’s Catholic School is seeking a Middle School Math teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.
SGCS is a co-educational Independent Catholic school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade in Austin, Texas. The Middle School is comprised of grades 5-8. SGCS provides an inspiring, challenging, and enriched curriculum that empowers graduates to achieve success in the high schools of their choice.
St. Gabriel’s math teachers have a deep passion for math and education, and continuously collaborate to implement the math curriculum in a way that is consistent with our philosophies and practices. Our math teachers set high expectations for our students while demonstrating expertise in differentiating instruction to meet the wide variety of math capabilities. St. Gabriel’s math teachers have a strong, comprehensive base in math, utilize best practices in math instruction, ensure that students engage and learn at high levels, and integrate a wide range of resources beyond the textbook. They strive to enrich the quality of instruction for all students in on-level and accelerated classes. The 8th-grade math teacher teaches three levels: Introduction to Algebra (on-level), Algebra (accelerated), and Geometry (advanced).
The ideal candidate, therefore, has at least three years of teaching experience in middle school Math, has demonstrated a passion for students and the content area. The ideal candidate is experienced in and continues to develop expertise in social-emotional learning, project-based learning, STEAM integration, technology-rich and differentiated instruction. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative environment designing and delivering innovative and creative cross-curricular instructional units to students with diverse learning styles and needs. St. Gabriel's Middle School implements an Advisory program to focus on and bolster support for each student's social emotional needs. An integral component in the candidate's instructional duties is a daily Advisory small group to mentor in meaningful engagement.
SGCS is a 1:1 laptop school. Thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skill with technology and an enthusiasm for technological growth in order to create authentic learning experiences for their students.
Teachers at St. Gabriel’s Catholic School serve as role models that inspire students to critically think, reflect, explore and apply their faith concretely to their lives. Teachers at St. Gabriel’s acknowledge and respect the rich diversity of faith traditions at St. Gabriel’s Catholic School.
About St. Gabriel's Catholic School
St. Gabriel’s is the only independent junior kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic school in Austin. Our beautiful 32-acre campus is nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country.
Our extraordinary faculty works to create a strong parent-school partnership. Our learning environment is inclusive, collaborative and participative. We welcome children of all faiths.
Here’s why St. Gabriel’s was named Favorite Private School by the Austin Family Magazine Reader’s Poll in 2014 and 2015. St. Gabriel’s offers:
1. Innovative curricular programs and learning opportunities that nurture a love of learning;
2. A Christ-centered learning environment that inspires students to be informed and ethical leaders who will possess a lifelong commitment to Christian values and service;
3. Best-in-class technological resources to support student learning, including a one-to-one laptop program, iPads, and tele-presence capabilities;
4. STEAM by Design, an approach to learning that integrates design thinking and the Maker Movement to create and invent through hands-on activities;
5. A focus on developing virtues to foster a spirit of generosity and lif...elong commitment to family and community;
Faith is the foundation of all things in our community, as well as the tradition of Catholic education where virtue, excellence, leadership and service are emphasized and valued.
We believe in motivating and empowering our students to think critically and become 21st century thought leaders. Academics are important, but so are meaningful character formation, kindness, respect, manners and sportsmanship. At St. Gabriel’s, each child is known, respected, encouraged and loved.
Here we challenge our students to become the best version of themselves.