St. Gabriel’s Catholic School 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. St. Gabriel’s provides an inspiring, challenging, and enriching curriculum that empowers graduates to achieve success in the high schools of their choice.
St. Gabriel’s religion teachers serve as role models of the Catholic faith that inspire students to critically think, reflect, and apply their faith concretely to their lives. The animating principle of religion at St. Gabriel’s is that God is love and can be found in all facets of our lives. Therefore, religion teachers at SGCS empower students to find God in all things while at the same time growing closer in their relationship with God. Further, students become deliberate practitioners of virtue, develop an active prayer life, and develop a rich understanding and appreciation for the Catholic faith.
The ideal candidate has at least three years of teaching experience in middle school religion, has demonstrated a passion for students and the content. 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 accredited through the Independent School Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED)
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School stands apart as a profoundly unique school and community. On our website, you will learn more about the ways St. Gabriel’s customizes the educational experience to match the skills and personality of each student, how we ask every constituency in our community to stretch themselves to their limit and then to go a little further, and how Christ lies at the center of all we do. In the happy faces of our students, you will see the results of high expectations and the joy that safety, affection, and a love of learning can bring.
Less obvious are the crucial relationships that make St. Gabriel’s possible. The rich partnership between faculty and parents not only produces better academic outcomes, but also models for our students the benefits of patience, generosity, and a shared commitment to excellence. We know learning is not a static transferral of ideas, but a dynamic process in which the teacher and student are collaborators and fellow travelers. Equally important is the special way our stu...dents care for one another. They are student leaders and have pride in their school and in each other. Every day I am surprised and inspired by these wonderful children. They are amazing!
I invite you to come see for yourself. Come walk our halls and spend time on our campus. Our buildings and grounds manifest our mission: welcoming, inclusive, and vibrant. You will see our students learning about themselves and the world around them through a potent mixture of technology, expertise, and creativity. Our campus is constantly humming with activity; you are always welcome!
A St. Gabriel’s Catholic School graduate is an accomplished scholar, a confident leader, and a compassionate friend. Yet there is more. Our graduates are grounded in faith and open to the call of God in their lives. They will make this world a better place.
On behalf of the faculty, staff, families, and students, welcome to St. Gabriel’s Catholic School!
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