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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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.