St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
Grades 7 and 8 religious studies faculty are part of an interdisciplinary team, and teach two sections of grade 7 and two sections of grade 8. The grade 7 course is entitled Ancient and Modern Prophets: Exploring the call to serve. The grade 7 theme is serve, focusing on group dynamics and community building with a particular emphasis on servant leadership. In grade 8, the theme is appreciate, exploring multiculturalism and diversity with an emphasis on empathy and respect for human differences. The grade 8 course is entitled A World of Faith: Exploring religious traditions across the globe. The Middle School program of study can be found here on our school website. Faculty also serve as an advisor to a group of grade 7 or grade 8 students.
Prospective candidates should have a strong background in Catholic theology and Catholic Social Teaching. Prospective candidates should have the competency and passion to engage every student in a developmentally appropriate curriculum which provides a theological foundation to better inform the student’s faith experience. Candidates should also have a desire to become an active and collegial member of an adult community of learners. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in interdisciplinary teaching and using technology as a vehicle for learning gains.
All members of the faculty are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, St. John’s encourages all members of the faculty to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom. The school offers a wide range of cocurricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about St. John’s Prep, including our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit www.stjohnsprep.org.
• A minimum of 1-3 years of teaching middle school or high school religious studies (or applicable practicum experience).
• A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in religious studies or theology.
• Ability to work effectively with a diversity of learning styles and learners.
St. John's Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin at email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.