4th Grade Teacher

St. Valentine25875 Hope StRedford, MI 48239
Teacher - PK-8
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St. Valentine School
25875 Hope
Redford MI  48239

Position Description

St. Valentine School is in need of a fourth-grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  We are looking to hire a teacher who will be able to demonstrate knowledge and practice of creating a classroom environment that is founded in the Catholic Faith and provides a safe, secure, nurturing environment to develop the whole child: academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.


All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan.  All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach.  All teachers who are catechist,(teachers of religion), must be certified by the Department of Evangelization, Catechesis and Schools.

Candidates for the position should hold a BA in Elementary Education.
Candidates should possess knowledge of:
  • Catholic Faith and practices-appropriate lessons and activities for young children
  • Child development theory and practice
  • Fourth grade curriculum requirements
Candidates should possess the following skills and classroom practices:
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A willingness for collaboration with the elementary team and the professional learning community at large
  • Management of a safe and nurturing environment
  • Establishment of a classroom environment that develops the spiritual, academic, social, and emotional growth of children entrusted to their care
  • Development of relationships with parents to encourage communication about their child's growth and development
  • Provide positive guidance to students and parents
  • Develop lesson plans to promote spiritual, academic, physical, social and emotional growth

The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:105449