Elementary School, Third Grade Teacher

St. Joseph the Worker School 
www.stjosephtheworkerschool.org 

Job Description

St. Joseph the Worker School, a Catholic elementary school located near Allentown,
PA is seeking a 3rd Grade Long-Term Subsitute. The 3rd grade is a self-contained
classroom and the teacher would be responsible for all lessons in all subjects and
homeroom. The 3rd grade program is a rigorous and successful element of our
curriculum.  

The teacher would be expected to support and implement the philosophy of Catholic
education and participate in building the faith community at St. Joseph the Worker
School.  You will be expected to demonstrate evidence of planning (ie. lesson plans),
evaluate students effectively through a variety of assessments, differentiate 
instruction, demonstrate an ability to motivate students, and maintain an atmosphere 
conducive to student learning.  The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to
integrate technology into the curriculum.   

As a team member, the candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with the
administration, staff and colleagues. The candidate is also expected to demonstrate
positive interpersonal relationships with students and parents. Other professional
responsibilities include maintain a professionalism in the classroom, demonstrate a
sense of professional responsibility, and actively participate in professional growth
opportunities. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Develop, document and implement weekly lesson plans utilizing techniques to
motivate, challenge and engage students and consistent with curriculum guidelines 
Provide grade appropriate instructional program within the context of the
Diocesan guidelines 
Maintain high professional standards consistent with the mission of the school and
the teachings of the Catholic Church 
Responsible for the safety and active supervision of students at all times effective
classroom management  
Establish reasonable standards for student achievement, updating electronic
gradebook frequently 
Interact effectively and respond to all parent communication in a professional,
empathetic and timely manner 
Participate in faculty meetings, retreats, school committees and in-service
learning opportunities 
Participate in the active supervision of students at all times to include arrival/
dismissal, car line, recess, cafeteria etc. 
Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff and administration 
Integrate iPad and Smartboard technology effectively into a 21st Century
classroom. 

Qualifications: 
Degree in Elementary Education K-6 or Pre-K to 4 
Full time position available 
Teacher is responsible for teaching all subjects in a self-contained
classroom 
Minimum one year experience teaching preferred, but not required 
Must have a commitment to Catholic School education.