Website Spiritus Sanctus Academy Ann Arbor, Michigan

Job Description:

Spiritus Sanctus Academy is currently seeking an Upper Elementary Teacher to join our team of enthusiastic Catholic educators. Candidates must be passionate about supporting the Catholic educational mission of our school.  The candidate must be able to provide a positive learning environment, organize the classroom to facilitate student learning, supervise the safety and welfare of students, and help nurture a positive Catholic culture, through his or her own example and by cooperating in the formation of each child as a joyful disciple of Christ.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Supporting the Catholic educational mission of the school

·       Using virtue-based methods to foster discipleship and a classroom environment conducive to growth and learning

·       Preparing and delivering sound instruction to advance students toward content mastery

·       Effectively assessing student learning and performance

·       Possessing and teaching organizational habits to foster an environment of learning and growth

·       Developing, implementing and supporting a positive and joyful school climate, and responsibly supervising students both in and out of the classroom, in the spirit of the Preventative Method of St. John Bosco

·       Collaborating with school administration, faculty, staff and parents to maximize students’ spiritual, intellectual, social and physical formation

·       Attending faculty meetings, professional development training, and other school events as required

·       Other duties as deemed necessary and/or assigned by the principal


·       A faithful practicing Catholic, who offers a joyful witness of a life of faith, and is passionate about creating and nurturing a Catholic culture in the classroom and throughout the school, and leading students to a deeper love of Christ and life of virtue

·       Bachelor’s degree, 3 years of teaching experience is preferred, as is MI state certification

·       Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and classroom management skills

·       Must demonstrate personal self-discipline, show initiative, and be adaptable and flexible in both routine and unexpected situations

·       Knowledge and implementation of good instructional practices

·       VIRTUS safe environment training and a background check

·       A mastery of content and a joy in teaching!

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to the principal at:

Sr. Mary David, OP

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