Saint Joseph School (SJS) educates in the spirit of the Gospel, inspiring Catholic values, academic excellence, global awareness and service to those in need. 

SJS is seeking a great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills for the role of STEM teacher for the 2024-25 academic year. The STEM teacher will have solid classroom management skills, be responsible for developing learning activities and hands-on material, tending to individual student needs, and communicating regularly with parents. In addition, the STEM teacher must teach math lessons as needed.

The ideal candidate would be one who embraces the SJS mission and who is looking for a place in which to be respected and supported, while having the opportunity to maintain and develop a robust STEM program in our school. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Reports to: Principal

Job Type: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $36,000 to 42,000 per year

Essential responsibilities:

  • Developing/applying STEM curricula
  • Planning daily lessons
  • Adopting a data-driven attitude toward measuring learner progress
  • Developing STEM learning activities and hands-on material for classes
  • Attending to individual student needs
  • Demonstrating an awareness of different student backgrounds and cultures
  • Communicating regularly with parents
  • Providing extra support to students who need it
  • Monitoring student growth to identify strengths and areas for improvement
  • Using learner data to constantly refine curriculum
  • Providing regular feedback to students

STEM teacher requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)
  • State teaching license in relevant field
  • Knowledge of STEM best practices
  • Empathy and great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficiency with basic computer software such as Word and Excel
  • Experience working with children and adolescents. Previous experience as a STEM teacher is advantageous.
  • Good classroom management skills
  • Good teamwork abilities

Please email a letter of introduction and résumé to Principal Maria Byrd at mbyrd@sjswv.org.