Fifth Grade Teacher

Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Join a thriving Catholic educational community! St. Vincent Ferrer is located in River Forest. Our school of 275 students is seeking a spirit filled, energetic, creative teacher to join the Intermediate Team to bring the high level of academics and thinking skills to the next level. This teacher is committed to raising student achievement and will work with students to deepen their understanding of their curriculum.


  • Belief in the mission and vision of the school

  • State of Illinois Elementary Education Certification

  • Relentless commitment to raising the academic achievement of all students

  • Ability to provide a structured, orderly, safe, and respectful environment for students

  • Experience working with diverse learners

  • Active practicing Catholic who attends Mass, is knowledgeable about the faith, and if married, is married in the Church

Experience intergrating technology into daily lessons using SMART Board and iPads


  • Aligning curricular standards with state guidelines and Common Core

  • Monitoring student progress through standards-based assessments

  • Analyzing student data

  • Differentiating instruction

  • Providing after-school extra help on an as needed basis

  • Inputting academic and behavioral data on the school data management system (PowerSchool)

  • Hosting Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences two times per year and communicating regularly with families about academic and social issues

  • Building and maintaining strong school culture centered on achievement and Catholic ideals

  • Implementing common academic and behavioral procedures to ensure a structured, respectful, and achievement-oriented school

  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the success of the school mission

  • Participating in faculty meetings and professional development sessions (e.g, Grade level Teams, workshops, etc.)

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Katie Cahill

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Fifth Grade Teacher

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