Career Opportunities

Current Opportunities at SFA


Thank you for your interest in working at St. Francis of Assisi School!  To apply to join our team, please send an email with your resume, three professional references, and the completed application to the attention of the Principal at dadamoj@sfa-school.org

SFA is proud of its diverse community, with families from all backgrounds, including over 45 different countries of origin. SFA encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply for employment.

2019-2020 School Year

GRADES 5-8 STEM TEACHER

St. Francis of Assisi School in Northeast Baltimore seeks qualified candidates to serve as a Grades 5-8 STEM Teacher.  The STEM Teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program for students that complies with all mandated state and Archdiocesan policies and procedures.  St. Francis of Assisi is an approved International Baccalaureate World School offering the Middle Years Program. Exact content areas and grade levels to be taught subject to discussion with the Principal, but the position will focus primarily (although not exclusively) on the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and implement engaging developmentally appropriate lessons for a Middle School setting in line with the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
  • Observe and assess student progress, recording such progress and sharing with parents as required by the school policy.  Fill out report cards each trimester including notes about each child
  • Maintain an attractive, organized, engaging learning environment
  • Develop procedures for inside and outside the classroom
  • Maintain familiarity with all emergency procedures and protocol
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Communicate in a clear and professional manner. Written communication is grammatically correct and error free
  • Keep detailed records observing student's behavior and progress. Teachers share this information effectively with parents and colleagues
  • Communicate with parents frequently regarding the student experience, identifying early concerns and providing resources
  • Attend all faculty meeting and school events, including weekly interdisciplinary planning for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
  • Attend all professional development days and workshops, including training for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field
  • MSDE certification, required
  • Basic understanding of Catholic School philosophy, goals and objectives; practicing Catholic preferred
  • Basic understanding of International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program goals and philosophy
  • Ability to teach multiple subject areas highly desired
  • Positive references and recommendations

Candidates should submit the completed application along with three professional references to dadamoj@sfa-school.org.

AFTERCARE COORDINATOR

St. Francis of Assisi School, a parish school in Northeast Baltimore, seeks qualified candidates to serve as a Coordinator for the Aftercare Program. The Coordinator is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program for young children from 3-6 PM Monday through Friday that complies with all mandated State child care and Archdiocesan policies and procedures. St. Francis of Assisi is an approved International Baccalaureate World School offering the Middle Years Program for grades 6-8. The school also features a Preschool program for ages 2-4 which is rated Level 5 with Maryland EXCELS.

Candidates should submit the completed application along with three professional references to dadamoj@sfa-school.org.

Ongoing Opportunities

After Care Staff

Staff in the afternoons work from 2:30-6 PM Monday through Friday and are compensated hourly.  Staff engage students in active play, guided learning, and extension of the SFA mission while they await pick-up from their families.  Quality candidates will demonstrate patience and flexibility with students at a variety of age levels, dependability and strong communication skills, and a positive attitude with children and colleagues.

  • Early childhood or elementary education background preferred.
  • Maryland State Certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Comfort and experience with Catholic schools preferred.

Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers deliver prepared lesson plans in core subjects -- Religion, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.  He or she is responsible for maintaining an orderly environment which promotes independence and creativity.

  • Maryland State Certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Confidence with the use of technology
  • An ability to differentiate instruction for students so as to provide extra challenge and extra support when needed.