Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Marymount is located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles.
The ideal Religious Studies candidatewill be an integral part of Marymount’s Religious Studies Department. She/he will teach an academically rigorous program while helping students establish a deep personal spirituality and connection to the wider Marymount community. She/he will embrace the goals of an RSHM school and charism, promoting the mission “that all may have life and have it to the full” (John 10:10), in the context of Religious Studies instruction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach three sections of Religious Studies classes
Ability to teach and experience with materials specifically related to Scripture
Emphasis on Community-Building and a focus on understanding and embracing the mission of the RSHM
Work collaboratively within curriculum teams to plan grade-level curriculum
Incorporate Service hours and Service Learning Projects into curriculum
Awareness of, comfort with, and ability to adapt to and be inclusive of the religiously diverse populations to which students identify
Regularly integrate technology into teaching methods
Lifelong learner committed to pursuing innovative best practices in the classroom setting, as well as an investment in staying informed about current theological trends both nationally and globally
Assist as needed with other duties and department projects as assigned
Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Theology; Certification or Masters in Education preferred
3-5 years of experience, preferably teaching at the high school level
Be a practicing Catholic who is eager to model an active faith life for students
Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
Please be a self-starter, extremely detail-oriented, highly organized, with a growth mindset and commitment to building inclusive communities of belonging
Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office products
Knowledge of Google Apps (especially Google Classroom, Drives, and Slides)
Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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