Website Sacred Heart Schools

Middle School Religion Teacher

Job Details
Position Type: Full Time 10 – Month Schedule of Duties
Salary Range: $81,822.00 – $159,751.00 Salary/year
Job Category: Middle School (6th – 8th Grades)

Position Purpose:  The religious studies teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning environment for students and will also serve as a middle school advisor.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with colleagues to deliver a religious studies curriculum guided by the department’s mission/value statement
  • Create and deliver high-quality middle school religious studies units that include robust daily lessons while addressing the varied learning needs of individual students.
  • Utilize varied methods and approaches to material, integrating technology, assessments, projects, etc., to encourage and create engaged learning in the classroom.
  • Respond to evaluations and feedback professionally and constructively; demonstrate a commitment to professional growth.
  • Provide frequent, meaningful feedback to students, both formative and summative, including report cards and individualized comments.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve teaching and learning.
  • Serve as a middle school advisor.
  • Perform other duties (recess, dismissal, etc.) as directed.


  • A minimum of three years teaching religious studies; familiar with the Principles of Catholic Social Teaching
  • Master’s degree (strongly preferred) or BA and post graduate work in religious studies or theology
  • Enjoy working with children and outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community
  • A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Willingness and availability to work occasional overnight trips.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Ability to travel safely and comfortably across a 64 acre campus.
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment and work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.

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