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Classroom Teacher | St. Peter Claver Catholic School


Goal: To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in an elementary or secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their God-given academic potential.


  • Complies with policies and procedures established for St. Peter Claver Catholic School in the Diocese of Savannah in accordance with the philosophy of Catholic Education.
  • Has an overall knowledge of the school’s mission and can relate specific expertise to these goals.
  • Reflects in personal and professional life a commitment to Gospel values and their Christian tradition.
  • Accepts and supports the community of faith not simply as a concept to be taught, but as a reality to be lived in worship, service, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Is punctual in attendance and in the performance of regular duties.
  • Dresses in a professional manner.
  • Plans, prepares and delivers lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures and Diocesan standards.
  • Instructs and monitors students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Uses relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manages student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintains discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Provides appropriate feedback to students on work.
  • Encourages and monitors the progress of individual students and uses information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
  • Updates all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, diocesan policies and school regulations.
  • Prepares required reports on students and activities.
  • Participates in department, school, diocesan and parent meetings. (Including PLC meetings and Faculty Meetings)
  • Communicates necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepares classroom for class activities.
  • Provides a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Observes and evaluate student's performance and development.
  • Assigns and grades class work, homework, tests and assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrates preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
  • Encourages parent and community involvement, obtains information for parents when requested, promptly returns phone calls and answer emails.
  • Participates in appropriate professional activities.
  • Participates in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field teaching
  • Georgia state certification in teaching in appropriate subject area.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.
  • Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, diocese, and state.



VIRTUS training and criminal background check are required for hiring.

To make application, please send a resume to Sister Cheryl Ann Hillig, DC, Principal, St. Peter Claver Catholic School.

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