Teacher Application - AOP High Schools
HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is seeking certified full-time and substitute teachers who are highly qualified to teach our high school students. These positions will be staffed with professional educators who provide excellent learning experiences and establishing a culture of high expectations.
- BUSINESS – Academic and Technology
- FINE ARTS – Music and Visual Arts
- MATH – Algebra, Geometry, and Trig/Pre-Calculus, Calculus
- SCIENCE – Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
- SOCIAL STUDIES
- WORLD LANGUAGES – French, Italian, Latin, and Spanish
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education.
Candidates interested in teaching position should submit their cover letter, resume, and transcripts (scanned in one file)
Or send to Mr. James Molnar, HR Director for Secondary Schools at the Office of Catholic Education at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mark subject line: TEACHER – AOP - 2019-20
Interviews will be granted to the most qualified applicants.
Applicants must be practicing Catholics as verified by the pastor of the parish in which the applicant is registered.
PA required clearances, Safe environment clearances and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.
ACADEMIC CRITERIA FOR COMPETENCIES IN THE VARIOUS SUBJECT AREAS
Academic Business: 24 credits in areas such as Accounting, Business Law, Marketing, Finance
Business Technology: 12 Computer credits plus 12 additional credits in either Academic Business or Computer
English: 24 credits in English department, may include 3 credits in each of Speech, Reading, and Children’s Literature
Fine Arts: 24 credits in Music or the Visual Arts
Guidance: 24 credits in Guidance, Counseling, or Pupil Services
(not Psychology, not Pastoral Counseling)
Health: 24 Credits in Health Education or state certification in Health
Library: 24 credits in Library Science or Management Information Systems
Languages: 24 credits in a specific language. Each language is a separate language competency
Mathematics: 24 credits in Mathematics of which 3 credits may be in Computer and 3 may be in Statistics
Physical Education: 24 credits in Physical Education or state certification in Physical Education
Social Studies: 24 credits in Social Studies, 18 of which must be in History. The remaining 6 may be from other Social Sciences such as Psychology, Sociology, Political Science. One Geography course may be used in place of one History course.
Theology: 24 credits in Theology (not Philosophy) [Post Vatican II] obtained from a Catholic College/University and approval of the Deputy Secretary for the Office of Catechetical Formation
Sciences: Each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics is a separate competency.
Biology: 24 credits in the Life Sciences such as Biology, Botany, Ecology, Zoology
Chemistry: 24 credits in the Chemistry department
Physics 9/Conceptual Physics competency is as follows:
For those teachers hired before or on September 1, 1982, 18 credits in the subject area are required. Those credits will consist of 9 credits in the Physics Department, 6 credits in higher Mathematics (Calculus or above) and 3 credits in the other Physical Sciences, such as Chemistry. For those teachers hired after September 1, 1982, 24 credits in the subject area are required. Those credits will consist of 9 credits in the Physics Department, 9 credits in higher Mathematics (Calculus or above) and 6 credits in the other Physical Sciences, such as Chemistry.
Physics: At least 12 credits in the Physics department and the remaining 12 credits in higher Mathematics (Calculus or above) and/or the other Physical Sciences, such as Chemistry.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
In keeping with Church teachings on social justice, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including but not limited to hiring, job selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, benefits and access to training.
As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings. For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions. In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese.
Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources. Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type
of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- Office of Catholic Education, 222 N 17th Street, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, United States of America