Business Teacher Job at Nativity B.V.M. High School, Pottsville, PA

  • Nativity B.V.M. High School
  • Pottsville, PA

Job Description

Job Title: Business Teacher FSLA: Non-Exempt Job Status: Part-time Reporting Functions: Reports to the School Principal Job Function: The Business Teacher actively instructs students, creates lesson plans, assigns, and grades homework, manages students in the classroom, communicates with families, and helps students understand labor relations, finance, accounting, the stock market, the economy, human resources, and business operations. Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teach business topics such as basic economics, resume writing, facts about business careers, account checking, computers, the stock market, accounting, and finance. Deliver instruction on topics such as the principles of marketing, how to operate a business, and the financial aspects of business.
  2. Exhibits enthusiasm on Business topics for students and fosters their academic abilities. Deliver the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens in the business world.
  3. Improve students' knowledge of business practices.
  4. Organizes daily class time so that instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time; develops weekly lessons with the appropriate instructional materials; provides appropriate, detailed instructions/plans for a substitute teacher in the event of absence.
  5. Actively supervises students in hallways before, after, and between classes, in a library, in the cafeteria, in bus areas, and at special events, ensuring safety and security.
  6. Read and stay abreast of current topics in business.
  7. Maintains fair, accurate, and timely grading policies, procedures, and attendance. Regularly checks email and updates web pages as required through the technology system provided by the school.
  8. Grades papers, assignments, and assessments promptly and accurately.
  9. Communicate with students and parents on a regular basis about schedules, assignments, events, and individual student needs. Meet with parents during parent-teacher conferences throughout the school year.
  10. Evaluate each student's progress in business knowledge; keep appropriate records; prepare, administer, score, and record results of tests in evaluating student progress; prepare progress reports and report cards.
  11. Maintains appropriate confidentiality regarding school/workplace matters including social media and online platforms. Follow all Nativity B.V.M. High School and Allentown Diocese policies as per the teacher's handbook.
  12. Maintains and engages in professional growth, adheres to professional standards, and demonstrates professional ethics, sound judgment, and leadership. Cooperates and collaborates with other staff members in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  13. Attends all required in-service training meetings and workshops. Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
  14. Performs other duties assigned by supervisor, administrator, or principal.
  1. Bachelor's degree in Business education.
  2. PA high school certification preferred.
PRIOR TO INTERVIEW: Clear records of Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check (PATCH), Pennsylvania Child Abuse History, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Fingerprint Check required. Other Requirements:
  1. Due to the nature and mission of the Catholic Church, all employees are bound to exhibit respect for the teachings and discipline of the Church regarding matters of faith and morals.
  2. The ability to handle classroom situations with fairness and patience.
  3. Good writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students and teachers.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and stoop. Must be able to talk and hear, both in person and by telephone. Use of hands to perform standard classroom duties and use office equipment is required. Reaching and lifting up to 10 pounds is also required. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by the means of spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. Working Conditions: Normal classroom setting, Full-time, contracted position 15-20 hours per week. May be required to assist with special duties and work outside the normal school day to attend school-related events. Please use this link to access the Diocese of Allentown's Teacher Application: AllentownDiocese/Employment Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, clearances, and teacher application to the following: Principal Lynn Sabol Email: [REMOVED - SEE ORIGINAL LISTING]


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