Careers

Saint Simon Parish School is seeking employees passionate about our mission driven work to provide an education rooted in Catholic values where students are encouraged to discover their talents and use them to lead lives of service.  

Saint Simon is a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School in the category of exemplary high performing school because of the dedication of our teachers and administrators who collaborate and innovate to provide multimodal learning to meet students where they are.  

Employees at Saint Simon Parish School find working at the school to be a rewarding experience, as they have the opportunity to work with their colleagues in a collaborative setting to create a values-based learning environment that is both challenging and supportive. 

The compensation and benefits, which are competitive, are set by the Diocese of San Jose. More information can be found on the DSJ careers website.

Come join the Saint Simon Family.

We are currently soliciting applications for the following faculty positions.

Saint Simon Parish School

Middle School English/Language Arts Teacher

2024-2025 School Year

Posting Summary; For full job description, please go to the diocesan website (DSJ.org/careers).

Saint Simon Parish School is seeking a middle school English/language arts teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

Saint Simon Parish School is located in Los Altos, California, serving 530 students in grades preschool through eighth grade. Saint Simon Parish School was established in 1961 and remains a leader in innovative Catholic elementary education in Silicon Valley. We were named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School in the Exemplary High Performing category. We strive to build a welcoming community, grounded in academic excellence, where students are guided by Catholic values, encouraged to discover, and develop their talents, and inspired to lead lives of service.

Under the general supervision of the principal, teacher is responsible for the planning, implementation, and assessment of a faith, academic, and socio-emotional program that follows the Diocesan, California, and school standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement curriculum, instruction, and assessments aligned with the designated standards and research-based practices.
  • Utilize assessment data to implement responsive instructional interventions to support the learning of every student.
  • Model and be supportive of a faith-filled Catholic environment in both words and actions.
  • Maintain and demonstrate strong classroom management skills in accordance with the school’s philosophy and classroom rules to support a safe, positive, productive learning environment.
  • Meet the academic and socio-emotional needs of diverse learners, approaching students from an asset perspective.
  • Implement school-wide systems outlined by the school administration.
  • Engage in all collaborative and professional learning sessions scheduled by the school and Department of Catholic Schools
  • Collaborate with school employees.
  • Communicate and partner with parents on a regular basis.
  • Cover assigned staff duties, including recess supervision, as well as other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the school administration.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality over student and institutional information.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
  • Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
  • Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the parent/student handbook and employee handbook.
  • Work as part of a team
  • Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A valid CA teaching credential preferred.
  • Master’s degree in an educational field, preferred.
  • Experience in Catholic education, preferred.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Ann Kozlovsky at akozlovsky@stsimon.org

Please note: Candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted to arrange interview times.

Annual salary is based on Salary scale in accordance with the Teacher Salary Guidelines. Salary Range: $63,000 – $100,000 per year based on education and experience.

 

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Ann Kozlovsky, Principal, akozlovksy@stsimon.org.