Media and Journalism Teacher (FT or PT)

  • Marist School
  • Atlanta
  • Jun 07, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

MISSION

The mission of Marist School is to form the whole person in the image of Christ through instruction grounded in religious values, the teachings of the Catholic Church, and the spirit of the Society of Mary. This mission is advanced through the communal pursuit of excellence in academic, religious, extracurricular, leadership, and service programs.

 

SUMMARY

The faculty member is hired by the Principal and reports additionally to the Department Chair and Academic Dean. Teaching responsibilities include Broadcast Journalism, Sports Broadcasting, Journalism, Documentary Film, and Media Design classes in addition to moderating the school newspaper and the Marist Broadcast Club (MBC), which is responsible for weekly live news production as well as live coverage of sporting and special events. Strong technical skills in the area of video production are required; Adobe Premier proficiency is preferred. Familiarity with virtual and augmented reality platforms and video production is a plus. Additional teaching responsibilities to make this a full-time position could be added.

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

This position is responsible for the instruction and evaluation of students, providing students feedback, maintaining good order in the classroom by managing student conduct, taking daily attendance, and providing a moral and ethical role model both on and off-campus.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS     

  • Instruct students in a manner that is faithful to the Catholic Church and its teachings.
  • Deliver essential content as outlined in the course descriptions and required by the Department Chair.
  • Evaluate students frequently using best practices of authentic assessments, both formative and summative.
  • Give frequent feedback to students regarding their progress in the course.
  • Keep grades up to date in the online grading software.
  • Attend to parent concerns and communicate with parents when their child is struggling in a manner that is professional and compassionate.
  • Maintain positive rapport with students
  • Keep current in areas of pedagogy, skills, and content.
  • Set annual professional development goals aimed at advancing the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Embrace a spirit of collaboration with colleagues.
  • Interact professionally with adults and students within the guidelines of the Boundaries Policy.
  • Maintain professional standards of dress and grooming.
  • Be present in a classroom or designated area during the assigned times from 8:00 am-3:30 pm as well as at other times outside of the school day as required by the Principal.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly environment.
  • Record daily student attendance.
  • Attend regular meetings, departmental, faculty, etc.
  • Be present at school masses and assemblies and supervise students.

 

RISK MANAGEMENT STANDARDS

Specific abuse risk management standards are summarized as follows.

  • Adhere to boundaries with students.
  • Attend required abuse risk management training.
  • Report suspicious and inappropriate behaviors.
  • Follow mandated abuse reporting requirements.
  • Adhere to job-specific abuse management responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in education or in the primary teaching area is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Transcripts must be submitted.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) references.
  • A completed background check.
  • A completed drug and illegal substances screen.