Duration: School Year per Contract (10 months + additional days in June)
Reporting to: Academic Dean
Schedule: Monday through Friday (plus scheduled events)
Hours: FT (7:50 am to 3:20 pm)
Rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition, St. Agnes Academy challenges young women through exceptional academic preparation and transformational experiences to lead with integrity, joy, and a commitment to social justice.
The Academic Dean’s team contains two associate deans: one focused on curriculum and student needs, the other focused on faculty support. The Associate Academic Dean focused on faculty assists the Academic Dean in supporting the faculty and their professional development. The Associate Academic Dean supports the mission of the school by embracing the Dominican charism, providing guidance and attention to faculty. The Associate Academic Dean reports directly to the Academic Dean and has a consultative relationship with the other members of the administration.
Faith, Community, and Dominican Charism
Ensure that the four pillars of a Dominican education (prayer, study, community, preaching) are developed and promoted among the school community.
Develop an active faith community and model Christian values.
Incorporate prayer and spiritual formation within the student, faculty/staff, and parent communities.
Uphold and implement the Dominican charism and the Houston Dominican Sisters’ congregational goals.
The main responsibilities will include:
Maintains system for tracking faculty attendance
Assists in the coordination of faculty in-service in consultation with the Academic Dean, Principal’s Team and other appropriate personnel
Maintains system for tracking faculty professional development and yearly training requirements (Safe Schools)
Oversees programs for honoring and celebrating faculty achievements
Creates the proctoring schedule for midterm and final exams
Assists in the recruitment and faculty use of substitute teachers
Creates plans for retreat coverage
Assist in the implementation and promotion of the Instructional Coaching program
Works in conjunction with the Academic Dean, the Associate Academic Dean, the Director of Communications, and the Principal’s Team Administrative Assistant to compile and publish content in the weekly faculty newsletter, Tiger Block Talk
Monitors/oversees teacher record keeping, including attendance keeping, gradebooks, and mySAA
Assists in maintaining the faculty/staff calendar online
Updates mySAA topics relevant to Faculty/Staff
Assists the Academic Dean in the building of the primary schedule in consultation with the Principal, the Registrar, and the Academic Vice Principal at Strake Jesuit
Collaborates with Associate Academic Dean to best support faculty working with students of concern
Assists with the planning and execution of Madonna Day and Graduation events
Attends and/or participates in major St. Agnes events
Attends conferences and/or workshops (as needed) in order to keep abreast of latest education trends and research
Teaches 2-3 classes, depending on school need
Commitment to embrace the mission of St. Agnes Academy
Completion of Safe Haven training
Minimum of a four-year B.A./B.S. degree
Prior high school teaching experience
Passion for an all-girl’s educational environment
Passion for Catholic education
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; commitment to working within a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates professional behavior, including discretion, judgment, and integrity
Effectively interacts with a diverse population of students and faculty
Master’s degree in education or related field
Prior experience with instructional coaching either being coached or coaching
Practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Church
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional/educational environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other technologies.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit at desk area, communicate via phone/face to face, manually input data into a computer, walk to different office areas, reach with hands and arms, and lifting a minimum of 25 lbs.
The forgoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.