Secondary Education English Teacher - Full Time (2023-24)

Andrean High School
Employment Type
Full Time
Merrillville, IN
Posted Date

Andrean High School is a Roman Catholic, co-educational high school, sponsored y the Diocese of Gary, Indiana located in Northwest Indiana.

School Mission:  59ers transform the world in positive, prophetic ways through faith, learning, leadership, and service.

Qualifications:  Applicants must have the following:

Degree and Experience requirements:  Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in teaching, or a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field with a certified transition to teaching program

Licensure Requirements:  Current teaching license with an endorsement in English

School/Diocesan Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license;
  • If applicable, the candidate will be in good standing with current educational institution
  • Practicing Catholic or Christian preferred; and 
  • VIRTUS trained (safe environment) and is subject to the Diocese of Gary's expanded background check.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated High School teacher who has content knowledge and/or experience teaching English.

The Teacher will:

  1. Articulate course objectives that are aligned with the Indiana Department of Education for content area teaching.
  2. Support the Diocese of Gary mission, and Andrean High School vision and four mission pillars of faith, learning, leadership, and service and follows the guidelines as established in the Diocese of Gary Employee Handbook and the Andrean Employee Handbook.
  3. Create a positive organized class, and deals with inappropriate behavior quickly and effectively according to the school behavior policy;
  4. Develop lesson plans, adapt the curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques i translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction.
  5. Utilize computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.
  6. Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate.
  7. Evaluate academic and social growth of students, prepare quizzes, tests, and final exams.   Keeps appropriate records to include student attendance reports, inventory, grades, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary; and 
  8. Attend department, all-school and Diocesan meetings, events, and professional development as required by Andrean Administration.

Opportunities exist to be involved in extracurricular activities as well (e.g., Club Moderator, Academic Coach, and Athletic Coach).

Salary Range:   Based on the Diocese of Gary, Indiana teacher salary schedule

Reporting Relationship:  Reports to Principal and Assistant Principal

Andrean High School is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, or the presence of a disability, which , with reasonable accommodation, does not impair the performance of professional responsibilities.  Being a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church may be a requirement depending on the position sought.