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Spanish Teacher - John Carroll Catholic High School

John Carroll High School located in Fort Pierce, FL is searching for a Spanish teacher.

Full Time: 37 ½ hrs. (Monday – Friday) 7:40 am – 3:10pm.

Additional Hours required on special events and occasional weekends.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities of the Classroom Teacher:

  • Provide for constant supervision of students while in your care.
  • Maintain classroom management system in line with John Carroll High School guidelines.
  • Maintain open communication between you and parents, including quarterly email updates; lines of communication include face-to-face conferencing, phone calls, notes, email, etc.  Keep of record of all professional-related parent contact
  • Notify parents/principal when an academic or discipline issue becomes a deterrent to a student’s personal success or that of other students.
  • Use developmentally appropriate teaching methods; incorporate active teaching strategies into lessons and classwork; work to engage students of all learning styles.
  • Complete lesson plans on a weekly basis according to JCHS standards; post all lesson plans in Renweb by 8 am on Monday morning.
  • Post all grades at least once per week to RenWeb according to school policy.
  • Ensure you have a sufficient number of tests, quizzes, and homework to justify a student’s grade; no single assignment should derail a student’s grade.
  • Post student work regularly and update bulletin boards quarterly.
  • Keep up with Master In Service points or college coursework for certificate renewal. Keep up with VIRTUS online bulletins.
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the principal.
  • Use a variety of assessment techniques (i.e. projects, iPad apps) along with pen/paper tests.
  • Will maintain classroom time as a teacher’s most valuable resource, ensuring students are learning from bell to bell.
  • Will advocate high and appropriate expectations for all students.
  • Will continually maintain all professional duties with the utmost integrity, including lesson plans, implementing best practices in the classroom, as well as skills learned at professional development workshops.
  • Work in conjunction with other members of the department to achieve the same goals.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by the principal.

Employee Specific Dispositions:

  • Will maintain a positive outlook each day in the classroom and use uplifting language, demonstrating warmth, joy, and advocacy for students.
  • Will maintain a growth mindset and be open to change, growth, and continuous improvement; will accept constructive criticism and suggestions.
  • Will refrain from gossip or other negative talk amongst colleagues, always maintaining the confidentiality of others.
  • Will make every effort to build up colleagues, students, and the larger JCHS community.
  • Will positively collaborate with colleagues, parents, and students.
  • Will exercise good judgment in relationships with students, in all classroom conversation, and in social media usage.
  • Will demonstrate cultural respect and understanding of all students.

Additional Job-Related Expectations and Duties:

  • Follow all policies and procedures written in the Faculty Handbook
  • Be punctual and reliable for all school events.
  • Attend morning prayer, school Masses, Open House, Baccalaureate Mass, and graduation; strive to attend and participate in John Carroll functions throughout the year.
  • Attend Diocesan Professional Days
  • Give advance notification and keep Principal apprised of off-campus appointments, always updating the school’s logbook accordingly.
  • Other school-related responsibilities as determined by the principal.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Spanish be certified by the state of Florida for Spanish 6-12
  • Must have a minimum of three years teaching experience.
  • Teachers without Florida certification in the subject area will be considered if they are eligible to take one of the above state exams and are willing to complete the steps necessary for professional certification in Spanish.
  • Previous experience teaching high-school level Spanish highly preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, as well as Renweb
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to use office equipment (fax, computer, copier, iPad, etc.)
  • Willing to become proficient in computer and iPad applications used by the school.
  • Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity.
  • Ability to stay focused and organized.
  • Strong ethical values.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 others.
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
  • Frequent use both hands and fingers (i.e. typing)
  • Frequent extended periods of sitting or standing.
  • Occasional periods of kneeling and climbing
  • Occasional ability of minimal hearing (i.e. loud noises, sirens) and routine hearing (i.e. listening to others in conversation)
  •  Frequent time spent working closely with others.

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, please read and review the instructions titled “School Teacher Application Instructions” and download and complete the “School Teacher Application” from the following link:  DPB Applications

Please forward a letter of interest, the employment application(s), resume, salary requirements, and list of references to the attention of Mrs. Corey Heroux, Principal by March 15, 2024.

Via US Mail: John Carroll High School, 3402 Delaware Ave. , Fort Pierce, FL 34947

Via Email: (Admin. Assistant for C. Heroux)


Visit or call 772-464-5200 for more information about John Carroll High School. “Like” John Carroll on Facebook, follow on Twitter @JohnCarrollHS and follow on Instagram @johncarrollhighschool.

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