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About Us:

Cristo Rey Jesuit is an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus serving the Catholic Church's mission of education in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school opened its doors in August 2009, it now has student enrollment of 500 young men and women. Sponsored by the Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province, Cristo Rey Jesuit offers a rigorous college preparatory education available to students of limited economic resources in the Houston area. A unique Corporate Work Study Program places students in Houston businesses and nonprofits where they learn the expectations of the corporate world and earn up to 50 percent of the cost of their education. Cristo Rey Jesuit belongs to the national Cristo Rey Network of schools and the national Jesuit Schools Network.

Job Summary:

Join an innovating, dynamic, and mission-based school which values our faculty and students.  Members of the Cristo Rey Jesuit Faculty are primarily responsible for facilitating student learning and the assessment of that learning; supervising students, ensuring their safety and compliance with school rules and policies and participating in the ongoing development of the School’s program of studies.  A member of the Cristo Rey Jesuit faculty seeks ways to teach and model being men and women for others.  He/she interacts in a positive and caring way with students by offering academic and personal guidance and takes an active position in celebrating and upholding the Catholic and Jesuit identity of Cristo Rey Jesuit.  Preference is given to candidates willing to get involved in the school community by moderating clubs, coaching athletic teams, and serving as adult leaders on retreats

Reports To: Principal

Position Requirements:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop rigorous lessons in subject area through a culturally relevant lens for predominantly first generation, low-income students.
  • Incorporate Ignatian pedagogy in order to design more effective classroom experiences.
  • Utilize data-driven instruction and analysis of student assessment data.
  • Set and maintain high academic expectations for all students.
  • Design and update course curriculum using backwards planning and assessment data.
  • Foster relationships with families to better facilitate open communication.
  • Hold regular office hours to provide additional instruction and support to individual students.
  • Build appropriate rapport and trust with students, and redirect student behavior as needed.
  • Develop professionally by working with other teachers and leaders to improve student learning, participating in professional developments, and providing and receiving feedback from school leaders.
  • Commit to our mission to inspire and prepare students of limited economic resources to succeed in college and lead their communities as compassionate, committed, and competent men and women for others for the greater glory of God.
  • Be actively involved in the School’s religious life and have a pastoral attitude toward the students entrusted to Cristo Rey Jesuit.
  • Participate in the school community through supervision duties, retreats, and special events.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • State of Texas Teacher's Certification strongly preferred, OR
    • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in the content area and at least 12 credit hours in education AND  
    • Must complete state certification within the first two years of employment.
  • 3-5 years teaching experience preferred
  • Teaching in marginalized communities preferred
  • Training in reading or literacy strategies preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred
  • Must be able to pass background screening.

Application Materials:

  • Please submit the cover letter, resume, school transcripts, and Application for Employment to jobs@cristoreyjesuit.org
  • The Application for Employment can be found HERE