Jobs at Holy Trinity

To apply to any open positions, please submit a cover letter and resumé to Angela Grady, Director of Human Resources. No calls, please.

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Upper School Instructional Support (Literacy Coach)

6th Grade Language Arts and Math Teacher

Elementary Spanish Teacher

Substitute Teacher

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Holy Trinity is seeking a dynamic, inviting, and enthusiastic youth minister to join our pastoral staff. The Youth Minister provides primary leadership for the design, implementation, and evaluation of parish ministry to our middle school and high school youth. The candidate selected for this position needs to be able to dialogue and connect well with young people and families, and have the ability to understand their spiritual needs and current experiences. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Program Development

  • Creates and develops a core group of youth (7th-12th grade) and provides for their faith formation
  • Develops leadership skills in youth that are grounded in the Catholic and Jesuit identity
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements prayer and reflective initiatives guided in Ignatian spirituality
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements initiatives in collaboration with parish ministries and programs
  • Coordinates the parish program for youth who have the intention of receiving the sacrament of Confirmation

Recruitment and Training of Leaders

  • Recruits, trains, assigns, and evaluates youth-aged and adult volunteers; defines their responsibilities.
  • Coordinates participation in Archdiocesan and Ignatian family-sponsored training programs (i.e. East Jesuit Province or Ignatian Solidarity Network)
  • Monitors the efforts of volunteers with the youth ministry program and evaluates their progress.
  • Sets appropriate and healthy boundaries with teenagers. Mentors adult volunteers in following the same guidelines.
  • Ensures that all adult volunteers with the youth ministry program are VIRTUS trained and adheres to Archdiocesan policies for the protection of minors

Administration

  • Submits annual financial report and budget; administers budget throughout the year
  • Maintains necessary office and program records
  • Adheres to Archdiocesan policies for the protection of minors
  • Initiates procedures for evaluating all efforts involving the parish’s ministry to youth
  • Supervises and coordinates scheduling of initiatives for youth in coordination and/or collaboration with the other parish ministries and programs.
  • Attends monthly staff meetings and other meetings as necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position

Communication

  • Keeps the staff and wider parish community informed of youth ministry activities and goals
  • Advises, communicates, and cooperates with other parish staff and Archdiocesan organizations
  • Participates in parish governing structures to ensure greater participation of youth in the parish community and to facilitate communication and decision-making among youth and the parish community
  • Remains informed through attendance at archdiocesan, regional, and national conferences, regular reading, and membership in professional organizations
  • Creates prompt communications to keep youth and their families informed of goals and initiatives in the parish

Other Duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Active member of a Roman Catholic parish faith community
  • Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, Theology or related field
  • Youth ministry experience working with teenagers
  • Good interpersonal skills and familiarity with the Church as an organization
  • Works effectively with and collaborates well with other staff – team player
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to organize and implement programs for teenagers
  • Able to use various social media platforms to communicate with core group
  • Familiar with Ignatian Spirituality and/or willing to participate in Principium

Upper School Instructional Support (Literacy Coach)

Holy Trinity School is seeking an Upper School Instructional Support (Literacy Coach) for grades 5th - 8th. We are adding a full-time team
member to our Instructional Support Department, as a Literacy Coach and Curriculum Specialist. The person should have substantial experience working with students who have language-based learning differences. The ideal candidate will be trained in at least one of the following programs: Multisensory Math, Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, Energizing Readiness, LETRS or Language Foundations.

Summary of Position:

The Upper School Literacy Coach provides and leads literacy instruction and assessment, school-wide, through a combination of intervention, coaching and coordinating with other staff.

This position begins in August 2021 and is a ten month position. The literacy coach reports to the Instructional Support Coordinator.

Essential Functions:

  • Run multiple classes for students in 5th through 8th graders, who qualify with testing or teacher
    recommendations, in Executive Functioning, Organization and Upper Language Foundations
    work.
  • Teach or aid students in higher level mathematical concepts using multisensory techniques.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with other professionals in planning instruction to meet the
    needs of diverse learners.
  • Provide and support literacy assessment and data analysis.
  • Serve as a resource for teachers(5th through 8th grade), administrators and families.
  • Coordinate literacy support, including organizing schedules and instruction for support staff.
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate record keeping and reporting.
  • Experience implementing a cumulative, systematic and explicated, structured literacy curriculum.
  • Writing quarterly reports about the student that they are working with to share with teachers,
    administrators and parents.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education or related field.
  • K-12 Reading Specialist License, preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a K-8 school or equivalent environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of Phonological Awareness and the role that it plays in aiding with language
    foundation.

6th Grade Language Arts and Math Teacher

Holy Trinity School seeks a dynamic teacher for the 2021-2022 SY to teach 6th grade Language Arts, 5th and 6th grade Math.

Essential Functions:

Planning
•Create lesson plans.
•Utilize Standardize Test scores and other forms of assessment to adjust lesson plans and inform instruction.
•Plan lessons that are learner based.
•Plan lessons that address the various needs of all students.

Instruction
•Deliver a balanced program of instruction that incorporates direct instruction, guide instruction, individual/ group practice, questioning, demonstration and discovery.
• Plan individual and group instruction that includes lecture, discussion and hands-on activities.
•Administer assessments (both formal and informal) to determine if instructional objectives are being met.
•Use assessment data to differentiate instruction to assure that the diverse needs of all students are met.
•Assigns class work and homework that supports the objective of the lesson and re-enforces the learning process.

Classroom Management
•Establish classroom procedures that optimize instructional time.
•Create and enforce rules that are clear and foster an atmosphere in which all can thrive.
•Maintain a positive learning environment based on mutual respect and cooperation.
•Set high expectations for achievement.

Communication
•Maintain a grade book that reflects students’ progress on a variety of formative and summative assessments.
•Monitor students’ grades and communicates status to parents and administration.
•Inform students and parents of assignments/projects and provides detailed written instructions, rubrics and due dates.
•Routinely post up to date information (homework, projects and grades) to the school’s grade book portal.
•Use email, notes home and phone calls to inform parents if a student is not making adequate academic or behavior progress.
•Hold conferences with parents if students need academic or behavior intervention
•Produce quarterly progress reports and report cards.

Non-Instructional Duties
•Perform duties such as carpool, recess, lunch and classroom teacher substitution (as required).
•Sponsor clubs and other school activities (as required).
•Attend Home and School meetings and other after hour’s school events (as required).
•Participate in all required faculty and professional development meetings.

While a conscientious effort has been made to include all duties and expectations of a Holy Trinity School elementary school teacher, the above is not all inclusive and the position’s duties may be expanded or modified at the discretion of the Principal.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree; preferably in Education or Secondary Education.
  • Active Teaching Certification in Maryland, Virginia, or District of Columbia or must obtain Maryland, Virginia, or District of Columbia certification within three years of the date of hire. (Policies for Catholic Schools – Third Edition – 2018)
  • Classroom experience, preferred.

Spanish Teacher

Holy Trinity School seeks a dynamic teacher for the 2021-2022 SY who inspires students to learn conversational Spanish and who works collaboratively with colleagues in various curricular areas and divisions. Candidate must be fluent, have a strong knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. Candidate must show a passion about teaching and celebrating Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Plan and implement Spanish curriculum for students in grades 1st – 5th.
  • Teaching students about Spanish language literature, culture and history.
  • Guide students on conversational Spanish.
  • Assess students for growth based on student needs while providing a diverse learning environment.
  • Communicate with parents on their child’s progress.
  • Employ best practices with multiple modalities for all learners and manage accommodations for students when needed.
  • Collaborate with faculty, administration and counseling staff to assess and address student needs.
  • Establish and maintain standards of behavior needed to achieve a productive learning environment in the classroom.
  • Participate in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision, and meetings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field.
  • Must be literate and fluent in Spanish.
  • 2 – 3 years of classroom teaching experience; preferably training in teaching a second language.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Spanish.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach.

Substitute Teacher

Holy Trinity School is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with students at all levels, from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. The best candidates for substitute teacher jobs have a bachelor’s degree and enjoy working with children. They are flexible and have some sort of education experience. Official experience and/or teaching certification are good, but we welcome those with informal experience too. For example, if you have worked as a tutor, child care provider or babysitter, you could be a great asset to our school.