Bishop Baraga Catholic School (BBCS) in Iron Mountain, Michigan, seeks a Kindergarten teacher for the 2017-'18 school year. Located just over the Menominee River from Wisconsin in Michigan's beautiful western Upper Peninsula, BBCS is a Pre-K through 8th grade school in the Diocese of Marquette. BBCS is known for all of the following: • academically rigorous content using the Classical liberal arts model • a vibrant Catholic identity • a loving, family atmosphere Preference will be given to candidates for this position who know and love children, who have a passion for the subjects they teach, and who are able to model the moral and intellectual virtues we seek to inculcate in our students. The candidate should also understand how a Catholic worldview permeates the curriculum and instruction and be an intentional disciple of Christ committed to providing a Gospel witness. As part of a strong staff, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in a faculty culture of faith and friendship centered on the love of Christ, and the seeking of the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. This culture will be shared through faith formation, participating in seminar discussion of quality literature, and through the regular breaking of bread together at staff meetings and/or social gatherings. Experience with Classical content and methods is preferred but not required. Familiarity with Singapore Math is also beneficial but not required. If you would like to be considered for a position at BBCS, please submit a resume, cover letter, at least one letter of reference detailing your teaching experience or potential, as well as your character. Also, please include an additional three references - one of whom should be your spiritual director - who can be contacted by our search team.
How to Apply/Who to Contact
Applications can be sent to Kevin Weed, BBCS principal, at kweed@baragaUP.com or by mail to 406 West B Street, Iron Mountain, MI, 49801. Applications will be considered until position is filled. Interviews will take place the last week of July and/or the first week of August 2017. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted prior to July 25, 2017.