Join our dynamic and passionate team of educators! As we prepare for the 2024-25 school year, we are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to fostering a positive learning environment and inspiring students to reach their full potential. Whether you’re an experienced teacher or a fresh graduate ready to make a difference, Cristo Rey Kansas City is the place where innovation meets education.
The Health Teacher will have a deep understanding of health education principles, a commitment to promoting the well-being of students, and the ability to create engaging and interactive lessons. They will be responsible for instructing high school students on various health topics, including physical and mental health, nutrition, substance abuse prevention, and sexual education.
Develop and implement a comprehensive health education curriculum in alignment with state and national standards.
Create engaging lesson plans that incorporate various teaching methods to address diverse learning styles.
Deliver informative and interactive health lessons to high school students.
Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.
Adapt teaching strategies to accommodate the needs of diverse learners.
Promote healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors among students.
Provide information on nutrition, exercise, and stress management to help students develop lifelong health habits.
Address current health issues and trends relevant to adolescents.
Teach age-appropriate sexual education, covering topics such as reproductive health, contraception, and the importance of consent.
Foster an open and respectful environment for discussing sensitive topics related to sexual health.
Educate students about the risks associated with substance abuse and addiction.
Implement prevention programs and strategies to discourage substance use among high school students.
Design and administer assessments to measure student understanding and progress.
Provide constructive feedback to students and parents/guardians on academic performance.
Stay informed about current trends and research in health education.
Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and knowledge.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Strong knowledge of health education principles and current health issues.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
Committed to working with under-served students.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
State teaching certification in Health Education.
Why Cristo Rey? Cristo Rey Kansas City High School serves a growing student population from 9-12 grade. We are the only school in the Kansas City Metropolitan area with a Corporate Work-Study Program embedded in our curriculum. In addition, we pride ourselves in providing a private Catholic and Career Preparatory education to all our students. We are one of Missouri’s top-rated high schools, and we are seeking educators as well as operations staff. We offer an exceptional benefits package and outstanding work/life balance. Join our organization and be a part of something great!
There are many benefits to working at Cristo Rey Kansas City with some of them being:
Student and Families: CRKC teachers strive to form strong relationships with their students and their families.
Staff Autonomy: Staff members appreciate having the autonomy to try proven and new approaches in their classroom and are encouraged to innovate. The experience of teachers and staff is valued and they are given space to collaborate and share their best practice with each other.
Coaching and Development: Staff at CRKC collaborate with their leaders on their growth and development. CRKC teachers set a professional development goal in collaboration with their coaches and colleagues. All staff are aligned on working on their development over the course of the year.
Additional benefits include, but are not limited to: Competitive compensation and benefits, and tuition reimbursement for teachers.
Cristo Rey Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
Job Type: Full-time
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person
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