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Female 9th Grade Seminar Faculty

Valor Christian High School
Posted: 04/29/2022
Salary/Range: $40,000 - $48,000
Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Description:

ROLE SUMMARY

The Female 9th Grade Seminar Faculty member supports and mentors female students in all aspects of the transition to Valor and plays an integral role in the academic and spiritual development of 9th graders. The 9th Grade Seminar curriculum helps equip students with the skills needed to transition effectively into high school and thrive during their time at Valor.

 

Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ

●        Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity

●        Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work

●        Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service

●        Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

 

Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor Christian High School

●        Accept and uphold Valor’s values and beliefs as found in the Statement of BeliefsChristian Community Policy, and Valor Culture Document

●        Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment

●        Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission

●        Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work

 

Possess a Commitment to Instructional Excellence

●        Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into curriculum and instruction

●        Implore meaningful instructional techniques and texture in the classroom to engage a variety of learning styles and promote critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and innovation

●        Provide a learning environment and classroom management style built upon mutual respect and conducive to student learning

●        Collaborate with the 9th Grade Seminar Team to refine the curriculum and establish the necessary foundational and academic skills for students to be successful at Valor

●        Coordinate with 9th Grade Teachers in core subjects to promote a cohesive learning culture and support student outcomes in each subject area

 

Commitment to Student Centricity

●        Demonstrate a love for students and a desire to personally invest in their spiritual, emotional and social maturation

●        Invest in the lives of students through Life Groups, senior prayer partners, and other mentorship opportunities

●        Compassionately respond to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of each student

●        Consistently partner and communicate with parents in the shared desire of student growth and ensure a successful transition to Valor

●        Engage in ongoing communication and collaboration with Valor team members in order to strengthen student performance and support

 

Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate

●        Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document

●        Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions

●        Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth

●        Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives

●        Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word

●        Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission

●        Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship

●        Be a ‘culture- keeper’

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

●        Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor

●        Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback

●        Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development

●        Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities

 

RELATIONSHIPS

●        Academic Dean

●        Student Deans

●        Academic and College Counselors

●        Social-Emotional Services Coordinator

●        Academic Support Team

●        9th Grade Teaching Team

●        Parents and Students

●        Other Valor departments and team members as needed

 

RESULTS

Valor seeks to fulfill the expected student outcomes of spiritual formation, college preparedness, and cultural engagement. Through the 9th Grade Seminar course and interactions with the faculty member, students will have the opportunity to experience God’s love and know that God has a plan and purpose for their life.

 

The successful 9th Grade Seminar teacher helps students display academic and personal competencies which will enable them to manage themselves well, effectively communicate, and pursue their goals. As a result of a vibrant and healthy learning environment, students will enjoy the 9th Grade Seminar and be able to articulate the value of the course. At the completion of the 9th grade year, students will be able to articulate their learning style, communication style, personality/temperament type, character strengths, and identity in Christ.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

●        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

●        Advanced degree in a related area is preferred

●        Solid biblical and theological foundation and understanding

●        High school teaching experience preferred

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The same basic physical demands described here are the same for all employees to successfully perform the essential functions of their jobs. Employees must periodically lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and could occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral/depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are varied and include classroom, office, and outdoor events while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is also varied.
POSITION TYPE: A: Student-facing positions. Traditional school calendar. August – May

HOURS PER WEEK: Full-time, Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Academic Support Lead

PAY RANGE: $40,000-48,000

START DATE: August 1st, 2022

To Apply: https://govalor.com/join-our-team/