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Employment Opportunities for 2024-2025 School Year

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Full-Time Elementary (Gr. 1) Teacher (Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Hampton) – 
Description: Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School in Hampton, VA is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher for elementary school position for in-person teaching and learning for remainder of the 2024-2025 school year. The successful candidate must be a role model who is passionate about sharing the Catholic faith, have educational preparation and experience in teaching at the elementary level to include planning lessons utilizing diocesan consensus curriculum, understanding of and experience with science of reading/balanced literacy approach to support early readers with emergent/novice/decoder reading skills. The successful applicant must be capable of utilizing student centered instructional strategies, working collaboratively with colleagues, experienced with 21st century technology tools, and demonstrate a commitment to advance the mission of the school.

Qualifications:
•  Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an approved program for general (Elementary K-5) education preferred.
• Computer literate and technologically proficient.
• Ability to communicate using electronic mail, telephone, and in person with parents and colleagues 
• Highly organized and motivated.
• Must be eligible for teacher licensure in Virginia.
 

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year (beginning August 15, 2024)
Salary: Diocesan salary scale

To apply:  please send cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Principal at principal@saintmarystarofthesea.com or 14 N. Willard Avenue, Hampton, VA 23663.

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Full-Time Pre- Kindergarten (4 yrs.) Teacher (Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Hampton) – 
Description: Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School in Hampton, VA is currently seeking enthusiastic and dynamic Junior Kindergarten teacher for in-person teaching and learning for the 2024-2025 school year. Eligible candidates should possess or be able to apply for VA teacher license. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic role model who is passionate about sharing the Catholic faith, have experience in supporting student's learning through developmentally appropriate educational activities and lessons, assessments, and hands-on experiences. Create an inviting, meaningful, and engaging learning environment. Work in partnership with other staff, parents, and students. Communicate effectively and demonstrate a commitment to advance the mission of the school.

Qualifications:
• Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an approved program for general education (Early Childhood Education) preferred.
• Computer literate and technologically proficient. 
• Highly organized and motivated.
• Must be eligible for teacher licensure in Virginia.
• Possess basic First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred; complete within 90 days of appointment.
 

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year (beginning August 15, 2024)
Salary: Diocesan salary scale

To apply: please send cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Principal at principal@saintmarystarofthesea.com or 14 N. Willard Avenue, Hampton, VA 23663.

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Instructional Aide (Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Hampton)  
Description: Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School in Hampton, VA is currently seeking a full-time classroom Instructional Aide to support the instructional efforts of the classroom teacher. The ideal candidate will hold a high school diploma, have at least 2 years of experience in a classroom setting to provide supervision and support of instructional environment. The position requires excellent oral and written communications, attention to detail, the ability to work as part of team and provide exceptional support to students and families rooted in Catholic values. 

Responsibilities/Tasks:
• Assists classroom teacher with daily preparations.
• Aid students during whole class and small group instruction. 
• Assist the teacher in completing individual assessment of students. 
• Assist the teacher with instructional materials and classroom organization.
• Act as a substitute when the teacher is absent or in other grades when needed.
 

Qualifications
• High school graduate or higher. 
• 2 years of experience as an Instructional Aide in a classroom setting preferred.
• Ability to stand/walk/stoop/bend while supervising and assisting students in daily activities both inside and outside the school building. 
• Possess basic First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred; complete within 90 days of appointment.• Practicing Catholic in good standing desired

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year (Beginning August 15, 2024)
Salary: hourly rate (35 hrs./week)

To apply:  please send cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Principal at principal@saintmarystarofthesea.com or 14 N. Willard Avenue, Hampton, VA 23663.

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Part Time Aide Beyond the Bell Program (Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Hampton) 
Description: Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School in Hampton, VA is currently seeking a part time aide for “Beyond the Bell” After-School Care Program. The ideal candidate will hold a high school diploma, have at least 2 years of experience in child-care in order to provide supervision and support of our after-school program. The position requires excellent oral and written communications, attention to detail, the ability to work as part of team and provide exceptional customer service to students and families rooted in Catholic/Christian values.

Responsibilities/Tasks:
•  Assists after care supervisor with daily preparations. 
• Aid students during before or after care activities. 
• 'Assist with maintaining after care materials and classroom organization.

Qualifications: 
• High school graduate or higher. 
• 2 years of experience as an After Care attendant in a school setting preferred. 
• Ability to stand/walk/stoop/bend while supervising and assisting students in daily activities both inside and outside the school building. 
• Possess basic First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred; complete within 90 days of appointment.

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year (Beginning August 15, 2024)
Salary: Hourly (20-22 hrs./week)

To apply:  please send cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Principal at principal@saintmarystarofthesea.com or 14 N. Willard Avenue, Hampton, VA 23663

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Part-Time School Cafeteria Coordinator (Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Hampton)  
Description: The School Cafeteria Coordinator is responsible for supporting an individual school food service operation in an organized and efficient manner, while also meeting state and diocesan food safety requirements. The candidate should possess experience with small to medium cafeteria/kitchen food handling preparation and operations, monitoring daily cafeteria/dining area operations. Excellent oral and written communications, attention to detail, the ability to provide exceptional customer service to students, families, and staff rooted in Catholic values.

Qualifications: 
• Must possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school; basic culinary/food handling certification preferred
• Cafeteria operations experience: 3 or more years preferred.
• Experience and proficiency in food service functions to include safe food service/ handling, sanitization functions in a school cafeteria small to medium sized kitchen and dining area facility.
• Possesses an understanding of own physical limitations, training/certification limitations, and ability to coordinate daily cafeteria operations.
• Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, customer service oriented.
• Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and conscientious of surroundings. 
• Must be willing to comply with safety guidelines and protocols as prescribed by OSHA, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and/or the Catholic Diocese of Richmond for food handling and cafeteria operations.
 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 
• Basic culinary/food handler certification
• Capable of establishing safe work practices and food handling procedures
• Follows guidelines in the monitoring, cleaning, and sanitization of cafeteria/dining area safety procedures required by OSHA, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and/or the Catholic Diocese of Richmond for food handling and cafeteria operations.
• Ensures the proper storage/disposal of food and/or supplies.
• Performs job activities in a timely and efficient manner
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect staff, students, equipment, materials, and facilities
• Adheres to food safety/handling/personal hygiene requirements
 

Start Date: 2024-2025 School Year (Beginning August 15, 2024)
Salary: Hourly (20-25 hrs./week)

To apply:  please send cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Principal at principal@saintmarystarofthesea.com or 14 N. Willard Avenue, Hampton, VA 23663

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