Careers at SJND

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We pride ourselves on educating future leaders in an environment that is both supportive and challenging. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage diverse candidates to join our community.

Our teachers are front-line SJND community members who have a direct impact on the intellectual development and personal growth of our students. We value and honor the commitment of our teachers and the role they play in helping us to achieve our mission of developing confident, open-minded, and effective leaders who are ready to live joyful lives of faith, scholarship, and service.

To this end, we expect that teachers at SJND:

  1. Support the values of a Catholic education and the school mission while also respecting religious plurality and cultural diversity;
  2. Love working with young people, are relational and student-centered, and are committed to the success of their whole person;

  3. Take creative initiative, are self-directed, and are solutions oriented;

  4. Engage in colleague collaboration in a spirit of authentic communication;

  5. Are coachable and receive constructive feedback in a spirit of maintaining a growth mindset;

  6. Are reflective in their practice, are able to pivot and adapt, and are comfortable with change and transition;

  7. Are lifelong learners who engage with current educational research and practice;

  8. Are proponents of or aspire toward an Authentic Learning Framework that includes: Restorative Grading, Standards Based Lesson Design, Inquiry Based Learning, Culturally Responsive Learning, Restorative Justice, Universal Design, and Trauma Informed approaches, all through a lens of equity and justice.

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