La Salle High School, established in 1998 and sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers), is a Lasallian Catholic college preparatory school providing a rich environment for spiritual, academic, and social growth. Its rigorous program of studies is complemented by an extensive array of co-curricular programs. The school welcomes young people from across the Yakima Valley and embraces student diversity. The school is located in Union Gap, adjacent to the Yakama Indian Reservation on a 40 acre campus of remarkable beauty.
The school seeks candidates who can promote the school’s Lasallian Catholic mission of serving students and can promote the school’s core values of faith, integrity, scholarship and service.
Religious Studies Teacher
La Salle High School is seeking a dynamic religious studies teacher with a strong theological background to teach in a variety of Religious Studies courses. Our Religious Studies faculty engage our diverse student body through active learning, critical thinking, spiritual self-reflection, and many co-curricular and service programs.
KEY CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS
Maintains open, helping relationships with students.
Has and continually develops a professional and ministerial knowledge of theology and religious education and utilizes a wide range of resources and techniques appropriate for use with students as they are educated within the Roman Catholic tradition and the Lasallian heritage.
Works with and teaches the established and approved curriculum in Religious Studies and contributes to its development.
Attends and participates in department meetings, professional development programs, as well as actively and continually participates in the co-curricular life of the school.
Demonstrates evidence of commitment to a vision for 21st century teaching and learning and the ability to bring such a commitment to service on a daily basis.
Participates regularly in programs of professional growth.
Minimally holds a bachelor’s degree in theology or religious education. Graduate degree preferred.
Believes in the work of Lasallian Catholic education and shows evidence of developing the whole person through activities that help students grow in mind, body, soul, and spirit.
Has the skills to work with a variety of student needs and to serve multiple learning styles.
Uses school-based technology well, embraces effective practices in the chosen field of teaching/service, demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and spoken, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
Social Studies Teacher
La Salle is seeking a full-time social studies instructor for the 2021-2022 academic year. Requirements include the ability to teach many levels of high school social studies. The successful candidate will be able to masterfully teach using 21st century instructional methods and educational technology, demonstrate a deep commitment to facilitating the learning of all students in a relevant, flexible, and accessible manner, and show a willingness to participate fully in the life of the La Salle High School community.
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited university or college required
Masters degree in Social Studies/History or Education preferred
Previous teaching experience preferred
Preference given to a candidate who has a background in teaching Washington State History, World History, Contemporary World Issues, United States History or Civics.
Comfort with learning and adeptness in integrating technology in instruction
Ability to differentiate instruction and assessment to meet the needs of diverse students
Please email, mail or drop off your resume and application. Resumes and applications will be reviewed, and some candidates will be called back for an interview. All applicants must complete a thorough background check.
Mr. Ted Kanelopoulos
La Salle High School
3000 Lightning Way
Union Gap, WA 98903
Application Deadline: Until position is filled.
La Salle High School assures equal employment opportunity in all its employment policies and practices. These policies and practices are administered without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, political affiliation, veteran status, service membership, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disabilities not affecting one’s ability to perform the essential functions of one’s job or any other category protected by law.