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Religion Teacher

Job ID REQ-2024-3664 Omaha, Nebraska

Designs and delivers a balanced program of instruction around the Catholic and Protestant Religions and coordinate Boys Town’s Annual Christian Service Events.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Provides religious and social skills instruction for Boys Town students.

  • Develops and implements both group and individual lesson plans for the religious development of students.

  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.

  • Instructs students utilizing a variety of methods; adapts methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities.

  • Identifies possible religious needs of students and refers them to the chaplain as needed.

  • Establishes and implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.

  • Participates in determining the religious background and needs of each student.

  • Supports school related extracurricular activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Understanding and belief in the Boys Town Mission and an ability to connect the religious and faith Components taught in the classroom to the skills being taught in the Family Home Program.

  • Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Knowledge of Protestant systems and religions, including basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on human culture.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.

  • Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students and a commitment to and ability to work with youth who have special academic, spiritual, and emotional needs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school required.

  • Previous Religious Education background and familiar with experiential learning techniques and knowledgeable with issues facing at-risk youth required.

  • Prior parish, church, or religious education experience required.

  • Properly endorsed and certificated required.

  • Current Nebraska Teaching Certificate (or the ability to obtain one per Rule 21) preferably with an endorsement in Religious Education OR appropriate Secondary Endorsement required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Special Education endorsement preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Town—it is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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