St. Joseph School is an exceptional school for educating your child as well as being a wonderful place to work. It is a campus with a 140-year heritage yet 21st century technology. It is a “community” made up of students, faculty, support staff, coaches, administrators, alumni, and parents that words cannot describe.

With a longstanding tradition of mutual respect and collaboration, SJS employees enjoy a supportive environment that balances work and life, emphasizes study and social responsibility, and lays a foundation for a strong faith in God.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, or veteran status.


Prospective employees for open positions should submit a completed application for employment, cover letter, resume, transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees (for faculty positions) and the names and contact information of three references to:

St. Joseph School
Attn: School Business Manager
502 Front Street
Conway, AR 72032

or cwhite@sjbulldogs.org

With employment in a school in the Diocese of Little Rock, a Safe Environment Curriculum and background check must be completed through CMG Connect and approved. To begin the process of obtaining your clearance, click the provided link. The completed background clearance will be emailed to you after you submit your information online. The parish will receive notice from CMG Connect that you have been cleared to work at St. Joseph School. 

HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER (Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, & Physical Science)

Employee Position: High School Teaching

Classification: Salary, Exempt

Date Available: August 2023

Job Description


  1. Licensure

    1. Standard teaching license in the appropriate area, grade, or content area

    2. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution of higher education and be qualified to teach in their major or minor field of study

    3. Accepted into an Alternative Licensure Program through DESE

  2. Strong interpersonal skills

  3. Ability to work collaboratively in grade level, school, and diocesan teams.

Reports to: St. Joseph High School Principal

Supervises: Not applicable

Terms of Employment: The contract length will be 188 days.

Evaluation: Based on the Diocese of Little Rock Office of Catholic Schools’ policies and performed by the building-level principal.

Job Goal: The classroom teacher will endeavor to teach and educate students according to standards for the Diocese of Little Rock as promulgated by the Office of Catholic Schools or other accrediting bodies. Furthermore, the teacher will teach the adopted curriculum developed and implemented by St. Joseph School, working continuously to provide the richest educational experience possible. They will also strive to teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities, and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to their care by St. Joseph School.

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Follows and maintains knowledge of all St. Joseph School policies and procedures.

  2. Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons consistent to and aligned with school curricula.

  3. Possess and deploy various instructional strategies in order to meet different learning styles as well as specific needs of students assigned to him or her. 

  4. Stay abreast of changes in standards, curriculum documents, resources, and trends in education.

  5. Utilize and integrate appropriately student use of technology in the classroom.

  6. Assess, record, and report the development, progress, attainment, and behavior of all students.

  7. Embrace an attitude of being a continual learner, facilitator of learning, and a reflective practitioner.

  8. Utilize effective classroom management techniques to provide a safe learning environment for all students.

  9. Communicate regularly with parents and/or guardians about student progress, behavior, or needs.

  10. Be an active participant in collaborative planning, intervention, conferences, meetings, and assistance teams both at the building level and school levels when appropriate. 

  11. Use a variety of assessment tools to assess and gauge student progress, identify student needs, and extend learning.

  12. Maintain proper and correct records and all timelines according to school, diocese, state, and federal requirements in regard to student grades, attendance, and ISP progress if applicable.

  13. Ensure fairness and impartiality in all matters relating to students.

  14. Provide supervision for students at all times when students are assigned or entrusted to one’s care. 

  15. Engage in professional development to strengthen personal practice.

  16. Develop and maintain professional and collegial relationships.

  17. Other duties as assigned.

This job description is in no way an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions, or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. St. Joseph School reserves the right to add to, modify, or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

Non-Discrimination Clause (Diocesan Policy 3.01)
The Catholic schools of Arkansas, Diocese of Little Rock, will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, disability, and national or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, personnel policies, or other administered programs.


St. Joseph School maintains an in-house list of approved substitute teachers to be called upon when needed. If interested in being on the substitute list, please complete an application for employment.

Non-Discrimination Clause (Diocesan Policy 3.01)
The Catholic schools of Arkansas, Diocese of Little Rock, will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, disability, and national or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, personnel policies, or other administered programs.