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Religious Studies Teacher

Website Marymount High School, Los Angeles

Job Summary:

The ideal Religious Studies candidate will be an integral part of Marymount’s Religious Studies Department. She/he will teach an academically rigorous program while helping students establish a deep personal spirituality and connection to the wider Marymount community. She/he will embrace the goals of an RSHM school and charism, promoting the mission “that all may have life and have it to the full” (John 10:10), in the context of Religious Studies instruction.


Duties and Responsibilities:

●      Teach five sections of Religious Studies classes

○      Ability to teach and experience with materials specifically related to Scripture, Catholic Church History, Women in Leadership in the Bible, and Christology, coursework covered in the 9th and 10th grade levels

○      Emphasis on Community-Building and a focus on understanding and embracing the mission of the RSHM

●      Serve as grade level Advisor (bi-weekly meetings with 10-15 students)

●      Work collaboratively within curriculum teams to plan grade-level curriculum

●      Incorporate Service hours and Service Learning Projects into curriculum

●      Awareness of, comfort with, and ability to adapt to and be inclusive of the religiously diverse populations to which students identify

●      Regularly integrate technology into teaching methods

●      Lifelong learner committed to pursuing innovative best practices in the classroom setting, as well as an investment in staying informed about current theological trends both nationally and globally

●      Serve as a grade level retreat co-coordinator, if needed

●      Assist as needed with other duties and department projects as assigned


Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

●      Bachelor or Master’s degree in Theology; Certification or Masters in Education preferred

●       Preferred 3-5 years of experience, preferably teaching at the high school level

●      Be a practicing Catholic who is eager to model an active faith life for students

●      Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

●      Please be a self-starter, extremely detail-oriented, highly organized, with a growth mindset and commitment to building inclusive communities of belonging

●      Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office products

●      Knowledge of Google Apps (especially Google Classroom, Drives, and Slides)


Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.



Please submit all resumes and cover letters to the Human Resources Department at [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to hr@mhs-la.org

Religious Studies Teacher
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