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​Religious Studies Teacher

Canisius High School 

Buffalo, NY 


Bachelor’s degree in theology, religious studies or divinity studies Preferred: • Master’s degree in any of the above fields • Experience in teaching religious studies on the high school level • Pastoral training and/or experience


Canisius High School, an all-male, Jesuit, Catholic high school in Buffalo, NY, seeks a full-time teacher for the Religious Studies Department.  The ideal candidate has a graduate degree in theology, some high school teaching experience, and a willingness to promote all areas of Jesuit education.  The successful applicant must have a sense of the mission of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Catholic Church.

Responsibilities: (The following list of responsibilities is not exhaustive. Others may be assigned, subject to reasonable accommodations.)

§  Teach five sections of Religious Studies courses during the school year.

§  Work collaboratively with the department in the development of curriculum.

§  Participate in departmental and school-wide professional development initiatives (examples: technology training, Ignatian education workshops).

§  Participate in the extracurricular life of the students and the school.

§  Teach and lead students in accordance with Jesuit educational principles and the mission of Canisius High School.

Act as a personal example of the “Grad at Grad” qualities to which we call our students: open to growth, intellectually competent, loving, religious, and committed to promoting justice.

Application Procedure:

Forward a letter of interest and resume to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.