Middle School Religion Teacher

Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS) seeks a devoted religion teacher who demonstrates proficiency in both progressive and traditional pedagogies, while consistently utilizing student-centered techniques. Strong candidates will be energetic, organized, passionate about learning, and dedicated to developing students’ character and spirituality. AOS is a dynamic work environment looking to add innovative ideas and approaches in service of our students. This position provides a unique opportunity to aid students in their spiritual journey by incorporating modern pedagogical techniques in service of building character and a knowledge of Orthodox Christianity.

Reports to:  Head of Middle School       
Status:  Salaried/Exempt      
Start Date:  August 3, 2023
Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm; additional time as needed for after-school meetings and professional development.


  • Teach daily 5th - 8th grade religion classes rooted in the Greek Orthodox Church
  • Adapt and implement a Greek Orthodox religious curriculum that reflects the mission, core values, and identity of Orthodox Christianity and AOS
  • Utilize appropriate instructional strategies, activities, and materials that reflect an understanding of various learning styles
  • Create lesson plans based on sound, research-based methods of instruction
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development of adolescent students
  • Conduct ongoing formal and informal assessment of student achievement
  • Implement classroom management techniques that align with the school’s culture
  • Establish and maintain open communication with parents and students through a variety of means, including face-to-face conversations, phone calls, emails, texts, and conferences
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other members of the school community
  • Show proficiency with Google Suite for Education productivity tools
  • Integrate technology into the curriculum to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Attend annual grade-level class trip if needed (typically three to four days)
  • Serve as an academic advisor to a group of students if needed
  • Participate in school events and community service projects
  • Actively engage in a robust assortment of faculty professional development opportunities offered to AOS teachers
  • Fulfill other duties as requested


  • Orthodox Christian in good canonical standing in the Greek Orthodox Church
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum three years teaching experience; Middle school experience preferred
  • Experience using multiple pedagogical strategies to build and assess student skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of adolescent development
  • Knowledge of research-based practices for effective middle school instruction

Please provide the following information to this email address: resume@aoshouston.org 

  • Cover letter tailored for this position
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three references

Posted by

Annunciation Orthodox School

3600 Yoakum BoulevardHouston, TX 77006

Web: https://www.aoshouston.org/
Email: resume@aoshouston.org
Phone: 713-470-5600

Posted on: April 19, 2023