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Teacher (Positions Open)

Teacher (Positions Open)

Department: Archbishop Hanna High School
Supervisor: School Leader
Status: Exempt
The Archbishop Hanna Teacher is responsible for planning instruction and/or making adaptations to the general curriculum to enable students to benefit from their education. The teacher is expected to communicate with parents and cottage staff in regard to student accommodations and modifications and be must be able to report to and participate on multidisciplinary evaluation teams.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respect the Center’s faith, education and caring Catholic values.
  • School day duty hours are between 8:00 – 3:30. Until 4:30 one day weekly.
  • Will serve as part of the high school teaching staff and/or as part of an 8th grade academy.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and academic backgrounds.
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
  • Serve as a student advocate/advisory teacher daily for up to 10 students.
  • Mentor students in passion projects.
  • Effectively build and maintain healthy relationships with students.
  • Ability to learn about and become adept in competency-based education principles, trauma informed care, and culturally sustaining pedagogy.
  • Fully engage and actively monitor personal growth in the areas of competency-based education, trauma informed systems, and culturally-sustaining pedagogy.
  • Actively seek and engage in continued learning, professional development and growth opportunities.
  • Attendance at regular Professional Development teacher work days during the school year.
  • Instruct students with disabilities according to IEP objectives and implement best practices for diverse learners.
  • Evaluate student gain, utilizing formal and informal measures.
  • Function as member of student assistance teams.
  • Regularly update electronic grades and ensure all relevant parties have access to assignments and associated scales.
  • Keep parents/cottage staff informed and aware of student needs and progress.
  • Assess student achievement and report via the approved progress monitoring tool.
  • Implement specialized programs of instruction.
  • Design and implement behavioral programs.
  • Maintain positive working relationships and collaborate consistently with colleagues in all other areas of the organization.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Establish and enforce rules and procedures to manage student behavior in the classroom.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.A. or greater in content area. Experience preferred, but not required. Successful student teaching experience required. State teaching certificate, or ability to be certified by the start of the 2020-21 school year.
  • Training or endorsements in Reading and Math highly desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to coach sports also highly desirable.
  • Ability to work supportively with other staff to achieve common goals.
  • A strong desire toward professional growth and program development.
  • Maintenance of personal standards of citizenship and professional ethics.
  • Ability and knowledge to create and teach a sequential reading program.


  • Must clear background check for a Community Care Licensed facility, including physical, tb and drug test.
  • Must have the ability to be insured under our policy.
  • Able to be certified in Crisis Intervention, CPR, First Aid.
  • Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 20 lbs., occasionally.

Rev. 4/4/19
Please submit resume, cover letter and appropriate college transcripts to: jobs@hannacenter.org

Hanna Institute Education Specialist

Hanna’s mission is to transform the lives of youth, families and communities impacted by trauma and adversity through resilience, connection and spiritual wellness.

We work to achieve this mission through our therapeutic residential school program for young men as well as through the Hanna Institute. The Hanna Institute provides high quality trainings, in-depth consultations and deep partnership to organizations committed to aligning their work with the latest science and best practices in trauma-informed care.

The Hanna Institute Education Specialist will drive the reach of the Institute’s school-specific trainings, services and initiatives. This position will be responsible for successfully overseeing the expansion of the Nelson SELWELL school initiative and RESILIENT SCHOOLS initiative to schools throughout Sonoma and Napa County. This position will lead trainings and deep partnership work focused on addressing trauma and building resiliency within school systems throughout the region and among staff, students and families.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide teacher and staff training and support, and identify on-going opportunities to ensure continuous learning around trauma, resilience and social-emotional well-being
  • Design, test and refine scalable school-led programming and initiatives to create transformative and sustainable student, parents/families, school and community resiliency
  • Support Institute community events and activities, and represent the critical work of the Institute at industry conferences and events
  • Cultivate relationships with school districts, superintendents, principals and leadership staff that culminate in successful program and service-provision opportunities
  • Develop and oversee school assessment process to identify school readiness, gaps and assets for program implementation
  • Collect and assess program impact data, create systems for data and program improvement, and share key findings with partners and funders
  • Identify and/or develop innovative opportunities to support the health and well-being of school communities, including but not limited to staff, students, parents/families and local organizations
  • Demonstrate willingness continue to learn, grow and develop personally and professionally.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Deep commitment to equity, social justice and improving individual and community health and well-being
  • Significant knowledge of educational system, campus culture and community school model
  • Demonstrated success building, implementing and evaluating impactful school-based programs
  • Capacity to nurture productive and positive relationships among a variety of school staff positions
  • Strong knowledge of the impact of trauma, adversity, neurobiology and trauma informed care
  • Master’s Degree preferred and Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred

Must clear background check for a Community Care Licensed facility, including physical, tb and drug test. Must have valid CA Driver’s License
Please submit resume and cover letter to:jobs@hannacenter.org