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Technology Support Specialist Position Open

Technology Support Specialist

Catholic Central High School is looking for a Technology Support Specialist to work with faculty and students implementing and supporting the school technology services and systems with a heavy emphasis on 1:1 iPad management.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to daniellebouwhuis@grcatholiccentral.org.

Qualifications:    

  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal with the ability to effectively communicate technical verbiage to all levels of users.
  • Must possess an exceptional understanding of computer hardware, operating systems, and internet services to identify and resolve technical issues for school staff. 

Purpose:  

Provides technical support and training to all school personnel, programs and students to further the ongoing integration of technology and network systems aligned with the goals of the Catholic Secondary Schools in collaboration with the Office of Catholic Schools and the Diocese of Grand Rapids.  

Reports to:  Instructional Technology Specialist at Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School

Technical Support Specialist Qualifications:

  • Minimum A.A.S. in technology related field, or equivalent education / experience with a focus on personal computer systems, technology, programming logic, and certifications achieved.
  • Minimum of six months experience in assembling, installing and upgrading personal computer systems hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church, including familiarity with its structure, function, and institutions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of remote client/connectivity software installation and use, various computer systems, basic application packages, and related technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and communicate effectively both orally and in writing on a one‐to‐one basis and with groups &/or individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the capabilities, applications and limitations of computers and expertise in the operation and use of computers.
  • Previous successful experiences in training, presenting information to groups and interpreting technical information.  Able to break down complex, technical language and communicate it in a manner that the general staff can comprehend.
  • A high level of special problem solving skills is required due to the technical complexity of the problems related to supporting multiple platforms. A lack of precedence necessitates development of creative solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team to accomplish work goals and objectives. Able to plan, prioritize, and coordinate complex multiple projects in a fast‐paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills regarding timeliness of response, meeting established quality standards of practice, and communication.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with confidential data and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates the principles of continuous learning and supports the learning of others.

Preferred Certifications / Experience:

  • MCITP/MCTS, CompTIA A+ or demonstrable related education / experience
  • iPad deployment and troubleshooting, Google Apps / Admin console, Cloud Applications, Microsoft Active Directory/LDAP preferred, MS Office 2007+
  • Experience working in an educational setting preferred

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical support to resolve hardware, software and some network problems for school devices and technology systems.
  • Oversees student help desk, recruiting and managing student team in all aspects of technology support and integration including, but not limited to; classroom hardware / software support, communications, creating / maintaining knowledge base, tier 1 equipment support and troubleshooting.
  • Assists in the launch of new applications and computer systems. Problem solves to ensure that new systems and software interact with existing networks and existing peripherals.
  • Assists in maintaining and monitoring school selected content filter.
  • Assists in maintaining and monitoring school selected Mobile Device Management solution.
  • Performs repairs or facilitates service and preventative maintenance on school personal computer and other technology systems.
  • Performs personal computer and technology systems software and hardware upgrades and installation.
  • Assists schools in setting up technology systems and resolving technology and software problems as needed.
  • Provides basic ‘on-the-spot’ training to encourage learning and self-sufficiency. 
  • Collaborates with Instructional Technology Specialist and technology team to meet staff, student, and building needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal of Catholic Central.
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Math Teacher Position Open

 

Mathematics Teacher

Catholic Central High School is seeking a Mathematics Teacher for the 2018-19 school year.

Catholic Central High School:

Catholic Central High School is rich in both history and tradition. Founded in 1906 by Bishop Henry Richter and the Dominican Sisters, it is the oldest Catholic, coeducational, diocesan high school in the U.S. It draws and benefits from a culturally diverse student body of 645 students, grades 9-12.   Since being established, over 20,000 students have graduated, many of whom still serve our community today.   Throughout its history, Catholic Central has maintained its mission to challenge students to know and love God, seek knowledge and truth, respect the dignity of each person, and contribute to society through leadership and service.

 Mathematics Department:    

The study of mathematics at Catholic Central High School provides the student with a foundation of logic, reasoning, and calculation skills and an experience in current technology which will enable the student to succeed in his or her chosen career, and provides challenging methods of operating which serve to increase problem-solving capabilities and critical thinking skills.  Through the study of mathematics, students will foster virtues of wisdom, knowledge and integrity that will serve them in any of the myriad of vocational opportunities to which God calls them.

Qualifications: 

  • Education: BS with a major in Mathematics
  • Certification—Secondary Education (6-12)
  • Previous teaching experience in upper-level math preferred

Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of introduction, and three professional references to:

Lisa Doyle, Administrative Assistant

Catholic Central High School

319 Sheldon Blvd. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

E-mail:  lisadoyle@grcatholiccentral.org

Deadline:  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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Summer Programs Information & Forms

Summer Programs are back! Click Here to learn more about the HS Prep Reading Seminar, HS Prep Math, Health, Economics, Achieving for Success, and Babysitter Training classes that will be offered this year.

Early registration deadline is Friday, April 27th. Courses fill up quickly, so please mail or bring in your registration by the early deadline to receive a $5 discount for each course. The final deadline is Monday, May 14th.

Click Here to learn more about the many sports camps that will be offered this year. Registrations should be received in the Athletic Office prior to the first day of camp. Registrations not received in the Athletic Office by Thursday, June 28th must be turned in on the first day of camp to the head coach, for camps beginning the week of 7/10.

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Science Teacher Position Open

 

Science Teacher

Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a Science teacher for the 2018-19 school year.

Catholic Central High School:

Catholic Central High School is rich in both history and tradition. Founded in 1906 by Bishop Henry Richter and the Dominican Sisters, it is the oldest Catholic, coeducational, diocesan high school in the U.S. It draws and benefits from a culturally diverse student body of 645 students, grades 9-12.   Since being established, over 20,000 students have graduated, many of whom still serve our community today.   In its 110-year history, Catholic Central has maintained its mission to challenge students to know and love God, seek knowledge and truth, respect the dignity of each person, and contribute to society through leadership and service.

Science Department:

Guided by the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, students will develop an understanding of what science is, what science can and cannot do, and how science contributes to the culture of our society. Through a “minds-on,” experiential approach, students will become familiar with modes of scientific inquiry, rules of evidence, ways of formulating questions, and strategies for explanations. Students will practice applying both moral and ethical principles when evaluating advances in technology, the role of science in society, and personal decision-making.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in a combination of biology and chemistry
  • Teacher certification to teach biology and chemistry (DX or DI)
  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Practicing Catholic preferred

Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of introduction, and 3 professional references to:

Lisa Doyle, Administrative Assistant

Catholic Central High School

319 Sheldon Blvd. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

E-mail: lisadoyle@grcatholiccentral.org

Deadline:  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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Math Teacher – Long Term Substitute Position

 

Math Teacher (Long-Term Substitute)

Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a long-term substitute teacher to teach advanced Math courses for the first three months of the 2018-19 school year.

Catholic Central High School:

Catholic Central High School is rich in both history and tradition. Founded in 1906 by Bishop Henry Richter and the Dominican Sisters, it is the oldest Catholic, coeducational, diocesan high school in the U.S. It draws and benefits from a culturally diverse student body of 645 students, grades 9-12.   Since being established, over 20,000 students have graduated, many of whom still serve our community today.   In its 110-year history, Catholic Central has maintained its mission to challenge students to know and love God, seek knowledge and truth, respect the dignity of each person, and contribute to society through leadership and service.

Mathematics Department:    

The study of mathematics at Catholic Central High School provides the student with a foundation of logic, reasoning, and calculation skills and an experience in current technology which will enable the student to succeed in his or her chosen career, and provides challenging methods of operating which serve to increase problem-solving capabilities and critical thinking skills.  Through the study of mathematics, students will foster virtues of wisdom, knowledge and integrity that will serve them in any of the myriad of vocational opportunities to which God calls them.

Qualifications: 

  • Education: BS with a major in Mathematics
  • Certification—Secondary Education (6-12)
  • Previous teaching experience in upper-level math preferred

Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of introduction, and 3 professional references to:

Lisa Doyle, Administrative Assistant

Catholic Central High School

319 Sheldon Blvd. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

E-mail: lisadoyle@grcatholiccentral.org

Deadline:  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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Bell Schedule Presentation

Click Here to watch the new bell schedule presentation.

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Spring Musical – “The Wiz”

Catholic Central’s Spring Musical

The Wiz 

When:

March 7th – 9th at 7:00 pm

March 10th at 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where:

Circle Theater Grand Rapids

1703 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Tickets:

$10 adults, $8 seniors, and $5 any student with a student id. Tickets are sold at the Aquinas box office.

First seen on Broadway in 1975 The Wiz is the story of…”Dorothy, a restless Kansas farm girl eager to see more of the world, is transported by a tornado to a magical world of Munchkins, witches, and a yellow brick road. On her way to the Emerald City to meet the Wizard of Oz, who she believes can help her get back home to Kansas. She encounters the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion – friends who help her battle the Wicked Witch of the West and eventually learn that there really is ‘no place like home.’ ”

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AP Capstone™

What is AP Capstone™? Watch this short video and take a look into Catholic Central’s AP Capstone™ program – click here

 

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SMART Aid

Sign-Up for SMART Aid Workshops

Catholic Central will be covering the $30 application fee for families attending the workshops.

Please bring all necessary documentation to this meeting, and we will submit to Smart Aid for you. Required documentation; 2016 Federal Income Tax , W-2s,and Paystubs. If you have any questions, please review requirements on the school website under the Admissions tab, or you may call Jackie Stetson at 233-5802 or jackiestetson@grcatholiccentral.org

 

CLICK HERE for the SMART Aid application instructions and FAQ’s.

Para descargar la versión en español , haga clic aquí.

CLICK HERE for helpful Step-by-Step Instructions. 

 

 

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The Greatest Gift Campaign Updates

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