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Openings for the 2019-2020 School Year

Saint Francis Catholic Academy, Gainesville’s only Catholic high school, is accepting applications for the following positions for the 2019-2020 school year:

The exact courses to be taught in a specific content area will be determined at a later date, based on staffing and need. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Teaching Positions

  • Substitute Teachers
    This is a part-time position as a substitute teacher.  All individuals should hold, or should one time have held, a State of Florida teaching certificate. Prospective employees must pass a pre-employment criminal background check and obtain Protecting God’s Children endorsement.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and Diocese of St. Augustine Employment Application to Debbie Couch, Assistant to the Principal, at dcouch@sfcawolves.org.
  • SPANISH TEACHER (Full-Time).  Saint Francis Catholic Academy is looking for a FULL-TIME SPANISH Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will have a Florida Certification or be eligible for certification in Foreign Language. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, andDiocese of St. Augustine Employment Application to Debbie Couch, Assistant to the Principal, at dcouch@sfcawolves.org.

Interested in working for Saint Francis Catholic Academy, but a position in your discipline is not listed? 

Please send us your completed application, cover letter (indicating why you want to be at Saint Francis and your content area) and your resume. If a position becomes available, we may be in contact.

Faculty/Staff Ethics Expectation

A Duty To Report

All employees and agencies of Saint Francis Catholic Academy have an obligation to report professional misconduct which affects the health, safety, or welfare of students.  Please report to Jason Acosta, Principal or Deacon Scott Conway, Superintendent of Catholic Schools.

All employees have a duty to report suspected cases of Child Abuse or Neglect. Call 800.962.2873.

Reporting of Professional Misconduct

All employees have a duty to report misconduct by instructional personnel and administration which may affect the health, welfare or safety of a student.

Misconduct should be reported to the administration of the school or to the Superintendent of Catholic Schools at the Diocese of St. Augustine.  All allegations should be documented.  Gather evidence if possible.

Specific reporting procedures and information is posted in the teacher’s workroom along with the Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida.

All employees must be trained on the standards of professional conduct.  All employees are aware that:

768.095  Employer immunity from liability; disclosure of information regarding former or current employees  An employer who discloses information about a former or current employee to a prospective employer of the former or current employee upon request of the prospective employer or of the former or current employee is immune from civil liability for such disclosure or its consequences unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the information disclosed by the former or current employer was knowingly false or violated any civil right of the former or current employee protected under chapter 760.

39.203  Immunity from liability in cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

(1)(a)  Any person, official, or institution participating in good faith in any act authorized or required by this chapter, or reporting in good faith any instance of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to the department or any law enforcement agency, shall be immune from any civil or criminal liability which might otherwise result by reason of such action.

(b)  Except as provided in this chapter, nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to grant immunity, civil or criminal, to any person suspected of having abused, abandoned, or neglected a child, or committed any illegal act upon or against a child.

(2)(a)  No resident or employee of a facility serving children may be subjected to reprisal or discharge because of his or her actions in reporting abuse, abandonment, or neglect pursuant to the requirements of this section.

(b)  Any person making a report under this section shall have a civil cause of action for appropriate compensatory and punitive damages against any person who causes detrimental changes in the employment status of such reporting party by reason of his or her making such report. Any detrimental change made in the residency or employment status of such person, including, but not limited to, discharge, termination, demotion, transfer, or reduction in pay or benefits or work privileges, or negative evaluations within a prescribed period of time shall establish a rebuttable presumption that such action was retaliatory.