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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT DETROIT CATHOLIC CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Located in Novi, Detroit Catholic Central is the largest Catholic school in the State of Michigan. Catholic Central is a premier Catholic college preparatory high school with an outstanding work environment and is always looking for dedicated faculty, administrators and staff. 

Résumés for any position are always welcome; they will be kept on file and should we feel that your qualifications meet the needs of a specific position, we will contact you. Catholic Central has excellent employee benefits, competitive salaries and educational opportunities as well as a truly congenial atmosphere in the family-oriented environment of Christian community.
 

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  • Science Teacher

    Career Opportunities at Detroit Catholic Central
     
    Located in Novi, Detroit Catholic Central is the largest Catholic school in the State of Michigan. Catholic Central is a premier Catholic college preparatory high school with an outstanding work environment and is always looking for dedicated faculty, administrators and staff.
     
    Résumés for any position are always welcome; they will be kept on file and should we feel that your qualifications meet the needs of a specific position, we will contact you. Catholic Central has excellent employee benefits, competitive salaries and educational opportunities as well as a truly congenial atmosphere in the family-oriented environment of Christian community.
     
    CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS
     
    Science Teacher
    Certification in Integrated Science (DI) and Physics (DE) 6-12.  Those who have the expertise to teach various subjects across the Science curriculum will be given priority.
     
    The candidate must understand the role that Catholic education plays in carrying forth the mission of the Catholic Church. Qualified candidates who endorse the mission of Catholic Central High School are encouraged to apply.
     
    HOW TO APPLY
     
    Please download a Catholic Central teacher application form available online at:  http://dcchs.com/long/TeacherApplication.pdf.  The application is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
     
    Submit completed application along with cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
     
    Career Opportunity
    Detroit Catholic Central High School
    27225 Wixom Road
    Novi, MI  48374
     
    You may also email your information to:  smartin@catholiccentral.net
     
     
    Detroit Catholic Central High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap.
    Because of its status as a religious entity, the school may consider the candidate's religious affiliation
    in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal Laws.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Science-082021
  • Maintenance 1 Staff

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    Job Title:         Maintenance 1 Staff
    Location:        Catholic Central High School, 27225 Wixom Road, Novi, MI  48374
    Reports to:      Director of Facilities and Transportation
    Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
    Base Hours:    Monday -Friday 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Additional nights/weekends are required as needed
    Pay:                 Based on experience  
    Start Date:      Immediate
     
    Catholic Central currently has a full-time opening for a highly organized, motivated and dependable Maintenance 1 Staff person.  Catholic Central is a 200,000 sq. ft. educational facility on a 113 acre campus located in Novi, Michigan. 
     
    Essential Job Functions:
    Maintenance 1 Staff are responsible for the maintenance, repair and safety of all school facilities, grounds and equipment and event set-up as required.  Their mission is to maintain the schools’ physical facilities in a condition of cleanliness and safety.   
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Perform minor/major repairs in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, grounds and carpentry areas.
    • Operate snow removing equipment such as pick-up trucks with plow, John Deere Gators with plow and snow blowers (must be available for overtime as required).
    • Operate and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, pressure washers, buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
    • Accurately order and account for material and labor relative to position.
    • Read and interpret blue prints, general safety/operating instructions, electrical schematics, etc.
    • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.  Use as directed.
    • Lock and unlock assigned buildings; secure building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows; report any unauthorized occupants; turn off lights.
    • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.
    • Assist with the cleaning and setup of facilities for meetings and events.  Facilitate event activities for school and ancillary groups (must be available for overtime as required).
    • Maintain all safety and code requirements of the Federal, State and local municipalities; support and enforce all school policies and rules, safety regulations and guidelines.
    • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
    • Give instructions to staff when the Director is not available.
    • Attend to emergencies when necessary.
    • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or Administration.
     
     
    Physical Demands: 
    The employee must have sufficient strength, ability and dexterity to perform required duties.  While performing such duties, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach about the head and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs on to ladders.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.  The employee must have ability to work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and inclement conditions.
     
    The employee must be able to climb and balance on ladders up to 16 feet tall to perform maintenance tasks.  Employee must be able to operate and navigate lifts with working platform heights up to 26 feet.
     
    The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as cleaning supplies, pails and unloading trucks.  Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 100 pounds such as equipment and bulk furniture.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
     
    Qualifications:
    • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in building maintenance required.
    • Experience in a private or public school preferred.
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
    • Possess and maintain a valid State vehicle operator’s license; a good driving record is required; CDL is a plus.
    • Thorough knowledge of maintenance methods, procedures, practices, tools and equipment.
    • Ability to plan and execute preventative maintenance measures.
    • Previous experience with School Dude and Johnson Controls Facilities Explorer preferred.  
    • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and under minimum supervision.
    • Proven problem solving and time management skills; ability to consistently meet deadlines and be punctual.
    • Strong communications skills (written and verbal); able to communicate information clearly and in a timely fashion; able to use email.
    • Must be available for emergency call-ins; able to work nights and weekends, when needed, to handle building emergencies, snow removal and school building events.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with administration, peers, staff, teachers and parents.
    • Completed or willing to complete Archdiocese of Detroit’s Protecting God’s Children course.
    • Must submit to drug testing, fingerprinting and criminal background check.
     
     
     
    How to Apply:
    Complete a Staff Application found on the Catholic Central web site, http://www.catholiccentral.net/careers
     
    Send application, resume, and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:
    Marie Heshczuk, HR Manager
    Detroit Catholic Central High School
    27225 Wixom Road
    Novi, MI  48374
     
    Or e-mail above documents to: mheshczuk@catholiccentral.net
     
     
     
  • Long-Term Teaching Subs in All Academic Areas

    LONG-TERM TEACHING SUBS IN ALL ACADEMIC AREAS

    State of Michigan Teaching Certification will be given priority. 

    Candidates should be familiar with Google Apps for education as well as Microsoft Suite.

    The candidates must understand the role that Catholic education plays in carrying forth the mission of the Catholic Church. Qualified candidates who endorse the mission of Catholic Central High School are encouraged to apply. The school year begins August 17, 2021.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please download a Catholic Central teacher application form available online at:  http://dcchs.com/long/TeacherApplication.pdf.  The application is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. 

    Please submit your completed application along with your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

    Career Opportunity
    Detroit Catholic Central High School
    27225 Wixom Road
    Novi, MI  48374

    You may also email your information to: smartin@catholiccentral.net 
     
  • Bus Driver

    The Catholic Central High School of Detroit

    Job TitleBus driver
    LocationCatholic Central High School
    Reports to: Director of Facilities and Transportation
    ClassificationPart-Time, Non-Exempt
    Base HoursDays/Nights/Weekends as needed
    Pay: To be determined
    Start DateImmediate

    The Catholic Central High School of Detroit currently has a part-time position opening for a dependable bus driver.  Catholic Central is a 200,000 Sq. Ft. private educational facility on a 113 acre campus located in Novi, Michigan.  

    Essential Job Functions:
    Drive school bus to transport students and staff to athletic and school events.

    Responsibilities:
    • Transport students and staff in a safe and timely manner to events.
    • Fuel bus as required.  Sweep floors and clean windows.
    • Report any accidents, mechanical bus malfunctions or needed repairs to the Director of Facilities and Transportation or his designee.
    • Support and enforce all school policies and rules, safety regulations and guidelines.
    • Attend to emergencies when necessary.
    • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
    • Take classes as required in, First Aid,CPR and other classes relating to your job.
    • Perform related duties as assigned.
    Physical Demands 
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms about the head and reach forward.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    Qualifications
    • Must have a cell phone for communication.
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
    • Must have CDL B license with air brake endorsement and passenger and student endorsement.
    • Completed a Michigan school bus driver continuing education class preferred.
    • Current DOT medical card.
    • Must be willing to work day’s night’s weekends as needed. Flexible hours.
    • Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug testing.
    • Ability to work independently.   Must be available for emergency call-in.
    • Proven time management skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines.   Being punctual.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
    • Strong communications skills (written and verbal); able to communicate information clearly and in a timely fashion.

    Please submit a completed Staff Application Form (available on the school website) and resume with cover as soon as possible to:

    Catholic Central High School
    Marie Heshczuk
    27225 Wixom Rd
    Novi, MI 48374
    Fax:  (248)596-3894
     
Detroit Catholic Central High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of
race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap. 
Because of its status as a religious entity, the school may consider the candidate's religious affiliation
in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal Laws.
 

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  • Type of School

    Private College Preparatory School for boys (9-12) which was established in 1928 by the Basilian Fathers
  • Administration

    Principal: Rev. Patrick Fulton, C.S.B.
    Dean of Students: Mr. Mitchell Hancock '00
    Assistant Principal: Mr. David Lewis '79
    Athletic Director: Mr. Aaron Babicz '93
  • Accreditation

    North Central Association
  • Facilities

    The current campus opened in 2005. Situated on 113 acres of wooded land in the City of Novi, the school has a laboratory for each scientific discipline, plus one computer lab, a Cinema Production Lab, an Engineering Lab, a Robotics Center, and a Learning Strategies Center. Wi-Fi access exists throughout the building. There are two gymnasiums, a 4,500 seat athletic stadium with an advanced turf system and several practice fields. Every classroom has substantial access to various modern instructional resources using technology to complement and enhance the student experience.
  • Media Center

    The Media Center provides an enormous array of print resources and audio visuals. Digitized databases, newspapers, periodicals, and journals support the entire curriculum, including non-eText Book Digital Curriculum Syllabi. Access to the digital collections is available 24/7 to students, faculty, staff and alumni.
  • Admissions

    Competitive, based upon testing (High School Placement Test), personal interview, prior academic record and references.
  • Size

    Approximately 1025 Students
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
    Senior Class: 252
  • Faculty

    Basilian Fathers: 9 Lay Faculty: 68
  • Guidance Department

    Mr. Alan Barker – Counselor
    Mrs. Kimberly Bennett – Counselor
    Mrs. Ashley Diehl –Counselor
    Ms. Sarah Flagg – Counselor
    Mr. Patrick O’Brien – Counselor

    Student/Counselor Ratio: 235:1
  • Graduation Requirements

    24 Credits are required:

    Theology.................................4
    English....................................4
    Mathematics..........................4
    Science ...................................3
    Social Studies .........................3
    Foreign Language...................2
    Health & Physical Ed ..............1
    Visual/Performing Arts...........1
    Electives.................................2
  • Academic Honors

    Gabriel Richard Club: 3.6 G.P.A. in academic subjects – no grade below “B” in academic subjects. National Honor Society: 3.5 G.P.A., Junior or Senior standing and recommendations. Honor Roll: 3.0 G.P.A. in academic subjects – no grade below “C” in academic subjects.
  • National Merit 2011-2017

    51 National Merit Finalists
    2 National Achievement Finalists
    63 National Letters of Commendation
      3 National Hispanic Scholar
  • Advanced Placement Courses

    • European History
    • English Composition
    • Chemistry 
    • Calculus AB
    • Spanish Language
    • American History
    • English Literature
    • Biology
    • Calculus BC
    • Latin Language
    • American Gov’t
    • Computer Science
    • Statistics
    • French Language
  • Advanced Placement 289 Students

    A.P. Grades: 5 – 64, 4 – 112, 3 – 179, 2 – 139, 1 – 46

    Percent of current year with scores of 3 or higher: 66%
  • Activities/Clubs

    Academic Team, Archery, Art Club, Backpacking Club, Boardercross, Broadcast Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Computer Programming Club, DECA, Digital Photography Club, Drama Club, Euchre Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Finance Club, French Club, Guitar Club, HOSA, Intramural Sports (Flag Football, Basketball, Cross Country), Irish Heritage Club, Latin Club, Mock Trial, Monogram Club, Mountain Biking Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Paintball, Peru Mission Trip, Right to Life, Robotics, Rugby Club, Science Club, Shamrock STEM Club, Shamrocks for Veterans, Shamrock Voice, Shotgun Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government, SWAT (Students Working to Advance Technology,) Yearbook
  • Sports

    Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Wrestling. Member of Detroit Catholic League Central Division

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*Ranked in the Top 50 Best Colleges and Universities according to U.S. News and World Report (2017)

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“Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” is the motto of the Basilian Fathers and the sacred mission of Catholic Central High School. For ninety years, the graduates of Catholic Central have made a positive impact locally, nationally, and around the world.