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Stake Seminary and Institute Teachers and Supervisors

Qualifications

Stake seminary and institute teachers and supervisors must be worthy to hold a temple recommend (see “Stake Presidency” in section 11.1.1 of Handbook 1: Stake Presidents and Bishops [2010], 102). They should also:

  • Strive to emulate the Savior in their lives, including how they live, teach, and dress.
  • Enjoy associating with young people and believe they are eager to learn the gospel.
  • Be available to prepare lessons, teach classes, and attend regularly scheduled inservice meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

TEACH EFFECTIVELY

  • Teach students the doctrines and principles of the gospel as found in the scriptures and the words of the prophets. Teach them in a way that leads to understanding and edification.
  • Help students fulfill their role in the learning process and prepare to teach the gospel to others.
  • Use approved curriculum and materials.

SEEK TO DEVELOP AS A TEACHER

  • Attend and participate in faculty and area inservice meetings.
  • Visit regularly with their supervisor to obtain feedback and guidance.

ENROLL AND ENCOURAGE STUDENTS

  • Help parents and priesthood leaders identify and enroll all potential students.
  • Cultivate a loving, respectful, and purposeful environment in the classroom.
  • Keep accurate and on-time student enrollment, attendance, and completion records.
  • Encourage all students to complete class with credit.
  • Help students graduate and assist the priesthood in graduation exercises.