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.