Employment Opportunities

 
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Academy of the Sacred Heart family. All hiring is done by the Head of School, under the recommendation of the School Leadership Team, and involves multiple interviews with members of the school division or department. All candidates with interest in joining this team of professionally excellent, mission-driven educators and support staff are encouraged to submit a resume for consideration when a position emerges.

Current Openings

Middle School Spanish Teacher

This position entails teaching Spanish in Grades 5-8. Teaching is both in a co-ed (Grades 5 & 6) and a single-gender (Grades 7 & 8) environment.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Developing lesson plans and curricula based on the needs of individual students.

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.

  • Providing conversational classes where pronunciation and important words and phrases are taught.

  • Teaching writing and Spanish composition classes.

  • Conducting research on teaching methods, materials, and language games that can be used in class.

  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress. 

  • Monitoring student's progress by writing up reports and grading assessments.

  • Organizing feedback sessions with students and their parents.

  • Providing suggestions for further learning and scheduling intervention sessions with struggling students.

  • Teaching students about Spanish culture, which may include festivals, traditional food and dress, and social conventions.

  • Organizing opportunities where students can showcase their Spanish language skills.

  • Communicate effectively with families.

  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.

The ideal candidate is passionate about the Spanish language and culture plus would have a strong aptitude in working with adolescents. The Spanish teacher must be adept at teaching oral and written Spanish, as well as, able to juggle a wide range of skill levels.  A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools is essential. 

Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Spanish Language, with a current teaching certificate

  • A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the middle school level

  • Proven written and verbal proficiency in Spanish

  • Strong interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills.

  • A desire to seek out professional development activities related to the latest instructional strategies, student growth and best pedagogical practices.

  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Sacred Heart community

  • Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Director of Systems Management, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted September 14, 2020


Early Childhood Program Aides

The Academy of the Sacred Heart has openings for aides to work with children from birth to age 3 in its Early Childhood Program. Preference is given to applicants who have educational background and experience in the field.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create an emotionally responsive, caring, positive, and accepting environment supportive of the individual development of each child and family

  • Supervise young children and ensure a safe and loving environment including the ability to monitor and respond to events going on at all times in the classroom, outdoor play areas, and other areas of the campus.

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests

General Competencies:

  • Completion of Virtus: Protecting God's Children training and fingerprints on file 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Punctuality and dependability

  • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the ASH Handbook

  • Maintain productive and professional relationships with other Sacred Heart faculty and staff

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Director of Systems Management, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted September 14, 2020


Portress/Porter

A portress/porter is a woman (portress) or man (porter) who has charge of a door or gate; a doorkeeper. This is a crucial role in the community, as this person serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately. Notifies the appropriate personnel of guest arrival. Maintains security and telecommunications system. Informs callers by answering or referring inquiries. The portress reports to the Director of Systems Management.

  • Portress/Porter is a non-exempt (hourly) employee and punches in via ADP workforce now.

  • Scheduled time at as a portress/porter is 23-25 hours per week 

  • If portress/porter also has a coordinator role, those duties will be filled at 4-6 hours per week

  • Total portress/porter and coordinator hours are not to exceed 29 hours per week

  • 30 min paid lunch when assigned to work for more than seven (7) hours per day

  • Position is less than 75% Full Time, therefore is not eligible for insurance benefits

  • PTO is earned as outlined in ASH PTO, Time & Attendance Policies

Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the Goals and Criteria of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and embody and communicate the school’s mission and core values.

  • Gatekeeper of the community, able to follow the established guidelines for admittance into the school.

  • Arrive and be ready at designated location on-time.

    • Computer up and running with the Employee Screening (and Approved Guest) and ASH Daily Messages open

    • Lunch put away and morning beverage retrieved

  • Follow Screening Employees + Approved Guests Procedure for every person or procedure as updated by ASH COVID-19 Task Force

  • Answer the phone with a courteous greeting.  If possible, ask how to help the caller.  If unable to assist, then direct to the appropriate person.

  • Greet guests pleasantly and with courtesy.  Ask visitors to wait, call the appropriate ASH employee to meet their guests.

  • Keep an organized workspace.

  • Water all plants in the administrative hallway and gallery on a regular basis.

  • Maintain Administrative hallway kitchen area; stock coffee, run dishwasher, empty refrigerator monthly.

  • Apply postage to outgoing mail, this could be from all school areas.

  • Prepare FedEx envelopes as requested.

  • Assist with printing, folding, sorting, or mailing, event programs or other mailings generated at school.

  • Pick-up mail from the post office if mail is being held.

  • Receive and sort mail and log daily deposit with another person as detailed by the Chief Financial Officer.

  • Scan vendor invoices received in the mail to electronic AP vendor.

  • Scan vendor statements received in the mail to Staff Accountant.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Technology Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Project, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Windows  

  • Knowledge of multi-line phone systems, fax and copier

  • Google Suite

  • Website and email proficiency

Essential Skills:

  • Handle confidential information with the utmost discretion, respect, and sensitivity.

  • Represent the face of the Academy of the Sacred Heart, employing extreme diplomacy and grace, as she or he will often be the first contact for visitors.

  • Demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to be adaptable as well as perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent accuracy and high levels of attention to detail.

  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with constituents, including the leadership team, teachers, students, parents, staff, board members, external partners, and donors.

  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

  • Foster a partnership between faculty and staff to create a positive environment for students’ academic and social-emotional learning.

  • Be a life-long learner who enhances her/his skills, using state-of-the-art technologies to maintain high standards of performance to efficiently and effectively produce work products.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Working toward or completed Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in a school administrative setting preferred

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Director of Systems Management, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted August 27, 2020


Enrichment Dance Instructor

Academy of the Sacred Heart’s HEART Enrichment program is hiring enthusiastic, driven Extended Day Staff members from the start of the 2020-2021 school year!  Our program provides a safe and nurturing space for children grades PreK- Grade 8 to gather after school and engage in a variety of activities. Extended Day staff members are responsible for coordinating activities, fostering positive relationships, maintaining current COVID-19 related protocols, and other duties as assigned.  

Dance classes are scheduled to begin the week of September 21. There is the opportunity for some flexibility in class times, however availability some early afternoons is required.     

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Create a nurturing classroom environment  

  • Establish clear lesson plans, rules and goals to foster student growth

  • Ensure student safety during dance classes

  • Monitor hygiene and social distancing

  • Prepare recital pieces for each class including choreography, costume selection and music editing 

  • Follow safety and emergency procedures

  • Report and significant concerns or incidents to Enrichment Director

Preferred experience includes but is not limited to:

  • Knowledge and training in a variety of dance genres

  • Experience leading ballet, hip hop, tap and pre-dance classes at a beginning and intermediate level

  • Established history working with dancers ages 3-10

  • Knowledge and skilled in preparing dancers for a recital

  • Familiarity with Zoom video conference, experience teaching virtual dance classes preferred

A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools is essential. 

Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred 

  • CPR and First Aid 

  • Adept at multitasking, self-starter and efficiently manage time

  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor

  • Work with students one-on-one in a kind and caring manner

  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Sacred Heart community  

  • Punctual and dependable

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Director of Systems Management, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted August 19, 2020


Extended Day Staff

Academy of the Sacred Heart’s HEART Enrichment program is hiring enthusiastic, driven Extended Day Staff members from the start of the 2020-2021 school year!  Our program provides a safe and nurturing space for children grades PreK- Grade 8 to gather after school and engage in a variety of activities. Extended Day staff members are responsible for coordinating activities, fostering positive relationships, maintaining current COVID-19 related protocols, and other duties as assigned.  

The school year begins on August 31 and employees will need to attend training the week before. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Morning hours are 7-9 a.m. Monday-Friday. Afternoon hours are 2:30-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 1-6 p.m. Wednesdays.     

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Lead activities in assigned small group 

  • Ensure student safety during activities

  • Monitor hygiene and social distancing habits in assigned small group

  • Prepare and supervise student snack

  • Keep track of student dietary restrictions and allergies

  • Oversee daily sign in and sign out procedures 

  • Follow safety and emergency procedures

  • Assist in daily cleaning and sanitization procedures

  • Report and significant concerns or incidents to Enrichment Director

A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools is essential. 

Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Must be 18 or older

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Previous experience in childcare, camp or similar setting 

  • CPR and First Aid (certification provided) 

  • Adept at multitasking, self-starter and efficiently manage time

  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor

  • Work with students one-on-one in a kind and caring manner

  • Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Sacred Heart community  

  • Attend staff orientation prior to the start of school

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Director of Systems Management, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted August 19, 2020

The hiring and interview process includes completing an application for employment, background and reference checks, a writing sample done during the interview process, demonstration of professional and technology competencies and completion of professional credentials as required for the position.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, religion or disability in the administration of its educational policies, employment practices, admissions policies, scholarship or tuition assistance programs and athletic and other school-administered programs.