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

Educational Technology Director

Fundamental skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Master’s degree in Educational Technology (or related degree) 
  • Keen administrative abilities with strong skills in organization and management of resources
  • Possess extensive experience with various operating systems (including Windows, Chrome, and Apple OS), mobile technologies, networked systems, telecommunications, and databases
  • Ability to assess software and hardware and make full use of these resources
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Work well with students, educators, and staff members
  • Broad and deep understanding of the role of technology in a school setting

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the Academy’s technology infrastructure, including servers, switches, leased printers, leased VOIP phone system, wireless network, cloud-based web filtering, and leased fiber Internet connection
  • Provide leadership for the school’s 1-to-1 laptop program for Grades 5-12
  • Supervise IT personnel and the Academy’s IT Helpdesk
  • Provide leadership and guidance for educators, staff, administrators, and students as it relates to technology
  • Assist and develop new ways to integrate technology into the school’s curriculum
  • Communicate and maintain an active awareness and participation in appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Participate in administrative and faculty/staff meetings 
  • Meet periodically with the Head of School to discuss ongoing projects relating to technology and the use of technology in the classroom
  • Provide leadership by modeling the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education
  • Other duties as assigned

Academic Technology Responsibilities

  • Creates, organizes, and supervises all technology workshops and informs employees of upcoming technology workshops and conferences
  • Provides collegial leadership by mentoring and assisting faculty, staff and administration
  • Assists faculty members to develop and implement strategies to enhance and enrich their teaching through the use of current and emerging forms of technology
  • Ensures faculty, staff and students know the guidelines set by school’s Appropriate Use Policy and models these practices for others
  • Works with the Learning Community Leaders to evaluate curriculum and pedagogy in the context of technology education
  • Provides parent education in the area of technology curriculum and pedagogy

IT Responsibilities

  • Supervises the school’s Network and Technology Support Specialist
  • For complex issues, assigns work to the school’s contracted IT support company 
  • Works with administrators and faculty to assess needs and expenditures
  • Develops, seeks approval for, and manages the school’s technology budget
  • Purchases budgeted technology hardware and software
  • Collaborates with facilities team on projects such as campus security and drills
  • Assists personnel involved with research and grant writing in the field of technology

General Responsibilities

  • Reviews and evaluates new software as it is developed and communicates such evaluations to staff and faculty as appropriate
  • Maintains professional contacts with other schools, associations, organizations, and vendors concerning technology and equipment

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

Please send resumes and cover letter to Angie Saylor, Human Resources & Operations Officer, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted October 6, 2021


Early Childhood Program Aides

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, Human Resources & Operations Officer, at asaylor@ashmi.org. Due to the large number of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to each applicant.

Posted August 25, 2021

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 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, partisan consideration, or any other class protected by state or federal law in the administration of its educational policies, employment practices, admission policies, scholarship or tuition assistance programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.