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

Summer Camp Counselor (30-40 hours/week)

Are you ready for the best summer ever?  Well we’ve got great news: Summer at Sacred Heart is looking for enthusiastic, fun-loving summer camp counselors for the 2021 camp season!  Our program offers a wide variety of activities for children ages 4-13 to keep them engaged all summer long, including crafts, sports, games and nature exploration.  Counselors are tasked with maintaining the safety and well-being of each camper while acting as a positive role model.  Counselors will also assist the Camp Director in programming, facilitating activities, set up, tear down, administering basic first aid as needed, and other duties as assigned.   

The summer season runs June 7-August 13.  Candidates will ideally be able to work the full summer, however, consideration will still be given to candidates who can work the majority of the summer.  Full and part time shifts available. 

This job might be for you if:

  • You’re looking to unplug from the screen and connect to something deeper
  • You think storytime is better if every character has a different voice
  • Your hands are happiest when you’re working on a popsicle stick or glitter craft project
  • You think every trip outside is a chance for a new adventure
  • Bringing out the best in kids makes you feel your best
  • Your favorite sounds include children’s laughter, squeaky swings, and hands patting dirt in a learning garden
  • You’re good at:
    • Leading small group activities
    • Keeping everyone safe while still having fun
    • Staying on top of the “boring stuff” like sign out, allergy, and hygiene practices so your camper friends have more time to play
    • Being a shoulder to cry on if the day gets a little tough
    • Not sweating the small stuff
  • You’ve also got:
    • A high school diploma or equivalent (must be 18 or older)
    • Previous experience working with kids (childcare, camp, babysitting, volunteer work, etc.) or a desire to learn
    • CPR and First Aid Certification (training will be provided)
    • The ability to be a team player
    • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of our Sacred Heart Community

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 March 8, 2021


Summer Camp Activity Specialist (30-40 hours/week)

Summer at Sacred Heart is hiring enthusiastic, driven team members for the 2021 camp season! Our program is looking for activity specialists who can work in one of three major areas: Arts & Crafts, Sports & Games, Nature & Science. Activity specialists will lead daily exercises in their field for campers ages 4-13, divided into smaller groups to allow for age-appropriate curriculum. Counselors will attend activities with their camper groups to help facilitate each activity period. Activity specialists will also assist the Camp Director in programming, facilitating activities, set up, tear down, administering basic first aid as needed, and other duties as assigned.   

The summer season runs June 7-August 13. Candidates will ideally be able to work the full summer, however, consideration will still be given to candidates who can work the majority of the summer. Full and part time shifts available. When applying, please specify which activity leader position you are applying for (Arts & Crafts, Sports & Games, Nature & Science.) 

This job might be for you if:

  • You’re looking to unplug from the screen and connect to something deeper
  • You’re excited by the prospect of teaching campers now things
  • Your hands are happiest when they’re a little bit messy
  • You think every trip outside is a chance for a new adventure
  • Bringing out the best in kids makes you feel your best
  • Your favorite sounds include children’s laughter, squeaky swings, and hands patting dirt in a learning garden
  • You’re good at:
    • Leading a group of children in a new activity
    • Taking on a “teacher” role to balance the needs of your group
    • Explaining instructions with patience and kindness
    • Keeping everyone safe while still having fun
    • Staying on top of the “boring stuff” like sign out, allergy, and hygiene practices so your camper friends have more time to play
  • You’ve also got:
    • A high school diploma or equivalent (must be 18 or older)
    • Previous experience working with kids (childcare, camp, babysitting, volunteer work, etc.) or a desire to learn
    • Experience in the activity area you’re applying for (arts & crafts, sports & games, nature & science)
    • CPR and First Aid Certification (training will be provided)
    • The ability to be a team player
    • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of our Sacred Heart Community

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 March 2, 2021


Special Education Professional/Learning Specialist

As a member of the Learning Support Team, the Learning Specialists promote student success, respond to student and classroom teacher needs, and serve as a valuable resource for their educational advancement to ensure a growth-oriented academic environment for all students.  The Learning Specialists report directly to the Director of Learning Support.  

Essential Functions: 

  • Development and maintenance of the profiles and support plans of students in learning support, and coordination with learning community leaders, learning support team, classroom teachers, and families to ensure that they are up to date and successfully implemented.
  • Provision of 1-1, small group, push-in and pull-out direct support to identified students via specific, targeted intervention programs to strengthen academic skills 
  • Acting as a case manager and liaison with local education association for students with individualized learning plans
  • Providing curriculum support as well as skills-based remediation
  • Supporting classroom teachers to differentiate instruction for a variety of learning styles and how to implement accommodations in the classroom
  • Proactively participating in and contributing to the development of the Learning Support program by providing new directions, reviewing curriculum and suggesting improvements, and participating in ongoing professional development 
  • Observing, assessing and analyzing data on student performance and keeping records on student’s progress towards meeting learning goals 
  • Communicating with parents about learning strategies uses in the Learning Lab 
  • Completion of student classroom observations as needed
  • Participation in monthly Building Intervention Team Meetings with local school district consultants 
  • Maintenance of the Learning Lab schedule
  • Coordination of NWEA MAP Growth testing in collaboration with learning community leaders and Learning Support Team 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Finds joy in working with children and participating in school life
  • Comfortable using technology in the classroom and accessing school-based learning portals
  • Sustained, successful teaching experience with students with learning differences
  • Knowledgeable about current evidence-based teaching practices
  • Organizational skills to maintain documentation tracking interventions, as well as to assist students with executive functioning skills
  • Skilled in communications and interpersonal relations with children and adults
  • Master's degree in special education or learning disabilities

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 February 25, 2021


IT Helpdesk Specialist

As a member of the technology team, the IT Helpdesk Specialist is the go-to person for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, and software. You will work with the Director of Technology to provide an excellent computing experience for students, faculty, and staff. You will be responsible for helping walk-in users to the helpdesk, responding to ticket submissions via email, resetting passwords, diagnosing equipment, sending out machines for repairs, re-imaging machines, and troubleshooting common issues with printers and wireless connectivity.

Essential Functions:

  • Install and configure computer hardware and software
  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Respond in a timely manner to service issues and requests
  • Provide on-site technical support for end-users
  • Work service requests and incidents through a ticketing system
  • Active Directory administration, maintenance, and support
  • Image computers during the summer and as needed
  • Troubleshoot and administer Windows-based applications and Chrome OS
  • Perform regular assessment of wireless environment to optimize systems
  • Serve as the main point of contact for the school’s print services provider
  • Advocate and adhere to the school’s policies on information technology
  • Support the rollout of new applications
  • Repair and replace equipment as necessary
  • Assist with A/V setup and troubleshooting within the building
  • Troubleshoot WiFi/Network connectivity
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area and professional appearance
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent documentation skills for assisting in the maintenance of an internal knowledge base
  • This position regularly handles confidential information. Confidentiality must always be maintained for this kind of information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative work style and customer service attitude
  • Good attention to detail and ability to multitask with interruptions
  • Problem-solving skills with a technical and logical thought process
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing events and circumstances
  • Good judgment in organizing and prioritizing work assignments while managing multiple, simultaneous activities
  • Punctuality in terms of coming to work on time and meeting deadlines
  • Prior experience in tech support, laptop support, or a similar role

Desired Qualifications:

  • Industry certifications preferred (ACSA, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, etc)
  • Windows certification
  • Technical Support Experience: 1+ years
  • Experience with Windows 10, Office 365, Google Apps: 1+ years
  • Experience maintaining Active Directory
  • Ability to image Windows computers using SCCM or potentially Intune

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 February 22, 2021


Data Specialist & Registrar

The primary function of the school data specialist and registrar is to review, sort, and process school records and data. Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates professional, consistently welcoming, and joyful conduct in communications and interactions with all constituents and community members

  • Maintains appropriate relationships, notifying the relevant school leaders of any issues of concern

  • Coordinate requests for school records from/to families, schools, and other governing bodies

  • Processes, coordinates, and maintains the organization of confidential materials

  • Ensures absolute confidentiality of information, files, and records

  • Assures accuracy and completeness of transitory and permanent student records, including grades, comments, and transcripts

  • Prepares and assists with the deployment of the course requests system to students and faculty

  • Inputs a variety of information into an assigned system; assures accuracy of input and output data

  • Prepares transcripts for past graduates when appropriately requested

  • Works collaboratively with the Admissions Teams to ensure students and families new to the school are accurately and completely represented in the information system

  • Trains faculty and staff on the essential tasks and efficient use of information systems and data retrieval

  • Assists with the implementation, operations, and ongoing maintenance of information systems and data

  • Complete complex data processing activities with accuracy, speed, and confidentiality

  • Possess the technical skills to perform a variety of tasks and nimbly pivot between platforms

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Fundamental skills include but are not limited to:

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate a significant amount of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Exceptional computer skills and experience in working with data entry as well as working with detailed data 

  • Adept at queries, report writing, and presenting findings

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

  • Emotional maturity

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

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

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

The successful candidate will not only learn existing systems and structures quickly but will demonstrate resourcefulness by designing efficient support and administrative structures.  A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools is essential. Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 3 years of experience as a High School Registrar

  • Experience working in a K-12 education environment 

  • Versatile in Microsoft Office and Google Suite

  • Experienced work with database systems:  management and data entry with specific knowledge of Blackbaud

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Compassionate and approachable personality

  • Strong sense of discretion and professionalism

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 February 22, 2021


Middle School Mathematics Teacher - Maternity Leave

This position entails teaching a full complement of the middle school math curriculum in four math classes: Grade 5 Math, Grade 5/6 Math, Grade 7 Advanced Math, Grade 8 Math.  The current math teacher is implementing a Pre-K to Grade 8 new math curriculum and fidelity to the program is essential.  Teaching is in a single-gender environment.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

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

  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.

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

  • Collaborate in the development of a vertically aligned Math curriculum across Learning Communities. 

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with students and instructional colleagues.

  • Communicate effectively with families.

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

The ideal candidate would have a passion for teaching deep thinking and problem-solving skills, a strong knowledge of best practices of mathematics instruction and working with adolescents.  The Middle School Math Teacher position requires an educator who can tailor instruction to individuals’ needs, evaluate student progress and provide feedback in a timely manner, promote individual growth and independent thought, and create a positive learning environment. A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools is essential. 

Basic requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s or higher in mathematics, with a current teaching certificate 

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

  • 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, 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 February 22, 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.