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

Physical Education Teacher - Maternity Leave

As a physical education teacher, you will prepare and teach lessons on all aspects of health (social, emotional, physical), as well as nutrition and fitness. You will work with students in PreK-Grade 8. A vital responsibility is to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle by leading fun, activity-based exercises that keep students engaged. 

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Continue the curriculum designed by the teacher on leave.

  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

  • Organize games and challenges that promote physical activity.

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

  • Possess strong speaking and listening skills. In addition to being knowledgeable about an activity, must also be able to communicate and demonstrate it properly.

  • 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.

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

  • Communicate effectively with families.

The ideal candidate has a passion for physical activity, sports and teaching children of all ages. Education nurtures the healthy development of the whole child, including their mind, body and spirit. A strong physical education program is critical in maximizing a student's full potential. Instructors 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 Physical Education/Health, with a current teaching certificate 

  • A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience

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

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 November 24, 2020

Learning Specialist - Maternity Leave

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 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, 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 November 24, 2020

Extended Day Staff / Early Childhood Program Aide

Academy of the Sacred Heart is looking for passionate, fun-loving individuals to join our team of imagination-makers!  Our Extended Day Staff / Early Childhood Program Aides are a vital part of our Sacred Heart community and help ensure that every day is the best day ever for students ages 3-7. 

We have multiple positions available ranging from 25-40 hours per week. Shifts are available between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and may be coordinated based on candidate availability. 

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, allergies, and hygiene practices so your younger 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

  • Previous experience working with kids (childcare, camp, babysitting, volunteer work, etc.)

  • CPR and First Aid Certification (we’ll provide the training)

  • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of our Sacred Heart Community

Want to know a little bit more?  Check out this slideshow to get a glimpse of what we’re all about!

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 29, 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.