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 Science Teacher

This position entails teaching a full complement of middle school science. The science curriculum includes middle-level earth science, life science, chemistry and physical science. Teaching is in a single-gender environment.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Create daily lesson plans and learning activities for students based on national, local and school standards in science education and research and knowledge of developmental behaviors.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Deliver high-quality, engaging, balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Evaluate student performance on tasks established by the standards using different methods such as observation, performance-based tasks or other standard test practices.
  • Collaborate in the development of a vertically aligned science curriculum across Learning Communities. 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with students and instructional colleagues.
  • Communicate effectively with parents regarding student progress, potential and behavior periodically through phone or electronic means and at parent and teacher conferences.
  • 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 instruction, hands-on science and working with adolescents. The Middle School Science 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 science, 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 October 19, 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.