Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria", these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community
Assistant Director of Upper School Student Success Center
2017-2018 Academic Year
The Assistant Director of the Student Success Center provides oversight of the learning resource center and the team who endeavor to create a culture that promotes self-esteem, a positive attitude toward learning, and the optimal attainment of the educational goals of every student in our upper school community. The Assistant Director of the Student Success Center collaborates with the Director to manage the educational plans for all students who have an educational evaluation and works with all constituents at the school to determine if students should be recommended for an evaluation. The position reports to the Head of the Upper School.
The Assistant Director of the Student Success Center is a primary resource for faculty about different learning preferences, strategies, and offers regular professional development for the Upper School team.
The Assistant Director also coordinates Success Center coverage by faculty and student peer tutors of the Success Center so that any student can come in and get extra individual assistance with skills with which they are struggling.
Ed. / M.A. in Special Education with an emphasis in learning disabilities/differences, reading comprehension or teaching methodology
Commitment to equity and inclusion
A clear commitment to the mission of the school and our educational philosophy, as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools
Strong leadership ability; enjoy working with children and adolescents
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to work well with students, families and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the CSH community
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience and education
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a stro...ng commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.