Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent, Catholic day school for girls from kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed preschool and prekindergarten. Founded in 1848, Sacred Heart Greenwich is one of twenty-four Sacred Heart network schools in North America and more than 140 worldwide. Our 730 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit on our beautiful 118-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are currently seeking a full time (80%) Middle School campus minister, Lower School Theology & campus ministry support, sacristan and leader of Odyssey of the Mind program for the 2017-2018 school year.
Position: Middle School campus minister, Lower School Theology & campus ministry support, sacristan and leader of Odyssey of the Mind program Reports to: Head of Middle School FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary The campus minister and service coordinator is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it. This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills.
Be a resource for students, faculty and parents to foster Goal I of a Sacred Heart education – a personal and active faith in God;
Collaborate with grade level teams to plan and lead one-day Middle School student retreats;
Collaborate with Middle School Theology teachers to plan and lead Middle School chapel services and Liturgies;
Collaborate with Lower School Theology teacher to plan and lead Lower School Liturgies and chapel services;
Collaborate with Lower School & Upper School campus minister to plan and lead all-school Liturgies and prayer services;
Create Middle School prayer services as needed to address events that occur unexpectedly;
Serve as sacristan for our Chapel;
Be creative in making Campus Ministry have a vibrant presence in the life of the Lower and Middle School;
Coordinate Lower School & Middle School “Odyssey of the Mind” program;
Create a supportive and caring environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another; through student-centered instruction, collaboration and authentic assessment;
Maintain an open and cooperative relationship with students, colleagues and parents;
Contribute to the life of the School outside the classroom;
Participate in faculty and departmental meetings and perform various faculty supervisory duties.
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in Theology or Pastoral Ministry, Roman Catholic Campus Ministry experience a plus.
As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon current research to maximize student learning. Convent of the Sacred Heart is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.
Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent, Catholic day school for girls from kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed preschool and prekindergarten.
Part of a Network of more than 200 Sacred Heart Schools in 28 countries, the 22 Sacred Heart schools in the United States share a common set of Goals and Criteria that bind us together, both philosophically and spiritually, in a common educational... mission. The Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria provide an enduring framework within which we are free to develop curricula and programming appropriate to the needs of our student body.
With a beautiful view of Long Island Sound from Sacred Heart’s 118.4-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut, the 730 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit.