Purpose: The Director of Studies manages the course selection and scheduling process, oversees grade recording and reporting, and is responsible for the integrity of transcript production K-12; works in close coordination with the High School Grade Chairs and College Counselors in the academic guidance process for students; serves as the point person with Blackbaud for management of database records and provides internal training for faculty on database use and engagement; serves as the HS test coordinator; oversees scheduling and organization of academic events (such as test administration and conferences) throughout the year in collaboration with the IBDP Coordinator.
The following qualities/characteristics are expected:
Manages the structure and process for student course selection and registration
Leads the process of building the master schedule for the HS
In collaboration with Heads, grade level chairs and the college counselors, oversees counseling of students in their course selection
Helps institutionalize Blackbaud and maximize its potential as a learning management tool K-12
Approves and makes appropriate changes to student course schedules in consultation with grade chairs and the college counselors
With the grade chairs, collaborates on appropriate action and student schedule adjustments when students are experiencing challenges in meeting academic expectations
Oversees scheduling of Fall student-parent conferences
Oversees recording of quarterly and semester grades by faculty
Manages quarterly progress reporting and semester grade reporting to students and families
Ensures that systems of academic record are accurate
Serves as the school’s primary delegate for external testing (PSAT and AP’s)
Produces data from test scores to inform decision making on HS curriculum and course placement decisions
Participates actively in the ongoing review and development of K-12 curriculum
Adheres to Employee Handbook guidelines
Upholds professional standards of attire, punctuality, courtesy and discretion
Demonstrates awareness/sensitivity to diversity and inclusion
Other Responsibilities include:
Teach one to two courses in the HS curriculum
Attendance at faculty/department meetings
Attendance at required evening events, including Back to School Night, Admissions Open Houses,
Delivery of parent/teacher conference (on occasion outside of school hours)
Active participation on school committees
Continued professional development
Pay Period: September 1 through August 31.
Service Period: Faculty Orientation through Commencement. This is a 10-month position.
Physical Ability Requirements:
Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20 lbs.
Regularly climbing stairs**
Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
Requires the ability to work in a loud and active environment
Requires physical presence, work to be performed on campus**
** Denotes essential functions of the position.
Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Experience as a classroom teacher is a plus. 5-10 years experience and a relevant master's degree strongly preferred
Excellent communication skills in person and in writing
Requires demonstrated experience using a wide range of instructional technology tools. Direct experience using iPads, laptops, and Google Apps strongly preferred
Confidence and fluency in database and data management
Must be detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative
Must have excellent teamwork skills
Requires the ability to work well with children and adults
Must be a role model in embracing and living out the School's’ mission, goals and criteria
Experience with independent schools preferred
About Convent & Stuart Hall
At Convent & Stuart Hall, we are committed to developing resilient, resourceful and engaged thinkers who are equipped to thrive in an evolving world. Our rigorous K-12 educational model is a dynamic blend of single-sex classes within a co-ed environment, supported by small-school class sizes with resources reflective of a large school. We deliver an interactive learning experience, curated by faculty highly regarded in their academic fields, so that students graduate with confidence in what they know, how they think and who they are. Our community is part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools, where students and adults embrace the catholic charism of our Sacred Heart founders, which is spiritually inclusive and global in nature.
The school is organized into four academic divisions, each led by a Head and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.