Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education. Our 700 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit on our beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Position: Upper School English Teacher Reports to: Head of the Upper School FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative educator whose primary responsibility is teaching the 9th grade Foundations of Literature Curriculum.
Essential Functions: • Teach multiple sections of 9th Grade Foundations of Literature Course • Be willing to teach one or more sections as needed in other upper school English Department course. • Teach in a way that encourages curiosity, independence, exploration, and problem-solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of his/her students • Create a caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another; oversee instruction and authentic assessment. • Interact with parents; maintain open and cooperative communication with parents and families, and encourage their involvement • Participate regularly in Upper School and departmental meetings; work collaboratively on interdisciplinary courses, projects and field trips; • Serve as a class advisor; perform various faculty supervisory duties. • Moderate clubs and extracurricular activities. • Use technology with skill.
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years teaching experience, experience with upper-school aged students, a master’s degree or higher in English, experience/scholarship in World, English, or American Literature and the teaching of writing, skill with classroom technology (including blended or online learning), comfort in collaboration with colleagues, and creativity in approach to classroom teaching.
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.
To Apply: Interested candidates must complete the on-line application on our website: http://www.applitrack.com/cshgreenwich/onlineapp/
About Sacred Heart Greenwich
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 700 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit.