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 of schools, 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. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Upper School Biology Teacher Full Time
The Upper School seeks an experienced Upper School Biology Teacher beginning late August 2019 The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest in upper school education, and the ability to relate and communicate effectively and appropriately with adolescent girls.
Teach an inquiry-based, rigorous high school biology curriculum for grade 9
Teach AP Biology, an introductory college-level biology course for high school juniors and seniors
Students explore topics including evolution, cellular processes, and ecology through inquiry-based investigations
Teacher candidates must be familiar with the AP Biology College Board curriculum
Masters degree in Science or Teaching
5 years experience preferred
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience and Education
Internal Number: 1172
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
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 strong 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.