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.
Third Grade Teacher
Masters Degree in Elementary Education
Minimum of two years experience teaching elementary school children
Maintain congruency between the school and the mission as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart schools
Provide an orderly, warm, caring, and inviting classroom community and a positive and productive learning environment
Identify and respond to individual student’s academic and social-emotional needs in collaboration with the Support Services Team (LS Psychologist, Administrators, and Learning Specialists)
Monitor student progress to determine the effectiveness of interventions
Develop, plan, and teach math, social studies, writer’s workshop, and reading lessons: Experience teaching Singapore Math, Reader’s Workshop and Writer’s Workshop preferred
Collaborate with grade-level team members to enhance the curriculum
Use a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to engage students in learning, including project-based instruction and methods of differentiated instruction
Implement classroom management strategies to monitor student behavior
Communicate effectively with parents on a regular basis through meetings, phone calls, emails, parent teacher conferences, and report cards
Collaborate with specialty teachers (art, music, science, technology, creative drama, religion, language, physical education, and library), the math and reading specialists, and our STEAM Team to plan and integrate thematic units of study across the curriculum
Utilize technology when teaching and planning lessons
Attend and participate actively in division and whole school faculty meetings as well as professional development opportunities
Maintain accurate, detailed records of student progress, parent communication, and lessons
Perform assigned, ongoing scheduled responsibilities with care (roof duty, lunch duty, dismissal, etc.)
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 Education and Experience
Internal Number: 1176
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.