Title: Lower School Spanish Instructor Classification: Exempt
Department: Lower School Status: Full-Time
Hired By: Head of Schools Reports to: Head of Lower School
Foundedin Chicago in 1876, Sacred Heart Schools at Sheridan Road (Hardey Preparatory for Boys and Academy of the Sacred Heart for Girls are independent, Catholic, single-sex, elementary schools committed to academic excellence within the context of a Christian, faith-based community. The educational mission is deeply rooted in the 200-year tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart and shared with the Network of Sacred Heart Schools located in 30 countries; including 22 schools in the United States. The essence of this tradition is the total development of each child: spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical. Our girls and boys are taught in single-sex classrooms but follow a similar curriculum and share in many activities. With a total enrollment of approximately 700 students, the Schools are organized into three academic divisions, each led by a division head.
Sacred Heart Schools is seeking a foreign language teacher in the Lower School (3rd through 5th grade). The qualified candidate should have experience teaching Spanish language as well as an awareness of current pedagogy of single gender education. Sacred Heart offers an opportunity to participate in the total development of each child in a faith-based learning community.
Essential Job Function:
Curriculum development and implementation, classroom management (including organization and appearance), student evaluation, grade reporting and parent communication