Title: Middle School French Instructor Classification: Exempt
Department: Middle School Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Head of Middle School Hired by: Head of Schools
Founded in 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-gender 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-gender 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 Middle School French Teacher (Grades 6, 7, and 8). The qualified candidate should have experience teaching French 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 Functions
Experience teaching French language to middle school students.
Curriculum development and implementation, classroom management (including organization and appearance), student evaluation, grade reporting and parent communication