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, 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.
Position: Lower School French Teacher Date Posted: July 2018 Expected Start: August 23, 2018
Convent of the Sacred Heart seeks an experiencedfull time Lower School French Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year. The ideal candidate will:
Have experience teaching French using a full immersion approach (95% target language)
Demonstrate the ability to plan lessons using authentic literature, games, and songs
Engage multiple modalities so that students can retain information
Work collaboratively with colleagues and the curriculum chair to refine the existing modern languages program
Demonstrate a willingness to integrate French language instruction with other disciplines
Successful applicants should possess the following qualifications:
Maturity, collegiality, flexibility, humor
Excellent speaking and writing skills
3-5 years of teaching experience with K – 4
BA in Elementary education or related field; (MA in French, Foreign Language instruction or a related field- not required but preferred)
Native fluency in French language
Demonstrable commitment to professional development
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on education and experience
Internal Number: 1105
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.