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.
Lower School Substitute Teacher Full-Time Beginning Early September 2020
Position: Lower School Substitute Teacher: Grades Pre-K - 4 Reports to: Lower School Division Head FLSA: Exempt, full-time Rate: $150 per day, $75.00 per 1/2 day
Convent of the Sacred Heart 91st Street seeks Lower School Substitute Teachers for Pre-Kindergarten to Fourth Grade.
The principal role of a Lower School Substitute Teacher is to provide coverage when a Head Teacher or Associate Teacher is absent from his/her classroom.
When substituting for an Associate Teacher, the Substitute Teacher is expected to support the Head Teacher with assisting students and the preparation of lessons and projects.
If the Head Teacher is absent, the Substitute Teacher is asked to assume the role of the Head Teacher and is in charge of the classroom.
Formal written lesson plans will be provided for the Substitute Teacher during the time she/he is providing this coverage.
The Substitute Teacher will also be responsible for routine tasks, which include supervising at lunch and roof times.
At least two years of teaching experience, either as a Head Teacher or as an Associate Teacher
Experience teaching multiple grade levels (Pre-K to Grade 4 preferred)
Passion for working with elementary-aged students
Strong knowledge of classroom management strategies
Experience in teaching with technology, especially Google, Zoom, Seesaw, and Smartboard
Flexibility with schedule
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills
Ability and willingness to adapt to changing circumstances (comfortability with both teaching in-person and teaching virtually)
Experience in teaching Singapore Math, Fundations, Reader’s Workshop, and Writer’s Workshop
Knowledge of project-based learning and differentiated instruction techniques
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Internal Number: 1214
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.