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.
Upper School Religion Teacher Full Time Immediate Opening
Position: Upper School Religion Teacher Reports to: Upper School Division Head FLSA: Exempt, full-time
Convent of the Sacred Heart is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Upper School Religion Teacher. This is a full-time school-year position, beginning as soon as possible, September 2020.
Responsibilities: Courses include, but not limited to, World Religions, Morality, Ethics and Philosophy Campus ministry duties, including retreats and liturgies, in collaboration with Campus Minister and Chaplain
The US Religion teacher is actively involved with the Mission and Goals of Sacred Heart education with students and adults alike. Candidates must be Roman Catholic. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest in upper school education, and the ability to relate and communicate effectively and appropriately with adolescent girls.
Requirements: MA degree in Religious Studies or Theology preferred Previous teaching experience preferred Knowledge of Catholic Church teachings and USCCB guidelines Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills Positive team player with a desire to contribute and share your gifts and talents with the students and administration of the school
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: 1219
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.