The Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a full time Lower School Science Teacher (grade one through four). The Science Teacher as a faculty member is directly accountable to the Division Head. S(he) works with the Division Head, Dean of Students, students and parents to ensure that the spirit and the life of the school reflect the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. S(he):
Understands, embraces and implements the school's mission and philosophy as written in the Goals and Criteria; participates in the Christ-centered life of the school; and models the school’s philosophy in working with students, parents, colleagues and administration.
Works with the Division Head to execute responsibilities relating to the academic program and classroom management.
Agrees to be a Division team player who daily and weekly collaborates to plan and share ideas.
Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with the Division Head, teachers, volunteers, and parents in planning and implementing activities.
Assists in assessing each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help.
Attends and participates in the following: chapels, liturgical functions, retreats, faculty/department/in-service meetings, assemblies, parent assemblies, and other school functions, as requested.
Maintains professional currency by yearly participation in the professional development program (which includes opportunities for attendance at conferences, workshops, and educational meetings, and for advanced degree coursework) and by regular reading of educational journals and discipline-related materials.
Agrees to fulfill the terms of the contract of employment.
Develop and teach grade one-four science curriculum
Assess, track and monitor the science learning of all grade one-grade four students
Integrate the newest research science curriculum.
Liaise with Science Department Head to align scope and sequence
Coordinate with technology and ILab on STEM programming.
Celebrate student work by posting in newsletters and other communication channels
Master’s Degree in science education or elementary education
At least two years teaching experience required
A visionary and self-motivated work ethic
About Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic, college-prep institution for girls offering 17 years of instruction for toddlers through twelfth grade. Academy of the Sacred Heart is one of 24 Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada sponsored by the Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ).