Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls. As an independent, Catholic school, educating students in Pre-K through 12, we are part of an international network of 160 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 building a community that is anti-racist, anti-bias, fair, inclusive, and welcoming to everyone and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Middle School Long Term Substitute Spanish Teacher
Full-Time, Leave Replacement
April 26, 2021 - May 28, 2021
Reports to: Head of Middle School FLSA: Exempt Date Posted: March 15, 2021
Teach middle school Spanish classes to grades 5, 6, 7, and 8, both in-person and remotely when necessary
Help students build a foundation in Spanish for continued learning in the Middle School
Adapt to changing circumstances and schedules
Promote an atmosphere of inclusion and equity
Support the students and division by covering study halls, lunch duties and other assignments as needed
Perform other school duties as required as a member of the middle school community
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is strongly preferred) and must demonstrate fluency in Spanish.
A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching Middle School Spanish is required.
A commitment to using innovative teaching practices and technology to enhance instruction.
A demonstrated enthusiasm for working with adolescent learners, a strong sense of school community and teamwork, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in teaching with technology, especially with Google and Smartboard platforms.
The ideal candidate is/has:
An understanding of and appreciation for Sacred Heart’s Catholic identity, including its Mission and the Goals and Criteria.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
An energetic team player, organized, innovative and self-motivated.
Possesses a collaborative nature and enthusiastic energy.
Integrity, warmth, confidence, and a strong work ethic.
It is the policy of Sacred Heart to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. This means that all employees and applicants will be treated on an equal basis without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, military status, Vietnam or other veteran status, sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, unemployment status or any other status protected by law. In addition to the protected classifications included in our EEO policy, the School also prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on being a certified medical marijuana patient, arrest or conviction, or domestic violence victim status in accordance with state law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, training, faculty development, promotion, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, employee facilities, termination, and retirement. Any employee who engages in conduct that violates this policy is subject to discipline, up to and including termination.
Internal Number: 1238
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.