Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent, Catholic day school for girls from kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed preschool and prekindergarten. Founded in 1848, Sacred Heart Greenwich is one of twenty-four Sacred Heart network schools in North America and more than 140 worldwide. Our 670 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit on our beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut.
We are currently seeking a full-time Middle School English teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
Position: Middle School English teacher Reports to: Head of Middle School FLSA Status: Exempt
The Middle School English teacher is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it. This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. The English Teacher has the following responsibilities:
Teach 4 sections of Middle School English;
Serve as an advisor to a group of Middle School students;
Organize and provide developmentally appropriate educational programs and instruction;
Plan and implement curriculum and differentiated instruction for Middle School students based on the acquisition of skills such as analytical and creative thinking, oral and written communication, leadership and collaboration, digital and quantitative literacy, global perspective, initiative, integrity, habits of mind and faith;
Lead a student-centered classroom environment and provide activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration and problem-solving, appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of the students;
Create a supportive and caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another; through student-centered instruction and authentic assessment;
Maintain an open and cooperative relationship with students, colleagues and parents;
Participate in Middle School faculty and departmental meetings; performing various faculty supervisory duties.
The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in English and experience teaching Middle School aged students and using the Teachers College Reading and Writing program. As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon current research to maximize student learning. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the diversity of our community.
Application Procedure: Please Apply Online at http://www.applitrack.com/cshgreenwich/onlineapp/
Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education.
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus at 1177 King Street, in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school that offers a rigorous academic program which challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Sacred Heart offers a global educational experience that encourages girls and young women to develop, practice and showcase their own style of leadership with confidence. The school’s focus on inter-nationality includes an exchange program, which begins in the Middle School with visits to Sacred Heart schools located in the United States and Canada. It expands in sophomore year of high school with educational trips to our schools in Australia, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Spain, and Taiwan.