Careers

At Convent & Stuart Hall, we are committed to developing resilient, resourceful and engaged thinkers who are equipped to thrive in an evolving world. Our rigorous K-12 educational model is a dynamic blend of single-sex classes within a coeducational environment, supported by small class sizes with resources reflective of a large school. We deliver an interactive learning experience, curated by faculty highly regarded in their academic fields, so that students graduate with confidence in what they know, how they think and who they are. Our community is part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools, where students and adults embrace the catholic charism of our Sacred Heart founders, which is spiritually inclusive and global in nature.

The school is organized into four academic divisions, each led by a Head of School, and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.

The school is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Opportunities

Technology Department Assistant

As a Convent & Stuart Hall employee, the primary purpose of the Department Assistant is to be responsible for helping ensure the smooth operation of the school’s technology-rich and innovative programs by supporting a collaborative department of several technical staff and academic support faculty serving over 1300 students, faculty and staff.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resource Director at juli.devincenzi@sacredsf.org

Characteristics/Qualities:
The following qualities/characteristics are expected of every Sacred Heart educator:

    • Collaborative - Collegial
    • Approachable - Organized
    • Positive - Enthusiastic
    • Flexible - Innovative
    • Patient - Reflective

Duties/Responsibilities

Technical Support Functions:

    • Provide logistical support to the help desk system of work-orders, phone, email, and face-to-face work, including communication of requests to the appropriate staff
    • Triage end user support and solve immediate issues when possible
    • Maintain inventory records of hardware, software and network services
    • Maintain equipment checkout system, including loaner laptops and multimedia equipment
    • Facilitate repair process with 3rd party vendors
    • Coordinate virtual support resources via the department website and other dissemination systems
    • Coordinates special events service requests, such as multimedia set-up
    • Supports the work of the academic-focused Educational Innovation Coordinators (EIC), their related programs and other student EIC/classroom related activities
    • Supports the multimedia capture and dissemination of projects and events
    • Assist in arranging for donation, sale or recycling of retired or broken hardware
    • Supports the installation and update processes for shared devices
    • Supports technology services in general including new projects as needs arise

Administrative Support Functions:

    • Coordinate the department’s Standard Operating Procedures documentation
    • Send appropriate information to the archives
    • Coordinate and distribute documents necessary for the opening/closing of school year
    • Select/purchase/stock office supplies
    • Coordinate purchasing under direct supervision of Directors
    • Manage Tech Department calendar
    • Facilitate Department payroll

Faculty, Staff, Student, and Parent Support Functions:

    • Coordinates logistics for new faculty and staff technology needs
    • Coordinates communications with parents about department procedures including completion of policy agreements, and repair and/or replacement of equipment
    • Supports EICs and Techs during new student, faculty and staff technology related orientations
    • Coordinates equipment return and/or purchase process for departing students, faculty and staff
    • Supports teacher and student implementation of technology projects both in and out of class when appropriate

Other Responsibilities may include:

    • Morning drop off duty
    • Afternoon dismissal duty
    • Attendance at Tech Department and EIC meetings
    • Attendance at other meetings as needed
    • Attendance at occasional evening or weekend events, including any ePack roll-out and other tech-related events

Qualifications:

    • Must be adept with and an active user of digital technology
    • Must be a highly proficient user of Apple systems including OS and iOS devices
    • Requires previous demonstrated administrative assistant experience, or other related experience, preferably in a school setting
    • Excellent writing, communication and grammar skills
    • Must be highly proficient in: Google Apps; database entry and reporting, and other technology applications
    • Must be detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative
    • Must have excellent teamwork skills
    • Requires the ability to work well with students and adults
    • Be a role model in embracing and living out the School’s mission, goals and criteria.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Service Period: July 1 through June 30. This is a 12-month position.

Physical Requirements:

      • Regular Lifting/carrying 1-20lbs
      • Regular pushing or pulling
      • Regularly climbing stairs
      • Bending/stooping/kneeling often
      • Sitting 4-8 hours
      • Standing 4-8 hours

After School Program (ASP) Staff

After School Program staff members will:

    • Facilitate student transitions
    • Supervise students in academic and recreational settings
    • Lead indoor and outdoor games
    • Prepare, deliver, and clean up snack
    • Interact with parents & community members
    • Facilitate artistic and creative activities

It is expected that all candidates:

    • Genuinely enjoy working with children
    • Actively participate in afternoon activities and games
    • Are kind and considerate of the wide range of student needs
    • Communicate well with others
    • Take pride in a consistent positive attitude
    • Maintain a high level of professionalism
    • Must be available M-F, 2:15-6:00pm

Details:

    • $13-$17/hour
    • Monday- Friday: 2:15-6:00pm
    • Hours and schedules are tied to the school calendar
    • Potential to substitute teach during the school day
    • Potential to coach sports teams in the afternoon
    • Staff Training on Friday, August 26 & Monday, August 30
    • First day of ASP- Tuesday, August 30th

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and current resume to Joey Elftmann as soon as possible. Additional information can be found on the After School Program page of the site.

Front of House Manager

As a Schools of the Sacred Heart employee, the Front of House Manager commits to the School’s mission as expressed in the Goals and Criteria to function as the school's representative and lead on-site venue supervisor on the day of Flood Mansion rental events.

Duties/Responsibilities

    • Serve as the lead on-site venue/security supervisor and primary point of contact on the day of facility rental events, including overseeing other on-site facility rental staff and act as the liaison between the School and vendors and clients.
    • Familiarize self with, stays up-to-date on, and enforces all facility rental program policies and protocols.
    • Communicate with Events & Facilities Coordinator pre and post event to ensure facility rental needs are met in line with school policy, including obtaining written and verbal briefings on event logistics and reporting emergency, safety, and facility maintenance issues that arise during facility rental events.
    • Open and close the facility for facility rental events, including unlocking/locking up event areas and unarming/setting alarms. Ensure all lights and kitchen equipment are completely turned off.
    • Conduct tours and walk throughs of facility rental event spaces with prospective and existing clients and vendors as scheduled. Take detailed notes as necessary for Events & Facilities Coordinator to follow-up on.
    • Greet and check in all vendors arriving to set up for facility rental events, advises vendors on strike/curfew times, and supervises load-ins/outs and setups/strikes to ensure damage to the facility does not occur and to minimize disruption to the school premises and neighborhood.
    • Ensure that pre and post facility inspections with caterers and other vendors are executed and security/incident reports are filled out.
    • Primarily retain post at the front entrance/reception desk to prevent trespassers from entering the premises and work in conjunction with other on-site rental staff to ensure campus points of entry and areas prohibited to facility rental events are secure at all times. Maintain awareness of students and other school groups that may be on campus on event days and make accommodations for both school and facility rental events to prevent conflicts.
    • Direct and perform minor janitorial, facility repair, and setup tasks as required, including but not limited to cleaning vomit/broken glass/spills, litter disposal, replenishing bathroom supplies, and small furniture and equipment moving as needed. Must be intimately familiar with facility specifications, including electrical outlets/controls, elevator control room operations, HVAC systems, sprinkler system, and location of supply reserves and equipment.
    • Monitor flow of facility rental events, including making sure clients and vendors adhere to last call, music/liquor cutoff, and vendor strike times. Continuously ensure the comfort and safety of guests, including preventing trip/fall hazards, observing levels of alcohol intoxication, keeping music sound levels within an acceptable range, and facilitating the quiet departure of event guests.
    • Work with on-site rental staff, clients, and vendors on troubleshooting and mediating facility rental event situations as they arise in a hospitable way while ensuring facility rental policies and protocols are enforced.
    • Respond to emergency situations, including applying CPR/first aid and providing comfort for injured constituents and following protocols for fire alarm and police calls.
    • Exercise independent judgment in responding to issues on site directly, by delegating to other on-site facility rental staff, or by contacting the Events & Facilities Coordinator or Plant Operations Manager.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Events & Facilities Coordinator or the Plant Operations Director.

Qualifications

    • B.A./B.S. preferred.
    • Three years experience in the event/hospitality industry strongly preferred.
    • Some facility maintenance, sales, and management/supervisory experience also preferred.
    • Excellent writing, communication, and grammar skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and willing to take initiative.
    • Must have excellent teamwork skills.
    • Requires the ability to work well with children and adults.
    • Requires FA/CPR certification (training will be provided).
    • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals, and criteria.
    • Experience in a school setting preferred.

Pay Period

July 1 through June 30.

Service Period

On call, seasonal. Shifts may range from a couple of hours to twelve hours or more. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays for any facility rental events that are scheduled.

Pay Scale

Security II or Security III, depending on experience.

Physical Requirements

    • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-75 lbs.
    • Regularly pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling.
    • Regularly climbing stairs.
    • Regularly sitting, standing, and walking 4-8 hours.

Associate Director of Admissions

The primary purpose of the Associate Director of High School Admissions is to be responsible for carrying out specific admissions objectives, procedures and programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the High School Admissions Director and Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid in student recruitment and enrollment for grades 9-12
  • Be knowledgeable and well versed of the schools’ programs and brand messaging
  • Communicate directly with prospective students and families, respond to phone and e-mail requests for admissions information and questions about the schools’ programs
  • Maintain admissions inquiry/applicant database; manually enter prospective students from school fairs and school visits, run queries and exports for communications and events and coordinate with Admissions Database Coordinator, when needed.
  • Organize, schedule and confirm shadow visits; greet shadows with Admissions Director and manage follow-up with prospective students after shadow visits
  • Assist the High School Admissions Director in managing student ambassadors for the shadow program and admissions events
  • Schedule Admissions Tours for parents
  • Manage RSVP’s and guest lists and coordinate facility and hospitality needs for all Admissions events
  • Represent Convent & Stuart Hall High Schools at various admissions events including, but not limited to: high school fairs, middle school visits, Information Nights, Athletics Open House, Curriculum Night, Evening School/Open House, Admissions evening socials, Admissions Coffee Series, Admissions Tours, Admissions Refresher Party and Welcome Night.
  • Correspond with Early Decision and Regular applicants regarding the status of the application process
  • Organize and assist with the January interview day, including interviewing prospective students
  • Manage High School Placement Test (HSPT) reservations, collaborate with Scholastic Testing Service and coordinate faculty proctors
  • File all high school application materials and organize for committee review
  • Assist Enrollment Director in financial assistance process and corresponding with families
  • Review and evaluate applications; participate on review and admissions decision making committee
  • Organize and distribute all admissions mailings, both printed and electronic
  • Meet weekly with Director of Admission and Enrollment Management Director
  • As a member of the school’s’ staff, pursue opportunities to engage in the high school community by attending student assemblies, Chapel, in-service days and participating in additional events such as CORE and the Advisory program.
  • Participate in on-going professional development via national and local conferences
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the High School Admissions Directors and Enrollment Management Director

Qualifications:

  • Requires a BA/BS degree.
  • Requires previous Admissions experience or related field.

Gr. K-4 Associate Teacher

Convent Elementary and Stuart Hall for Boys are seeking excellent candidates for full time Associate Teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.

Associate Teacher Program

Associate Teachers are essential members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community. They not only form a special bond with their Lead Teacher, but also participate in all school activities as full faculty members. Their energy, enthusiasm, and new ideas are greatly valued at our school.

The primary purpose of the Associate Teacher Program is to support our Lead Teachers and Lower Form students. In addition, the program provides a learning opportunity for men and women interested in becoming educators.

The Associate Teacher Program is a two-three year program that familiarizes the Associate Teacher with theoretical and practical aspects of classroom teaching. Associate Teachers are assigned to a grade and section in kindergarten - fourth grade and are partnered with a Lead Teacher who mentors his/her development as an educator. They have the option to reapply once their three-year term is complete, but are not guaranteed placement. Contracts are reassessed and renewed (if appropriate) yearly. Associate Teachers are expected to attend all faculty meetings and periodic pedagogical workshops given on campus. They are also encouraged to take advantage of off campus opportunities for professional growth. Release time and funds are available for approved workshops.

Under the guidance of the Lead Teacher and Associate Teacher Coordinator, and through meetings and workshops designed specifically for our Associate Teachers, the Associate Teachers develop these important skills:

  • building relationships with students
  • observing, assessing, and supervising students
  • previewing and selecting curricular materials
  • developing appropriate and successful teaching methods
  • planning and implementing lessons
  • managing students and classrooms
  • conferencing and writing reports
  • job searching and portfolio/resume development

We begin accepting applications in February. Candidates are invited for an interview in March and April. Final hires are generally made by May for the following school year.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Relevant experience with children (classroom experience preferred, but not required)
  • An interest in pursuing a career in education
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • History of collegiality and collaboration with colleagues
  • Desire to actively support the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria

How To Apply:

Please refer to the Associate Teacher Application for requirements. Submissions and inquiries may be sent to:

Convent Elementary - ces-associateprogram@sacredsf.org

Stuart Hall for Boys - shb-associateprogram@sacredsf.org


Stuart Hall Gr. 5 & 6 Science/Health Teacher

Stuart Hall for Boys is seeking excellent candidates for a Science/Health Teacher for Grades 5 and 6. This is a full time, fully benefited position.

Job Description and Qualifications:

Stuart Hall for Boys is a division within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, serving boys in grades K-8. Stuart Hall seeks an experienced Science teacher who is passionate about engaging, motivating and working with boys of this age and who will differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles. Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who have a strong science background and are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic and engaging curriculum. The Grade 5 & 6 science curriculum focuses primarily on the physical sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry, engineering). In addition, the science teacher will be responsible for teaching health to 5th and 6th graders.

Qualifications:

  • MA and/or valid CA Teaching Credential
  • Relevant classroom experience (2+ years)
  • Expertise in teaching science
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • History of collegiality and collaboration with other teachers and administrators
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning profiles
  • Innovative, creative, and flexible teaching style
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of boys at this age and how they learn best
  • Ability to integrate technology into the curriculum and familiarity with electronic communication modes/tools
  • Desire to actively support the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria

How To Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to: Myra Alcaide (Administrative Assistant to Jaime Dominguez, Head of School) myra.alcaide@sacredsf.org


Stuart Hall Gr. K-4 Physical Education Teacher

Convent & Stuart Hall (Stuart Hall for Boys) is seeking excellent candidates for a Physical Education Teacher (for Grades K-4). This is a full time, fully benefited position.

Job Description

Stuart Hall for Boys is a division within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, serving boys in grades K-8. Stuart Hall seeks an experienced Physical Education teacher who is passionate about engaging, motivating and working with boys from Kindergarten through Grade 4. Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who have a strong background in physical education and are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic and engaging curriculum. In addition teaching, the P.E. teacher will also be required to coach at least one varsity sport (or two J.V./Middle Form Sports).

Qualifications

  • MA and/or valid CA Teaching Credential
  • Relevant classroom experience (2+ years)
  • Expertise in teaching physical education
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • History of collegiality and collaboration with other teachers and administrators
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning profiles
  • Innovative, creative, and flexible teaching style
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of boys at this age and how they learn best
  • Desire to actively support the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to:
Vitti Salmoiraghi (Administrative Assistant to Jaime Dominguez, Head of School)

High School Lab Sciences Teacher

Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for a high school lab sciences teacher. This is a full time, fully benefited position.

Job Description and Qualifications

Convent & Stuart Hall High Schools are single-sex divisions within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, serving boys and girls in grades 9-12. Convent & Stuart Hall High Schools are seeking excellent candidates for the role of high school lab sciences instructor, and successful candidates will be equipped to teach high school levels of Physics and Biology. Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic and engaging curriculum to high school students - both in a single-sex (girls only and boys only) and coed class environment. Qualified candidates should hold an undergraduate degree in the field of study and a Masters degree is preferred. In addition to their teaching assignments, faculty are expected to contribute to the life of the school community in general. Experience with International Baccalaureate Programme is preferred.

How to Apply

Applicants should respond by submitting a cover letter, educational philosophy and resume to: Tony Farrell, Head of School. Please send submissions via email to tony.farrell@sacredsf.org




High School Latin Teacher

Convent & Stuart Hall seek excellent candidates for a high school Latin teacher to begin late-Summer 2017.

Job Description and Qualifications

Convent & Stuart Hall High School serve as the grades 9-12 experience of Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco. Convent & Stuart Hall are seeking excellent candidates for the role of high school Latin instructor. Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic, engaging and challenging curriculum to high school students from Convent & Stuart Hall (Latin courses are co-ed). Qualified candidates should hold an undergraduate degree in the field of study and a Masters degree is preferred. In addition to their teaching assignments, all teaching faculty are expected to contribute to the life of the school community in general.

How to Apply

Applicants should respond by submitting a cover letter and resume to: Tony Farrell, Head of School of Stuart Hall High School. Please send submissions via email to tony.farrell@sacredsf.org.

Stuart Hall High School Full-Time English Teacher

Position Announcement

Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for a full-time high school English teacher to begin late-Summer 2017 mid-March through the first week of June. This is a fully benefited position teaching all-boys classes.

Job Description and Qualifications

Stuart Hall High School is a division within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, serving boys in grades 9-12. Convent & Stuart Hall are seeking excellent candidates for the role of high school English instructor. Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic, engaging and challenging curriculum to high school students. Qualified candidates should hold an undergraduate degree in the field of study and a Masters degree is preferred. In addition to their teaching assignments, all teaching faculty are expected to contribute to the life of the school community in general.

How to Apply

Applicants should respond by submitting a cover letter and resume to: Tony Farrell, Head of School of Stuart Hall High School. Please send submissions via email to tony.farrell@sacredsf.org.





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