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

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.

English Long-Term Substitute

Position Announcement

Convent & Stuart Hall (high school) is seeking a long-term substitute in English to cover a medical leave from mid-March to the end of May 2017. This is a 4/5, 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.





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


K-8 Director of Studies

Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for a Director of Studies position to start August 1, 2017.

Job Description

Convent Elementary is our K-8 elementary division for girls within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco.

We are seeking a Director of Studies who is a dynamic individual with extensive experience in elementary education at both a teacher and administrative level. The Director of Studies is an integral part of our Convent Elementary Leadership team providing educational leadership in the areas of curricular and program development. The Director of Studies recommends educational best practices, instructional resources, and technologies to support teaching, learning and scholarship. This position reports directly to the Head of School.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as both a leader and member in the building of a collaborative, interactive team of teaching and learning professionals.
  • Serve as the curricular leader in the school, conducting regular meetings with faculty to engage in the collaborative planning and ongoing learning.
  • Participate in the interviewing, hiring and supervision and evaluation of the K-8 faculty along with the other members of the Convent Elementary Leadership Team.
  • Oversee the differentiated learning plans for students identified as gifted and talented.
  • Coordinate standardized testing for grades 3-8 as well as help with analysis of testing data.
  • Be a strong active presence in all classrooms as an observer, a supporter, and instructional coach.
  • Support faculty professional development, visits to other classrooms and other schools, and school community curricular events.
  • The position requires excellent communication and leadership skills, and expertise in curriculum design.

Qualifications:

  • MA and/or valid CA Teaching Credential
  • Extensive elementary classroom experience (5+ years)
  • Flexible growth mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • History of collegiality and collaboration with teachers and administrators
  • Innovative and creative
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of students 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: Angela Taylor, Head of School, at angela.taylor@sacredsf.org.


High School Biology Faculty

Purpose:
As a Sacred Heart Educator the primary purpose is to maximize the learning potential of every student in your care.

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

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

Duties/Responsibilities:
As a Sacred Heart Educator the primary purpose is to maximize the learning potential of every student in your care.

    • Adheres to Employee Handbook guidelines
    • Communicates appropriately and effectively with students (includes timely feedback regarding progress, assignments, exams, etc)
    • Communicates appropriately and effectively with parents (includes information regarding curricular program, class-specific events, and timely feedback about student progress)
    • Communicates appropriately and effectively with colleagues.
    • Shares records of parent communication with appropriate administrator/supervisor in a timely manner
    • Upholds professional standards of attire, punctuality, courtesy and discretion.
    • Attends/participates in required faculty/grade level team meetings and school events.
    • Attends/participates in professional development opportunities and integrates new learning into instructional practice.
    • Participates actively in the ongoing review and development of K-12 curriculum
    • Prepares for and conducts Parent Conferences, twice annually, and as appropriate
    • Demonstrates awareness/sensitivity to diversity and inclusion
    • Is knowledgeable of grade level curriculum/demonstrates subject-area expertise
    • Recognizes and respects students’ individual learning needs
    • Presents well-prepared and effective lessons
    • Integrates the use of technology into class lessons and assignments
    • Implements effective classroom management techniques and strategies
    • Differentiates instruction/materials based on student need
    • Maintains accurate records of student progress
    • Organizes and maintains appearance of classroom space
    • Maintains appropriate supervision of students as assigned
    • Develops positive and appropriate rapport with students
    • Fosters a professional and safe learning environment
    • Embrace and model the mission of our Sacred Heart schools as articulated in the five Goals
    • Positively contributes to the culture of the school

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