Job Opportunities

As a member of the nationwide Network of Sacred Heart Schools,
Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco
commits to educate to:

  • a personal and active faith in God
  • a deep respect for intellectual values
  • a social awareness which impels to action
  • the building of community as a Christian value
  • personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom

The schools are an equal opportunity employer.

Plant Engineer/Maintenance Technician

Position Announcement
Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, is seeking excellent candidates for a 12-month, Non-Exempt Plant Engineer/Maintenance Technician.

School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school 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 and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.

Position Description

As a Sacred Heart Educator the Plant Engineer’s primary purpose is to be responsible for carrying out the maintenance of the school’s buildings and grounds.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Consult with the Plant Operations Director on the daily needs of the buildings and grounds.
  • Assist in the execution of daily repair and maintenance requests and needs.  Respond on a timely basis to all requests.
  • Troubleshoot minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing and equipment repair
  • Perform routine plumbing repairs such as clogged toilets, sinks or urinals, fixing water leaks, leaking faucets, and water fountains
  • Perform routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or lamps and assists in repairing light fixtures
  • Repairs and replaces door knobs or locks, repairs closures, patches holes in walls
  • Assemble and move furniture, hang pictures and bulletin boards, move and set up table and chairs for school events and rentals.
  • Paint interior and exterior walls
  • Maintain grounds in a clean, safe and orderly manner including but not limited to mowing, trimming, weeding, watering, and debris removal from receptacles
  • In consultation with the Plant Operations Director, act as the liaison between the school and contractors, vendors and other service personnel while on school premises.
  • Assist in the Emergency Operations preparedness and execution.
  • Ensure that both campuses remains free of safety hazards and remain in compliance with OSHA.  Identify, report and repair safety hazards in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for checking email and phone daily to ensure proper communications.
  • Check drains throughout the campus regularly.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President and the VP of Finance & Operations.
Qualifications
  • Requires High School or GED diploma.
  • Requires 3 years maintenance experience with plumbing, electrical, painting, grounds and general repair skills.
  • Requires knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions and practices.
  • Requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Requires the ability to follow oral and/or written instructions
  • Requires the ability to use a computer.
  • Must have excellent teamwork skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with all faculty, staff and students.
  • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with schools preferred.
Physical Ability Requirements
  • Regularly lifting and carrying 1-75 lbs.
  • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
  • Regularly climbing ladders and stairs
  • Regularly standing and walking for 8 hours
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

Juli Devincenzi, Human Resource Director

Librarian: Gr. 9-12

Position Announcement
Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco is seeking excellent candidates for a Librarian to support our high school students and faculty at Convent of the Sacred Heart High School & Stuart Hall High School.

Job Description
The librarian works with high school students and faculty within our two-campus library system— boasting a brand new Learning Commons completed last year— to foster vibrant, welcoming knowledge centers that are conducive to both consumption and creation by way of deep thought, authentic inquiry, and collaboration. The librarian guides access to information, teaches the critical thinking skills required to locate, evaluate, analyze, synthesize, and ethically apply information, and supports reading as a core value, not just for information but also for compassion, discovery, life-long learning, global citizenship, and joy. The librarian, in close collaboration with faculty, develops and implements a program that supports classroom curriculum and beyond with resource collection/curation and information literacy instruction. The librarian offers instruction in research skills and behaviors in support of classwork, the Launch Grant/Innovation program, and curiosity. Applicants should be excited about the current opportunities for school libraries as we continue to envision and advance the best possible support of 21st century learners.

This is a full time, fully benefited, 10-month position with a competitive salary.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Information Specialist
    • Along with associate librarian, supports students and faculty of Stuart Hall High School and Convent of the Sacred Heart High School.
    • Collaborates with faculty of both high schools to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate multiple literacies and that foster critical thinking
    • Offers direct individual and group instruction in skills pertaining to information literacy, including how to access, evaluate, use, share and create information in all formats using a variety of sources
    • Offers direct instruction in skills pertaining to the research process, including formulating a research question, engaging in topic exploration, developing an argument, and communicating findings
    • Offers direct support of the curriculum and both wide and deep research through resource curation
    • Models and teaches the ethical use of information, including knowledge of copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assists users with their understanding and observance of the same
    • Provides direct and indirect instruction to four-school community in support of the Launch Grant and entrepreneurship programs, including direction in different forms and functions of intellectual property protection, prior art research, and the patent application process
    • Builds, maintains, and promotes multi-media collections that foster a love of reading and that support the curriculum, needs, and interests of students and faculty
    • Incorporates the American Association of School Librarians’ S​tandards for the 21st Century Learner i​n delivering instruction
    • Assumes a leadership role in promoting intellectual freedom and access to information as requisite to responsible citizenship
    • Grants and guides access to materials and information in the physical collections, making resources from both high school libraries available to all middle form and high school students and faculty
    • Grants and guides access to digital resources, including subscription databases, e-books, and audio books, both on and off campus
    • Provides faculty/staff development opportunities in the use of information resources in a variety of formats and integration of information literacy skills throughout the curriculum
    • Seeks input from all members of the school community for additions to the collection
    • Works in conjunction with the library department chair/lower school librarian and associate librarian to develop, implement, and assess curriculum
    • Works in conjunction with library department chair/lower school librarian to select and evaluate electronic resources
  • Program Administrator
    • Oversees all aspects of Learning Commons/Library spaces, collections, and instruction
    • Maintains library collection, including circulation, collection development, classification, inventory, and evaluation
    • Administers the library budget, including purchase of all resources, materials, and supplies
    • Oversees associate librarian
    • Trains and supervises student and parent volunteers
    • Takes an active role in school community, including participation in school assemblies, faculty meetings, committees, and student advisory
    • Updates instructional and library-related professional skills through attending conferences, participating in continuing education opportunities, and scholarship
    • Maintains active memberships in professional associations
Qualifications
  • Requires - Education: B.A., M.L.I.S. (Master of Library and Information Science).
  • A minimum of three years experience working as a librarian in a school setting strongly preferred. Requires advanced search and research skills using proprietary databases.
  • Requires excellent writing, communication and grammar skills, and the ability to support students’ writing skills.
  • Requires demonstrated experience using a wide range of instructional technology tools. Direct experience using iPads, laptops, and Google Apps strongly preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative.
  • Must have excellent teamwork skills.
  • Requires the ability to work well with and relate effectively to a diverse group of high school students and faculty.
  • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the school’s mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with independent schools preferred.
  • Physical Ability Requirements:
    • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20lbs.
    • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
    • Regularly climbing stairs, Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
School Profile 
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school 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 and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of intent and a current resume via email to:

Amanda Walker, Elementary School Librarian & Library Department Chair

Associate Librarian and Archivist: Gr. 9-12

Position Announcement
Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco is seeking excellent candidates for an Associate Librarian and Archivist to support our high school students and faculty at Convent of the Sacred Heart High School & Stuart Hall High School, as well our institutional archival efforts.

Job Description
The associate librarian and archivist works in conjunction with the librarian within our two-campus library system, boasting a brand new Learning Commons completed last year, to foster vibrant, welcoming knowledge centers that are conducive to both consumption and creation by way of deep thought, authentic inquiry, and collaboration. The associate librarian supports the librarian as well as the high school students and faculty in a number of important ways: through clerical, instructional, and supervisory responsibilities; through maintenance of some facets of the schools’ online presence; and through development and maintenance of the school archives. Applicants should be excited about the current opportunities for school libraries as we continue to envision and advance the best possible support of 21st century learners.

 

This is a fully benefited, 10-month position with a competitive salary.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Supports the librarian on both campuses with both library and instruction-related tasks, including:
    • Assists in providing welcoming and useful spaces that support the learning communities of Stuart Hall High School and Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
    • Assists in maintenance of
      • Learning Commons spaces and student supervision
      • library collection, including circulation, book processing, evaluation, and weeding
      • patron records in automated catalog system
      • the online catalog
    • Manages the periodical collections
    • Provides comprehensive reference services to students and faculty (use of reference materials, books, databases, computers, etc.)
    • Provides instruction in research skills and the use of information sources, including electronic databases, Introduction to Research, NoodleTools, etc.
    • Provides Readers’ Advisory
    • Models and teaches the ethical use of information, including knowledge of copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assists users with their understanding and observance of the same
    • Develops displays, events, etc. to support school themes, extend classroom learning, and to promote interest in reading
    • Works in conjunction with the librarian and the library department chair to develop, implement, and assess curriculum
    • Assists with the scheduling and training of student/parent volunteers who assist with routine tasks such as shelving, shelf-reading, circulation tasks, and book processing.
  • Supports the four-school community:
    • Employs sophisticated technologies to organize, preserve, and provide access to a growing volume of digital and analog assets that comprise the school archives
    • Assists with maintenance of some facets of the schools’ online presence, mainly pertaining to the calendar (particulars of special schedules, school events, and important information)
Qualifications
  • Requires a B.A. degree.
  • Ideal candidate will be an M.L.I.S candidate or recent graduate.
  • Experience integrating and managing digital and physical assets and/or working in a school library setting strongly preferred.
  • Requires advanced search and research skills using proprietary databases.
  • Excellent writing, communication and grammar skills.
  • Requires demonstrated experience using a wide range of instructional technology tools. Direct experience using iPads, laptops, and Google Apps strongly preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with independent schools preferred.
  • Physical Ability Requirements:
    • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20lbs.
    • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
    • Regularly climbing stairs
    • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school 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 and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a letter of intent and a current resume via email to:
Amanda Walker, Elementary School Librarian & Library Department Chair

US History and US Government Teacher: Gr. 9-12

Position Announcement
Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for a high school US History and US Government teacher. This is a 4/5 time, fully benefited position running from August 19 to mid-October.

School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school class sizes and 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.

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. Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for the role of high school US History and US Government instructor, and successful candidates will be equipped to teach both "regular" US History and AP US History, and AP US Government. 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 and a coed 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, 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, educational philosophy and resume to:

Tony Farrell, Head of School
Please send submissions via email to

Technology Support Specialist

Position Announcement
Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco is seeking excellent candidates for a Technology Support Specialist.

Job Description
The Technology Support Specialist is responsible for helping ensure a user-centered, efficient, coordinated, responsive, and modern approach to serving the technology needs of over 1300 faculty, staff and students. We seek a highly personable, collaborative, well organized, Mac OS/iOS skills enthusiast who will be superb working with students and faculty. This is considered an entry-level full-time professional position. The Technology Support Specialist works within a collaborative department of roughly 12  technical and academic support staff and faculty.  Much of this work will include supporting the school’s 1:1 Apple device program in grades 4-12 (currently iPads); assisting - and often leading the various steps from processing new devices to dissemination to end-users. The Technology Support Specialist assists – where appropriate – with the day to day functioning of the technology support department and with the implementation of technology related programs that further the growth of the school program.

***Note: This position will be initially located at Stuart Hall High School at the Pine/Octavia campus, providing the majority of support services at that location. However, additional work may be expected at the Broadway/Fillmore campus as well as virtual support throughout all four schools.

Responsibilities include
  • Setup, distribute and support new hardware, software and network services, including iPads, laptops, desktops, client peripherals, and classroom multimedia systems, including printers and audio-visual projection/display systems
  • Support overall help desk support system of work-orders, phone, email, and face-to-face work, including providing direct support to end users
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair when possible software and hardware issues
  • Facilitate repairs with 3rd party vendors
  • Facilitate work with student volunteers and student employees engaged in providing support
  • Maintain equipment checkout system, including loaner equipment, cameras, audio systems, and other peripherals
  • Contribute to virtual support resources for end users, such as FAQs and instructions for common support requests
  • Document installation and configuration procedures
  • Support users with a host of equipment, peripherals, software and iOS apps
  • Support users with Google Apps for Education and other network services
  • Help maintain databases of hardware inventory, hardware maintenance and software installation
  • Support teacher and student implementation of technology projects both in and out of class when appropriate
  • Providing multimedia set-up for special events
  • Assist in arranging for donation, sale or recycling of older hardware
  • Assist in network connection problems
  • Assist w/ training of faculty laptop and student iPad program including:
    • Troubleshooting / diagnosing software and hardware issues including Mac OS, Apple iOS and other systems in use
    • Assisting with faculty and staff professional development
    • Assist with formal and informal training of student knowledge and use of digital tools
  • Attend regular technology department meetings
  • Maintain currency through constant reading and research, and attend conferences, workshops, and classes when appropriate
  • Maintain professional contacts with other schools and organizations
  • Support technology services in general including new projects as needs arise
Qualifications
  • BA/BA degree required
  • 2-3 years of educational technology experience or similar
  • 2-3 years experience working with school-age children, preferably in a school environment
  • Excellent communicator via both oral and written language with strong grammar skills
  • Highly proficient with Apple systems, including both OS and iOS, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office
  • Detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced, rapid change environment filled with frequent interruptions
  • Excellent collaborative teamwork skills
  • Ability to work well with all ages of children and adults
  • Be a role model in embracing and living out the mission, goals and criteria of the school
  • Experience with independent schools preferred
  • Experience with Windows OS helpful but not required
  • Experience with Adobe products helpful but not required
School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school 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 and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.

How to Apply
Applicants should respond before August 10 by submitting a cover letter, and resume via email to:

Howard Levin, Director of Educational Innovation


Here is a link to the full job description

Religion Teacher: Gr. 1-4

Position Announcement
Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco/Convent of the Sacred Heart Elementary School is seeking excellent candidates for a Religion Teacher (Grades 1-4, Part-Time, 30 hours/week) to begin in August 12, 2015.
 
School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school class sizes and 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.

Job Description
Convent Elementary School is a division within Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco, serving girls in grades K-8. Convent Elementary seeks a Religion Teacher to work closely and collaboratively with Lower Form colleagues and to work closely on our Campus Ministry Team.   In addition to teaching two 45-minute classes per week for each grade level, the Religion Teacher is responsible for the Sacramental Preparation of our 2nd grade students for First Reconciliation and First Communion.

We are a Sacred Heart school, which means that we are bound by the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria.  We are seeking candidates who can embody and model the following:

Goal One: A personal and active faith in God

Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to educate to a personal and active faith in God.
  1. Rooted in the love of Jesus Christ, the school promotes a personal relationship with God and fosters the spiritual lives of its members.
  2. The school seeks to form its students in the attitudes of the heart of Jesus expressed in respect, compassion, forgiveness and generosity.
  3. The entire school program explores one's relationship to God, to self, to others, and to all creation.
  4. Opening themselves to the transforming power of the Spirit of God, members of the school community engage in personal and communal prayer, reflection and action.
  5. The entire school program affirms that there is meaning and value in life and fosters a sense of hope in the individual and in the school community.
  6. The school fosters inter-religious acceptance and dialogue by educating to an understanding of and deep respect for the religions of the world.
  7. The school presents itself to the wider community as a Christ-centered institution and as an expression of the mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree required (Masters degree, certification or credential is strongly preferred)
  • A practicing Catholic with experience in leading student worship services
  • 2+ years experience working with children in relevant grade levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work well with both children and adults
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Innovative, creative, and flexible teaching style
  • A passion for teaching religion and spirituality
  • Desire to actively support the Sacred Heart Goals & Criteria
How to Apply

Applicants should submit an Employment Application for Schools of the Sacred Heart, a cover letter, and current resume to:

Angela Taylor, Head of School


Associate Teacher (Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-16 school year.)

Position Announcement
Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for an Elementary School Associate Teacher Program.

School Profile
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 co-ed environment, supported by small-school class sizes and 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.

About the 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 schools.

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

The Associate Teacher program is a one to three year program that familiarizes the associate with theoretical and practical aspects of classroom teaching. Associate Teachers are assigned to a grade and section each fall and are partnered with a lead teacher who monitors his/her learning and performance. Associate Teachers are placed in grades K - 4.

Under the guidance of the lead teacher and through meetings and workshops designed specifically for our associate, important skill development includes:

  • 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
Associate Teachers are expected to attend faculty meetings and periodic pedagogical workshops given on campus. They are also encouraged to take advantage of off campus opportunities for professional growth. We begin accepting applications in February for the next academic year. Candidates are invited for an interview in March or April. Hiring is usually completed by May.

Yearly contracts for all new Associate Teachers begin at the end of August. A new teachers' orientation will be held at this time, in addition to an Associate Teacher meeting. All new hires are expected to attend both. Associate Teachers should be available to their lead teachers prior to the start of school to assist with classroom preparations, etc.

Applicant should submit both an Associate Teacher and a Convent & Stuart Hall employment application forms.  Please note that applicants interested in both Stuart Hall for Boys and Convent Elementary School should submit a separate application to each school.

To submit applications to the Associate Teacher Program, please email the appropriate Associate Teacher Coordinator.

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Convent & Stuart Hall

Employment

Associate Teacher

Convent Elementary
Stuart Hall for Boys