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

Auxiliary Programs Assistant Director

Purpose: The Auxiliary Programs Assistant Director assists the Auxiliary Programs Director with the coordination of the After School Program, Summer Program, and Music Conservatory.

Responsibilities

  • General program management and supervision

  • Daily communication with day teachers, staff, students, & parents

  • Facilities coordination and space scheduling

  • Supervision and coordination of all student transitions

  • Daily supervision of students, staff, and independent contractors

  • Assist with student and staff conflict resolution

  • Short-term and long-term program planning

  • Support director during special events- back to school nights, open houses, parent-teacher conferences, speaker series, and other various events as they arise.
     

Office Support

  • Ordering and organization of general program supplies: art materials, snacks, sports equipment, first aid supplies, etc.

  • Assist with creation and manipulation of manuals, handbooks, and other various program materials

  • General office tasks including, but not limited to: filing, organizing, copying, mass mailing, and note-taking

  • Data management and tracking as it relates to program rosters, student transitions, & enrollment limits

Training, management, and supervision of staff members

  • Works with program director to seek, interview, and hire all staff members

  • Assists with daily staff meetings & daily coordination of staff schedules

  • Assists with staff trainings and evaluations
     

Coordination of full-day activities during school breaks and holidays

  • Schedule and plan all off-campus field trips

  • Create daily staffing plans and organize daily schedule of events


Media/Tech coordination

  • Website maintenance- includes: registration forms, media uploads, program catalogs, & general web layout

  • Manage program social media pages- Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and other various media outlets

  • Create program videos and slide shows

  • Help manage registration software- including billing and collections

  • Assist with the design of marketing and promotional materials
     

Qualifications

  • Experience in educational management strongly preferred
  • B.A./B.S. or Teaching Certificate required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Proficiency with Apple products- iMovie, iTunes, iPhoto
  • Proficiency with Google products- Gmail, Google Docs, YouTube
  • Detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative
  • Requires excellent teamwork skills
  • Must have the ability to work well with children and adults
  • Requires the availability and willingness to work outside a normal schedule as needed
  • Requires excellence and facility in oral and written communication; must be able to communicate effectively and quickly via emails, letters, telephone
  • Requires strong presentation skills. Must have personal presence, poise, energy and enthusiasm to inspire comfort and confidence among parents, students, staff and school leaders
  • Must be a positive role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria

Pay Period: To be determined

Service Period: To be determined; however, this is a 12-month position.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20lbs.

  • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling

  • Regularly climbing stairs

  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

How To Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to: Juli Devincenzi (juli.devincenzi@sacredsf.org)

Music Theater & Choral Director

As a Sacred Heart Educator the primary purpose is to direct student choir  and direct musicals as well as maximize the learning potential of every student in your care.

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

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

 Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Teach high school co-ed Choir, this is a graded class.
  • Provide Musical Direction for Elementary and High School Musicals
  • Includes 2 High School Vocal Performances each year
  • Includes various small group performances showcasing students for Grandparents & Special Friends Day, Barat Dinner
  • 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

 Other Responsibilities may include:

  • Attendance
  • Lunch/Recess duty
  • Morning drop off duty
  • Afternoon dismissal duty
  • Morning Supervision of students
  • Active participation on school committees
  • Continued professional development
  • Attendance at faculty/department meetings
  • Preparation of performances for evening events, including BTS, Open House, Baccaluareate
  • Delivery of parent/teacher conference (on occasion outside of school hours)
  • Chaperone Student Activities
  • Proctoring
  • Participation at various activities, chapel, assemblies, liturgies
  • Participation/leadership at community service events/retreats

 Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS degree.  Masters degree and/or credential is strongly preferred.
  • Requires the ability to play either the piano or guitar, preferably both. 
  • The ability to sight reading is strongly preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience strongly preferred.
  • 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 children and adults. 
  • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with independent schools preferred.

Pay Period:  September 1 through August 31.
Service Period:  Faculty Orientation through Commencement.  This is a 10-month position which is 60% FTE.
Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20 lbs.
  • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
  • Regularly climbing stairs**
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
  • Requires physical presence, work to be performed on campus**
  • Ability to travel 1-2 times per year.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

**  Denotes essential functions of the position.

Theater Programs Director

As a Sacred Heart Educator the primary purpose is to direct and choreograph the theater productions as well as maximize the learning potential of every student in your care.

Characteristics/Qualities:

The following qualities/characteristics are expected of every Sacred Heart Educator:

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

 Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Produce and direct two musicals and two dramatic plays each year, for middle form and high school students.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Musical Director for each musical production.
  • Coordinate with and maximize in-house resources for choreography, lighting and costumes.
  • Coordinate various small group performances throughout the year, including showcasing student work at special events, e.g. Grandparents & Special Friends Day, Barat Dinner
  • Adhere to Employee Handbook guidelines
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with students.
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with parents regarding rehearsal times, etc.
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with colleagues.
  • Share records of parent communication with appropriate administrator/supervisor in a timely manner
  • Uphold professional standards of attire, punctuality, courtesy and discretion.
  • Attend/participate in required faculty/grade level team meetings and school events.
  • Demonstrate awareness/sensitivity to diversity and inclusion
  • Is knowledgeable of grade level curriculum/demonstrates subject-area expertise
  • Recognize and respects students’ individual learning needs
  • Implement effective rehearsal management techniques and strategies
  • Organize and maintains appearance of space
  • Maintain appropriate supervision of students as assigned
  • Develop positive and appropriate rapport with students
  • Foster a professional and safe learning environment
  • Embrace and model the mission of our Sacred Heart schools as articulated in the five Goals
  • Contribute positively  to the culture of the school

 Other Responsibilities may include:

  • Lunch/Recess duty
  • Afternoon dismissal duty
  • Active participation on school committees
  • Continued professional development
  • Attendance at faculty/department meetings
  • Preparation of performances for evening events, including BTS, Open House, Baccalaureate
  • Participation at various activities, chapel, assemblies, liturgies
  • Participation/leadership at community service events/retreats

Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS degree.  Masters degree and/or credential is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to accompany on piano is a plus.  
  • Prior directing experience required.
  • 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 children and adults. 
  • Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with independent schools preferred.

Pay Period:  September 1 through August 31.
Service Period:  Faculty Orientation through Commencement.  This is a 10-month position which is 60% FTE.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20 lbs.
  • Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
  • Regularly climbing stairs**
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
  • Requires physical presence, work to be performed on campus**
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

**  Denotes essential functions of the position.

Convent Elementary Gr. 4 Lead Teacher (Math/Science)

Convent Elementary is seeking excellent candidates for a full time 4th Grade Lead Teacher (Math/Science) for the 2018-2019 school year.

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

We are seeking an experienced 4th Grade Lead Teacher (Math/Science) who is passionate about engaging, motivating and working with students of this age and who will differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles. Our fourth grade has a semi-departmentalized structure with one teacher teaching Language Arts and Social Studies and the other teacher teaching Math and Science.  

Qualifications:

  •  MA and/or valid CA Teaching Credential
  • Relevant classroom experience (2+ years)
  • 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 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, angela.taylor@sacredsf.org

Gr. K-4 Associate Teacher - Accepting applications for 2018-19 school year

Convent Elementary and Stuart Hall for Boys are seeking excellent candidates for full time Associate Teachers for the 2018-2019 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:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to:

Convent Elementary - ces-associateprogram@sacredsf.org
Stuart Hall for Boys - shb-associateprogram@sacredsf.org

 

 

Stuart Hall High School Front Desk Position

Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates to serve in support of the front office as an administrative assistant at Stuart Hall High School.  This is a full-time, fully benefited, 10.5 month position.

Job Description and Qualifications
Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking excellent candidates for the role of front office administrative assistant to support the Pine/Octavia campus of the high schools.  The primary purpose of the role is to be the forward face of the institution while assisting the school's efforts through execution of administrative duties in support of the School.   Requires 2-3 years of Administrative Assistant experience, Bachelor's degree preferred.

Must have excellent writing and communication skills and be competent with all Google apps including docs, sheets, etc.  

How to Apply 
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Juli Devincenzi
Human Resource Director
juli.devincenzi@sacredsf.org.

Summer Program Counselor

General Function:
Under the supervision of the Summer Program Director, candidates are responsible for successfully performing the tasks and executing the responsibilities listed below. Camp Counselors must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job and to respond to any and all emergencies.

The program will operate from:
(Session 1) June 18th- July 9th (no camp July 4th); and
(Session 2) July 9th - July 27th .

Counselors will work according to the schedule of their assigned position.

Requirements:
This position is intended for entering HS Juniors through post-graduates. One year of professional summer camp experience is preferred. Applicant must have current CPR and First Aid certification. Experience in leading + supporting recreational activities such as indoor and outdoor group games, student transitions, and team-building exercises. Must have experience working with diverse groups of people in terms of age, race, class, gender, ability, etc and must demonstrate good judgment and the understanding of children’s needs. Applicant must be able to maintain a positive environment for program participants, parents, staff, volunteers, and community members.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist children as they transition on and off campus.
  • Assist in the classroom to support a positive, effective learning environment.
  • Assist the classroom teacher with recess and snack time. Assist with distribution of daily snack.
  • Follow the lead of the classroom teacher and help with transitions, group work, classroom set-up and helping get supplies and materials ready for each school day.
  • Support the mission of the program and the needs of the teachers and children in all ways reasonable and within the parameters of the position.
  • Ensure the safety of the campers by abiding by all pre-determined safety guidelines.
  • Where appropriate, participate in all activities with campers, including recreation activities, camp meetings and cheers, etc.
  • Supervise the summer campers in structured activities geared toward promoting personal and social responsibility.
  • Facilitate activities by taking an active role in facilitating a variety of games, sports, arts & crafts, etc.
  • Provide conflict-management mentoring to students.
  • Respond to parent and children concerns in an effective, professional manner.
  • Abide by the guidelines for expectations, behavior and attitude set forth by Summer Program Director.
  • Assist the campers in taking care of all belongings and keeping classrooms and locker rooms clean and orderly.
  • Communicate important needs of all campers regarding food, allergies, injuries, incidents and accidents to Summer Program Directors efficiently and effectively.
  • Exhibit strong organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skills.
  • Prepare athletic equipment and or classroom equipment as needed for set-up and take-down.
  • Attend organizational and orientation meetings prior to and during the summer session.
  • Support the spirit of the contract, the mission of the program, and the needs of the children and supervisory staff in all ways reasonable within the parameters of the position.

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