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

Division Head - Stuart Hall for Boys

Purpose: The purpose of the Division Head is to provide educational leadership at a primarily all-boys elementary school that is a division of a K-12 school serving boys and girls in single sex and coeducational environments.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Insures that the Spirit, Goals and Criteria for Sacred Heart Schools are the guidelines for decisions in all aspects of the operation of Stuart Hall for Boys.
  • Collaborates with President and school leadership teams in insuring a strong and unified K-12 culture and experience.
  • Inspires faculty and students to reach their fullest capacity in mind, body and spirit
  • Is knowledgeable of and works to implement the Strategic Plan 
  • Hires and supervises divisional faculty, promotes and directs their continued professional development and manages their evaluation
  • Co-authors, understands and has a strong operating knowledge of the K-12 instructional curriculum (academic content, skills, and delivery)
  • Co-authors, understands and has a strong operating knowledge of the K-12 instructional co-curriculum.
  • Translates appropriately and communicates effectively the K-8 integer of the curriculum within the boys elementary school.
  • Translates appropriately and communicates effectively the K-8 integer of the co-curriculum within the boys elementary school.
  • Possesses and seeks expertise in single gender education and is able to translate its advantage to all constituents - students, parents, faculty.
  • Possesses knowledge of the advantages of co-education and is able to translate those advantages to our students in coordination with Convent Elementary School.
  • Utilizes quantitative and qualitative data to access outcomes of education process.
  • Promotes and maintains a divisional culture that holds a standard for what it means to be a “Stuart Hall Gentleman”
  • Presents school in a compelling fashion at Admission events
  • Works with Admissions in the enrollment and re-enrollment process
  • Attends School sponsored functions.
  • Maintains open communication with parents, parent groups, faculty and staff.
  • Engages  in Network of the Sacred Heart conferences and meetings as appropriate.
  • Supervises the management and maintenance of the Schools official records.

 
Qualifications:

  • Requires  Master’s Degree
  • Requires 5 years teaching experience and three years school administration experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • Must be highly proficient in the use of common software.
  • 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.
  • Accepts being a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
  • Experience with independent schools preferred.

            
Pay Period: July 1 through June 30
Service Period: August 1 through June 30.  This is an 11-month position.
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 the ability to work in a loud and active environment
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.
 

Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid

Purpose: The Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid assists the Schools in setting strategies and implementing plans to achieve  and maintain optimal enrollment in each of the Schools’ programs.

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

Collaborative            Accountable
Approachable           Reflective
Positive                      Innovative
Flexible                      Enthusiastic
Patient                       Organized
Collegial                    Agile/Open to change

Responsibilities:

  • With the President, define an enrollment and retention strategy for the admissions departments, conducting research and providing the data analysis necessary to complete this task
  • Supervise Admissions Department in defining and implementing admissions plans
  • Direct the Financial Assistance Program including evaluation and review of applications, tax documents and distribution of awards. Collaborate with CFO and other committee members in final award and appeal decisions.  
  • Oversee the accumulation and distribution of admissions data internally and for appropriate external audiences *
  • Collaborate with the Chief Advancement Officer of the school in devising an effective marketing and communications plan for the admissions program
  • Outreach and coordinate with local access organizations (ABC, SMART, Breakthrough & SummerBridge) to fulfill community enrollment objectives
  • Collaborate with Chief Advancement Officer in the stewardship of potentially impactful family prospects
  • Lead the process for disseminating the messaging of the admissions plan for internal and external constituencies, including branding and defined talking points*
  • Oversight of the Admissions platforms
  • Collaborate and provide ongoing support for HS Placement Coordinator
  • Lead the process for establishing annual and long term budgets for the  admissions department
  • Establish relationships with appropriate admissions personnel in feeder and peer schools


Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or Masters equivalent preferred
  • 5 years experience in the fields of marketing, communications, admissions or equivalent; experience in independent/private schools preferred
  • Ability to collaborate with Administrative Leadership team
  • Requires leadership strength, the ability to motivate and manage teams
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly proficient with Apple systems, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office and databases, preferably Blackbaud.  
  • Proven research skills, specifically in the area of data collection and analysis 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to interact with a variety of personalities and styles
  • Effective organizational and planning skills, attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekend throughout the Admissions season.

Pay Period:
July 1 through June 30

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

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 the ability to work in a loud and active environment
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.
 

Director of Studies/Registrar

Purpose:  The Director of Studies manages the course selection and scheduling process, oversees grade recording and reporting, and is responsible for the integrity of transcript production K-12;  works in close coordination with the High School Grade Chairs and College Counselors in the academic guidance process for students; serves as the point person with Blackbaud for management of database records and provides internal training for faculty on database use and engagement; serves as the HS test coordinator; oversees scheduling and organization of academic events (such as test administration and conferences) throughout the year in collaboration with the IBDP Coordinator. 

Characteristics/Qualities:
The following qualities/characteristics are expected:
Logical
Analytical
Collaborative
Detail-oriented
Approachable
Positive
Flexible
Organized

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manages the structure and process for student course selection and registration
  • Leads the process of building the master schedule for the HS
  • In collaboration with Heads, grade level chairs and the college counselors, oversees counseling of students in their course selection
  • Helps institutionalize Blackbaud and maximize its potential as a learning management tool K-12  
  • Approves and makes appropriate changes to student course schedules in consultation with grade chairs and the college counselors
  • With the grade chairs, collaborates on appropriate action and student schedule adjustments when students are experiencing challenges in meeting academic expectations
  • Oversees scheduling of Fall student-parent conferences 
  • Oversees recording of quarterly and semester grades by faculty 
  • Manages quarterly progress reporting and semester grade reporting to students and families
  • Ensures that systems of academic record are accurate
  • Serves as the school’s primary delegate for external testing (PSAT and AP’s)
  • Produces data from test scores to inform decision making on HS curriculum and course placement decisions
  • Participates actively in the ongoing review and development of K-12 curriculum
  • Adheres to Employee Handbook guidelines
  • Upholds professional standards of attire, punctuality, courtesy and discretion
  • Demonstrates awareness/sensitivity to diversity and inclusion
  • Other Responsibilities include:
  • Teach one to two courses in the HS curriculum
  • Attendance at faculty/department meetings
  • Attendance at required evening events, including Back to School Night, Admissions Open Houses, 
  • Delivery of parent/teacher conference (on occasion outside of school hours)
  • Active participation on school committees
  • Continued professional development

Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS degree.  Masters degree and/or credential strongly preferred
  • Experience as a classroom teacher is a plus. 5-10 years experience and a relevant master's degree strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in person and in writing
  • Requires demonstrated experience using a wide range of instructional technology tools. Direct experience using iPads, laptops, and Google Apps strongly preferred 
  • Confidence and fluency in database and data management
  • 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 School's’ 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.

 
Physical Ability 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 the ability to work in a loud and active environment
Requires physical presence, work to be performed on campus**

**  Denotes essential functions of the position.
 

Middle Form Mathematics Teacher - Stuart Hall for Boys

Position Announcement:
Convent & Stuart Hall (Stuart Hall for Boys) is seeking excellent candidates for a Middle School Mathematics teacher (Grades 5-8). This is full time, fully benefited position to begin August 19, 2019.

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 Mathematics 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 math background and are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic and engaging curriculum.

Qualifications:
● MA and/or valid CA Teaching Credential
● Relevant classroom experience (2+ years)
● Expertise in teaching math
● 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 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 Administrative Assistant: Myra.alcaide@sacredsf.org

After School Program (ASP) Staff Member

The ASP team is hiring part-time staff members for the Fall. These positions are perfect for aspiring educators who are looking to add to their experience working with a variety of age groups.

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, athletic, 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–Th 2:15–6 p.m. and Fri 1:45–6 p.m.

Details:  

  • $15-$17/hour
  • Hours and schedules are tied to the school calendar
  • Potential to substitute teach during the school day

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and current resume to Joey.Elftmann@sacredsf.org

Contacts

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Human Resource/Accounting Assistant

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