Title: Middle School Math TeacherClassification: Exempt
Department: Middle School Status: Full-Time, Ten Month
School Day: 7:45am – 4:00pm Reports to: Middle School Division Head
Founded in Chicago in 1876, Sacred Heart Schools at Sheridan Road (Hardey Preparatory for Boys and Academy of the Sacred Heart for Girls) are independent, Catholic, single-sex elementary schools committed to academic excellence within the context of a Christian, faith-based community. The educational mission is deeply rooted in the 200-year tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart and shared with the Network of Sacred Heart Schools located in 30 countries; including 22 schools in the United States. The essence of this tradition is the total development of each child: spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical. Our girls and boys are taught in single-sex classrooms, but follow a similar curriculum and share in many activities. With a total enrollment of approximately 700 students, the Schools are organized into three academic divisions each led by a division head.
Sacred Heart Schools is seeking a Middle School Math Instructor whose chief responsibility will be to work within the scope of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education to teach 6th grade Math/Pre-Algebra. As a member of the Middle School Faculty, this instructor will act as an advisor as well.
Essential Job Functions:
The Middle School Math Instructor will work within the scope of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education to teach students in sixth grade the math, pre-algebra curriculum.
The Middle School Math Instructor will serve as an advisor to a small group of students following those students all through their middle school experience. An advisor is responsible for daily prayer, schedule communications, mentoring and academic progress, along with parent teacher conference and communications.
As a member of the Middle School faculty, this teacher will be responsible for:
Instructing math / pre-algebra for grade six
Curriculum formation and evaluation
Working as an active and collaborative member of grade teams and other middle school faculty members
Maintain current with the most recent grade 6 math/pre-algebra pedagogy
Align with other math instructors in the other divisions - Primary School, and Lower School for vertical curriculum coordination.
Parent communication and education concerning student performance and progress
A Successful Candidate will:
Demonstrate good organization and attention to detail
Have excellent communication skills with service orientation
Be highly motivated, ethical and eager to learn
Prioritize and multi-task effectively
Enjoy working both independently and as member of a team
Continuously strive for process improvement and quality outcomes
Have worked teaching small groups of students
Qualities and Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Certificate required.
Master’s Degree preferred.
2 years’ experience teaching middle school math
Apply directly at the School's website (www.shschicago.org) in the Career Opportunities section, submitting a cover letter and resume.
Sacred Heart Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate.