Middle School Humanities Instructor (Leave Coverage) | Sacred Heart Schools - Sheridan Rd | IL

Sacred Heart Schools is seeking a faculty member for a Middle School Humanities Instructor whose chief responsibility will be to work within the scope of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. As a member of the Middle School Faculty, this instructor will act as an advisor as well. This opportunity is for maternity leave coverage and would run from August 2019 - December 2019.

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-gender 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-gender 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.
Date Posted: 2/9/2019

Date Accepting Applications Through: 5/31/2019

Job Title: Middle School Humanities Instructor (Leave Coverage)

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: IL - Sacred Heart Schools - Sheridan Road

Full Position Description: Middle School Humanities Instructor

Academic Year 2019-2020 (Leave Coverage)

Qualifications for a successful candidate:

Background and/or teaching experience in English Literature, Writing and United States History.
Curriculum development and implementation, classroom management (including organization and appearance), student evaluation, grade reporting and parent communication
Experience teaching literature and writing with contemporary models, e.g. 6 + 1 Trait Writing Model of Instruction and Assessment, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project, etc.
Experience teaching history using a skills based curriculum with models, e.g, Reading Like a Historian (SHEG), etc.
Experience with incorporating additional duties (i.e., playground supervision, lunchroom supervision, etc.)
Have a working knowledge of the school technology programs, laptops, iPads, and software necessary for the implementation of the curriculum
Maintaining clear, accurate, current classroom records including:
Curriculum updates
Lesson plans
Assessments and rubrics
Student Services Team referrals
Advisory experience using Developmental Designs curriculum a plus


Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Certificate required.
Masters preferred. (Minimum Master’s degree in progress)
2-4 years of classroom teaching

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and current résumé at http://shschicago.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a239ccfmiub8

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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.