Sacred Heart Schools, Sheridan Rd | Chicago, IL | Teaching Assistants

Sacred Heart Schools seeks Teaching Assistants for the 2022-2023 school year starting in August 2022, serving children in pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. Work in an individual student-focused atmosphere with a tradition for the total development of each child: spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical. The Schools has the freedom to develop a modern and remarkable curriculum that is not only exceptional academically but also responds to the world’s needs – respect, compassion, generosity, grace, intention, justice, and hope. Thrive in a collaborative, progressive environment with opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment.
Position Description
Teaching Assistants assist a lead teacher in a Primary School classroom (preK - 2nd grade) or a grade level in Lower School (3rd - 5th grade). Required hours are 7:45am to 4:00pm with limited expectations outside of the school day.
  • Classroom instruction and grading
  • Materials and classroom preparation
  • Student supervision
  • Classroom management
  • Other duties as needed
    Qualities and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience with early childhood educators preferred
    We offer fulfilling positions at a private, independent school with a rich history and solid reputation as well as competitive salaries and benefits. Please apply directly at the School’s website ( in the Career Opportunities section. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume.
    Sacred Heart Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
    Sacred Heart Schools on Sheridan Road - the Academy of the Sacred Heart for Girls (founded in 1876) and Hardey Preparatory for Boys (founded in 1935) - are independent, Catholic, single- sex elementary schools committed to academic excellence within the context of a Christian community. Sacred Heart Schools welcomes students of all races, religious beliefs and socio- economic backgrounds. This 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 on every major continent, including 25 schools in the United States and Canada. With a total
enrollment of approximately 650 students, the Schools are organized into three academic divisions each led by a division head.
With our rich history, we have stayed rooted in the 5 Goals of a Sacred Heart education which is what drives our mission, educational philosophy, and community. Our 5 Goals are:
  1. A personal and active faith in God
  2. A deep respect for intellectual values
  3. A social awareness which impels to action
  4. The building of community as a Christian value
  5. Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom
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.