Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich | Greenwich, CT | Middle School Drama Teacher

The Middle School drama teacher is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it.  This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. 
Date Posted: 04/27/2022

Job Title: Middle School Drama Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.  

 We aim to form students of faith, intellect, and awareness, who will use their gifts in service to others. Relationship and mentoring are at the heart of the student experience, which is grounded in student centered learning, inquiry, problem solving, interdisciplinary connection, collaboration, and an understanding of social justice. Student leadership and well-being are connected to every academic discipline, as all full-time teachers are also grade level advisors.  

 The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. We are currently seeking a Middle School Drama Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  

Position: Middle School Drama Teacher (80%)
Reports to: Head of Middle School
FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

The Middle School drama teacher is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it.  This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. 

Essential Functions

Teach middle school drama classes to students in grades 5-8 and prepare the girls to participate in various performances;

Direct the annual middle school musical;

Organize and provide developmentally appropriate educational programs and instruction; plan and implement curriculum and differentiated instruction for middle school students;

Provide activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, innovation, problem-solving, and the use of technology appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of students;

Create a supportive and caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another; through student-centered instruction, collaboration and authentic assessment;

Maintain an open and cooperative relationship with students, colleagues and parents;

Contribute to the life of the School outside the classroom;

Participate in Middle School faculty and departmental meetings and perform various faculty supervisory duties.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in theater or drama and experience teaching Middle School aged students.

As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon current research to maximize student learning. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.

To Apply

Interested candidates must complete the on-line application on our website: https://www.shgreenwich.org/about-us/employment
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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.