Lower School Art Instructor

Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Company Description

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.

Position Description

Sacred Heart Schools is seeking a Lower School Art Instructor whose chief responsibility will be to work within the scope of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education to teach Art within a differentiated classroom.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Working with the Division Head to execute responsibilities relating to the academic program: curriculum development and implementation, classroom management (including organization and appearance), student evaluation, grade reporting and parent communication

  • Actively participating in and supporting the disciplinary guidelines of the School and carrying them out with respect for the integrity of each child

  • Attending liturgies, prayer services, assemblies, faculty meetings, grade level meetings, workshops, in-service meetings, Parent/Teacher Conferences and other school functions, as requested

  • Being ready to fill additional duties when asked (i.e., playground supervision, lunchroom supervision, etc.)

  • Maintaining communication with the administration and the parents regarding each student's progress

  • Furthering professional development by attending educational meetings and workshops, and by regular reading of education journals and materials

  • Making modifications/accommodations for individual student needs as determined by the Student Service Team and the Division Head

Qualities and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and teaching certificate required; Master's degree preferred

  • 2-4 years of classroom teaching experience

  • Experience maintaining clear, accurate, and current classroom records including curricula, lesson plans, assessments and rubrics, attendance, and Student Services Team referrals

  • Working knowledge of the school technology programs, laptops, iPads, and software necessary for the implementation of the curriculum

To Apply

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.


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Lower School Art Instructor

Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools