Employment Opportunities

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

Why a career at the Academy?

Some of the Academy’s benefits:

  • Medical
    • United Health Care Choice Plus (Standard Plan)
    • United Health Care Choice Plus (Premier Plan)
    • Annual eye exam included
  • Dental
    • Delta Dental of Missouri
  • Life/AD&D/Long Term Disability
    • $50,000 life insurance policy
    • $50,000 AD&D policy
    • Long term disability coverage
  • Tuition Remission
  • Continuing Education
  • Retirement
    • Employer contribution – 5% of W-2 earnings (no employee contribution required)
    • Auto contributions available
    • Annual retirement education meetings
  • Personal/Sick/Vacation days
    • Dependent on faculty/staff position and varies based on number of years of service

Non-Discrimination Statement

Academy of the Sacred Heart provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to their age, color, disability status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other class protected by state or federal law. As a Catholic school in the Sacred Heart tradition, Academy of the Sacred Heart reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, as permitted by law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


Available Positions:

Facility Technician

Facility Technician — Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

Job Summary:

The Facility Technicians report to the Facility Manager. The Facility Manager and the Business Manager are responsible for the maintenance, general landscaping, and limited housekeeping of the school.

The Facility Technician:

  • performs a variety of skilled duties in one or more of the building trades – painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing – as needed or assigned
  • addresses immediate operational and/or safety concerns
  • maintains grounds in a safe and manicured status
  • maintains assigned areas in a neat and orderly fashion
  • assists skilled trades
  • ensures that tools, materials, and vehicles are maintained in good working order and available, when needed
  • cleans buildings, as needed or assigned

Functional areas reporting directly to the Facility Technician: none.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled duties and complete projects in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Coordinate with skilled tradesmen for the purpose of completing projects efficiently.
  • Arrange furniture and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for special events.
  • Maintain vehicles, tools, and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operation condition.
  • Perform a wide variety of general, semi-skilled, and/or skilled maintenance activities for the purpose of completing projects within established time frames.
  • Prepare written logs for the purpose of documenting activities.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks, as assigned, for the purpose of anticipating short-term and long-term facility needs.
  • Perform general landscaping tasks by mowing, leaf raking, trash pickup, and snow removal for the purpose of ensuring a safe exterior environment.
  • Repair furniture, building system components, and lighting for the purpose of ensuring a safe environment.
  • Respond to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Clean buildings and grounds, as needed or assigned, for the purpose of providing an effective working/learning environment, preventing damage and /or limiting liability exposure.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies for the purpose of readiness and completing projects.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of facility.

Required Characteristics:

The Facility Technician should have a love of children and be at ease working in an educational setting. They must possess or be:

  • organizational skills
  • flexible, as related to scheduling
  • a team member
  • discrete
  • a problem solver, trouble-shooting abilities
  • proactive
  • excellent mechanical aptitude
  • physical stamina and dexterity

Technical Knowledge Requirements:

The Facility Technician must have strong knowledge of or ability for:

  • HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • safe handling of equipment used in skilled trades – power and hand tools
  • safety practices and procedures
  • safe handling of hazardous materials
  • safely carry, setup, and climb ladders reaching up to 35 feet and ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • planning and managing projects
  • math skills, as used for project planning
  • read and understand complex, multi-step written instructions
  • facilities management
  • maintaining of online work order system
  • work in MS Office product suite
  • Issues relating to physical security
  • minimum of three years working experience
  • valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record for insurability
  • associate’s degree, vocational/technical school training, or equivalent experience

Working Environment:

  • physical demands – occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling
  • some climbing and balancing
  • frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling
  • significant fine finger dexterity
  • generally hazard-free environment

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Academy of the Sacred Heart-Saint Charles website (ash1818.org). As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Dr. Susan Dempf, Head of School, all in PDF format.

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Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Science Teacher (Grades 6-8) — Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, invites applications for a Middle School Science Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This position is 73% of a full-time contract, with full-time benefits. Ideal candidates should have an excellent background in science education and successful teaching experience. They will be required to be a collaborative member of a highly professional learning community.

Mission Statement

Rooted in the spirituality of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RSCJ) and in the evolving tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, the Academy continues to embrace an educational approach that values the integration of the physical, cognitive, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of our students. From this perspective,

We educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God and who reveals that love by serving others.

Mission Expectation

Academy faculty members are expected to familiarize themselves with and live the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education.

Other Professional Expectations:

  • Demonstrates a sincere passion for working with middle school students
  • Possesses the ability to inspire and motivate students to identify and utilize skills of observation, questioning and problem solving
  • Demonstrates competency in using the inquiry methodology for teaching science
  • Utilizes and integrates technology to enhance teaching and learning
  • Monitors and documents student progress
  • Communicates effectively with colleagues, students and parents
  • Possesses effective classroom management skills
  • Commits to ongoing professional development and growth

Application Process:

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Academy of the Sacred Heart-Saint Charles website (ash1818.org). Any documents submitted on-line should be addressed to:

Mrs. Marcia Renken, School Principal, 619 N. Second Street, Saint Charles, MO 63301 l 636-946-6127 ash1818.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Middle School Math/Algebra Teacher

Middle School Math/Algebra Teacher (Grades 7-8) — Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent coeducational school for children ages 3 through Grade 8 located in historic Saint Charles, MO. Drawing from the strength of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, the Academy endeavors to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart invites applications for a full-time Middle School Algebra/Math teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Ideal candidates should have an excellent background and experience in teaching mathematics at the middle and/or high school level. Employees of the Academy are required to be collaborative members of a highly professional learning community.

Mission Statement

Rooted in the spirituality of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RSCJ) and in the evolving tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, the Academy continues to embrace an educational approach that values the integration of the physical, cognitive, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of our students. From this perspective,

We educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God and who reveals that love by serving others.

Mission Expectation

Once hired, teachers are expected to familiarize themselves with and live the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education.

Other Professional Expectations:

  • Demonstrate a sincere passion for working with Middle School students
  • Utilize and integrate technology to enhance teaching and learning
  • Monitor and document student progress
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and parents
  • Possesses effective classroom management skills
  • Commit to ongoing professional development and growth

Algebra 

The teacher will encourage the development of problem solving, logical reasoning, and flexible thinking skills through:

  • Writing, solving, and graphing linear and quadratic equations, including systems of two linear equations and inequalities in two unknowns.
  • Studying monomial and polynomial expressions, inequalities, exponents, functions, and rational expressions.
  • Solving quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square, graphing, or by application of the quadratic formula.

Math

  • The class emphasizes the concepts necessary to be successful in Algebra. Students will explore algebraic expressions and integers; solve equations, inequalities, and expressions involving decimals, fractions, and exponents; analyze, write and solve ratios, proportions, and percents; write, solve, and graph linear functions, and perform data analysis.
  • Possess the ability to inspire students to be in relationship with God and grow in their life of prayer
  • Motivate students to live lives consistent with their values and beliefs
  • Demonstrate competency in, or desire to grow in, the charism of the Society of the Sacred Heart

Application Process:

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Academy of the Sacred Heart-Saint Charles website (ash1818.org). Any documents submitted on-line should be addresses to:

Ms. Julie Werton, Middle School Principal
619 N. Second Street, Saint Charles, MO 63301
636-946-6127 | ash1818.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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