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:

Business Manager

Business Manager — 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Business Manager reports directly to and works under the supervision of the Head of School.  The Business Manager is the primary accounting and financial officer, responsible for maintaining financial integrity at the Academy, including the oversight of accounting, investments, risk management and audit/compliance operations.  This position is also responsible for the oversight of human resources functions (payroll, employee benefits), procurement/contracting and maintenance of the Academy’s campus and physical plant.  This position has four direct reports; The Accounting Supervisor, two Maintenance and one Housekeeping staff, as well as two indirect reports, both Accounting Clerks.  The Business Manager is a member of the Academy Leadership Team and works a full-time, 12-month schedule.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GAAP)
  • Develops, implements and oversees accounting, risk management and internal control compliance
  • Engages, coordinates and provides information/assistance for independent auditors
  • Prepares, analyzes and presents interim financial statements to Board of Trustees, Finance Committee and Head of School on a regular basis
  • Coordinates with investment advisor to track performance and ensure compliance with investment policies
  • Creates and maintains budget workbooks
  • Assists with long-range financial planning for capital campaigns and projects
  • Assists with various other compliance, accounting and financial projects as they arise
  • Ensures the maintenance and integrity of the campus – buildings/equipment/grounds
  • Manages/Administers/Evaluates accounting system software, Blackbaud Financial Edge
  • Supervises reconciliation of banking, payroll and other accounting ledgers to the general ledger system, Blackbaud Financial Edge
  • Creates and/or enters journal entries for analysis and/or routine processing
  • Analyzes general ledger accounts for trends, budget variances, accurate distributions
  • Demonstrates knowledge of internal controls with assigned job duties of staff
  • Manages/Administers/Evaluates tuition management software, FACTS Tuition
  • Leads, supports and trains staff members
  • Translates complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels, including finance and non-finance individuals
  • Monitors insurance policies for appropriateness and compliance
  • Manages program for tuition assistance
  • Coordinates with IT and maintenance to ensure campus security
  • Demonstrates knowledge of development practices through account tracking
  • Ensures reconciliation of Raisers Edge to Financial edge, at least quarterly
  • Demonstrates Proficiency with 10-key calculator and keyboard

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competencies:

  • Person of integrity, credibility, discretion and commitment to mission
  • Strategic thinker
  • Decisive thinker
  • Possess ability and experience in selecting, implementing and overseeing software installations
  • Possess commitment to recruit, mentor, train, develop, and retain staff
  • Possess ability to delegate
  • Self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented, problem-solver, adept communicator

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:  Bachelor Degree in Accounting, required.  CPA preferred.

Experience:  A minimum of five years of non-profit accounting experience, required. Seven to 10 years of accounting and finance experience, preferred.  A minimum of five years of supervisory experience, required.  Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge, preferred.  Human resource and payroll processing experience, preferred.  IT knowledge, preferred.  Facilities management experience, preferred.

Computer Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, required.  Proficiency with accounting system software, Blackbaud Financial Edge preferred.  Knowledge of payroll processing and tuition management software, preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:  Valid driver’s license

BENEFITS

 The Academy of the Sacred Heart provides employee medical/dental insurance, life insurance, 403 (b) pension plan and tuition remission for dependents.  The Academy of the Sacred Heart is a 200 year old institution located on a beautiful 10 acre campus. We are proud of our history and traditions while maintaining our commitment to a 21st century education.

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.

Please address all cover letters to the Academy of the Sacred Heart’s Head of School, Dr. Susan Dempf.

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Middle School Principal

Middle School Principal — Academy of the Sacred Heart, Saint Charles MO

The Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a Middle School Principal to begin on July 1, 2019.

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.

Serving as a senior-level administrator on a talented leadership team that plans strategically for the entire school, the Middle School Principal will lead a collaborative, student-focused middle school faculty that offers single gender classes. S/he will be responsible for supporting the development of faculty goals consistent with the mission and vision of the Academy as well as the evaluation of teacher effectiveness. The Middle School Principal will build upon a strong foundation of academic excellence by balancing demands and expectations of resources and time for faculty and students. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about curriculum, best teaching practices, and innovative trends in education. The Middle School Principal must be capable of serving as the Catholic spiritual leader for the Middle School community by living and articulating the school’s mission and faith formation program with passion and enthusiasm. S/he should be approachable, warm, and joyful; trained in the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of adolescents; experienced in mentoring, supervising, and evaluating talented faculty.

Applicants should have experience in school administration, student guidance, and matters of discipline, preferably in a Catholic independent school setting. The successful candidate will be able to provide evidence of a growth mindset and demonstrate an ability to balance innovation and tradition. To be effective, the Middle School Principal will need to work as part of the admissions team and understand the vital role of the partnership between school and families.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.

Completed applications are due by January 3, 2019.

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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

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Part-Time Database Coordinator

Part-Time Database Coordinator — 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.

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

Responsibilities include maintaining the Development Office database system, Raiser’s Edge. Maintenance of this database includes implementing quality control procedures that ensure the accuracy, consistency and integrity of the data. In addition to maintaining data, this position assists with all related correspondence, tracking and data requests that need to be generated.

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Understanding of how to organize and use a database
  • Advanced knowledge of The Raiser’s Edge
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to collaborate with many levels of coworkers
  • Ability to assist coworkers with set up of events
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Personal integrity

DEGREES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Two years of The Raiser’s Edge experience preferred

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. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Mary Maher, all in PDF format.

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Learning Consultant

Learning Consultant (Grades K-8th) — 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 Learning Consultant for the 2019-20 school year.  This is a part-time position.  Ideal candidates should have an excellent background in elementary and special education and successful teaching experience.   The Learning Consultant 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

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

Other Professional Expectations:

  • Hold certification for Learning Disabilities
  • Demonstrate a sincere passion for working with students with specific learning styles and needs
  • Possess the ability to inspire and motivate students to learn strategies for effective learning
  • Be trained and certified in Wilson Reading (or be willing to be trained and certified)
  • Attend staffing for public school or private educational evaluations
  • Participate as a member of the school’s care team
  • Monitor and document student progress
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, and students regarding needs and progress
  • Commit 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 addresses to:  Mrs. Marcia Renken, School Principal, 619 N. Second Street, Saint Charles, MO 63301 | 636-946-6127 www.ash1818.org     

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