Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria", these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission. At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Assistant Physical Education Teacher
Reports to: Head of Athletics and Wellness, Physical Education Department Chair
Date Updated: February 28, 2017
Convent of the Sacred Heart seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Assistant Physical Education Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year to specialize in the instruction of dance and yoga.
Please note: Assistant Teacher positions are two-year, full-time position, September through June.
Assist lead teacher in planning and instruction of lower school physical education classes. Lead specialized physical education classes in middle and upper school in yoga and dance. Evaluate and assess student performance in physical education classes. Opportunity to coach team sports in the Athletics Department.
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced study in the field of dance or yoga required; master’s degree or current enrollment in master’s program preferred.
Certification in yoga instruction.
Experience playing and/or coaching a team sport.
This position may have the ability to occasionally lift or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience and education
Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Religious of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been gov...erned by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional development.
The Sacred Heart community at 91st Street is committed to maintain an ongoing and respectful dialogue in all matters of equity, justice and multiculturalism and to provide a safe and constructive forum for reflection upon our actions.