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LINGUIST List 22.2515

Fri Jun 17 2011

Jobs: Spanish: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

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        1.     Human Resources , Spanish: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, USA

Message 1: Spanish: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, USA
Date: 16-Jun-2011
From: Human Resources <hrshschools.org>
Subject: Spanish: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.shschools.org
Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


This position has been filled.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is seeking excellent candidates for a
full-time Spanish teacher position at the Lower/Middle School starting the
2011-2012 academic year.

Organization Overview:
Founded in 1898, SHS is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, independent school
and is comprised of the Lower/Middle School for preschool through grade
eight, and Sacred Heart Preparatory for grades nine through twelve.

Located on a beautiful 64‐acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area, SHS is
one of 21 schools in the U.S. Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is
affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The
school's mission is to educate the whole child to be a leader who loves God
and serves others.

Summary of Position:
This position will teach grades one through eight. Required qualifications
include five years of teaching experience at an elementary or middle
school, a BA in Spanish, Education, or a related field, and high
proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening in Spanish.
Preferred qualifications include experience teaching at an elementary AND
middle school level, an MA in Spanish, Education, or a related field, and a
credential in Spanish.

Required Knowledge and Skills for All Teaching Positions at SHS:
-  Strong teaching ability; enjoy working with children and adolescents
-  Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English
-  Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding
interpersonal skills
-  Ability to work well with students, parents and other adults;
willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community
-  Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught  
- Commitment to equity and inclusion
-  Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute
ideas to enhance the respective academic programs

The advertised position offers competitive compensation. SHS has a policy
of making health and welfare benefits available to employees, including
long-term substitute teachers who meet the requisite criteria, based on the
length of assignment and subject to the plan parameters, including medical
and dental coverage. In addition, all employees are eligible to enjoy a
prepared lunch each school day starting on the first day worked.

To Apply:
Please apply online by sending a resume to hrshschools.org. You MUST
indicate L/M Spanish Teacher in the subject line of the email. Or, you may
mail your resume to the address below. Submissions will be reviewed on a
rolling basis. Pre‐employment background screening is required for all

For more information on Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, please see our
website at: http://www.shschools.org.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to
equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age,
disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other
class protected under federal, state or local laws.

As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a
criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to
performing essential job duties.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Attention Human Resources: L/M Spanish Teacher
Atherton, CA 94027
Email Address for Applications: hrshschools.org
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: hrshschools.org

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