Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Founded in1879 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny, France, Sacred Heart Catholic School is one of only two remaining Pre-k-12th grade Catholic schools in Arkansas. This unique environment fosters relationships and mentoring opportunities for children at all stages of life. The small setting and classroom size also allows teachers to have a meaningful impact. Sacred Heart is a family, rooted in Christ.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, or veteran status.

HOW TO APPLY FOR EMPLOYMENT (unless otherwise indicated with listing)
Prospective employees for open positions should submit a completed application for employment, cover letter, resume, transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees (for faculty positions) and the names and contact information of three references to:

Sacred Heart Catholic School
Attn: Principal
106 N. St. Joseph
Morrilton, AR 72110

or email to Principal Buddy Greeson.

With employment in a school in the Diocese of Little Rock, a Safe Environment Curriculum and background check must be completed through CMG Connect and approved. To begin the process of obtaining your clearance, click the provided link. The completed background clearance will be emailed to you after you submit your information online. The parish will receive notice from CMG Connect that you have been cleared to work at Sacred Heart School.


Pre-K Teacher (4-year old room)

Position Type: Teacher

Date Available: April 2022.

Job Description
Qualifications:
Documentation of one (1) of the following educational levels:

  1. Bachelor's Degree or higher Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

  2. Associate's Degree of higher in a non-related field from a regionally accredited college or university plus one (1) of the following:

    • Experience in early childhood education;

    • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA); or

    • Birth - Pre-K Credentials

  3. Associate Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, or a related field, plus work experience in Early Childhood Education.

Preference given for Catholic applicants, as teaching religion classes is expected.

Reports to: Sacred Heart Pre-School Director

Terms of Employment: This position is full-time, 7am-3pm, 12 months.

Job Goal:
Sacred Heart pre-school teachers are expected to carry out job responsibilities in accordance with all applicable Arkansas Department of Human Services, Diocese of Little Rock Office of Catholic Schools, and Sacred Heart Catholic School guidelines.

Performance Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Ensures the health and safety of children.
  • Follows and maintains knowledge of all Sacred Heart School policies and procedures.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional material based upon the chosen curriculum.
  • Provides a caring and nurturing environment for students and communicates well with parents.
  • Works well staff to ensure collaboration and positive work environment.

To apply, email Pre-K Director Haley Raney with completed application for employment, cover letter, resume, transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees (for faculty positions) and the names and contact information of three references.


Art Teacher (K-12)

Position Type: Teacher

Date Available: August 2022

Job Description
Qualifications:

  • Teaching license in the appropriate area, grade, or content area.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in grade level, school, or diocesan teams.

Reports to: Sacred Heart Catholic School Principal

Supervises: Not applicable

Terms of Employment: The contract length will be 188 days.

Evaluation:
Based on the Diocese of Little Rock Office of Catholic Schools' policies, and performed by the principal.

Job Goal:
The classroom teacher will endeavor to teach and educate students according to standards for the Diocese of Little Rock as promulgated by the Office of Catholic Schools or other accrediting body. Furthermore, the teacher will teach the adopted curriculum developed and implemented by Sacred Heart Catholic School working always to provide the richest educational experience possible. He or she will also strive to teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care by Sacred Heart School.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Follows and maintains knowledge of all Sacred Heart School policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons consistent to and aligned with school curricula.
  • Possess and deploy various instructional strategies in order to meet different learning styles as well as specific needs of students assigned to him or her.
  • Stay abreast of changes in standards, curriculum documents, resources, and trends in education.
  • Utilize and integrate appropriately student use of technology in the classroom.
  • Assess, record, and report the development, progress, attainment, and behavior of all students.
  • Embrace an attitude of being a continual learner, facilitator of learning, and a reflective practitioner.
  • Utilize effective classroom management techniques to provide a safe learning environment for all students.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and/or guardians about student progress, behavior, or needs.
  • Be an active participant in collaborative planning, intervention, conferences, meetings, and assistance teams when appropriate.
  • Use a variety of assessment tools to assess and gauge student progress, identify student needs, and extend learning.
  • Maintain proper and correct records and all timelines according to school, diocese, state, and federal requirements in regard to student grades, attendance, and MAP progress if applicable.
  • Ensure fairness and impartiality in all matters relating to students.
  • Provide supervision for students at all times when students are assigned or entrusted to one's care.
  • Engage in professional development to strengthen personal practice.
  • Develop and maintain professional and collegial relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This job description is in no way an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. Sacred Heart School reserves the right to add to, modify, or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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