To be a faculty member at Stuart requires fine classroom instructional skills, educational training and a highly responsible attitude to all aspects of teaching, and also a sensitivity to be co-workers in an educational mission, which outlasts time and transcends geographic limitations. Stuart's goals are to…
…educate to a personal and active faith in God.
…a deep respect for intellectual values.
…a social awareness, which impels to action.
…the building of community as a Christian value.
…personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
Line of Authority: The Director of Teaching and Learning reports to the Assistant Head of School for Academic Leadership.
Basic Function: The Director of Teaching and Learning works with the faculty, division heads, and the Curriculum Committee to set curricular goals for the school and to ensure that the mission, goals and objectives of Sacred Heart education have an appropriate expression in the total academic program of the institution, PS–12th.
Assist in evaluating Faculty members. This includes goal setting, observations, discussions, follow-up meetings, end-of-year meetings and write-ups.
Frequently visit classes to observe faculty and students in action to ensure the Mission and curriculum of the school are being delivered effectively. Share feedback and notes with Division Heads.
Work with the Division Heads to develop academic goals for the division and individual faculty members and sit in on all goal-setting meetings.
To serve as a consultant/mentor to faculty in matters of classroom management, assessment, grading, and building student and faculty relationships.
Work with faculty to hear concerns, develop workable solutions, and make appropriate recommendations.
Ensure faculty are familiar with all school policies and that they are followed.
Chair Curriculum Committee
Attend Academic Team Meetings
Attend Division Meetings when the agenda warrants it
Attend school events at the direction of Assistant Head of School such as Open Houses, Curriculum Nights, admission events, etc..
Work with Assistant Head of School to ensure articulation and the constant revision/updating curriculum with an emphasis towards cross-curricular work.
Work with faculty to supervise the publishing of Curriculum Guide/Course Descriptions, yearly syllabi, unit plans, and yearly report on what has changed with Stuart’s curriculum to be presented to the Leadership team.
Work with the faculty to ensure curriculum, homework, assessments, and grading are age and mission appropriate and consistent.
Conduct a minimum of two All School Meetings a year instructing faculty about new trends in education and pedagogy or highlighting innovation at Stuart.
Work with departments to ensure strategic plans are set and being followed.
Assist with the search of new faculty to fill openings including being part of the resume vetting, interview, and observation process.
Oversee the Mentoring Program.
Supervise test calendar and Aspen homework postings to ensure information is being posted accurately and in a timely fashion. Work with faculty to ensure an age-appropriate amount of work is given.
Complete other duties as assigned/requested by the Head of School and Assistant Head of School to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day academic program.
Serve as acting Division Head in the Division Head’s absence.
Depending on school needs, this position may be asked to teach one academic class.
Graduate degree in educational leadership, curriculum development, or similar program preferred
Five to ten years of teaching experience required
Experience supporting and evaluating faculty required
Experience with an all-girls or Sacred Heart school setting a plus
Excellent organizational and communication skills required
Stuart Country Day School of Sacred Heart is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the diversity of our community.