The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, founded in 1867, is an independent, Catholic, college-prep institution for girls offering 17 years of instruction for toddlers through twelfth grade. Academy of the Sacred Heart is one of 24 Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada sponsored by the Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ).
The Co-Teacher as a Little Hearts faculty member is directly accountable to the Early Childhood Division Head. S(he) works with the Division Head, Dean of Students, students and parents to ensure that the spirit and the life of the school reflect the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. S(he):
Understands and embraces the Little Hearts educational philosophy. This philosophy includes offering a balanced curriculum combining the rich traditions of Sacred Heart with the developmental standards as well as integrating project work into the curriculum
Agrees to be a team player who daily and weekly collaborates with her entire grade level team to share ideas
Assists the teacher in planning and maintaining safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care
Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with the Division Head, lead teacher, volunteers, and parents, in planning and implementing activities
Agrees to be compliant to all licensing rules and regulations as stated in Bulletin 137
Agrees to actively supervise as well as interact with children while on the play yard
Agrees to travel with and supervise her students on days when her students have two enrichment classes. Co-teacher will share this duty with lead teacher
Agrees to interact with children, prepare snacks, help students using the bathroom and changing their diapers when needed. Should be prepared to take on the role of lead teacher when needed
Assists the lead teacher in assessing each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help
Attends the following: chapels , liturgical functions, retreats, faculty, department and in-service meetings, assemblies, parent assemblies, conferences and other school functions, as requested
Understands the school’s philosophy as written in the Goals and Criteria, participates in the Christ-centered life of the school, and models the school’s philosophy in working with students, parents, colleagues, and administration.
Agrees to fulfill the terms of the contract of employment
At least two years of teaching experience in an early childhood program
Commitment to project based learning
About Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic, college-prep institution for girls offering 17 years of instruction for toddlers through twelfth grade. Academy of the Sacred Heart is one of 24 Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada sponsored by the Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ).