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Lower School Substitute Spanish Teacher
Title:Lower School Substitute Spanish Teacher
Department:Lower School

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 of schools, 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. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.


Lower School Substitute Spanish Teacher

Beginning November 2018

Date Posted: October 17, 2018

Expected Start: November 2018

Convent of the Sacred Heart, 91st Street, is seeking an experienced Lower School Substitute Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year.


Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is strongly preferred) and must demonstrate fluency in Spanish. Lower school teaching experience is required. Serious candidates will also possess a commitment to using innovative teaching practices and technology to enhance instruction. Suitable candidates will have a demonstrated enthusiasm for working with young learners, the ability to use multiple modalities to engage students, a strong sense of school community and teamwork, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates should demonstrate flexibility in following lesson plans for various grade levels as well as the ability to add in authentic literature, songs, and games as needed.


  • Teaching Spanish, levels K - 4, on a per day basis (7:45-3:15)
  • Helping students build a foundation in Spanish: Have experience teaching Spanish using a full immersion approach (95% target language)
  • Other school duties as required as a member of the lower school community


An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.


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