Employment

Woodlands Academy invites your interest in the positions posted below. Guided by the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria, the school makes a deliberate effort to employ faculty and staff of diverse races, ethnicities, and backgrounds (Goal IV, Criterion 5).

THE PROCESS

The application process includes the following required documents:

1. The Application: Woodlands Academy requires applicants for all positions to complete the application form.

2. Please submit these three (A - C) required documents to the appropriate link below and not to specific people in our personnel directory:

teaching (at) woodlandsacademy (dot) org
Staff Positions staff (at) woodlandsacademy (dot) org
coaching (at) woodlandsacademy (dot) org

A. Cover Letter: Please include a cover letter that explains your interest in working at Woodlands Academy.

B. Curriculum Vitae: Woodlands Academy requires a current curriculum vitae (resume) as part of a candidate's application packet.

C. Recommendations: It is beneficial to have three recommendations included in an application packet. If you are in the process of requesting recommendations but do not have them at the time of application, please submit them under separate cover.

CURRENT OPENINGS




Learning Specialist

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a full-time certified learning specialist with an emphasis in teaching math and science for the 2017 -2018 academic year.

Woodlands Academy’s Learning Program serves young women who have a diagnosed learning disability who have strong academic skills and intellectual promise to work within a rigorous college preparatory program.

Students meet with Learning Program staff every other day individually or in a small group setting.

The department is seeking a certified learning specialist to staff this program. In addition to having a certificate/credential as a learning specialist, candidates must have a B.A. or B.S. and experience working with students of high intellectual caliber. A master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates should be facile with reading psycho-educational evaluations, conducting staffing meetings with faculty and parents, and developing strategies with the Learning Program team. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, supporting the professional development of faculty in differentiated instruction and curriculum designed for learning, securing standardize testing accommodations for qualified students, and communicating regularly with faculty and parents.

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three written references, and a Job Application.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an all-girls, Catholic, college prep day and boarding school in Lake Forest, IL. Visit the website of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools at www.sofie.org.

Woodlands Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Woodlands Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves of National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.



Field Hockey-- JV Head Coach

Illinois Teaching certificate, substitute teaching certificate, or ASEP certification required, as well as current CPR/AED certification.

Previous coaching experience preferred, or playing experience at the high school or college level. Applicant should have knowledge of current field hockey rules and the ability to teach fundamental skills and strategies. Must be able to organize, conduct, and supervise at all practices and games. Season will begin on August 9 and ends October 14. Practices generally 3:15-5:30 daily with additional time on game days. Occasional weekend commitments for tournaments.

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three written references, and a Job Application.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an all-girls, Catholic, college prep day and boarding school in Lake Forest, IL. Visit the website of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools at www.sofie.org.

Woodlands Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Woodlands Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves of National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.