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




Coordinator of Campus Ministry and Theology Teacher

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a full time employee to be the coordinator of Campus Ministry and theology teacher. The Coordinator of Campus Ministry oversees the formal implementation of Goal I of Sacred Heart schools: Schools of the Sacred Heart educate to a personal and active faith in God. The coordinator is responsible for designing and implementing Eucharistic liturgies and prayer services. This educator oversees the spiritual formation of the student and adult community. The position includes teaching junior and senior level theology courses.

B.A. (with a degree on Theology) minimum, M.A. preferred; experience teaching theology curriculum at the secondary level is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to integrate technology into the curriculum.

Please complete the application materials listed on the Career Opportunities web page of the school’s website at woodlandsacademy.org. 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 school’s website at www.woodlandsacademy.org and 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.



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.

Please complete the application materials listed on the Career Opportunities web page of the school’s website at woodlandsacademy.org. 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 school’s website at www.woodlandsacademy.org and 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.



Residence Life Staff Member

The Residence Life program at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls day and boarding secondary school in Lake Forest, Illinois, is accepting applications for Residence Life staff member. This full-time position is under the supervision of the Director of Residence Life.

Candidates must be female and possess a B.A. or a B.S. degree. Each staff member must possess a valid driver's license. Relevant boarding or residence life experience is preferred.

Residence Life staff members reside in the residence hall. The ideal candidate is caring, enthusiastic and committed to helping high school girls grow socio-emotionally and interpersonally within a residential campus community. She models a healthy lifestyle for students and actively fosters an environment in which each student feels empowered to exercise wise freedom and to grow during her time at Woodlands.

Job responsibilities include:

●working actively as part of the Residence Life team to create residence hall policies, plan activities and ensure the safety of residents;

●providing a mixture of rotating after-school, evening and weekend supervision of high school girls (ages 14-19): staff are typically on duty every other weekend (Friday 2:40pm through Monday 8am), two weeknights a week (2pm through 8am), and attend weekly staff meetings and community nights;

●being available to residents while on duty and maintaining a positive presence;

●developing and implementing a full program of social, service and educational activities;

●monitoring student whereabouts by performing check-ins/rounds and enforcing check in/out procedures;

●providing transportation to residence life and school events and activities in school vehicles;

●supporting and enforcing all discipline policies in a manner conducive to students’ growth;

●communicating issues to the Director of Residence Life in a timely manner;

●other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate has a sense of humor and a genuine interest in shaping the experience of adolescent girls, primarily international students, as they develop their sense of self in a communal living and learning environment.

Housing and all meals during the academic year are included with this position. Due to the nature of the facilities (all-female) and residence hall configuration, Residence Life staff members cannot have spouses or friends reside with them in the residence hall. Residence life staff member responsibilities may be supplemented with substitute teaching or other responsibilities, depending on individual circumstances.

Position start date August 1.

Application information:

Please complete the application materials listed on the Career Opportunities web page of the school's website at www.woodlandsacademy.org. All applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, three written references and a personal reflection. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information about Woodlands, visit the school's website at www.woodlandsacademy.org and 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.



Social Studies Teacher - Long term Substitute

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a long-term substitute to cover two maternity leaves in the Social Studies Department. The courses will include World History course to be taught August – October and U.S. History and a senior elective course to be taught mid-October – late January. The anticipated dates are approximately August 17 – late January, early February.

Candidates are required to have a minimum of a B.A. in history and experience teaching a rigorous curriculum at the secondary level. M.A. candidates are preferred. Candidate must have the ability to integrate technology into the curriculum.

Please complete the application materials listed on the Career Opportunities web page of the school’s website at woodlandsacademy.org. 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 school’s website at www.woodlandsacademy.org and 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.