Sacred Heart Academy “SHA” Bryn Mawr (PA) is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls founded in 1865 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and lay-owned and governed since 1969. The school serves approximately 200 students in kindergarten through grade 12.
Sacred Heart is seeking a dynamic Theology Teacher/Campus Minister for the 2023-2024 academic school year. The position includes teaching a reduced load of Upper and Middle School Theology classes as well as all of the duties of Campus Minister, including planning for retreats, masses, and prayer services. The Campus Minister is responsible for stewarding Goal I at SHA Bryn Mawr: schools of the Sacred Heart educate to a personal and active faith in God. Instructors must model an active Catholic faith.
The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic educator who has experience teaching Theology courses. The candidate seeks professional growth and learning every day and inspires others to do the same through optimism, selflessness, flexibility, and teamwork. The candidate possesses a willingness to collaborate with dedicated educators within the Sacred Heart faculty in both Middle and Upper School. The candidate will show empathy for and a passion to work with adolescent girls as well as a commitment to the development of the whole child.
The candidate will participate in the life of the Upper School by serving as an advisor, and leading a club or coaching a sports team. Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr works to create a community and curriculum that reflect our values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice and the candidate should model these values.
Passion for teaching and for girls’ education
Ability to design and facilitate rigorous, empowering learning that is student-centered and meaningful
Intellectual curiosity and a desire to spark a love of learning in students
Excellent communication and organization skills
A genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well within a collaborative environment
Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr is part of a national network of 25 Sacred Heart schools located in North America which share a common heritage and vision. There are more than 150+ Sacred Heart schools around the world, providing an international campus for our students at Bryn Mawr through exchange programs, summer workshops, and service opportunities. Sacred Heart Academy is accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) and a member of the Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
To learn more about Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr, please visit https://www.shabrynmawr.org/
Sacred Heart Academy educates college-bound women by cultivating their self-confidence, guiding them to realize their personal and scholastic potential and their responsibility to others, and by preparing them to meet life’s challenges - all within an academic and religiously diverse community that focuses on spiritual values and the individual student.
Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr commits itself to educate to the Five Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education which unify us with the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.