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About the Organization Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHC) is a Lasallian Vincentian Catholic, co-educational college preparatory secondary school located in the heart of San Francisco, California. We provide academically rigorous, vibrant learning grounded in social justice and emerging / 21st century pedagogy. Our entire community is committed to cultivating each student's unique talents and passions, providing myriad opportunities for students to discern and realize their individual intellectual, artistic, athletic, social, and spiritual potential. SHC is a San Francisco Archdiocesan High School that is cosponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, District of San Francisco New Orleans and the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Province of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  
Category Faculty  

Position Summary
This is a 5/5th (100% FTE) position.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Model for students Lasallian/Vincentian education;
  • Support SHC's mission, philosophy and ESLRs;
  • Engage students in the global community by developing their abilities to communicate effectively in Spanish;
  • In collaboration with the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Department colleagues, and per department goals (please see ):
    • Following the National Standards for Foreign Language Education, facilitate the skills oflistening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish;
    • Encourage students to gain experiential knowledge of other cultures, make connections across disciplines, explore the nature of language and culture by comparisons with their own, and actively participate in bilingual communities, beginning with the LOTE classroom.
  • Design and implement standards-based lessons to facilitate critical thinking and mastery of essential skills and understandings as determined by the Spanish learning team;
  • Plan and implement what students will learn, how they will learn, and how they will be assessed in a manner appropriate to the grade level;
  • Provide regular and varied assessments of student learning to compile accurate grades and properly determine what and how all students are learning;
  • Maintain an interactive and timely learning environment, in both physical and virtual learning spaces;
  • Communicate consistently with students, parents, and school personnel;
  • Keep current and complete electronic grading and attendance records;
  • Work with the Academic Resource Specialists and counselors to accommodate students who have learning differences;
  • Participate in the cocurricular life of the school.
Position Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Spanish;

  • Teaching credential or work toward it; single-subject teaching credential in Spanish preferred;

  • Experience working with high school students;

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to promote student learning.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree;

  • Experience in a Catholic high school setting;

The statements herein describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee assigned to this position and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and, skills required of personnel so assigned.

Certifications and/or Licensure
Teaching credential

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
EOE Statement Sacred Heart Cathedral is an equal opportunity employer:
The Archdiocese of San Francisco will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The Archdiocese of San Francisco will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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