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We are intentional about creating an exceptional environment where you can thrive, develop professionally and be part of a mission-focused community.

Flintridge Sacred Heart welcomes inquiries about employment whether or not we have a specific opening that suits your qualifications. We encourage you to email your resume to humanresources@fsha.org and include in the subject line the subject matter you are interested in teaching or include staff in the subject line if you are interested in a staff position.
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“I love taking intellectual risks. Prior to coming here, I had to focus on living within a system and cope with a lot of obstacles. Here, I can get to the real work.”
—Nora Murphy, Director of Library Services and Research Program

Current Job Openings

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  • Religious Studies Teacher

    Religious Studies Teacher-starts in August 2022

    Flintridge Sacred Heart is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding high school whose mission is to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. We seek an experienced Religious Studies teacher for the academic year to start August 2022.  This position is full-time position.  Successful candidates must have a strong foundation in Catholic theology. They must keep abreast of current topics in the Church and current trends in religious pedagogy.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in integrating technology into their teaching and ready to consider emerging technologies to enhance learning and student engagement.  We are looking for a teacher who will support the mission of our Dominican, Catholic school and participate in the school community outside the classroom. Ideal candidates will thrive in collaborative environments and will be willing and able to participate in and incorporate interdisciplinary research based assignments. As part of an integrated and dynamic faculty, all teachers are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating young women.  
    Flintridge Sacred Heart educators are members of an innovative learning environment where committed teachers develop intentionally designed curriculums. Faculty is engaged in a 1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/ programming redesign and mapping, and teacher-driven professional learning communities. Dedicated to teaching and learning in a supportive and collegial atmosphere, our faculty “shares out” on best practices, technological integration, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital element of Flintridge Sacred Heart’s mission to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. At Flintridge Sacred Heart, we seek to create and sustain a vibrant, inclusive community and we value and appreciate the uniqueness contained within each person so as to honor the diversity of God’s creation.
    The ideal candidate will:
     
    • commit to the mission of Flintridge Sacred Heart and the formation and education of women.  
    • be a practicing Catholic who is willing to model what it means to engage in a mature adult faith life.
    • be able to create an environment in the classroom and in all areas of co-curricular responsibility that nurtures the development of faith, integrity and truth. 
    • design and implement regular formative and summative assessments to measure student learning; possess knowledge of best pedagogical practices in religious education. 
    • be familiar with the USCCB’s secondary religion curriculum framework
    • hold Archdiocesan certification or be willing to complete the program within five years
    • demonstrate a strong commitment to equitable and inclusive classroom practices
    • be proficient in curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment.
    • have experience with academic technology and/or an enthusiastic willingness to be trained to employ new tools.  
    • demonstrate skill in fostering a learner-centered classroom environment and challenge students to apply knowledge to real-life problems.
    • be a reflective educator who models intellectual curiosity and is able to distill complicated and nuanced theological, catechetical, and canonical topics into formats accessible and relatable to high school students. 
    • actively participate in the school’s culture of inquiry and seek out opportunities for professional development to enhance content knowledge and pedagogical skill.
    • possess a BA in Theology or Religious Studies  or other relevant area from a Catholic institution. A Master’s degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or Education and 3-5 years high school teaching is preferred. 

    To find out more, visit us at www.fsha.org.  FSHA offers a rich and supportive environment, competitive salary and benefits, and a chance to make a difference in this important position. If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage qualified minorities, females, disabled persons, and veterans to apply.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  

Benefits

  • Friendly environment located on a beautiful hilltop-campus in La Cañada
  • Daily, complimentary lunch
  • Full-time employees are offered medical, dental and vision benefits (employee and school each pay a portion)
  • Full-time employees are offered a 403B plan after one year of employment, school contributes 5% of salary per quarter
  • Professional development opportunities

Contact

Arlene Samore-Sanchez

Director of Human Resources
626-685-8586 
humanresources@fsha.org

Flintridge Sacred Heart Values

Open Arms

We are a school community that accepts, embraces, and honors every girl for who she is.

Folded Hands

We are committed to providing a faith-based education rooted in the Church's teachings while welcoming all religious traditions.

Compassionate Hearts

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We are a community that responds open-heartedly to human need with words and actions.

Engaged Minds


We are committed to inspiring our students to wonder, be curious, and seek truth with voraciousness and determination.

Healthy Bodies


We do all in our power to provide extraordinary emotional support as a balance for high academic expectations.

Vibrant Spirits

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Our students develop into dynamic women whose presence and reach extend beyond themselves.

Our Mission Focused Faculty & Staff

Our exceptional team of employees dedicate their time, talent, energy and resources to nurturing faith, integrity and truth in all members of the school.
Flintridge Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART

440 St. Katherine Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
626-685-8300

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Flintridge Sacred Heart admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, and athletic and other school-administered programs.