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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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Current Job Openings

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  • Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction

    Job Title: Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction 
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Year: 11 months (August 1-June 30)
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: Principal

    This position is open until filled.

    Summary: Reporting directly to the Principal, The Assistant Principal (AP) for Curriculum and Instruction supervises the academic program under direction of the Principal. The AP works with and coordinates the efforts of the Academic Dean, academic Department Chairs, Director of Library Services and Research Program, Director of Academic Technology, and Educational Support Coordinator to monitor and facilitate the academic progress of all students. The AP shares the functions of curriculum development, mentoring, supporting, and evaluating teachers, and providing instructional support for faculty and students. 

    The AP also serves as a member of the Administrative Team and of Academy Administration.  The Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction provides academic leadership and assists the Principal in maintaining an environment that reflects the Academy’s mission to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth.  The position requires that the person be a practicing Roman Catholic. 
    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity is a vital element of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’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.

    Essential Job Functions: 
    •    Assists the Principal in the administration and supervision of the high school and may exercise such authority in the absence of the Principal. 
    ?    Meets weekly with the Principal and the Assistant Principal of Student Affairs
    •    Teaching and Learning Leadership 
    ?    Leads efforts to monitor, evaluate, and expand curriculum with the academic departments.
    ?    Oversees implementation of Strategic Plan and Curriculum Board initiatives
    ?    Oversees the publication and ongoing revision of the course catalog.
    ?    Chairs the Curriculum Board.
    ?    Assists the Principal in preparing academic in-service opportunities. Promotes and recommends professional development opportunities for faculty. 
    ?    Oversees student attendance as it relates to the academic program.
    ?    Participates in formal learning plan meetings.
    ?    Facilitates conferences for at-risk students, their parents/guardians, and their teachers. 
    ?    Facilitates extraordinary academic plans for students in need, coordinating details with the appropriate academic advisor and faculty. 
    ?    Attends school-related social functions.
    ?    Assists the Principal in compiling data, including that required for CAIS/WASC/WCEA evaluation/accreditation.   
    ?    Chairs the CAIS/WASC Self Study
    •    Hiring, Supervision and Evaluation of Faculty 
    ?    Works with the human resources department to identify and interview candidates for teaching positions. 
    ?    Attends faculty recruiting events. May require travel.
    ?    Orients, supervises and evaluates new faculty to facilitate their assimilation into the school community. 
    ?    Formally observes new faculty at least once each semester in order to assess implementation of the school’s philosophy and goals, teaching competence, and the content of the curriculum being taught.  
    ?    Provides mentoring experiences and professional development for new teachers.
    ?    Works with department chairs on regular evaluation of all faculty to stimulate professional improvement as a goal-oriented and ongoing process. 
    ?    Performs ongoing evaluations of teachers, both formal and informal.
    •    Advising
    ?    May handle a caseload of student advisees in conjunction with the advising program 
    •    Board/Leadership Committee Membership
    ?    President’s High School leadership team
    ?    Human Resources Committee and Education Committee of the Board of Directors
    ?    Academy Administration 
    ?    High School Administrative Team
    ?    Dominican Justice Community
    ?    COVID-19 Taskforce
    ?    Admissions Committee (responsibilities include public relations, participation at internal and external recruiting events,  and interviews of student candidates)
    Education and Experience:
    •    Must be a practicing Roman Catholic
    •    BA in education or related field. MA in education, educational leadership, or related field, preferred
    •    5+ years’ successful secondary teaching/counseling experience
    •    3+ years’ in academic leadership, mentoring/supervising teachers
    •    Willing to adapt to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality, working as a part of a team, setting priorities, establishing and maintaining effective relationships
    •    Able to communicate effectively with students, staff, the public, and school administration
    •    Must accurately compile and assess data, summarize information and provide reports to his/her supervisor
    Working Characteristics
    •    Mission: Provides mission-based leadership to support and integrate into department practices the values and spirit of a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy education.
    •    Organization: Must possess ability to multitask, attend to detail, organize work effectively, meet deadlines and report status of work in a regular and systematic fashion; strong project management skills are essential.
    •    Communication: Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills; basic presentation skills and ability to develop and present presentations to small and large groups.
    •    People Skills:  Strong interpersonal and social skills. Must seek to create and maintain positive relationships with employees, parents, alumnae, donors and other school constituencies encountered.
    •    Initiative: Must possess the ability to proactively initiate, participate and follow through in strategic planning matters and on work assigned. Positive attitude and teamwork perspective are essential.
    •    Learning Posture: Must maintain a learning posture, embrace change and individual and institutional growth. Expected to remain current with industry standards, participate in professional development training and the annual employee retreat.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.   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.  
     
    To find out more, visit us at www.fsha.org.  Flintridge Sacred Heart 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. Please send your cover letter and resume in PDF format by saving each document with your first name and last name. 
  • Associate Director of College Counseling

    Job Title: Associate Director of College Counseling 
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Year: 11 Months
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: Director of College Counseling 

    Summary:  Reporting directly to the Director of College Counseling, the Associate Director of College Counseling assists with the implementation of Flintridge Sacred Heart’s college counseling program and the 9th and 10th grade academic advising program.

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity is a vital element of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’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.

    Supervision: N/A

    Essential Job Functions: 

    -Serves as academic advisor and college counselor for a caseload of 11th and 12th grade students.
    -Meets with students and parents individually and in groups to discuss academic advising and college counseling plans.
    -Oversees academic progress of students in caseload.
    -Writes letters of recommendations for college applications and other programs for students in caseload.
    -Coordinates and presents informational events for students and parents.
    -Assists with planning and running college workshops for students.
    -Promotes Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s reputation within the profession and seeks professional development by attending state and national conferences, and by visiting colleges. 
    -Advocates for students and promotes awareness of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy with college admission officers.
    -Reviews students’ college applications and college essays.
    -Meets with college representatives to learn about schools and programs.
    -Shares college-related information with students and families through email and social media.
    -Serves on the admissions committee and assists with admissions events. 
    -Coordinates, promotes and chaperones the school’s college tours (East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Bay Area and San Diego).
    -Serve as proctor for student exams. 

    Working Characteristics: 
    • Mission:  Must possess a spirit open to the pursuit of faith, integrity and truth.
    • Organization: Must possess ability to multitask, attend to detail, organize work effectively, meet deadlines and report status of work in a regular and systematic fashion; strong project management skills are essential.
    • Communication: Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to develop and present presentations to both small and large groups.
    • People Skills: Strong interpersonal and social skills. Must seek to create and maintain positive relationships with employees, parents, alumnae, donors and other Academy constituencies encountered.
    • Initiative: Must possess the ability to proactively initiate, participate and follow through in strategic planning matters and on work assigned.  Positive attitude and teamwork perspective is essential.
    • Learning Posture: Must maintain a learning posture, embrace change and individual and institutional growth.  Expected to participate in professional development training and the annual employee retreat.

    Other Job Functions: 
    Occasionally provides additional support to parents regarding the Financial Aid process.
    Assists in the planning of advising assemblies and serves as a resource to the advising team
    Other duties as assigned. 

    Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred.
    • PPS credential preferred
    • 2-3 years’ college counseling experience in a high school, independent school experience a plus  
    • Experience working with University admissions is a plus

    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of colleges and admissions processes at state, private, and nationally recognized universities. 
    • Proficiency in technology as related to all areas of the college counseling process:  especially Naviance and Google Suite. 
    • Strong communication and organization skills. Attention to detail and excellent follow-through are a must.
    • Need for orientation to detail and confidentiality. 
    • Ability to develop positive relationships with both students and parents; ability to work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and university representatives. 
    • Strong writing abilities.
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands is required for data entry. 
    • Excellent sensory skills are important (sight, hearing and speech) as well as the ability to communicate effectively.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.   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.  

    To find out more, visit us at www.fsha.org.  Flintridge Sacred Heart 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. Please send your cover letter and resume in PDF format by saving each document with your first name and last name.
  • Director of Human Resources

    Job Title: Director of Human Resources
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Year: 12 months
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: President 
     
    Summary:  Reporting directly to the President, the Director of Human Resources provides consistent and effective administration of all human resources functions including general operations, recruitment and training, compensation and evaluation, benefits administration, compliance, employee relations and other risk management responsibilities. 
    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity 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.
    Supervision:   Assists the President in overseeing administrative assistant. 
     
    Essential Job Functions:
    General Operations
    • Manage day-to-day operations of the human resources functions to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, Archdiocesan requirements, and school policies. 
    • Develop and communicate policies and procedures that support compliance and all HR related functions.   
    • Schedule, coordinate and plan HR Committee of the Board meetings with Committee Chair/provide follow up – minutes, action items, etc. 
    • Be readily available to listen and provide counsel for employee questions and concerns.
    • Maintain personnel files for regular employees, coaches, and temps in compliance with applicable legal requirements. 
    • Maintain appropriate records of benefit plan participation, personnel transactions such as new hires, coaches, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations and employee statistics.
    • Prepare and conduct employee onboarding and separation processes. 
     
    Performance Management and Employee Relations
    • Provide leadership in developing a mission-oriented culture that emphasizes integrity, quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
    • Provide on-going coaching and feedback for supervisors.
    • Ensure legal and effective performance write-ups, termination processes. 
    • Deliver regular performance management and legal compliance training for supervisors.
    • Lead strategic plan initiatives around goal attainment, annual performance evaluation processes, year-round performance management systems, and differentiation of performance evaluation processes for leadership, faculty, admin faculty, and staff.  
     
    Compensation Planning
    • Assist the Director of Finance and Operations with salary surveys and make recommendations to maintain a competitive compensation package.
    • Participate in/lead annual compensation decision process with Director of Finance and Operations.
    • Work with the Business Office to prepare employee contracts and compensation letters.
    • Work with the Business Office to ensure accurate and timely payroll.
    • Review attendance records on a semi-monthly basis.
     
     
    Compliance
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including coordination of Sexual Harassment Prevention training for supervisors and Child Abuse prevention training for all employees, including coaches.
    • Assist in the administration, interpretation and application of personnel policies and procedures.  Recommend improvements and/or changes.  Update the Employee Handbook, generally on an annual basis.
    • Lead investigation of employee complaints or charges.
    • Consult with outside legal counsel on employment law matters, as necessary.
     
    Recruitment and Training
    • Create, update, and maintain all job descriptions.  Recommend job classifications.
    • Work with supervisors to develop and execute recruitment plans. 
    • Monitors progress towards goals of establishing a diverse faculty and staff; reviews diversity recruitment strategies.
    • Implement searches for all positions:  post ads, screen resumes, conduct phone interviews, schedule in-person interviews, consult with supervisors about leading candidates, check references, perform background checks, issues offer letters, follow up on offers of employment.
    • Recruit for temporary staffing needs.
    • Conduct new employee (including new coach) orientations.  Ensure that new hire paperwork is completed.
    • Identify training needs and develop programs to meet the needs of both management and faculty/staff within Professional Development policy guidelines.
     
    Benefits Administration
    • Oversee the employee benefits program and the annual open enrollment.  Organize meetings, coordinate and prepare materials.  Work closely with brokers and benefit providers. 
    • Perform benefits administration, including claims resolution, family status change, and communicating benefit information to employees.
    • Respond to benefit questions as well as provide assistance and support to employees with special or unusual circumstances.
    • Manage the processes for workers compensation claims and leaves of absence. 
    • Perform retirement plan administrator duties.
     
    Other Job Functions:   Other duties as assigned such as safety and security administration and assistance with the disaster recovery plan.
     
    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Development or related discipline; Master’s a plus.
    • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR certification desirable; PHR-CA or SPHR-CA a plus.
    • 5-8 years of progressive experience in Human Resources management, sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
    • Strong working knowledge of human resources practices, procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
     
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Strategic Planning – Experience in developing, leading, and executing strategic plans. 
    • Microsoft Office – Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Google Workspace – Proficient in productivity and collaboration tools (such as Gmail, Drives, Calendar, etc.).
    • Financial Management – Basic working knowledge of budget management practices. 
    • Technology – Comfortable with technology. Able to apply technology solutions to improve efficiency of HR processes.  Proficient with internet searches, online job posting, and use of social media for recruiting.  Experience with Paycom a plus.   
    • Problem Solving & Analysis – Adept at identifying problems, able to conduct appropriate analysis and reach effective solutions commensurate with level of responsibility.
    • Office Administration – Strong ability to process paperwork timely, maintain effective filing systems, etc.
     
    Working Characteristics:
    • Mission:  Must possess a spirit open to the pursuit of faith, integrity and truth.
    • Organization: Must possess ability to multitask, attend to detail, organize work effectively, meet deadlines and report status of work in a regular and systematic fashion; strong project management skills are essential.
    • Communication: Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to develop and present presentations to both small and large groups.
    • People Skills: Strong interpersonal and social skills. Must seek to create and maintain positive relationships with employees, parents, alumnae, donors and other school constituencies encountered.
    • Initiative: Must possess the ability to proactively initiate, participate and follow through in strategic planning matters and on work assigned.  Positive attitude and teamwork perspective is essential.
    • Learning Posture: Must maintain a learning posture, embrace change and individual and institutional growth.  Expected to participate in professional development training and the annual employee retreat.
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Requires a majority of time (up to 70%) to be spent sitting.
    • Some standing required and the ability to lift, carry and/or pull at least 10 pounds.
    • Adverse movements required such as reaching overhead, bending, or crouching.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands is required for writing and data entry.
    • Excellent sensory skills are important (sight, hearing and speech).
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart 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. Please send your cover letter and resume in PDF format by saving each document with your first name and last name.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.   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.  
  • Part-Time College Counselor - Starting August 2022

    Part-Time College Counselor - Starts August 2022
    Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of College Counseling and Advising, the part-time college counselor helps implement Flintridge Sacred Heart’s process of college counseling as well as communication with colleagues. This job will start in August, 2022.
    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity is a vital element of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’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.
     
    Essential Job Functions:
    • Serves as college counselor for a caseload of 12th grade students helping them choose a challenging but balanced course load.
    • Meets and emails with students and parents individually and in groups to discuss college counseling plans.
    • Oversees academic progress of students in caseload.
    • Maintain detailed advising notes and records.
    • Writes letters of recommendations for college applications and other programs for students in caseload.
    • Assists with various college workshops and programing for students.
    • Meets with parents in the spring to discuss student progress and advise students on appropriate courses for their needs/abilities/goals.
    • Advocates for students and promotes awareness of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy with college admission officers.
    • Reviews students’ college applications and essays.
    • Meets with college representatives to learn about schools and programs.
    • Attend professional development workshops and conferences to stay apprised of best practices for student advising, counseling and college admissions.
    • Other duties as assigned.              
                                                                                     
    Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, PPS credential preferred  
     
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • 3-5 years’ college counseling experience in a high school, independent school experience a plus 
    • Knowledge of colleges and admissions processes at state, private, and nationally recognized universities.
    • Proficiency in technology as related to all areas of the college counseling process:  especially Naviance, MS Office, and Google Suite.  
    • Strong communication and organization skills. Attention to detail and excellent follow-through are a must.
    • Need for orientation to detail and confidentiality.
    • Ability to develop positive relationships with both students and parents; ability to work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and university representatives.  
    • Strong writing abilities.
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Requires a majority of time (up to 70%) to be spent sitting.
    • Some walking and standing required and the ability to lift, carry and/or pull at least 10 pounds.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands is required for writing and data entry.
    • Sight, hearing and speech required to communicate effectively
     
     
    To find out more, visit us at www.fsha.org.  Flintridge Sacred Heart 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. Please send your cover letter and resume in PDF format by saving each document with your first name and last name.
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.   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

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 Academy, a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding school, educates young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth.

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.