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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.

Current Job Openings

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  • Dance Teacher (Full-Time)

    Job Title: Dance Teacher
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Classification: Exempt
    Work Year: 10 Months (August – June)
    Supervisor: Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction
    Salary Range: $60,000 - $90,000

    Summary: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is seeking a full-time dance teacher to join our performing arts program. This person is an enthusiastic and skillful teacher/choreographer who possesses a significant body of knowledge around dance, choreography, teaching pedagogy, and production. The dance program at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a well-established and vibrant program that seeks to foster in young dancers a strong foundation in and passion for dance.
     
    With five mixed-level dance classes, the dance instructor will teach students at multiple levels and various abilities of dance in a classroom setting, and produce and direct one mainstage dance production with the opportunity to add more throughout the year. Students are instructed in a variety of dance disciplines and methodologies and given opportunities to develop as choreographers, exploring how to communicate their artistic vision and voice through movement.

    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:
    • Teach five mixed level dance classes;
    • Create / oversee performance opportunity for dance one in the spring (separate from dance concert);
    • Prepare and execute thoughtful units of study including appropriate assessments designed to reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom;
    • Create a variety of student-centered learning experiences using a variety of instructional methods, reflective of best teaching and dance practices;
    • Planning, revising, and developing course content, and developing new courses and curriculum that reflect the mission and curricular goals of the school and department; 
    • Mentor student choreographers for the dance concert (outside of class time);
    • Direct and produce spring dance production;
    • Collaborate with after school dance company teacher(s) to ensure consistency in dance concert material and student experience;
    • Communicate with students and parents to maintain open and informative dialogue;
    • Attend all faculty and department meetings along with other school related events; 
    • Create and maintain rehearsal schedules;
    • Manage and direct all rehearsals and productions in collaboration with after school dance company teacher; 
    • Create marketing materials with a graphic designer for dance concert;
    • Manage the dance class and production budget(s);
    • Maintain communication with faculty and staff to work collaboratively to meet the needs of the students and ensure all community members understand expectations and commitments of dancers;
    • Hold incoming dance placement auditions (May);
    • Select, prepare and coordinate one-two dance pieces for external events (GALA, grandparents’ day, etc.). Can be from the dance concert repertoire. 


    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Strong knowledge and skill with a broad range of dance styles (including ballet, contemporary, hip hop, modern, liturgical, and non-western dance traditions), history, theory, choreography, and dance pedagogies;
    • Some background in kinesiology, injury prevention, etc. is a plus;
    • Bachelor’s degree in dance/choreography (advanced degree(s) and/or teaching credential preferred);
    • Previous teaching experience required (at the high school level preferred);
    • Commitment to excellent teaching and lifelong learning through ongoing participation in professional development and peer observation;
    • Ability to work and teach in a variety of locations (on stage/within a theater, in a traditional classroom, in a dance studio, etc.);
    • Excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills;
    • Proficiency with technology and a willingness to integrate technology within the classroom; 
    • Experience directing and producing dance productions;
    • Basic understanding of production tech (lighting, sound, etc.) is a plus;
    • Ability to articulate and design production elements and work closely with the technical director, lighting, and sound crew;
    • Flexibility with work schedule is necessary as day, evening and weekend hours will be periodically required. 
     
    The ideal candidate is collaborative, adaptive, creative, and passionate about education in the arts. They must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to create cohesive performance communities that are collaborative and nurturing, while also maintaining high, yet achievable, standards. The candidate should be eager to work closely with other members of the department and school community to meet the goals and needs of all stakeholders.
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Requires a majority of time (up to 70%) to be spent standing.
    • Requires the ability to stand, stoop, reach, and bend and the ability to lift, carry and/or pull boxes and items not to exceed at least 30 pounds.
    • Adverse movements required such as reaching overhead, bending, or crouching.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive uses of both hands is required for writing and 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.  
     
    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. Candidates must submit samples (videos) of their teaching/choreography work.

  • Dance Teacher (Part-Time)

    Job Title: Dance Teacher
    Status: Regular, Part -Time
    Classification: Exempt
    Work Year: 10 Months (August – June, with majority of the work done by end of February)
    Supervisor: Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction
    Salary: $10,000 - $12,000


    Summary: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is seeking one-two part-time after school dance teacher(s) to join our performing arts program. This person is an enthusiastic and skillful teacher/choreographer who possesses a significant body of knowledge around dance, choreography, and teaching pedagogy. The dance program at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a well-established and vibrant program that seeks to foster in young dancers a strong foundation and passion for dance.
     
    Both companies are audition based and meet after school from 3:30-5:30 August - May with more frequent rehearsals in January and February in preparation for the annual dance concert.
    There are also opportunities for other smaller format performances later in the year.
     
    The contemporary dance company, named Veritas Dance Project, meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays. The focus of this company is on creating a body of work for the mainstage dance concert and giving advanced student dancers the opportunity to work together in a concert dance company environment. Students in the contemporary company are also enrolled in a dance class on campus and many belong to local studios.
     
    The hip-hop company, named Ultimate Dance Crew, meets on Wednesdays. The focus of this group is hip-hop and related dance forms. An emphasis on the cultural and world traditions that influence this genre is a plus. Dancers in this group are not required to be in any additional dance class (although many are).
     
    This position can be filled by one person teaching both the contemporary and hip-hop companies or it can be two different people depending on areas of expertise. When applying, please let us know if you are interested in both or just one specific company.
    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:
    • Instruct students in a range of contemporary and hip-hop dance methods;
    • Choreograph work for the annual dance concert;
    • Collaborate with the full-time dance teacher to ensure choreography and costuming is consistent with the dance concert theme;
    • Maintain communication with the dance teacher and department chair to ensure consistency and excellence in the experience for our dancers and of the dance program;
    • work collaboratively to meet the needs of the students;
    • Create a variety of student-centered learning experiences using a range of instructional methods, reflective of best teaching and dance practices;
    • Create and maintain rehearsal schedules, coordinate and hire subs when needed;
    • Participate in dance concert rehearsals and productions; 
    • Work with budgets for costuming (dance concert);
    • Communicate with students and parents to maintain open and informative dialogue;
    • Work with the dance teacher to select, prepare and coordinate one-two dance pieces for external events (GALA, grandparents’ day, etc.). Can be from the dance concert repertoire;
    • Hold yearly company auditions in the spring.

    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Strong knowledge and skill with a broad range of dance styles  (with an emphasis on contemporary, hip hop, modern, and non-western dance traditions), history, theory, choreography, and dance pedagogies;
    • Some background in kinesiology, injury prevention, etc. is a plus;
    • Bachelor’s degree in dance/choreography;
    • Previous teaching experience required (at the high school level preferred);
    • Commitment to excellent teaching and lifelong learning through ongoing participation in professional development;
    • Ability to work and teach in a variety of locations (on stage/within a theater, in a traditional classroom, in a dance studio, etc.);
    • Excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills;
    • Proficiency with technology; 
    • Experience choreographing and collaborating on dance productions;
    • Basic understanding of production tech (lighting, sound, etc.) is a plus;
    • Ability to articulate and design production elements and work closely with the production team (dance teacher, technical director, lighting, and sound crew);
    • Flexibility with work schedule is necessary as day, evening and weekend hours will be periodically required. 
     
    The ideal candidate is collaborative, adaptive, creative, and passionate about education in the arts. They must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to create cohesive performance communities that are collaborative and nurturing, while also maintaining high, yet achievable, standards. The candidate should be eager to work closely with other members of the department and school community to meet the goals and needs of all stakeholders.
     
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Requires a majority of time (up to 70%) to be spent standing.
    • Requires the ability to stand, stoop, reach, and bend and the ability to lift, carry and/or pull boxes and items not to exceed at least 30 pounds.
    • Adverse movements required such as reaching overhead, bending, or crouching.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive uses of both hands is required for writing and 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.  
     
    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. Candidates must submit samples (videos) of their teaching/choreography work.
  • English Teacher

    Job Title: English Teacher
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Duration: 10 months (August – June)
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: Principal and Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction
    Salary Range: $60,000 - $90,000

    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 are seeking a full-time English teacher to teach different levels of English classes.  Successful candidates should have a strong background in English literature and commensurate skill as a writing instructor.

    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 participate in the school community outside the classroom, support the mission of the school, and collaborate with colleagues. 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, and instructional strategies.
    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:
    • Commitment to the mission of Flintridge Sacred Heart  
    • Ability to create an environment in the classroom and in all areas of co-curricular responsibility that nurtures the development of faith, integrity and truth.
    • Demonstrate a strong commitment to equitable and inclusive classroom practices 
    • Design and implement regular formative and summative assessments to measure student learning
    • Knowledge of best pedagogical practices in English education.
    • Proficiency in curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment.
    • 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. 
    • Actively participate in the school’s culture of inquiry and seek out opportunities for professional development to enhance content knowledge and pedagogical skill.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree English or other relevant area.
    • Master’s degree in English; 3-5 years high school teaching experience is preferred.
    • Experience in independent school environment preferred
    • Compassion, understanding, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent collegiality, professionalism and organizational ability
    • Ability to work well with students and their parents
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use sound judgment, and work independently


    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Stands 50% or more of the workday
    • Sight, hearing and speech are essential for communication
    • Lifts up to 10 pounds without assistance
     
    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.  
  • Math Teacher & Department Chair

    Job Title: Math Teacher & Department Chair
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Duration: 10 months
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: Principal and Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction 
    Salary Range: $60,000 - $90,000

    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 are seeking an experienced math teacher who is capable of teaching all levels of Math and carrying out responsibilities as the department chair. Successful candidates must have a strong background in math. 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 convey a love for math, participate in the school community outside the classroom, to support the mission of the school, and collaborate with colleagues in 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, and instructional strategies via blogs, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.
    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:
    • Commitment to the mission of Flintridge Sacred Heart
    • Ability to create an environment in the classroom and in all areas of co-curricular responsibility that nurtures the development of faith, integrity and truth.
    • Demonstrate a strong commitment to equitable and inclusive classroom practices
    • Design and implement regular formative and summative assessments to measure student learning
    • Proficiency in curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment.
    • Willingness to serve on a collaborative team as a research advisor
    • 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.
    • Actively participate in the school’s culture of inquiry and seek out opportunities for professional development to enhance content knowledge and pedagogical skill.
    • Provides innovative and creative commitment to education and an overall passion for project or problem-based learning with real-world application.
    • Maintains course scope and sequence as well as creates comprehensive course curriculum map.
    • Update course topic pages to accurately reflect daily lessons
    • Attend department meetings and other relevant committees
    Department Chair Responsibilities:
    • Promotes and coordinates the work of one specific academic department of the school in light of the overall school philosophy and policies
    • Works as a member of the Curriculum Board toward improvement of curriculum and instruction
    • Is responsible for developing an annual budget and coordinating department expenditures and large requests as needed
    • Participates in professional training for leadership of academic department (once per term).
    • Represent department at admissions, advancement and other schoolwide programs.
    • Assist finance and facilities during capital projects as needed.
    • Makes recommendations to the Principal and the Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction regarding the scheduling of classes and the assignment of teachers in the department
    • Coordinates faculty participation in interdepartmental classroom observations.
    • Assists the Principal and the Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction in the interviewing and selection of new department employees
    • Coordinates development and implementation of department grading policy with department faculty
    • Ensures that syllabi for each course by each department member are posted on TologNet at the start of each term.
    • Encourages teachers in their efforts to collaborate with other departments in the school
    • Chairs committees for teacher band advancement.
    • Plans and conducts department meetings at least once a month
    • Documents short term and long-term goals as defined by department members and reports progress to the Assistant Principal of Curriculum and instruction.
    • Serves as the liaison between Administration, Faculty & Staff
    • Encourages and coordinates student participation in departmental related contests, societies, conferences, and community activities
    • Meets with new members of the department and orients them to the department curriculum and norms
    • Maintains inventory and oversees maintenance of department equipment
    • Ensures that all department members are trained on technology used by the department i.e., Paycom, Blackbaud, etc.
    • Reviews cases of academic integrity per the schoolwide academic integrity policy.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Math or other relevant discipline.
    • Master's degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years high school mathematics teaching experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of current trends.
    • Excellent classroom management, communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to connect with students, parents, and colleagues in a professional manner.
    • Experience with academic technology and/or an enthusiastic willingness to be trained to employ new tools.
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Stands 50% or more of the workday
    • Sight, hearing and speech are essential for communication
    • Lifts up to 10 pounds without assistance
     
    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.
  • Religious Studies Teacher

    Job Title: Religious Studies Teacher
    Status: Regular, Full-Time
    Work Year: 10 months (August – June)
    Classification: Exempt
    Supervisor: Principal and Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction
    Salary Range: $60,000 - $90,000
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 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 are seeking an experienced full-time religion teacher.  Successful candidates must have a strong foundation in Catholic theology, keep abreast of current topics in the Church and knowledge of 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 participate in the school community outside the classroom, to support the mission of the school, and to collaborate with colleagues in 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, and instructional strategies via blogs, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.
     
    We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies.  All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.

    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.

    Essential Job Functions:
    • Commitment to the mission of Flintridge Sacred Heart  
    • Be a practicing Catholic who is willing to model what it means to engage in a mature adult faith life.
    • Create an environment in the classroom and in all areas of co-curricular responsibility that nurtures the development of faith, integrity and truth.
    • Demonstrate a strong commitment to equitable and inclusive classroom practices 
    • Design and implement regular formative and summative assessments to measure student learning
    • Serve on a collaborative team as a research advisor to groups of 11th and 12th grade students.
    • Foster 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.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in religious studies or other relevant area from a Catholic institution.  A Master’s degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or Education is preferred.
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience teaching high school is preferred.
    • Must possess knowledge of best pedagogical practices in religious education.
    • Familiarity with USCCB’s secondary religion curriculum framework.
    • Hold Archdiocesan certification or be willing to complete the program within five years.
    • Proficiency in curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment.
    • Experience with academic technology and/or an enthusiastic willingness to be trained to employ new tools.  
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Stands 50% or more of the workday
    • Sight, hearing and speech are essential for communication
    • Lifts up to 10 pounds without assistance
     
    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, a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding high 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.