Private All Girls School

Preschool-High School

Princeton, New Jersey

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Working at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart may be one of the most rewarding jobs you will have in your career. Heart isn't just in our name—it's in our blood. At Stuart, we support one another because each one wants everyone to succeed.

About Stuart

Stuart is an independent girls' day school for Jr. K-12 with a co-ed Early Childhood Program in Princeton, New Jersey. Part of an international community of Sacred Heart schools, Stuart is an independent Catholic school that welcomes and embraces students of all faiths and backgrounds.

Learn more about the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.

The Stuart community is characterized by religious, racial, and ethnic diversity. Since 1963 Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart has had a continued commitment to enroll a talented, motivated, and diverse student body from every economic and social background by providing financial aid to students at all grades.

The faculty members of the school, with advanced degrees from selective colleges and universities around the world, are extraordinarily talented and dedicated.

Learn more about Stuart.

In the Heart of Central New Jersey

Stuart is located just minutes from downtown Princeton and Princeton University. Situated half-way between New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles), the location offers easy access to other academic, scientific, technological and medical institutions for spousal employment, as well as options for graduate study, culture, travel, and quality of life.

Stuart actively seeks employees with professional expertise who are dedicated to helping students fully develop their abilities through a rigorous curriculum, deeply rooted in the Goals and Criteria of the Sacred Heart.

Learn more about our mission and philosophy.

Equal Opportunity,
Diversity and Inclusion

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Stuart seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community and candidates who demonstrate skills in cross-cultural teaching and leadership practices, and a dedication to working in a diverse community. The school seeks candidates who:

  • Communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • Create an inclusive classroom/work environment
  • Use multicultural teaching/leadership methods, materials and resources that reflect multiple perspectives
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to further develop inclusive teaching and leadership practices

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Stuart.

Health Care & Benefits

Health Insurance Plan

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart offers the choice of three health plans to full time employees. These plans provide for preventive and medical services, including office visits, well baby care, immunizations, hospitalizations, worldwide emergency care and prescription drug coverage. Employee contribution towards premium will vary depending upon level of coverage. Enrollment eligibility occurs the first of the month following one month of employment.

Dental Insurance Plan

Stuart offers two voluntary dental plan options to full time employees. Enrollment eligibility occurs the first of the month following one month of employment.

Group Life Insurance Plan

Life insurance in the amount of 1x basic annual earnings up to $50,000 is offered to all full time employees. Premiums are paid by the School and coverage is effective the first day of employment.

Long-Term Disability Plan

Full time employees are eligible for disability coverage effective the first day of employment. The plan pays 60% of salary to the maximum allowable in eligible cases. Premiums for the plan are paid fully by the School.

TIAA Pension Plan

The School contributes a percentage of the employee's base salary to the retirement plan for all eligible full time employees. Additionally, a voluntary match program is also available to eligible full time employees. Employees also can take advantage of TIAA personal financial counseling sessions.

Short-Term Disability & Unemployment Insurance

Stuart participates in the State of NJ Short-term Disability Program. Additional supplemental short term disability coverage is also provided by the School.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

All employees are covered by this plan effective with employment. EAP is a confidential advisory and referral program available to you and your immediate family members without charge.

Worker's Compensation

All employees are covered by this plan effective with employment. Employee receives 70% of gross salary up to the maximum amount permitted by law for that particular year as long as needed for a work-related injury.

Professional Development Program

Stuart offers a robust professional development program including support for obtaining educational advancement.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Pre-tax plan for medical premiums and unreimbursed medical expenses in addition to child care.

School Facilities

Lunch is provided for all employees in the Dining Room. Employees may also use the fitness center, the athletic gyms, library, and other facilities on campus.

New Jersey Manufacturer's Insurance (NJM)

A benefit of working for a member of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) is that Stuart employees can apply for NJM Insurance.

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Contact Us

To apply for an open position, please use the link under Open Positions and complete the application.

For general inquires contact:

Joe Shiarappa
Director of Human Resources
Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
1200 Stuart Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540