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Welcome to Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton! We invite you to consider joining our dynamic educational community, preparing young people for a life-long love of learning and helping them discover their potential and their purpose.
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) has a bright, diverse, and dedicated faculty and staff, committed to the fulfillment of our school mission—to "cultivate in our students a personal and active faith in God and to lay the foundation for a meaningful life." 

With a longstanding tradition of mutual respect and collaboration, SHS employees enjoy a supportive environment that balances work and life, emphasizes study and social responsibility, and lays a foundation for a strong faith in God. Following our historic Sacred Heart tradition, we are fully committed to a campus community that supports diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) for all.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 403(b) plan. Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.

We are Catholic because ...

Inclusion matters to us.

  • We actively teach compassion, peacemaking and conflict resolution.
  • We foster a deep respect for the faith traditions of the world.
  • All members of our community are encouraged to act on behalf of those who are marginalized.
  • We practice clear, open and direct communication.
  • We inspire students to be active, informed and responsible citizens.

To Apply for an Open Position

SHS is currently seeking talented candidates for a variety of teaching, counseling, staff, coaching, and administrative positions for immediate hiring, and/or for the current school year. Please click on the Job Openings link below to learn more and begin the application process.

SHS is an equal opportunity employer, and upholds that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws. As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.


Office of Human Resources

Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

150 Valparaiso Ave
Atherton, CA 94027
650 322 1866
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12