7th Grade Homeroom Teacher
Middle School Social Studies
“Teaching at Sacred Heart is an opportunity. It is an opportunity to educate and inspire. It is an opportunity to mentor and befriend. And it is an opportunity to overcome obstacles together. Nestled in the historic Waterfront South section of Camden, Sacred Heart School is a bastion of hope in a battered city. Teaching here is about so much more than just implementing a curriculum. Here students face the sad disadvantages of growing up in an overlooked urban setting, and yet are no less deserving than anyone else of the best education possible. To that end, teaching here is letting students know that education is their ticket anywhere. It is about motivating and inspiring students to overcome challenging obstacles, to face adversity head on and to live a life that embodies the morals and teachings of Jesus Christ.
It is a privilege and a challenge to teach at Sacred Heart, alongside a devoted staff, in a caring community of individuals who love children as Jesus loves us and who want nothing more than to give children an opportunity to grow and succeed in life.”
Amy L. Banner
5th Grade Teacher
“As a graduate of a Catholic grade school myself, it was important for me when searching for a teaching career that I found a place that matched my values– values that were formed and instilled in me as an elementary student.
The tradition, high expectations, love, and faith formation at a Catholic school is a combination of qualities that cannot be matched at any other type of school.
Sacred Heart is a place where students know they are cared for, and where teachers know they belong to a community of like-minded educators. Educators who go above and beyond for students and their families, who set high expectations while meeting students at their individual needs, and who mix traditional methods with fresh creativity.
I always say that I know God placed me at Sacred Heart. It is a truly unique and beautiful community to which I am blessed to belong.”