Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School Spanish Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten in Bethesda, Maryland. With over 700 students, and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
The Middle Spanish School Teacher is responsible for teaching Middle School Spanish in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. S/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he is well versed in the philosophy and execution of inquiry-based instruction, within ACTFL standards, in a middle school classroom. Familiar with cognitively-guided instruction, s/he demonstrates experience with both a progressive and didactic approach to teaching Spanish and is familiar with Understanding by Design. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, the Librarian, and the Middle School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.
Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. This position is part-time, 60%.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Stone Ridge website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, a list of references, and a cover letter addressed to Ms. Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching at the middle school level in Catholic, independent, Charter, and/or public schools. S/he possesses a Bachelor’s in a relevant field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. S/he demonstrates a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, experience integrating educational technologies into the teaching environment, strong writing and communication skills, creativity, and a collaborative mindset. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.
About Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is an independent, Catholic, all-girls, mission-driven, student-centered educational community of over 650 students, Early Childhood Program through 12th Grade, in Bethesda, MD. Rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education – personal and active faith in God, deep respect for intellectual values, social awareness which impels to action, the building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom – Stone Ridge draws motivated students from throughout the Washington, DC area.