Stone Ridge is seeking a Part Time (80%) Middle School French Teacher to begin work as soon as possible.
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 Part Time Middle French School Teacher is responsible for teaching Middle School French 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, and with the Adomania series for teaching, in a middle school classroom. Familiar with cognitively-guided instruction, s/he demonstrates experience with both a progressive and didactic approach to teaching French 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 and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.
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, list of references, and 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 French 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 a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Early Childhood Program. With over 660 students and rooted in the five 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.
Equal employment and advancement opportunities are offered to all current faculty and staff as well as potential recruits. Stone Ridge seeks to hire diverse employees with the experience, skills, and personality to help the School thrive in the Sacred Heart tradition. Stone Ridge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion*, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class protected by law. *The School reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, due to the mission and nature of our School as a faith-based institution, as permitted by law.