Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college prepararatory school, committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical, and social development of young women in grades 6 through 12. The school emphasizes academic challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.
Teaching Middle School and Upper School Art courses
Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned Working collaboratively with colleagues within the Visual and Performing Arts department.
Uses professional grown opportunities to continually grow as an art educator.
Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning.
Responds to the needs of Holy Child, including and not limited to, service learning, advisory programs, assigned supervision and other duties assigned.
Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.
Create, plan, and teach study skills while meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
Effectively and consistently communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community.
Develops, selects, and differentiates instructional plans and materials to support students with executive function challenges and learning differences.
Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women.
Ability to work collaboratively with administration and teaching staff.
Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
Integrates the use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education 6-12. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
Teaching experience and interest in teaching Art
Ability to connect the curriculum to real-world scenarios and student background knowledge.
Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula
Proven experience engaging students in art experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
About Connelly School of the Holy Child
Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 6 through 12, in Potomac, Maryland.
Founded in 1961 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, the School is a member of the Holy Child Network of Schools in the United States, and a part of the larger community of Holy Child schools.