Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college preparatory 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.
*Position is for either a religion teacher ( 5 sections of religion classes 8-12) or religion department chair (4 sections of religion classes 8-12 and leadership responsibilities). Please identify your interest.
Teaching high school level religion courses; amount of courses will depend if candidate is also applying for department chair position. The department chair position is also being advertised internally.
Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned
Working collaboratively with colleagues within the religion department as well as colleagues from additional departments
Pursuing professional growth opportunities to continually grow as a teacher in order to enhance student learning
Responding to the needs of Holy Child, including service learning, advisory program, assigned supervision and other duties as assigned
Active commitment to enhancing our school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities
Effectively and consistently communicating with students, parents, staff, and community
Develops, selects, and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of a diverse populations
Providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women
Works collaboratively with department to vertically alignment curriculum and teaching practices
Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
Integrates technology effectively into reading, writing, classroom practices
Teach the sacred Scripture, how it is expressed in the teachings of the Church, and how it applies to the lives of young women today.
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 in theology and/or ministry; MSDE certification preferred
As teachers and ministers of the faith, candidates should be practicing Catholics in good standing with the Church
Teaching experience at the middle and upper grades
Ability to connect to students, to curriculum, to the world
Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
Collaborative spirit to develop and plan curricula
Proven experience engaging students in literary experiences that foster deeper thinking, collaboration, and shared responsibility
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to: LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.