Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart (Bethesda, MD)
Full-Time Upper School English Teacher
Stone Ridge is seeking a Full-time Upper School English Teacher to begin on August 16, 2021.
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 Upper School Full-time English Teacher is responsible for teaching four sections of Upper School English in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education.
Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.
The ideal candidate is an anti-racist educator who has experience teaching English in independent and/or Catholic schools or in public and/or public charter schools.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete an application via the Stone Ridge website: Stone Ridge School Employment. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Courtney Perna, Human Resources Manager, all in PDF format.
Job duties include:
Creating and updating plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum
Actively collaborating with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, Librarian, and the counseling staff to develop strategies to support all students
Maintaining good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries
Attending all faculty and employee meetings, fulfilling other faculty duties
Requirements and Qualifications
A track record of successful teaching, a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into the classroom.
Familiarity with current emphases on writing instruction, research, and the workshop model.
Familiarity with Understanding by Design, the School’s chosen pedagogical approach to teaching and learning.
A demonstrated desire to innovate, collaborate, strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, creativity, and flexibility.
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.