Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School Social Studies 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 School Social Studies Teacher is responsible for teaching social studies, across grades 5 through 8, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with department colleagues and throughout the Middle School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, and with 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.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, beginning on January 1, 2019. 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 possesses teaching experience in the field of social studies or history and demonstrates expertise in pedagogy and instruction; s/he is familiar with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design as the School’s chosen model for learning. Likewise, s/he possesses a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into her/his teaching. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, organization skills, and creativity. S/he demonstrates an authentic understanding of the mission and the School’s Catholic identity. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.
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.