Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | Bethesda, MD | Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Stone Ridge is seeking a Part-Time Upper School Computer Science Teacher to begin work in August 2020.
Date Posted: 11/12/19

Job Title: Part-Time Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Full or Part Time: Part Time

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 (50%) Upper School Computer Science Teacher is responsible for teaching Computer Science, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Specifically, s/he teaches Explorations in Technology and Computer Science. Working closely with colleagues in the Educational Technology Department and throughout the Upper School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, the Upper School Educational Technologist, and the Upper School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

The ideal candidate has experience teaching Computer Science or its equivalent in Catholic, independent, Charter, or public schools. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates familiarity with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design. S/he possesses knowledge and expertise in Java, C++ and Python, various technology tools for teaching and learning, and with physical computer components (e.g. arduino units, raspberry pi, etc.). S/he demonstrates a collaborative mindset, the ability to adapt and change, and innovation.

Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: 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.

Link to Full Description:
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.