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

Stone Ridge is seeking a Full time Upper School Science Teacher to begin on August 17, 2020.
Date Posted: April 8, 2020

Job Title: Upper School Physics Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full 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 Upper School Science Teacher is responsible for teaching physics in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Possessing strong knowledge of classical mechanics and a keen interest in new developments in the field, s/he teaches three sections of Physics I to 9th grade students and one section of AP Physics C-Mechanics. Working closely with colleagues in the Science 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, Librarians, Educational Technologists, and the counseling staff to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

Requirements and Qualifications
The ideal candidate has experience teaching physics in independent and/or Catholic schools and possesses a degree in the subject area or a related field.
S/he has a track record of successful teaching, a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into her/his teaching.
S/he is familiar with a STEAM approach to curriculum, the Next Generation Science Standards for education, and Understanding by Design.
S/he demonstrates a desire to innovate, strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, creativity, and flexibility.

Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the application below.. 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.

How to Apply:
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.