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

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.
Date Posted: 03/19/2022

Job Title: Upper School English Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: MD - Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

Full Position Description: Stone Ridge is seeking a Full-time Upper School English Teacher to begin in August 2022.

The Upper School English Teacher is responsible for teaching in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education.

Job duties include:
Teaching sections of English courses such as Introduction to Literature, Global Perspectives in British Literature, and Literature of the Americas with the potential to teach a senior elective.
Creating and updating plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum while collaborating with members of the English Department to ensure consistency across sections.
Critically examining text selections and teaching materials in order to build diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just English classes.
Actively collaborating with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, 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.

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 Understanding by Design, the School’s chosen pedagogical approach to teaching and learning.
A demonstrated desire to innovate and collaborate, strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, creativity, and flexibility.

Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.

Stone Ridge is looking for an educator who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and who has experience or interest teaching 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 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.

Vaccination Policy
Stone Ridge requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to legally required exemptions) as the best means of reducing the risk of transmission and providing our students and faculty/staff with the safest possible educational environment. Vaccination not only works to protect the individual who is vaccinated, but also protects students who are not yet eligible and anyone at increased risk from COVID-19.

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.