Stone Ridge is seeking a Part-Time (60%) Middle School French Teacher for Grades 6-8 to begin as soon as possible.
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. 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 Middle French School Teacher is responsible for teaching French to grades 6, 7, and 8, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. S/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum and actively collaborates with Learning Strategists and Educational Technologists to develop strategies to support all students. S/he works with the Counseling staff in developing social-emotional programming as well. S/he is well versed in the philosophy and execution of inquiry-based instruction, within ACTFL standards, and with the Adomania series for teaching, in a middle school classroom. Familiar with cognitively-guided instruction, s/he demonstrates experience with both a progressive and didactic approach to teaching French and is familiar with Understanding by Design. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings and participates in Professional Learning Communities within the Stone Ridge community. S/he collaborates with colleagues in the Middle School World Language Department to supervise Study Hall during extra help time. S/he maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Interested candidates should complete the online employment application at https://www.stoneridgeschool.org/srapplication. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and a cover letter to Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format.
The ideal candidate has 3-5 years teaching experience at the middle school level and possesses a Bachelor’s in a relevant field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Ideally, s/he holds a teaching certification for grades 5-8. Fluency in French and English is required. S/he demonstrates genuine affection for children, a record of successful teaching, a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience with integrating appropriate educational technologies into the teaching environment. S/he demonstrates strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, and a collaborative mindset.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.
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.