Stone Ridge is seeking an Upper School Spanish Teacher to begin August 16, 2018.
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 Spanish Teacher is responsible for teaching Spanish in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. Working closely with colleagues in the World Languages Department and throughout the Upper School, s/he implements the curriculum using best practices in teaching, including the immersion method, student-centered instruction, and relevant educational technologies. As a member of the Upper School Faculty, s/he attends all faculty and employee meetings and maintains good communication with families about student progress. S/he participates in the Social Action Program, supports the Student Activities Program as a chaperone and/or moderator, and serves as a Student Advisor.
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 has experience in independent and/or Catholic school and possesses an advanced degree in a related field. S/he has experience teaching Spanish and demonstrates expertise in pedagogy and instruction as well as fluency, flexibility, and strong organization skills. S/he is familiar with and/or has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design and with the ACTFL standards. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, and creativity.
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 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.