Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college prepararatory school, committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical, and social development of young women in grades 6 through 12. The school emphasizes academic challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.
Teach religion to middle school students
Serve as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities
Strategies and research based best practices to reach students with diverse backgrounds and abilities
Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
The ideal candidate will possess:
A master’s degree in theology and/or ministry is preferred
Practicing Catholics in good standing with the Church
Understanding of Sacred Scripture, how it is expressed in the teachings of the Church, and how it applies to the lives of young women today
Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and inspire a love of learning
Ability to integrate digital tools in the science laboratory and classroom
Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
Enjoys working collaboratively with colleagues to develop and plan curricula.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to: LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Connelly School of the Holy Child
Connelly School of the Holy Child Founded in 1961 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus as a college preparatory school for girls grade 6-12. The school is part of a network of 33 Holy Child schools in the United States, Europe and Africa, which is guided by the educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly. Holy Child enrolls approximately 300 students every year from the Washington, DC metropolitan area as well as across the globe. Holy Child creates a personal learning experience with an 8 to 1 student to faculty ratio and offers fine arts programs as well as competitive sports teams in soccer, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, cross country lacrosse and more.
Service is part of the Holy Child curriculum and students last year completed 5,000 hours of community service.