Stone Ridge is seeking an Upper School Science 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 Physics Teacher is responsible for teaching Physics 1, to ninth grade students, including interdisciplinary projects that allow students to create, engineer and code, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working in collaboration 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 and Educational Technologists to develop strategies to support all students, and s/he works with the Counseling staff in developing social-emotional programming. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, participates in the Social Action Program, serves as an Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and 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 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 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.
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.