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.
Teaching 2 sections of AP Psychology course to upper School students of diverse backgrounds and abilties
Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned
Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
Committed to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.
Creating, planning, and teaching a rigorous curriculum while meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
Continuously monitor and evaluate student outcomes through informal and formative assessments.
Effectively and consistently communicating and interacting with students, parents, staff, and community.
Developing, selecting, and differentiating instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.
Providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women.
Working collaboratively with administration and teaching staff.
Maintaining appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education. Master’s Degree preferred
Teaching experience and interest in teaching Psychology and/or AP Psychology courses to secondary students at a college preparatory charter high school.
Exceptional knowledge in Psychology content
Ability to connect the curriculum to real-world scenarios and student background knowledge.
Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
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.