Posted: Jun. 26, 2020
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Stone Ridge is seeking a Long-Term Substitute Teacher for Middle School English Grade 8 to cover two (2) sections at 50% between August 17, 2020 and December 18, 2020.
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 Middle School English Grade 8 Long-Term Substitute Teacher is responsible for teaching Grade 8 English in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. Specifically, s/he would teach two sections of Grade 8 English. Working closely with colleagues in the English Department and throughout the Middle School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively plans with the full-time classroom teacher, in advance of her leave; likewise, the Middle School English Long-Term Substitute Teacher collaborates with Learning Strategists and Educational Technologists to develop strategies to support all students, and s/he works with the Counseling staff in supporting social-emotional programming. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching English in independent and/or Catholic schools and possesses a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. In addition to a strong commitment to students and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner, s/he demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the subject area and a collaborative, collegial spirit. S/he is familiar with Understanding by Design as the School’s pedagogical approach to instruction. S/he demonstrates strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, and flexibility.
Long-term substitutes are paid at an hourly rate. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application at www.stoneridgeschool.org/employment