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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.

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Non-Discrimination Statement
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to their age, color, disability status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other class protected by state or federal law. As a Catholic school in the Sacred Heart tradition, Stone Ridge reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, as permitted by law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Middle School Science Teacher

posted February 18, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School Science Teacher, specifically for Grade 5, to begin work on August 13, 2019.

The Middle School Science Teacher is responsible for teaching Grade 5 life sciences, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with colleagues in the Science Department and throughout the Middle School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, the Librarian, and the Middle School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

The ideal candidate has experience teaching science at the Middle School level in Catholic, independent, Charter, and/or public schools. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates familiarity with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design; likewise, s/he possesses a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into her/his teaching. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, and creativity. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.

Upper School Computer Science Teacher

posted February 7, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Upper School Computer Science Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.

The Upper School Computer Science Teacher is responsible for teaching Computer Science, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Specifically, s/he teaches Technology and Innovation, Introduction to Computer Science, and AP Computer Science A. Working closely with colleagues in the Educational Technology 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, the Upper School Educational Technologist, and the Upper School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries. 

The ideal candidate has experience teaching Computer Science or its equivalent in Catholic, independent, Charter, or public schools. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates familiarity with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design. S/he possesses knowledge and expertise in Java, C++ and Python, various technology tools for teaching and learning, and with physical computer components (e.g. arduino units, raspberry pi, etc.). S/he demonstrates a collaborative mindset, the ability to adapt and change, and innovation. 

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.
 

Middle School Librarian and Upper School Library Assistant

posted January 29, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School Librarian and Upper School Library Assistant to begin August 13, 2019.
 
This position is split 50% in the Middle School as Librarian and 50% in the Upper School as Library Assistant. The Middle School Librarian is responsible for serving students and faculty in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he collaborates with Middle School faculty to develop literacy and research skills, providing occasional training as needed. S/he maintains an inviting and intellectually stimulating library atmosphere. Developing and maintaining the Middle School collection, including print, audio-visual, and on-line material, s/he supports school curriculum and programs, as well as the individual literary and intellectual interests of students. S/he coordinates library systems, programs, and activities with the other school librarians. S/he updates and maintains the library’s online catalogue and intranet pages to enhance the library’s goals in an accessible and creative manner.

The Upper School Library Assistant works closely with the Upper School Librarian in shaping the climate of the Upper School Library. S/he is responsible for maintaining a climate that facilitates learning and study, attending to student behavior and the physical space, assisting the Upper School Librarian in reshelving and cataloguing resources, and other duties that arise. The Upper School Library Assistant works on school days (Monday-Friday, with the exception of holidays) from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm. 
 
The ideal candidate has a BA and experience working with middle and high school aged students; a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science is preferred. S/he demonstrates patience, excellent research skills, creativity, and the ability to develop library and information literacy curricula. Experience in designing and maintaining websites and using other appropriate information technologies is desired.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.

Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

posted January 29, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.

The Middle School English Language Arts Teacher is responsible for teaching English Language Arts, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with colleagues in the English Language Arts Department and throughout the Middle School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, and the Middle School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries. 

The ideal candidate has experience teaching English at the Middle School level in Catholic, independent, Charter, and/or public schools. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates familiarity with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design; likewise, s/he possesses a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into her/his teaching. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, and creativity. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.
 

Little Hearts Preschool Teacher

posted January 23, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Little Hearts Preschool Teacher to begin August 13, 2019. 

The Little Hearts Preschool Teacher is responsible for supporting the Early Childhood Program in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. Working closely with colleagues in the Early Childhood Program, s/he will plan and implement activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of young children. 

The ideal candidate holds a minimum of a BA in Early Childhood Education or a related field and meets infant and toddler teacher qualifications in Maryland. S/he will have experience teaching in an early education program serving children three to four years of age. S/he demonstrates strong communication skills, a good sense of humor, a capacity for organization and follow-through, and flexibility.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. This position is full time, equivalent to 40 hours per week.

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.

Upper School Math Teacher

posted January 18, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking an Upper School Math Teacher to begin August 13, 2019.

The Upper School Math Teacher is responsible for teaching mathematics in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with colleagues in the Math 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, Educational Technologists, and the counseling staff to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, participates in the Social Action Program, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

The ideal candidate has experience in independent and/or Catholic school. S/he has taught high school mathematics and demonstrates knowledge of pedagogy and instruction as well as flexibility and strong organization skills. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education. Ideally, s/he is familiar with and/or has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, and creativity.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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.

Head of Middle School

updated January 29, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Head of Middle School to begin work on July 1, 2019.

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 includes grades 5-8, with a student body of 231 girls and a faculty and staff of approximately 38. 

Reporting to the Head of School, the Head of Middle School is responsible for the overall spiritual and academic leadership of the Middle School. S/he maintains congruence among the School's mission and all activities and operations of the Middle School, serving as a member of the Administrative, Management, and Academic Leadership Teams. S/he acts as the educational leader of the Middle School, responsible for its day-to-day operation, and functions as the chief articulator of programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines, and other information necessary to ensure that all constituencies are fully informed.

In conjunction with the Assistant Head of Middle School and the Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, the Head of Middle School observes and evaluates the faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum. Working in conjunction with the Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, the Head of Middle School makes recommendations to the Head of School regarding the hiring, retention, and assignment of faculty. Aware of the educational, physical, social, and psychological needs of the members of the school community, the Head of Middle School develops plans for meeting these needs in conjunction with learning support teams. Likewise, the Head of Middle School oversees and guides the activities of the department chairs, the sponsors of various student organizations and activities, and faculty committees. The Head of Middle School facilitates co-curricular and extra-curricular activity programs of the school, assists in the planning and the presentation of school assemblies and programs, and assists in maintaining a comprehensive calendar of school events. With the Assistant Head of Middle School, the Head of Middle School is responsible for establishing guidelines for proper student conduct and dress; maintaining student discipline consonant with school policies, monitoring students' adherence to established school rules, and maintaining accurate records of student attendance and citizenship. S/he works closely with the Director of Enrollment Management and the Admissions Team to attract, admit, and obtain mission appropriate students. S/he maintains regular communication with parents about the life of the school. This includes regular coordination with the Director of Marketing and Communications for key external communications.

The ideal candidate understands and respects the teachings and values of the Catholic Church, has significant experience as a teacher and/or school administrator, and holds an advanced degree in education or school leadership. S/he has a demonstrable knowledge of pedagogy, faculty coaching, and/or instruction, especially Understanding by Design as the School’s chosen pedagogical model. S/he is an excellent communicator and possesses strong skills of organization, follow through, and interpersonal relations.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. If additional applicants are needed in the future, we will indicate as such and reopen the pool. Any questions can be directed to Ms. Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

posted December 21, 2018

Stone Ridge is seeking a Middle School Social Studies Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.

The Middle School Social Studies Teacher is responsible for teaching social studies, across grades 5 through 8, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with department colleagues and throughout the Middle School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, Educational Technologists, and with the Middle School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

The ideal candidate possesses teaching experience in the field of social studies or history and demonstrates expertise in pedagogy and instruction; s/he is familiar with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design as the School’s chosen model for learning. Likewise, s/he possesses a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience integrating appropriate educational technologies into her/his teaching. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, organization skills, and creativity. S/he demonstrates an authentic understanding of the mission and the School’s Catholic identity. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, beginning on January 1, 2019. 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.

Substitute Teachers for Little Hearts Early Childhood Program

posted June 20, 2018

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is seeking Substitute Teachers for its Early Childhood Program, Little Hearts. Successful candidates will have experience working with children between three months and four years of age. Substitute Teachers will be available to cover in the absence of a classroom teacher. The substitute will be responsible for the implementation of activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of young children. Responsibilities also include communication with parents, maintaining classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required. Appreciation for the School’s Catholic values and Sacred Heart tradition, a commitment to academic and personal excellence, diversity, community, and service as expressed through the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria is essential. The program hours are 7:30 am until 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates should complete the online employment application on our website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Corinne Fogg, Director of Professional Development, all in PDF format.

Stone Ridge is seeking a Part-Time Little Hearts Extended Day Teacher to begin August 14, 2018.

Coaching Positions

Stone Ridge is seeking the following Coaching positions:

None are available at this time. Please check back.



Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.
 
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented  backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the Employment Application for Coach Positions. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, statement of philosophy, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Jason McGhee, Director of Athletics, all in PDF format.



Please link to the appropriate employment application.
Employment Application - Faculty, Staff, & Administrative Positions

Employment Application - Coach Positions

Stone Ridge Career Contact
Corinne Fogg
Director of Curriculum & Professional Development
cfogg@stoneridgeschool.org
Ext. 1457