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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.

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.

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Director of Health Services

posted April 15, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Director of Health Services to begin in the fall of 2019; the exact start date is yet to be determined.

The Director of Health Services promotes health and safety in the school environment and provides health services to students in all divisions. S/he develops and administers a coordinated school health program, promoting and protecting the optimal health status of school-aged children. S/he manages school health records in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations, maintaining confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issues. As a member of the Student Support Team, s/he collaborates to provide intervention for students. S/he also teaches Family Life-Human Growth and Development curriculum in Grades 4-8 and Drug Abuse-Prevention curriculum in Grades 5-8 in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he reports to the Head of School.

The Director of Health Services coordinates and provides CPR training to faculty and staff, in addition to providing direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students. This includes nursing assessment, identifying health problems, making referrals for diagnosis and treatment, recommending educational modifications, providing follow-up and evaluation, and maintaining appropriate documentation. The Director of Health Services develops a medication protocol to safely store, administer, document, and monitor the effectiveness of medication given at 
school. S/he supervises and/or provides screening and follow up for deficits in vision, growth, and development. As needed, s/he partners with the Athletic Trainer regarding sports eligibility for students as well as follow up with related injuries.

The Director of Health Services manages and makes recommendations to the Director of Finance and Operations for the annual health services annual budget. S/he oversees the AED program and all six AED units on campus to include compliance with Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services, and s/he meets with County and State Department of Health officials with regard to Immunization compliance. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, fulfills other duties as assigned, and maintains good communication with all internal and external constituents as related to his/her work.

The candidate must hold a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Maryland as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN). S/he must maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid from a recognized provider (e.g. American Heart Association) and must have a minimum of two years supervised nursing experience in community or children’s health prior to entry into school nursing practice. S/he must be certified by the American Nurses' Association (ANA) or the National Nurses' Association. Ideally, s/he has experience working with children in schools. S/he demonstrates exceptional organizational skills; the ability to multitask, working with an range of internal and external constituents; a collaborative, caring spirit; and excellent communication skills.

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 Math Teacher

posted March 19, 2019

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

The Middle 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 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 mathematics 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.

Director of Social Action

posted March 19, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Director of Social Action to begin in July 2019.

The Director of Social Action provides leadership and coordination for the Upper School Social Action Program in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he organizes every aspect of the Social Action program, including morning presentations and afternoon reflections; training and support of Fourth Academic Social Action Leaders; sites for Second, Third, and Fourth Academic student visits; transportation for students and faculty; communication with families; and the cultivation of student leadership throughout the program. S/he is responsible for developing areas of growth for the program, including: partnerships with local organizations, determining and designating placement of students at particular sites, and communicating with partner organizations about the nature and requirements of our program. In conjunction with the Head of Upper School, the Director of Social Action manages the budget for the program and oversees program expenditures for Student leadership. The Director of Social Action also coordinates student participation in the Network of Sacred Heart Schools Summer Service Projects. 

S/he teaches two classes as a member of the Upper School Faculty, actively collaborating with Learning Specialists, Librarians, Educational Technologists, and the counseling staff 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 in independent and/or Catholic school and holds an undergraduate degree and demonstrated experience in service learning. S/he has taught in her/his field of study and is familiar with the model of Understanding by Design. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in cultivating the pedagogy, career, and profession of education. S/he demonstrates exceptional organizational skills; the ability to multitask, working with an range of internal and external constituents; a collaborative spirit; a deep understanding of the School’s charism, Mission, and the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching; and excellent communication skills.

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.
 

Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate

posted March 14, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking an Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate to begin in May 2019.

The Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate supports the work of the Business Office and the School in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he does this by processing invoices, preparing check payments, and submitting payments to a third party processing service; depositing checks, both online and at the bank; managing petty cash; tracking and processing corporate credit card bills; and supporting the Business Office in various ways, including preparations for the annual audit; filing; maintaining financial records; accounting for certain programs and budget areas; and assisting with mail and deliveries.

The Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate must be a highly motivated individual with excellent quantitative, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. S/he should have experience with accounting systems, preferably Blackbaud, and be experience in the use of Microsoft Excel, email, and the G Suite. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) and indirectly to the Controller. S/he is a valued member of the Business Office team which, in addition to the DFO and Controller, includes the Payroll & Business Office Associate, Student Billing Manager, and Director of Human Resources.

Position responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable (via conventional check and third-party processor)
  • Check and funds deposits
  • Petty cash / cash handling
  • Corporate credit cards
  • Assistance to the Controller and DFO, including:
    • Preparing for the annual audit
    • Maintaining fixed asset records
    • Maintaining contract records
    • Accounting for prepaid expenses
    • Managing office filing and archival financial records
    • Managing the postal machine
    • Receiving and sending mail and deliveries
  • Other duties to support the Business Office and School operations as may be necessary.

Position essential skills and experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in an accounting, finance, and/or office management role.
  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Strong quantitative skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets and financial systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly, and adaptively.

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 Mr. Eric Osberg, Director of Finance and Operations, all in PDF format.

Lower School General Music Teacher

posted March 13, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a Lower School General Music Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.
 
The Lower School General Music Teacher is responsible for teaching general music, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he will teach an Orff-Schulwerk-based General Music curriculum to students in Grades 1-4 that includes movement, games, listening, literacy, and history; likewise, s/he will teach and support Middle School music electives as assigned and needed. Working closely with colleagues in the Performing Arts Department and throughout the Lower School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Specialists, Educational Technologists, the Librarian, and the Lower School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries. 

The Lower School General Music Teacher directs a Grades 3-4 children’s choir in preparation of performances, informances, and liturgies. S/he also directs an after-school chorus elective to Lower School students once a week, or as needed, to prepare and perform for the Stone Ridge and broader community. Finally, the Lower School General Music Teacher leads the Liturgical Music for Lower School masses and prayer services and offers support to the Campus and Music Ministry Teams for All-School Liturgies.

The ideal candidate has experience teaching general music at the Lower School level in Catholic, independent, Charter, and/or public schools. S/he holds BA in a related field and has completed Orff-Schulwerk Training Level 1. S/he has piano proficiency and accompaniment skills. 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. S/he demonstrates a keen collaborative spirit, strong 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.

Upper School Fine Arts Teacher - Part-time

posted February 22, 2019

Stone Ridge is seeking a part-time Upper School Fine Arts Teacher to begin August 13, 2019.

The Upper School Fine Arts Teacher is responsible for teaching fine arts in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Possessing strong knowledge of studio drawing and painting, printmaking, and mixed media, s/he teaches Advanced Placement 2D Art and Studio II. Working closely with colleagues in the Fine Arts 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, Librarians, 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 fine arts. S/he develops, in students, both an appreciation of fine arts and the ability to develop portfolios as they pursue further studies. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if s/he has an interest in refining the pedagogy, career, and profession of education. It is preferred that the Upper School Fine Arts Teacher hold a Master’s Degree in teaching or fine arts. Ideally, s/he is familiar with and/or has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit and excellent communication skills.

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.

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 March 21, 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.

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. 301.657.4322 ext. 1457