Stone Ridge is seeking a Part-Time Upper School Biology Teacher to begin on August 16, 2017.
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. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
The Part-Time Upper School Biology Teacher is responsible for teaching honors and on-level biology to students in their third academic year. Both courses are hands-on, lab-based classes with the honors level culminating in an extended student-led, inquiry-based lab during the second semester. Working closely 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, 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 at https://www.stoneridgeschool.org/srapplication. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and a cover letter to Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format. The deadline for application and submission of materials is June 18, 2017.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching biology 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 experience with molecular research. S/he demonstrates a record of successful teaching, a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience with integrating appropriate educational technologies into the teaching environment. S/he is familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards for education and comfortable teaching within the model of Understanding by Design. S/he demonstrates 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.