Connelly School of the Holy Child is seeking passionate teachers to join our outstanding faculty for the 2021-2022 School year. We welcome candidates that demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality teaching, innovation, academic excellence, and a joy for learning.
Building an inclusive and diverse school community is a priority and we are committed to hiring faculty with diverse experiences and backgrounds to empower our students to connect, belong and grow.
Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college preparatory school, committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical, and social development of young women in grades 6 through 12. The school emphasizes academic challenges, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.
Connelly School of the Holy Child is looking to hire a Dance Teacher to join our vibrant performing arts program. The instructor will be responsible for teaching and training a dynamic group of students (Grades 6-12) in a range of techniques and dance styles, ensuring that all students are engaged, motivated, and inspired to achieve their goals in their chosen area of dance.
Proven experience as a dance instructor in the specific discipline/s of the dance studio is strongly desired.
Ability to teach using various dance styles and methodologies from beginner to advanced level
Develop dance curriculums and prepare lesson plans.
Ability to communicate with a diverse group of teachers, administrators, and students.
Engage, encourage, and motivate students to reach their goals.
Evaluate student performance and make recommendations for improvement.
Choreograph routines and select music for recitals and showcases.
Conduct after-school group lessons as required.
Join the dance festivals presented by AIMS and the Independent Dance Network
Respond to the needs of Holy Child, including service learning, advisory program, assigned supervision and other duties as assigned.
An active commitment to enhancing our school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.
Effective and consistent communication with students, parents, staff, and community.
Develop, select, and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a diverse population.
Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of young women.
Bachelor's Degree in Dance or qualification from an accredited college
Previous teaching experience required
Build culturally responsive classroom that fosters a sense of belonging and ensures that all students feel respected and challenged
Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 6 through 12, in Potomac, Maryland.
Founded in 1961 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, the School is a member of the Holy Child Network of Schools in the United States, and a part of the larger community of Holy Child schools.