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Tech Director/Theatre Teacher

Connelly School of the Holy Child is seeking a part-time tech director and theatre teacher. The successful candidate will support school events as tech director for productions including but not limited to the middle school and upper school musicals.  The candidate will also teach students in Grades 9-12 two sections of Technical Theatre (Intro to Technical Theatre & Advanced Technical Theatre) and one section of Acting for Theatre, each 4 times per week.

Candidate must possess a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in education/drama/theater arts/performance or relevant field.

The ideal candidate should have teaching experience at the middle school and/or high school level in several areas of technical theatre such as stage lighting and sound, stage management, stagecraft, scenic design and construction. Teaching experience also preferred at the high school level. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of sensitivity to differences in learning styles and should have a significant breadth of professional experience in the above areas.

The candidate will collaborate with the Director, Chair, and faculty of the Visual and Performing Arts Department on all needs for all performing arts events to ensure a safe, positive, and professional working environment for our students.

Candidates who feel they possess such qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates please submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how they would be a good match for Holy Child, and contact information for references to Elsbeth Fager, Director, Visual and Performing Arts Department.

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 challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.  The Holy Child community welcomes students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds.  In keeping with the philosophy of our founder Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.

Campus Minister

Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 6 through 12.  Holy Child is much more than a school, it is a community of young women ready to explore a world of possibilities. The all-girls’ environment provides a compassionate, empowering, and challenging experience that prepares our students for success both in college and in life.

The campus minister is a member of the school leadership team and coordinates the school campus ministry functions in a manner that respects the school’s mission. The school campus minister is accountable to the school’s administrative team, and, primarily Dean of Students.

Responsibilities shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Plans, organizes, and conducts student retreats for all grades 9-12
  • Provides counsel to students individually on spiritual, moral, and personal growth issues
  • Coordinates all school Masses and any sacramental and liturgical needs of the school
  • Coordinates service opportunities for the school throughout the year
  • Encourages faith formation and student participation in faith and service opportunities in accordance with the school’s mission
  • Responsible for living the Holy Child charism and developing the spiritual life of the school in accordance with the school’s mission
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts weekly prayer block for Upper School Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Teach a 12th grade religion course

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Julie Burke.

MS Visual Arts Teacher

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 challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.  The Holy Child community welcomes students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds.  In keeping with the philosophy of our founder Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.

Connelly School of the Holy Child, a girls’ independent school in the Washington D.C. metro area, is accepting applications for a part-time visual arts position, primarily in middle school visual arts for the 2017-2018 academic year.  S/he will teach five sections of middle school visual art and support the school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities such as the middle school musical.  S/he will work closely with the other visual arts teacher to ensure an integrated and cohesive curriculum, while being encouraged to use creative and innovative teaching practices.  S/he will attend department meetings, collaborate with colleagues, and maintain good communication with families about student progress.

Candidates should possess a strong visual arts content knowledge and demonstrate pedagogical knowledge that increases conceptual knowledge and encourages critical and reflective thinking.  Candidates should also provide the students with a basic understanding of the cultural and historical influences of the visual arts. Design and digital arts experience is a plus.  Classes should develop students’ creativity and confidence as artists while also developing art appreciation and technique in various art media.

An exemplary applicant would either have experience with or be open to training in the Holy Child model of educating the whole person, through creative lessons that support the growth of each student and inspire her to take risks to meet her full potential.  B. A. in the visual arts or a related field is required; an MFA or MA in Art Education, as well as teaching experience in a middle school are preferred.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume/CV and statement of teaching philosophy to Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Elsbeth Fager.

Substitute Part-Time English Teacher

Connelly School of the Holy Child is seeking a substitute, part-time English teacher from August 29, 2017-October 1, 2017.  This teacher will be setting the tone for English instruction for two sections of  9th grade English and 11/12th grade AP Language for the beginning of the school year, providing a seamless transition for the permanent instructor.  Candidate must possess a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in English/English Education or relevant field.

The ideal candidate should have teaching experience at the middle school and/or high school level and be passionate about reading and writing. The candidate will collaborate with the English Chair and full time teacher about curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. Interested candidates please submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how they would be a good match for Holy Child, and contact information for references to Kathleen Jensen, English Department Chair via email. 

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 challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action.  The Holy Child community welcomes students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds.  In keeping with the philosophy of our founder Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.

Middle School Science Teacher

We are accepting applications for a full time science position, primarily in middle school science for the 2017-2018 academic year. The position would include 4 sections of middle school science and 1 upper school science class teaching an integrated science curriculum.  An ideal candidate must be genuinely enthusiastic about science, be able to give dynamic lectures, conduct discussions, organize and supervise labs, as well as participate in school activities outside the classroom including a homeroom advisory program.  It is important the candidate have life, physical and environmental science knowledge in order to make abstract ideas concrete and relevant to the students and have developed varied pedagogical strategies for teaching science.  The candidate must be eager to teach collaboratively with other department members and across science disciplines, and be prepared to teach students of diverse backgrounds and abilities.  Additionally, proficiency with the Next Generation Science Standards and a willingness to be innovative in his/her classroom and curriculum is ideal.

 

An exemplary applicant would either have experience with or be open to training in the Holy Child model of educating the whole person, through creative lessons that support the growth of each student and inspire her to take risks to meet her full potential.  In addition, an applicant should have a bachelor’s degree in science as a minimum, and have taken courses in secondary education pedagogy.  Teaching experience and advanced degree preferred, as well as active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Tomon.

Head Varsity Soccer Coach

Connelly School of the Holy Child, a girls’ independent school in the Washington D.C. metro area, is accepting applications for a Head Varsity Soccer Coach.  This position reports directly to the Athletic Director.

Qualified candidates must have previous coaching experience, have a positive coaching style, value teamwork and sportsmanship and have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of soccer.  Practices take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 3:30-6:00.  Games are played Monday-Friday at 4:15. This is a stipend paid position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to AthleticEmployment@holychild.org. No phone calls please.