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Employment Opportunities

Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college prepararatory 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.

School Counselor

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and implementing curriculum to develop strong healthy young women of action
  • Identifying and addressing student concerns through positive problem-solving strategies
  • Provide short term individual and group meetings
  • Supporting faculty and staff concerning academic and emotional concerns of their students
  • Provide support to administrative team in implementing the schools mission and vision
  • Conducting and/or facilitating parent education programs when appropriate
  • Communicating necessary information with parents about their student when appropriate
  • Participate in the school community events with other duties as assigned
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance social emotional development of young women
  • Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Master’s Degree in school counseling
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for developing young women of action
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.
  • Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Ms. LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School

Science Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach various levels of life science with an emphasis on environmental science
  • Serve as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a biology or related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and inspire a love of learning
  • Ability to integrate digital tools in the science laboratory and classroom
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.
  • Strategies and research based best practices to reach students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
  • Ability to inspire students think beyond the content and form a deeper understanding of how science applies broadly to everyday life.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Ms. LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School

Social Studies Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach various levels of Social Studies courses to middle and upper School students of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Serve as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
  • Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • Ability to integrate digital tools in the classroom
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.
  • Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
  • Ability to develop students’ historical and political voice through strong reading, writing, and research curriculum.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Ms. LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School

Religion Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach religion to middle school students
  • Serve as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
  • Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A master’s degree in theology and/or ministry is preferred
  • Practicing Catholics in good standing with the Church
  • Understanding of Sacred Scripture, how it is expressed in the teachings of the Church, and how it applies to the lives of young women today
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and inspire a love of learning
  • Ability to integrate digital tools in the science laboratory and classroom
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively with colleagues to develop and plan curricula.
  • Strategies and research based best practices to reach students with diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Ms. LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School

Sixth Grade Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach a self-contained 6th grade classroom
  • Serve as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
  • Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and inspire a love of learning
  • Ability to integrate digital tools in the classroom
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Desire to work collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.
  • Proven experience engaging students in class experiences that foster critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
  • Strategies and research based best practices to reach students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Ms. LeAnne Kannapell, Associate Head of School

Head Varsity Volleyball 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 Volleyball 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 volleyball. Practices take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 3:30-6:30. Games are played Monday-Friday at 4:15 or 5:30 with an occasional Saturday game. The season runs August 21 – October 28. This is a stipend paid position.

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

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Connelly School of the Holy Child to be fair and impartial in all of its relations with its employees and applicants for employment and to make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and all other personnel actions and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, layoffs, reinstatements, training, professional development funding and disciplinary measures. Decisions regarding employment and promotion will be based solely upon job-related factors.