Employment Opportunities

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.

Learning Specialist

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach study skills classes to girls in grades 6-12
  • Assist students with executive functioning and organization
  • Remain in close contact with parents and teachers
  • Ensure students are receiving the appropriate classroom accommodations
  • Review grades and progress reports
  • Develop intervention plans with students, parents, and teachers when necessary
  • Monitor homework club at least one afternoon a week
  • Identify and address student academic concerns through positive problem-solving strategies
  • Support faculty and staff concerning academic concerns of their students
  • Communicate necessary information with parents about their student when appropriate

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education or related field
  • 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

 

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to: humanresources@holychild.org

English Teacher/Department Chair

Responsibilities include:
*Position is for either an English Teacher (5 sections of English class 9-12) or English Department Chair (4 sections of English classes 9-12 and leadership responsibilities). Please identify your interest.

  • Teaching high school level English courses
  • Providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women
  • Integrates technology effectively into reading, writing, and classroom practices
  • Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues with the English department as well as colleagues from additional departments to align teaching practices
  • Pursuing professional growth opportunities to continually grow as an English teacher in order to enhance student learning
  • Responding 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
  • Develops, selects, and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of a diverse populations
  • Using student choice in reading as well as teacher directed texts
  • Maintaining appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education 9-12. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Successful English teaching experience at the high school grade level
  • Mastery of English grammar, writing, and reading
  • Ability to connect to students, to curriculum, to the world
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Collaborative spirit to develop and plan curricula
  • Proven experience engaging students in literary experiences that foster deeper thinking, collaboration, and shared responsibility

 

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to: humanresources@holychild.org

Religion Teacher/Department Chair

Responsibilities include:
*Position is for either a Religion Teacher (5 sections of Religion class 9-12) or Religion Department Chair (4 sections of English classes 9-12 and leadership responsibilities). Please identify your interest.

  • Teaching high school level religion courses; amount of courses will depend if candidate is also applying for department chair position. The department chair position is also being advertised internally.
  • Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues within the religion department as well as colleagues from additional departments
  • Pursuing professional growth opportunities to continually grow as a teacher in order to enhance student learning
  • Responding to the needs of Holy Child, including service learning, advisory program, assigned supervision and other duties as assigned
  • Active commitment to enhancing our school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities
  • Effectively and consistently communicating with students, parents, staff, and community
  • Develops, selects, and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of a diverse populations
  • Providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women
  • Works collaboratively with department to vertically alignment curriculum and teaching  practices
  • Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
  • Integrates technology effectively into reading, writing, classroom practices
  • Teach the sacred Scripture, how it is expressed in the teachings of the Church, and how it applies to the lives of young women today.

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education 6-12. Master’s Degree preferred in theology and/or ministry; MSDE certification preferred
  • As teachers and ministers of the faith, candidates should be practicing Catholics in good standing with the Church
  • Teaching experience at the middle and upper grades
  • Ability to connect to students, to curriculum, to the world
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Collaborative spirit to develop and plan curricula
  • Proven experience engaging students in literary experiences that foster deeper thinking, collaboration, and shared responsibility

 

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to: humanresources@holychild.org

Math Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching high school level math courses (Algebra I, Algebra, II, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, and Quantitative Literacy)
  • Providing an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women
  • Integrating technology effectively into reading, writing, and classroom practices
  • Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues within the Math department as well as with colleagues from additional departments to align teaching practices
  • Pursuing professional development opportunities to continually grow as a Math teacher in order to enhance student learning
  • Responding 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
  • Developing, selecting, and differentiating instruction to meet the needs of a diverse population
  • Maintaining appropriate records and following required procedures and practices

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or related field required, with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education 6-12. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Successful math teaching experience at the high school grade levels
  • Ability to connect to students, to curriculum, to the world
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Collaborative spirit to develop and plan curricula
  • Proven experience engaging students in literary experiences that foster deeper thinking, collaboration, and shared responsibility – question the need for literary experiences in this role.

 

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to: humanresources@holychild.org

Bus Driver (Part-time)

Connelly School of the Holy Child, a girls’ independent school in the Washington D.C. metro area, is accepting applications for a bus driver for morning and afternoon routes. The maximum amount of time required will be three hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, possession of a satisfactory driving record, able to pass a background check and random drug testing. Ability to manage students while driving. Ability to understand directions regarding bus routes and special arrangements. Additional opportunities include daytime transportation for field trips and events.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@holychild.org.

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to: humanresources@holychild.org

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.