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.

Head Junior 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 Junior 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.  The season runs August 27 through November 5.  This is a stipend paid position.

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

Health and Physical Education Teacher

This position will primarily be teaching health while assisting with teaching physical education and coaching part-time.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Health Classes to 9th and 10th graders which requires providing all aspects of the health curriculum and program planning.
  • Fostering a classroom environment that promotes and develops an understanding of the relationship of healthy body/mental/emotional function and exercise.
  • Creating a learning experience that motivate each student to cultivate physical fitness and appropriate social and emotional adjustment.
  • Discovering and developing talents of students in physical achievement; and that develops strength, skill agility, poise, and coordination in accordance with each students ability.
  • Supervise Locker Room before and after classes.
  • Communicate effectively with Athletic Director.
  • Coaching one sport per season as needed.
  • Work as a team with other teachers in the department, including sharing space & equipment
  • Participate in gym and fitness center supervision
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning.
  • Active commitment to enhancing a school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities.
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned.
  • Effectively and consistently communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community.
  • Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of young women.
  • Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
  • Integrates the use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education 6-12. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Ability to connect the curriculum to real-world scenarios and student background knowledge.
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.

All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@holychild.org.

Part-time Social Studies Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach various levels of Social Studies courses, with an emphasis on psychology, 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 Social Studies required with teaching experience in various levels of secondary education. Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • AP Psychology experience
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and passion for teaching and inspiring a love of learning
  • 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

All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@holychild.org.

Science Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach various levels of integrated high school science with an emphasis in life and environmental science
  • Teach advanced placement (AP) biology
  • 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
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Associate Head of School.
  • Supporting the school and its leadership
  • Committed to professional growth to enhance student learning
  • Active commitment to enhance a school community through involvement on professional committees and in student life activities.

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

All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@holychild.org.

Librarian

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.
  • Empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.
  • Instilling a love of learning in all students and ensure access to information.
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers and resource specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, and assessing student learning and instructional effectiveness.
  • Providing the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school, and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program.
  • Creating an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff.
  • Librarian for grades 6 – 12, teaching information literacy, digital citizenship and research skills lessons, conducting book chats, presenting authors and providing special programming events.
  • Developing web-based resources and co-teaches in classrooms to launch research projects and support meaningful technology integration.
  • Managing Library Department budget.
  • Purchasing, cataloging, and circulating ~12,000-volume multimedia materials collection.
  • Acquiring and maintaining library database software, online resources, and desktop and mobile devices.
  • Coordinating all textbook acquisitions for grades 6 through 12.
  • Cooperates with Technology Department personnel to provide and maintain access to digital information resources for the learning community and facilitates device and tech equipment loaning process.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
  • Supporting the school and its leadership
  • 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 Information & Library Science 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
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, and parents
  • Experience using a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Enjoys working collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.

All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@holychild.org.

Part-time Technology Help Desk

Connelly School of the Holy Child, an all-girls private school, in Potomac, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Part-time (20 hours) Technology Help Desk position.  The position is primarily responsible for supporting students, faculty, and staff with their technology needs; coordinating and tracking repairs and replacements; troubleshooting login and end-user needs; support the 1-1 device program; and special projects as assigned by the Director of Instructional Technology.

Some essential functions are:

  • Provide effective support to student, faculty, and staff technology end-user and troubleshooting needs.
  • Provide support for the schools 1:1 device program by supporting students’ needs and documenting device assignments.
  • Perform regular scheduled maintenance on loaner devices, printers, copiers, and other technology equipment.
  • Coordinate inventory, tracking repairs and warrantees and returns.
  • Assist with teacher and student training activities, as directed.
  • Assist with all IT department tasks, including adding users in Active Directory, fixing logins, configuring computers, etc. Also, including configuring devices, deploying the image, setting up individual surfaces with OneDrive and Outlook.
  • Serve as support for the school information system (Veracross), including portal and login issues.
  • Support the Director of Instructional Technology in data entry and database management activities.
  • Support the Director of Instructional Technology in technology curriculum planning and faculty implementation needs.
  • Support other technology requests in the school, including in the Theater Department, the Business Office or any department, as directed.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of prior work experience
  • Ability to work with middle and upper school students and preferably has experience working in an educational setting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office365 applications and databases.
  • Ability to be collaborative and team oriented to support the needs of the department and school.

All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume 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.