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.

Development Associate

Holy Child is searching for an energetic Development Associate to join the Advancement Team. Our office is fast-paced, and our hardworking staff is passionate about the School’s mission. The Associate will work with the Chief Advancement Officer on all aspects of our school’s outreach to the parent, alumnae and extended community. This includes supporting all aspects of our team’s fundraising and community fundraising activities as needed. The Development Associate should enhance efficiency of administrative functions, sustain organizational growth, maintain positive relations with the community, and ensure the integrity of the development processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting and improving fundraising efforts.
  • Maintain the Prospect Management Tracking
  • Assist with planning and staffing Development events.
  • Communicate with constituents in person, on the phone, and by email
  • Assist with correspondence including gift acknowledgement and stewardship.
  • Ensure the accuracy of constituent data and pro-actively research missing information on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist with prospect research on individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Interact with all community members in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Commitment to embrace the school’s mission and values
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to network
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Experience working in a database (Veracross preferred)
  • Ability to work effectively with others and support organizational goals.
  • Track record of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Positive and productive attitude.
  • Self-motivation
  • Customer-oriented outlook
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends periodically.

How to Apply / Contact:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to: Dani DeWitt, Chief Advancement Officer, at ddewitt@holychild.org.

Substitute Teacher

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide classroom instruction to students as outlined in lesson plans.
  • Create a classroom that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly environment, by adhering to and enforcing all health and safety protocols.
  • Maintain established routine of the school and classroom procedures in which assigned.
  • Maintain a professional appearance as an example to students.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain reasonable rules of conduct which encourage self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Communicate effectively with parents when needed.
  • Meet and instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designated.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or similar field
  • 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

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.