Stone Ridge is seeking a Long Term Substitute Teacher for Upper School English to begin on March 8, 2017.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
The Long Term Substitute Teacher for Upper School English is responsible for teaching Upper School English in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Specifically, this long term substitute would teach four classes, two Honors British Literature sections, Creative Writing, and Dystopian Literature. Working closely with colleagues in the English Department and throughout the Upper School s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively plans with the full time classroom teacher, in advance of her leave; likewise, the Long Term Substitute Teacher for Upper School English collaborates with Learning Strategists and Educational Technologists to develop strategies to support all students, and s/he works with the Counseling staff in supporting social-emotional programming. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching English in independent and/or Catholic schools and possesses and Bachelor’s degree in a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. In addition to a strong commitment to students and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner, s/he demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the subject area and a collaborative, collegial spirit. S/he demonstrates strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, and flexibility.
Long term substitutes are paid at an hourly rate of $18.13, which is equivalent to $145.00 per day. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application at https://www.stoneridgeschool.org/srapplication. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and a cover letter to Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format. The deadline for applications is January 27, 2017.