Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

Date posted: 02-18-19

Job description

Stone Ridge is seeking a Upper School Computer Science Teacher to begin work on August 13, 2019.

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 in Bethesda, Maryland. 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 Upper School Computer Science Teacher is responsible for teaching Computer Science, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Specifically, s/he teaches Technology and InnovationIntroduction to Computer Science, and AP Computer Science A. Working closely with colleagues in the Educational Technology Department and throughout the Upper School, s/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. S/he actively collaborates with Learning Strategists, the Upper School Educational Technologist, and the Upper School Counselor to develop strategies to support all students. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings, serves as a student Advisor, fulfills other faculty duties, and maintains good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Stone Ridge website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format.

The ideal candidate has experience teaching Computer Science or its equivalent in Catholic, independent, Charter, or public schools. S/he holds an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates familiarity with/has experience teaching in the model of Understanding by Design. S/he possesses knowledge and expertise in Java, C++ and Python, various technology tools for teaching and learning, and with physical computer components (e.g. arduino units, raspberry pi, etc.). S/he demonstrates a collaborative mindset, the ability to adapt and change, and innovation.

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