Stone Ridge is seeking a Lower School French Teacher for PK-Grade 4 to begin August 16, 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 Lower French School Teacher is responsible for teaching elementary French across Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten, and Grades 1-4, in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. S/he creates and updates plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum and actively collaborates with Learning Strategists and Educational Technologists to develop strategies to support all students. S/he works with the Counseling staff in developing social-emotional programming as well. S/he is well versed in the philosophy and execution of inquiry-based instruction, within ACTFL standards, in an elementary classroom. Familiar with cognitively-guided instruction, s/he demonstrates experience with both a progressive and didactic approach to teaching French. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings and participates in Professional Learning Communities within the Stone Ridge community. S/he 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 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 May 22, 2017.
The ideal candidate has 3-5 years teaching experience and possesses a Bachelor’s in a relevant field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Ideally, s/he holds a teaching certification for the early elementary classroom. Fluence in French and English is required; additional fluency in Spanish is ideal. S/he demonstrates genuine affection for children, a record of successful teaching, a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, and experience with integrating appropriate educational technologies into the teaching environment. S/he demonstrates strong writing and communication skills, a capacity for organization and follow-through, a collaborative mindset, and flexibility.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.
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 Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Early Childhood Program. With over 660 students and rooted in the five Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, thro...ugh lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
Equal employment and advancement opportunities are offered to all current faculty and staff as well as potential recruits. Stone Ridge seeks to hire diverse employees with the experience, skills, and personality to help the School thrive in the Sacred Heart tradition. Stone Ridge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion*, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class protected by law. *The School reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, due to the mission and nature of our School as a faith-based institution, as permitted by law.