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.
Teach various levels of integrated high school science with an emphasis in chemistry and environmental science
Teach environmental science
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
The ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in a chemistry, environmental science 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
Ability to inspire students think beyond the content and form a deeper understanding of how science applies broadly to everyday life.
Connelly School of the Holy Child Founded in 1961 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus as a college preparatory school for girls grade 6-12. The school is part of a network of 33 Holy Child schools in the United States, Europe and Africa, which is guided by the educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly. Holy Child enrolls approximately 300 students every year from the Washington, DC metropolitan area as well as across the globe. Holy Child creates a personal learning experience with an 8 to 1 student to faculty ratio and offers fine arts programs as well as competitive sports teams in soccer, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, cross country lacrosse and more.
Service is part of the Holy Child curriculum and students last year completed 5,000 hours of community service.