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High School Business & Social Studies Teacher (part-time)


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/16/2019
School Name Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
City, State Bellevue, WA 
Posted 06/12/2019

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart provides a diverse and rigorous college preparatory environment that inspires young women to become confident, compassionate leaders. As a member of a global network of more than 150 schools, we educate to the core of our 200-year tradition through the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria: a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness that impels one to action, the building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart educates young women to think critically, embrace challenges, model resilience, confront injustice, seek equality and lead globally in the pioneering spirit of our foundress. Our graduates change the world.

The successful candidate:

  • Is involved in all aspects of the school program, including advisory work
  • Demonstrates expertise in varied dimensions of social studies, including history, geography, government, and business, including economics
  • Designs instruction that engages students and is differentiated to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Build connections between social studies and other academic disciplines
  • Works collaboratively under the direction of the department chair, and the Director of Teaching and Learning
  • Collaborates with colleagues in shaping curriculum, assessment and instructional practices in alignment with best practices
  • Supports the school’s mission by participating in and attending required meetings, professional development and events

Qualifications: An ideal candidate will hold degrees in a relevant subject area; a master’s degree is preferred. S/he will have 3-5 years of teaching experience at the high school level and a demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction. Forest Ridge is a one-to-one laptop school; experience with technology is also preferred.

Personal Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated ability to teach students from beginning to advanced levels
  • A personal understanding of and commitment to the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart Education
  • Experience working with a diverse constituency
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and promoting best practices in global education.

Salary/Benefits: Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through competitive compensation.

Application Process: Qualified applicants should email the required information: 1) Cover letter and 2) resume to Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, Attn: Teri Anderson, Director of High School Operations, at tanderson@forestridge.org. This position is open until filled.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart does not discriminate in its employment decisions or practices on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any disability that can be reasonably accommodated in the administration of its educational policies and school-administered programs.

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