College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Employment

A strong faculty is the hallmark of an excellent school. At Holton-Arms, we offer faculty and staff a community that is dedicated to high professional and ethical standards and committed to promoting excellence in teaching at every grade level and in every discipline. Our professional standards are in turn a model for our students.

We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, programs for professional development, and the opportunity to work with some of the best faculty, staff, and students.

If you are interested in joining our community, please look at our current opportunities.

Cover letter and resume may be sent to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-767-2710

Current Openings:

Lower School Librarian Grades 3-6

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of Lower School Librarian (grades 3-6). Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in Library Science as well as experience teaching at the elementary level. The ideal candidate will be passionate about books and engaging with young people. They will work to enhance the reading culture of the lower school through dynamic programming both in the library and in coordination with the greater lower school community. Our librarian will be comfortable working closely with our talented and dedicated faculty from all disciplines and will provide instructional and material support for the curriculum. Successful candidates must be familiar with computerized sources of information, emerging technologies, children’s literature, and library media center operations. The successful candidate will need to work with grade-level teachers to incorporate information literacy skills throughout the curriculum, and will need to work closely with the Lower School Technology Coordinator to ensure implementation of technology proficiencies. Collegiality, professionalism, and excellent communication skills are highly valued at the School. The School is looking for a person who will be enthusiastic about working with lower school girls. This position reports to the Director of Library Information Services.

Competencies:

  • •Excellent teaching skills
  • •Broad knowledge of children’s and young adult literature and a dedication to introducing children to the books that will nurture a lifelong love of reading
  • A dedication to selecting and sharing high quality literature that supports the school’s commitment to promoting an inclusive and diverse community
  • Comfort with teaching children the library and research skills that will help them become independent learners
  • Demonstrated skill in supporting and collaborating with teachers across disciplines
  • Experience in and comfort with current technologies that support school libraries
  • Warmth and strong interpersonal and communication skills required

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School’s mission is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the “education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit.” (Jessie Moon Holton - 1866-1951, co-founder) We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area. We are dedicated to inspiring young women to lead lives of positive influence.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Holton-Arms School, ATTN: HR

7303 River Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu or Fax: 301.767.2710

Diversity and Global Education Administrative Assistant

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the half-time position of Diversity and Global Education Administrative Assistant for the 2017-18 school year. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required. The successful candidates will have interest and/or experience in issues of global education, international affairs, travel, issues of diversity and inclusion, and experiential education. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Director of Diversity and Global Education which spans Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. This is a twelve-month part-time position with requirements to work 20 hours per week. These hours will generally be scheduled from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm most days and from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Fridays. The position also requires and additional four evening hours for parent/student meetings until 8:30 p.m.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing global education and diversity related inquiries and communication with parents, students, faculty, and staff
  • Writing, updating, and editing global education and diversity related program materials
  • Coordinating and managing diversity and global education meetings and events (transportation, catering, facilities, event management)
  • Assisting with the coordination and management of travel arrangements for off-campus programs

The School Seeks individuals who demonstrate:

  • Cross cultural and global competence
  • Strong communication skills (oral/written)
  • Facility with technology
  • Excellent organizational skills and close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to take initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms School is an independent college preparatory girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57- acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The school is known for its commitment to academic excellence and for its flagship Global Education Program. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

We offer a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu

Fax: 301-767-2710

Instrumental Music Teacher – Winds and Percussion

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of instrumental music teacher with a specialty in winds and percussion for the school year 2017-2018. The music program at Holton-Arms consists of well-established instrumental, choral, and general music components, with general music providing the grounding in experience, understanding, and skill for all other musical pursuits. Instrumental music is strongly supported with programs in strings and winds, grades 3-12. Instrumental faculty members teach in all three divisions of the School and therefore need to be effective in teaching a widely varied age group. In Lower School, all students play in an instrumental ensemble and receive group instruction. Responsibilities in Middle and Upper School consist of Middle School Band, Upper School Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band. Other teaching assignments may include Middle and Upper School English Handbell Ensembles.

Shared mission and philosophy as well as shared students and facilities necessitate a high degree of collaboration, organization, and vision, both within the music department and in work with other members of the Fine and Performing Arts Team. Collegiality, initiative, sense of humor, and an eagerness to collaborate with others to advance the school’s artistic and strategic initiatives are essential.

A bachelor’s degree in music education with an emphasis on teaching winds and percussion is required. The ideal candidate will have classroom experience in band as well as handbells and/or music technology.

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School’s mission is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the “education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit.” (Jessie Moon Holton - 1866-1951, co-founder) We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area. We are dedicated to inspiring young women to lead lives of positive influence.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-767-2710

Private Music Teachers - Fine and Performing Arts Adjunct Program

Holton-Arms School invites applications for part-time music teachers for its after school Arts Adjunct Program for this school year. We are currently seeking professionals to teach in the following areas: guitar, piano, saxophone, and voice.

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 645 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

The Holton-Arms Fine & Performing Arts Adjunct Program provides extracurricular music education for students and adults in the Holton community and those from the greater Washington metropolitan community. Professional adjunct faculty members offer private and group lessons in vocal and instrumental music including piano, guitar and harp. The program includes informal and formal performance opportunities throughout the year with open studios, studio workshops, and recitals.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree or above in music performance on his/her instrument or voice. We seek individuals with exceptional musicianship who are eager to provide instructional support for students in the Holton curricular ensemble program, to expand students' musical education beyond the scope of the School's ensemble program (e.g. guitar and piano), and to make the same outstanding instruction available to students outside of the Holton community.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources Holton-Arms School 7303 River Road Bethesda, MD 20817

recruitment@holton-arms.edu Fax: 301.767.2710

Part-Time Substitute Teachers Grades 3-6

Working at Holton

A strong faculty is the hallmark of an excellent school. At Holton-Arms, we offer faculty and staff a community that is dedicated to high professional and ethical standards and committed to promoting excellence in teaching at every grade level and in every discipline. Our professional standards are in turn a model for our students.

We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, programs for professional development, and the opportunity to work with some of the best faculty, staff, and students.

If you are interested in joining our community, please look at our current opportunities.

Cover letter and resume may be sent to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-767-2710

Current Opportunities:

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of part-time Substitute teacher for the 2014-15 school year. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 640 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Position Summary:
Substitute teacher assumes the duties of the classroom teacher on an as needed basis. Notification could be several days in advance or the day of the sub job. Substitutes need to have experience working with children in an academic setting, must be familiar with classroom management, and must be willing to comply with the requirement of fingerprinting and background checks.

We seek candidates with previous elementary school teaching experience and that are:
• Passionate about education
• Dedicated to student achievement
• Excited about collaborating, and
• Relentless in their pursuit of excellence

A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
E-mail: recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-727-2710

Middle and Upper School Part-Time Substitutes

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of part-time Substitute Teacher for our middle and upper school divisions. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 657 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Position Summary

The Substitute Teacher assumes the duties of the classroom teacher on an as needed basis. Notification could be several days in advance or the day of the sub job. Substitutes need to have experience working with children in an academic setting, must be familiar with classroom management, and must be willing to comply with the requirement of fingerprinting and background checks.

We seek candidates with previous middle or upper school teaching experience in math, science, history, or English, and that are:
• Passionate about education
• Dedicated to student achievement
• Excited about collaborating and
• Relentless in their pursuit of excellence

A Bachelor’s degree is required.

We offer a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-727-2710

Part- Time Maternity Substitute Guidance Counselor for Grades 3-6

Holton-Arms School, an independent day school for girls in Bethesda Maryland, seeks a part time (75%) Guidance Counselor for its Lower School, grades 3-6 from September 11, 2017 through December 15, 2017. The Guidance Counselor is part of the Lower School Administrative Team and works with the LS Director and the Learning Specialist. Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable about current research relevant to the social emotional needs and methods of support of elementary school aged students, and in particular, the needs of girls. Candidates for this position should possess a Master’s Degree in counseling or equivalent, be familiar with independent school education, and have significant experience in addressing the psychological, social, and emotional issues that affect elementary aged girls. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, experience with Responsive Classroom and school advisory programs, possess a strong background in school counseling, work effectively with both students and adults, and be a team player.

The Lower School Guidance Counselor will:

Counsel individuals and small groups of children through the development of educational, personal and social skills. Topics may include family issues, general childhood anxiety issues, child abuse or neglect, attendance, behavioral issues, academic failure, peer and friendship problems, coping strategies, goal setting, communication skills and organizational skills.

Support school wide health and wellness initiatives and goals.

  • Maintain professional notes as record of work with students and parents.
  • Teach weekly Guidance classes to grades 3-5.
  • Coordinate the sixth grade advisory program.
  • Develop and promote wellness and wellbeing programs within Lower School.
  • Act as a resource for faculty, staff and parents.
  • Conduct or provide in-service training for faculty and staff.
  • Conduct or provide opportunities for parent education programs.
  • Refer students and their parents to special programs, specialists and outside agencies when necessary, including individual and small group counseling and individual/family/school crisis intervention.
  • Maintain a public presence within Lower School in classrooms, and during lunch and recess.
  • Contribute articles to the parent newsletter.Review the counseling program with administrators on an annual basis.
  • Support the school and its leadership.Other duties as assigned by the Lower School Director.

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School’s mission is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the “education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit.” (Jessie Moon Holton - 1866-1951, co-founder)

We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area. We are dedicated to inspiring young women to lead lives of positive influence.

We offer a competitive salary. Letters of interest and a resume should be sent to:

Holton-Arms School, Attention HR
7303 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817
recruitment@holton-arms.edu
fax 301-767-2710

The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other School-administered programs.

Working at Holton

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One of the great things about working at Holton is that the girls are fearless. They get the idea that taking science and engineering is the expectation. They say, "it's a tough course, but I can do it. I can take on that challenge. "

– Chris Lee
Upper School Science

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