Ursuline Academy, is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory for young women in grades 7 -12, located in Dedham, MA. We are seeking applications for a full-time English teacher whose passion for literature contributes to a highly engaged classroom experience for students as they develop as thinkers and writers. Candidates should have a strong background in education, an understanding of teaching highly capable adolescent girls across grade levels, a commitment to collegial teamwork, the ability to utilize technology effectively, and a commitment to ongoing professional development. The ideal candidate is someone who has demonstrated high standards, enjoys teaching in a faith-filled school community, is optimistic, flexible, and has a real desire to contribute to the school community by sharing in coaching teams, directing clubs, or supervising activities.
Qualified candidates will possessstrong content knowledge for teaching literature, academic and creative writing from the basic beginner to the sophisticated college-bound senior, fundamental grammar and vocabulary as well as speaking and presentation skills. All English courses, regardless of grade level, aim to develop students’ critical thinking, reading, and writing skills, and preferred candidates also will have experience in discussion-centered learning. Courses in the high school explore a theme and provide instruction in more advanced literary analysis, discussion, and various styles of writing. A depth of intellectual curiosity and breadth of literary knowledge, familiarity with teaching a 6-8 week literary research paper, and comfort with originating, monitoring, and assessing writing assignments over the course of the year are essential.
All candidates must possess at least three years of high school teaching experience and a Master’s degree. Dedicated experience with Advanced Placement classes is a plus.
About Ursuline Academy
Ursuline Academy, a private, Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades 7-12.