A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for qualified girls in grades 7-12 located in Dedham, MA, Ursuline Academy seeks exceptional candidates for a full-time Physics and Physical Science teacher. Ursuline seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Flexibility, optimism, a collaborative and professional spirit, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to Catholic education are essential.
respectfully communicate with parents and appropriate school personnel to share student growth.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion into the classroom.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and the pedagogy it requires by engaging students in learning experiences that enable them to acquire complex knowledge and skills in the subject.
Design units of instruction with measurable outcomes and challenging tasks requiring higher-order thinking skills that enable students to learn knowledge and skills.
Design and administers informal and formal assessments, including common assessments, to measure each student's learning, growth, and progress.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media that are likely to motivate and engage students during the lesson.
Incorporate language activities into Physics instruction including speaking, reading, and writing
Plan and facilitate Physics lab activities with the appropriate safety protocols and necessary training
Provide descriptive feedback and engage students and families in constructive conversation that focuses on how students can improve their performance.
Reflect on the effectiveness of lessons, units, and interactions with students, both individually and with colleagues, and use insights gained to improve practice and student learning.
Collaborate with colleagues to examine student data, planning curriculum, and ensuring appropriate learning experiences for all students
Collaborate with School and College counselors and refer students who need social and emotional support
Coursework in Physics at the collegiate level; degree in Physics preferred
Bachelors (or higher) in science field or education from an accredited college or university
AP Physics 1 experience a plus
Citizenship, residency, or work visa required
About Ursuline Academy
Ursuline Academy, a private, Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades 7-12.