A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women in grades 7-12 located in Dedham, MA, Ursuline Academy seeks exceptional candidates for a full-time English teacher with a focus on teaching middle and high school students. 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.
Demonstrate an understanding of teaching highly capable adolescent girls
Utilize technology effectively and be willing to embrace innovation
Employ a variety of instructional strategies in the classroom
Respectfully partner and communicate with parents and appropriate school personnel to foster and share student growth
Have a strong understanding of adolescent spirituality, give evidence of strong content knowledge in religion/theology, and a desire to help students deepen their faith.
Be approachable and connect well with students.
Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and the pedagogy it requires to engage students in a deepening understanding of theology and faith
Collaborating with colleagues to examine student data, plan curriculum, and ensure appropriate learning experiences for all students.
Partnering with school and college counselors and referring students who need social and emotional support
Supervising a group of 8-10 advisees each day
Actively participating in Ursuline’s robust service and retreat programs
Enthusiastically supporting student life through chaperoning various activities or events
3-5 years of experience teaching at the high school level
Experience with teaching AP classes is a plus
Bachelors (or higher) in English or education from an accredited college or university
Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, including a sense of humor
Citizenship, residency, or work visa required
Please submit a resume, statement of interest, educational philosophy, and the names of three references to Regina MacLeod at email@example.com. Please indicate that you are applying for the Possible English position in the subject line of the email.