Ursuline Academy of Dallas is seeking a full-time, upper school Social Studies teacher. The ideal candidate will possess:
a bachelor’s degree preferably in History, a Social Science, or related field; further degrees are preferred.
at least two years teaching experience in the Social Sciences at the secondary school level and in-depth knowledge of subject matter.
the flexibility to teach a wide range of Social Studies courses.
a positive, professional, collaborative work style.
the ability to educate in an engaging manner with unique and creative lessons that go beyond a prepared PowerPoint presentation.
an enthusiasm for collaboration and participation in a community of learners who are excited to grow and engage in giving and receiving feedback.
the dedication to ensure the spirit and life of the school mission.
The Social Studies Department seeks to create independent thinkers and cultivate lifelong learners who will use the tools of a socials studies curriculum to engage empathetically and ethically with the global community. Our students acquire the analytical and communication skills to effectively contextualize the events shaping our world, see meaningful connections across disciplinary boundaries, and engage in civil discourse with their instructors and peers. We seek candidates who embrace learner-driven pedagogy and a commitment to real teaching/learning relationships with students.
In addition to classroom responsibilities, full-time teachers at Ursuline Academy serve as advisors, actively participate in non-academic student activities such as moderating clubs, chaperoning events, and student supervision, and enthusiastically pursue professional development opportunities as they join a Catholic, independent school culture.
Teaching experience in a Catholic and/or independent school and/or all girls’ environment and the ability to teach a breadth of social studies classes is strongly preferred.
Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the total development of the individual student through spiritual formation, intellectual growth, service to others, and building of community.
Contact: Interested applicants should download the Employment Application and Background Check forms from our website (https://www.ursulinedallas.org/about/careers), and then email the completed forms along with a resume, letters of reference, cover letter and transcripts of undergraduate or graduate work to email@example.com.