Ursuline Academy is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls grades 7 -12, located in Dedham, MA. We seek an enthusiastic and creative full-time Spanish teacher for the Upper School program for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach five sections of Spanish at various levels. Candidates are expected to work collaboratively with other grade-level team members and collegially with World Language Department faculty. The successful applicant will be called upon to contribute to the school community by supervising student extra-curricular activities or sports.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong background in education, an understanding of teaching highly capable adolescent girls, 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 holds a real desire to contribute to the school community by sharing in coaching teams, directing clubs, or supervising activities. The exceptional candidate can use a variety of instructional techniques and technology to enhance student learning in grades 9-12 and adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of students, design lessons and projects that foster an interactive learning environment, knows how to provide specific and timely feedback, and communicates with parents in a respectful manner to share student growth.
All candidates must possess an undergraduate degree in Spanish or a related discipline (master’s preferred) with at least two years of high school teaching experience, native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, strong background in Spanish culture and literatures, capacity and commitment to teach beginning Spanish through fourth year, proficiency with technology, dedication to working cooperatively with other world language teachers to maintain a strong language program, and robust interpersonal skills. An optimistic nature, flexible attitude and sense of humor are highly valued.
Please submit a resume, statement of academic philosophy and the names of three references to Christine Henken at email@example.com. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.
About Ursuline Academy
Ursuline Academy, a private, Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades 7-12.