Ursuline Academy is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls grades 7 -12, located in Dedham, MA. We are accepting applications for an enthusiastic and creative full-time English teacher for the middle and upper school program. Candidates 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 has 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 and adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of students. Qualified candidates will possess strong content knowledge for teaching literature, academic and creative writing from the basic beginner to the sophisticated college-bound junior, fundamental grammar and vocabulary as well as speaking and presentation skills. A depth of intellectual curiosity and breadth of literary knowledge, especially with the American literary canon, 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. Please submit a resume, statement of interest and the names of three references to Kathy Thorn at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.