An independent Catholic school for girls in grades 7-12

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Ursuline Academy. All teaching, administrative and staff positions will be posted on this page as they become available.

Ursuline Academy seeks faculty and staff who meet a high standard of professional and personal excellence in their work. Together, we work to inspire students to thrive in the classroom and beyond.

If you are interested in applying for an open position, please take note of the contact information associated with each post and reach out to that individual via email.

FULL-TIME ENGLISH TEACHER

Ursuline Academy seeks a full-time English teacher for the 2017-18 academic year. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach a full-year, middle/high school curriculum with a strong emphasis on reading, writing and presentation skills. The ability to educate and engage both middle and high school students, via developmentally appropriate pedagogical methods is a must. Additionally, openness for collaboration within a team structure, appreciation for an all-girls’ environment, and support of the school’s mission are essential components.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year, accredited institution. Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, in addition to Massachusetts Teaching Certification. Please submit a resume, three references, and a statement of interest, in which you convey your educational philosophy and methodology to Kathy Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position of interest in the subject line of the email.

PHYSICS AND CODING TEACHER

Ursuline Academy seeks a high school Physics (conceptual to AP), Coding (Python and Java Script), and Robotics Team Leader. Ursuline Academy is interested in candidates who have experience or express interest in design thinking, project based instruction, and creative student-centered instruction. There is an established robotics program where students compete in FRC competitions. A commitment to leading this club would be part of the responsibilities of this position including the build season from December to mid-March.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year, accredited institution. Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, in addition to Massachusetts Teaching Certification. Please submit a resume, three references, and a statement of interest, in which you convey your educational philosophy and methodology to Kathy Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position of interest in the subject line of the email.


FULL-TIME THEOLOGY TEACHER

We are accepting applications for a Full-time Theology Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic and passionate educator with an advanced degree in Theology or religious education and experience teaching both the high school and middle school levels. Flexibility, a collaborative and professional spirit, excellent communication skills and appreciation of the school’s mission are essential. The ideal candidate will serve in our active retreat program, share in school-sponsored service projects with students, contribute as a full community member by participating constructively in all faculty discussions, meetings and committees and be interested in professional and curriculum development.

Please submit a resume, statement of interest and the names of three references to Kathy Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.


PART-TIME MIDDLE SCHOOL ART TEACHER

We are seeking a dedicated and talented Visual Arts Teacher who has experience in the middle school grades. The ideal candidate will teach in a dynamic and meaningful manner promoting the success and engagement of all students. A degree in Fine Arts or in Art Education preferred. Candidates should be knowledgeable in a variety of 2D and 3D media. Previous middle school art teaching experience is preferred as well as experience instructing in multiple/mixed media. While this position is for grades 7 and 8, applicants should be willing to sometimes teach one or two high school art and design classes as enrollment allows. High school courses include design instruction using Adobe software. While this isn’t necessary for the middle school courses, a willingness to learn and/or experience with this software is a plus.

The middle school visual art curriculum should provide an artistic foundation in design thinking, while providing instruction in a variety of art techniques, so that students can build upon this foundation in high school.

Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume and the names of three references to Kathy Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

INFORMATION LITERACY SPECIALIST

Position Summary:

The Information Literacy Specialist works in a variety of capacities to provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program. This individual will actively work with students to access, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information. Coordinating with faculty and staff, the Information Literacy Specialist serves as an instructional partner building and strengthening connections between student learners and research needs, curricular content, learning outcomes, and information resources.

This position blends information literacy and management with curation, digital citizenship, technology support, and program development. The Information Literacy Specialist is a full-time, academic year position that reports directly to the Principal of the school while working closely with the Director of Technology.

Skills and Essential Functions:

As a leader, the Information Literacy Specialist will create an environment where collaboration and creative problem solving thrive. The Information Literacy Specialist must be an excellent oral and written communicator who instills enthusiasm in others, and fosters an environment of creativity, innovation, a deep love of reading, and openness to new ideas. The Information Literacy Specialist demonstrates his or her role as a visible and active leader within the school community, an advocate for the library, and a professional member of the school library community by:

  • Maintaining and enhancing library collection. Ensuring resources meet current requirements while remaining flexible enough to adapt to future trends
  • Developing a programmatic vision for the library that involves self-sustaining initiatives (topics could include: development of OER, digital citizenship, collaborative inquiry, fostering empathy, global citizenship, etc.)
  • Researching and implementing opportunities to increase library connectivity beyond the building (ex. Virtual High School Consortium, blended learning opportunities, student publishing)
  • Providing technology support for students and teachers with common applications, library desktops, laptops, printers, and iPads
  • Guiding the transition of the library space away from a “silent study” model towards a hub of active and collaborative learning (learning commons model)
  • Providing direct instruction to faculty and students about library resources, research best practices, digital citizenship, ethical reuse of materials
  • Partnering with technology department to provide school-wide and small group trainings, workshops, and experiences to faculty, staff and students.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (M.S. in Library Media or a Master’s of Library Science) or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an educational setting in library/information services
  • Proficiency with Destiny Library Circulation, Database Search Engines, and curation tools
  • Demonstrated experience with technology integration and support: including, but not limited to G Suite for Education, Windows, OS X, iOS, interactive whiteboards, and A/V setups

Please submit a resume, three references, and a statement of interest to Kathy Thorn at kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position of interest in the subject line of the email.

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