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.

An independent Catholic school for young women in grades 7-12, Ursuline Academy is located in Dedham, MA. Inspired by the legacy of St. Angela Merici, founder of the Ursuline Order, we seek to foster respect, compassion, intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to service as we prepare our students for life. The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Flexibility, a collaborative and professional spirit, excellent communication skills and commitment to Catholic education are essential.

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, indicating the name of the position in the subject line.


Ursuline Academy is accepting applications for a full-time, enthusiastic, and experienced librarian for the 2018-2019 school year.   The successful candidate will be committed to empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information both inside and outside of the library.   The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school.  Flexibility, a collaborative and professional spirit, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to Catholic education are essential. 
The ideal candidate:

  • Models for students the mission and values of Ursuline Academy 
  • Connects with students, parents, and colleagues in a professional way 
  • Holds a Master’s degree in Library Science
  • Develops a balanced and culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources that fosters intellectual inquiry and supports the curriculum
  • Delivers information through a variety of creative activities and instructional practices that involve multiple learning styles
  • Plans collaboratively with colleagues to identify and develop resources and create lessons/activities that integrate information literacy skills with curricula appropriate for content and grade level
  • Provides technology leadership to staff by coordinating resources and services to support the instructional program
  • Keeps abreast of current library and information trends through professional organizations, literature, and networking with colleagues in other libraries
  • Serves as an advocate for the library program and its services in the school and community
  • Displays comfort teaching in a technology-enhanced learning environment
  • Contributes as a full community member by participating constructively in all faculty discussions, meetings, and committees 
  • Embraces opportunities for professional and curriculum development.

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

Chief Advancement Officer

Ursuline Academy seeks a dynamic individual to join the senior administrative team as Chief Advancement Officer, effective immediately.


The Chief Advancement Officer must be a proven leader who will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive strategic advancement program for Ursuline. The ideal candidate will oversee all external relations for the Academy, including development, alumnae relations, and marketing/communications. This position includes working collaboratively with the Advancement Committee and other school administrators, and reports directly to the President of the Academy.

Responsibilities include, (but are not limited to):

  • Oversee the Academy’s fundraising and marketing/communications efforts
  • Motivate and manage a team of advancement professionals
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, steward, and maintain a major gifts portfolio of donors and prospects
  • Identify and implement strategies to increase support from new and existing donors
  • Manage and supervise all fundraising activities
  • Partner with the President and Board to solicit major gifts, participating in solicitations where appropriate
  • Oversee the development of all materials for fundraising, marketing, and communications
  • Manage the annual operating budget for the Advancement Office


  • Embrace the mission and vision of Ursuline Academy
  • Proven successful management experience
  • Possess exceptional communication skills, with proven ability to write effectively, speak persuasively, and listen attentively
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques and in particular with major gifts
  • Be skilled in working with and motivating staff, board members, and volunteers
  • Be willing to direct and participate in all phases of donor cultivation and solicitation
  • Seven to ten years’ experience of increasingly challenging proven fundraising success in nonprofit institutions, ideally with educational institutions
  • Bachelor’s degree required

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to Sharon Tolland at

Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach

Fall 2018
Junior Varsity Field Hockey coach

Candidate should possess the following:

Experience in coaching this age group.
Knowledge of the Rules and Regulations of the sport of Field Hockey
Responsible for organizing and scheduling practices
Will also assist Varsity coach
Candidate will undergo background check (CORI and Fingerprinting).

All interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Mike O'Connor at 781-493-6413 or at