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.

Math Teacher

Ursuline Academy is accepting applications for an enthusiastic and experienced Pre-Algebra and Algebra I teacher. The successful candidate has a strong background in middle school math education and 3-5 years teaching experience.  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;

·         Is skilled at applying innovative approaches in the classroom and designing individual best-practice learning experiences;

·        Understands how to meet the social, emotional and intellectual needs of middle school girls;

·        Commits to working collaboratively with other grade-level team members and collegially with the math department faculty;

·        Possesses excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

·        Fosters close teacher-student and teacher-parent relationships;

·         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 kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

 

 

Librarian

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 kthorn@ursulineacademy.net. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Administrative Assistant for Facilities

The Facilities Department of Ursuline Academy has an opening for a part-time administrative assistant.  The position is approximately 20 hours/week for 10 months of the year, and follows the academic calendar.

The ideal candidate would be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize multiple assignments.  Responsibilities include routine administrative support, e.g., answering phones, scheduling calendars, writing correspondence and filing.  This person will also be the point person in Ursuline’s use of the SchoolDude software system, used by Ursuline to schedule and prioritize requests made of the Facilities Department.

Qualifications include the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  
  • 1-3 years related experience in a similar environment
  • Familiarity with office software to access e-mail, electronic calendars.  Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word, as well as Google Suite and SchoolDude considered a plus.
  • Ability to work diplomatically and professionally with the public, facilities workers, community groups as well as all aspects of the Ursuline community.

We’re seeking someone with a sense of humor who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment and grasps the mission of Ursuline Academy.  Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and the names of three references to Sharon Tolland at business@ursulineacademy.net.

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 athletics@ursulineacademy.net.