World Language Department Chair and AP Spanish Teacher
Ursuline Academy of Dallas
March 2, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
Ursuline Academy of Dallas is seeking an experienced teacher and leader to serve as Chair of the World Languages Department which includes Spanish, French, Arabic and Chinese. Additionally, such leader must be able to teach High School level Spanish courses including AP. This position will report to the Academic Dean and has a start date of August, 2018.
In addition to classroom responsibilities, full-time teachers at Ursuline Academy serve as advisors, actively participate in non-academic student activities such as moderating clubs, chaperoning events, and student supervision, and enthusiastically pursue professional development opportunities as they join a Catholic, independent school culture.
Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the total development of the individual student through spiritual formation, intellectual growth, service to others, and building of community.
Contact: Interested applicants should download the Employment Application and Background Check forms, and then email the completed forms along with a resume, letters of reference, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and transcripts of undergraduate or graduate work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ideal candidate will possess:
a Master’s degree in Spanish, educational leadership, and/or related field
five to seven years of demonstrated teaching excellence in Spanish and in-depth knowledge of subject matter; as well as at least three years administrative experience
a positive, professional, collaborative work style the ability to educate in an engaging manner
a passion for innovation, collaboration and participation
the dedication to ensure the spirit and life of the school mission
excellent planning and organizational skills that create/insure a balance in managing administrative and teaching responsibilities; comfort with multi-tasking
strengths in cultural competency
outstanding and varied written and verbal communication skills that are effective with demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills
Teaching experience in a Catholic and/or independent school and/or all girls’ environment and the ability to teach other world languages is strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience