Upper School History/Psychology Teacher (Full Time)
Ursuline Academy of Wilmington, Delaware
March 27, 2018
Full Time - Administration
Upper School History/Psychology Teaching Position
Since our founding in 1893, Ursuline Academy has been dedicated to educating young women in the spirit of St. Angela Merici. We are an independent, Catholic school community that empowers students for leadership and service in our global society.
Ursuline Academy is seeking a full-time teacher for History/Psychology. This person will be responsible for teaching five classes, a combination of both World History and Psychology courses (including AP Psychology).
The ideal candidate will possess:
A bachelor’s degree in History, Psychology, or related-field
At least two years teaching experience in History, Psychology, and in-depth knowledge of subject matter
A positive, professional, collaborative work style
The ability to educate in an engaging manner
A passion for innovation, collaboration and participation in a community of learning
The dedication to ensure the spirit and life of the school mission
Teaching experience in a Catholic and/or independent school and/or all girls' environment is strongly preferred (moved from below)
We seek candidates who embrace learner-driven approaches/pedagogy; who aim to use a cross-curricular, transdisciplinary approach and who actively seek collaborative approaches with teachers within and outside the department. Our ideal candidate is proactive in setting up a student-centered classroom environment that goes beyond the lecture format and that utilizes technology. They embrace a growth mindset approach to education, helping students develop through trial and error.
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.
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter, along with three references before April 30th, 2018 to email@example.com. Please reference “History/Psychology Teacher” in the “Subject” of your email when you apply.
Please see "Description".
Internal Number: US Hist/Psych 3-18
About Ursuline Academy of Wilmington, Delaware
Founded in 1893, Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school serving upwards of 400 students per year across four divisions: Early Childhood, Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School. Ursuline Academy is co-ed through grade five, and serves girls only in grades six through twelve. Part of a world-wide network of more than 105 schools, Ursuline Academy has been guided by the values and mission of the Ursuline Sisters, who established the school more than a century ago. Amongst the Ursuline Sisters’ core beliefs is a commitment to self-reflective adaptation in changing times – a principle rooted in the Foundress of the Ursulines, St. Angela Merici. We prepare our students to live with faith and integrity, and to be lifelong learners and responsible global leaders. Committed to our mission of Serviam or “I will serve,” Ursuline has been a leader in education for 125 years.