Jul 27, 2018

History/Psychology Teaching Position Full-Time

  • Ursuline Academy
  • Wilmington, DE, USA
Full time Education: Middle/High School

Job Description


Live in harmony united in one heart and one will.

-St. Angela Merici

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.


Professional Qualities & Qualifications

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. Please reference “History/Psychology Teacher” in the “Subject” of your email when you apply. (References will not be contacted until a mutual interest is established and only with the candidate’s permission) 

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