May 03, 2018

Science Teacher Temporary/Maternity Leave Position

  • 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 Science Teacher for a temporary/maternity leave position, beginning August 2018. We are looking for an experienced and passionate Biology Teacher to join our science team.  In addition to teaching multiple levels of Biology (including AP), candidates qualified to teach in other STEM areas are strongly preferred.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Earned a bachelor’s in Biology or related STEM field; master’s degrees preferred
  • At least 2 years Upper School science teaching experience
  • 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

Professional Qualities & Qualifications

We seek candidates who embrace learner-driven approaches/pedagogy; who aim to use a cross-curricular, transdisciplinary approach and actively seeks 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 who utilizes lab-based instruction for a significant portion of the instructional time.

Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter, along with three references. Please reference “Temporary Science Position” 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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