The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, an independent Catholic school for girls located in Villanova, Pennsylvania, seeks a full-time English and Religious Studies teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and student-centered individual versed in current trends and emerging ideas in education. This candidate will be an experienced secondary teacher eager to inspire students in both English and Religious education; they are enthusiastic about faith-based girls’ education, have a familiarity with instructional technologies, and enjoy working within a team setting of shared ideas and constructive feedback. S/he should be deeply knowledgeable about the Catholic faith, passionate about teaching and learning and able to relate concepts and principles to students' everyday lives. S/he must be a team player with initiative, good judgment, and solid problem-solving and communication skills.
The English and Religious Studies teacher:
Teaches 5 sections of Upper School English and Religion courses distributed across the two academic departments
Creates and delivers engaging curricula in conjunction with departmental scope and sequence
Establishes a culture of positive communication with students, colleagues, and parents; responds to messages and inquiries in a timely manner
Creates an inclusive classroom/work environment
Maintains a safe, orderly and supportive classroom
Thoughtfully supports and engages both in-person and virtual learners as needed
A Bachelor’s degree in English, Theology or a related subject; Master’s degree preferred
3+ years of Middle or Upper School teaching
Demonstrated knowledge of subject content, curriculum, and methodology of effective teaching
Skilled in the use of instructional technologies to enhance learning and deliver content both in person and online
High degree of cultural competency and commitment to social justice and girls’ education
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Liz Willis, Associate Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
Located just outside Philadelphia, in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school that commits itself to the education of young women in grades 6 through 12 for responsible living in a global society.
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