English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, Hingham, MA

Notre Dame Academy – Hingham, an all-female college preparatory high school educating young women in grades 7-12, is seeking a full-time English Teacher with high energy, a creative spirit, and a passion for empowering young women. Notre Dame Academy (NDA) is a vibrant, Catholic learning community, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Academy guides young women in their personal faith formation, challenges students to pursue academic excellence, and encourages social responsibility on behalf of global justice.

To be successful in the English Department, you must be an experienced teacher, with demonstrated success in current, best practices for teaching English, and who seeks to share your love of literature with others. The goal of the English Department is to develop a student’s capacity to reason and use language to communicate effectively while developing an appreciation of rhetoric. The curriculum presents a multi-dimensional core discipline, which includes the study of language, literature, and writing. You must challenge each student to develop their analytical skills to become critical thinkers who can express themselves coherently through both speech and written word.

Components of Responsibilities

• Create a classroom environment that develops each student’s awareness and appreciation of literature.
• Maintain a positive and engaging classroom environment for students.
• Prepare and deliver lectures to students on topics outlined in the school curriculum.
• Evaluate and grade students’ class work, performance, assignments, and papers.
• Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
• Prepare course materials such as assessments, homework assignments, and supplemental handouts.
• Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
• Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues across divisions and departments
• Remain knowledgeable of instructional and curriculum trends, goals, and objectives
Actively support community based on cultural competence, diverse perspectives, and respect for all voices
• Perform other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Master’s degree preferred
• At least three years of full-time teaching experience
• Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) and possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and parents
• Ability to plan, organize, develop, and conduct comprehensive lesson plans and instruction that fully engage students
• Demonstrated knowledge in current teaching principles, theories, methods, behavior management techniques, and conflict resolution strategies
• Understanding of academic, social, and behavioral characteristics of high school students
• Ability to create and contribute to an engaging and inclusive learning environment and workplace
• History of continued education or professional development
Ability to be flexible, effectively manage stress, and adapt to changing work priorities and assignments

*Notre Dame Academy seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflects the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Notre Dame Academy, Hingham

Hingham, MA
Middle School, High School