Career Opportunities

A private, Catholic co-educational Pre-K through grade 8 lower school and college-preparatory upper school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

STEM Teacher (Grade 1- Grade 8)

The Academy of Notre Dame seeks a dynamic, experienced STEM teacher for grades 1 - 8 who will advance the STEM curriculum and programs as well as inspire students to think critically and to work both independently and collaboratively. The STEM teacher will work to develop, implement, and continuously improve a personalized, rigorous, relevant, and collaborative learning environment supported by technology.  Achieving academic excellence requires that the STEM teacher work collaboratively with the school administration, faculty, and staff and with the parents of each student.

The Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts is a private, Catholic school, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and is based on the educational philosophy of their foundress, St. Julie Billiart.  The Academy offers co-educational programming from Pre-K through 8th grade in the Lower School, and a college-preparatory Upper School for young women.  Our mission focuses on educating the whole person for life through a curriculum rooted in spiritual formation and academic excellence.  We nurture a belief in the goodness of God and the dignity of each person.  We are committed to community-building, diversity, global justice and service to those in need.

The Academy of Notre Dame seeks a dynamic, experienced STEM teacher for grades 1 - 8 who will advance the STEM curriculum and programs as well as inspire students to think critically and to work both independently and collaboratively. The STEM teacher will work to develop, implement, and continuously improve a personalized, rigorous, relevant, and collaborative learning environment supported by technology.  Achieving academic excellence requires that the STEM teacher work collaboratively with the school administration, faculty, and staff and with the parents of each student.

Responsibilities

  • Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.  
  • Hold an instructional certificate in accordance with the requirements and with appropriate subject area endorsement for the position held.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to model, deliver, and craft rich student-centered learning experiences around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and implement strategies for weaving STEM experiences into multi-disciplinary curricula from grades 1 through 8.
  • Plan and implement sequential learning experiences for students using a variety of instructional strategies with the use of technology, chrome books, a variety of materials, media, and community resources to support instructional program.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use 3-D printers and other Makerspace tools needed to enhance projects. 
  • Monitor the pacing of instruction and class time efficiently by providing clear directions, outlining expectations, and effectively bringing to closure instructional experiences. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to use current technology for data management, informational retrieval, visual and audio presentations, and telecommunications.
  • Offer opportunities for students to share projects completed in STEM Fair, etc.
  • Establish high standards and expectations for all students for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
  • Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Cover letter, Resume, and College Transcripts
  • Required documentation outlined in the qualifications above and appropriate teaching certification
  • A minimum of three letters of reference from former employers, teachers, professors, or other professional sources, or copies of recent evaluations and observations of teaching performance.
  • Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal resident alien status; evidence of criminal check (CORI) and fingerprinting will be required.
  • Salary:  Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts and references to hr@ndatyngsboro.org.