Employment

Career Opportunities:

The Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, MA 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 eighth grade in the Lower School, and a co-educational college preparatory Upper School.  Our mission focuses on educating the whole person for The Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, MA 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 eighth grade in the Lower School, and a co-educational college preparatory Upper School.  Our mission focuses on educating the whole person for life through a curriculum rooted in spiritual formation and academic excellence based on the Hallmarks of our Notre Dame de Namur learning community.  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. 

Interested applicants for all open positions should send their cover letter and resume to the attention of Andrea Sheehan at asheehan@ndatyngsboro.org

High School Theology Teacher

The High School Theology teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in the area of theology and working in partnership with the Campus Minister the Theology department staff to develop liturgical and prayer opportunities for students and faculty. Achieving excellence requires that the High School Theology Teacher work collaboratively with the school administration, faculty, staff, and parents.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement sequential learning experiences for students using a variety of instructional strategies with the use of technology, variety of materials, media, and community resources to support instructional programs.
  • Monitor the pacing of instruction and budget class time efficiently by providing clear directions, outlining expectations, and effectively bringing to closure instructional experiences.
  • Utilize effective instructional strategies and classroom management skills
  • Differentiate learning experiences based on varying student needs
  • Utilize technology for teaching (classroom and distance learning), data management, informational retrieval, and visual and audio presentations
  • Demonstrate a passion for theological teaching and applications to real life and enjoy working with teenagers
  • Focus on teaching theology, pastoral care for students
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate integrity, good moral character, and initiative.
  • Incorporate NDA’s Mission and Hallmarks into everyday curriculum
  • Complete Curriculum Mapping
  • Freshman class advising in addition to assisting in other extracurriculars
  • Teach additional elective courses as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred
  • MA DESE Certification preferred
  • Minimum of three years prior teaching experience preferred
  • 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
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal resident alien status; evidence of criminal check