Thank you for your interest in employment at Willows Academy. You are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to employment@willowsacademy.org
 

Dean of the Middle School

Willows Academy is seeking a Dean of the Middle School who

  • Can articulate and uphold the mission of the Willows Academy.
  • Has knowledge of and experience with the academic, physical, psychological and social needs of the middle school students.
  • Can collaborate with the leadership of the school on development and implementation of academic, advising, and student life programs and policies.
  • Can lead, mentor, and supervise middle school teachers.
  • Can partner effectively with families, facilitating communication between students, faculty, advisors and parents to promote the striving for personal excellence.
  • Can contribute to the admissions and enrollment process.
  • Has administrative experience or certification and/or advanced degree preferred.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

High School Math Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a high school math teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching Algebra I/II, Geometry, Precalculus, and/or Statistics.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in STEM.
  • Can contribute to a strong math program and department team.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

Middle School Science Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a middle school science teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching Life Science and Physical Science.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in STEM in the classroom and in clubs.
  • Can contribute to a strong science program and department team.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.  

High School Physical Science Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a high school physical science teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching physical science: Chemistry and/or Physics.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in STEM through inspiring AP level courses.
  • Can contribute to a strong science program and department team, with potential to lead them in the near future.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

Technology Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a technology teacher who

  • Can develop and teach courses to support student competency and creativity with technology.
  • Has knowledge of Python or Java and can develop coding courses and/or clubs.
  • Can develop applied computer science course sequence including Computer Science AP.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in STEM and using technology to serve society.
  • Is comfortable working with students at the middle school and the high school levels.
  • Can assist teachers in the use and integration of technology in the classroom.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

High School English Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a high school English teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching advanced literary studies in American Literature, writing, and rhetoric.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in literature and writing.
  • Can contribute to a strong English program and department team.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a middle school humanities teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching English literature, language arts, and history.
  • Is passionate about engaging girls in reading, writing, and researching.
  • Can contribute to strong English and history programs and department teams.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

 

Middle School Theology Teacher

Willows Academy is seeking a middle school theology teacher who

  • Has knowledge of and experience teaching theology and forming students in a life of piety.
  • Has an in-depth understanding of teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Has an appreciation and understanding of the spirituality of Opus Dei and can transmit it to students and families.
  • Can contribute to a strong theology program and department team.
  • Meets teacher qualifications and has potential to personify the Portrait of a Willows Teacher and fulfill responsibilities of the position.

Application process:

Please submit cover letter expressing interest in a particular position and resume to employment@willowsacademy.org

 

School Context and Mission:

Willows Academy is an independent, college preparatory school for young women in middle school and high school, built upon the foundation of a liberal arts curriculum, personal character formation, and collaboration with parents, Willows Academy encourages each student to pursue academic excellence in her studies, to engage the challenges of life with optimism and self-assurance, and to grow in freedom to live in truth as a daughter of God.

Portrait of a Willows Teacher

A Willows teacher:

  • Has a passion for the education of young women’s minds and hearts.
  • Partners with parents as the primary educators of their children.
  • Strives to model moral and ethical behavior and respect the teachings of the Catholic faith.
  • Is an experts in her content area and knows how to prepare students for college and life in her subject.
  • Reflects on teaching practice to make instruction meaningful and engaging for students.
  • Is eager to grow as a professional and contribute to a vibrant professional learning community.
  • Fosters student learning, growth and development in and out of the classroom.
  • Effectively communicates with students, parents, and coworkers promoting an atmosphere of friendship and collaboration in the Willows community.
  • Contributes to the development of the school program.
  • Works with optimism and professionalism.

Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Use professional expertise to develop unit and lesson plans aligned with the course description and department mission.
  • Design formative and summative assessments that show evidence of student understanding and offer feedback for students to grow.
  • Establish classroom culture of respect, rapport, and love of learning.
  • Supervise 2-3 study hall periods during the week.
  • Work closely with department head(s) and dean(s) to make curricular decisions and address student needs.
  • Participate in school sponsored professional development and mentoring including regular department meetings, grade level meetings, and faculty inservice days. Additional support for outside professional development is available.
  • Communicate with parents at Back-to-School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and via email, phone, or in-person meetings.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to 3-5 students.
  • Collaborate with a teacher team to lead a homeroom.
  • Participate in school traditions.
  • Teachers are welcome to further support student life as club moderators and sports coaches.
  • Support admissions office with school visitors and open houses.
  • Uphold school policies and perform other job responsibilities as requested.

Teacher Qualifications:

According to its mission and vision, Willows Academy is an all-female teaching and learning environment. The applicant must hold at least a bachelor’s degree; master’s degree and teaching certification in the subject area is preferred.

Applicants will be chosen based on their in-depth understanding and commitment to the school’s vision and mission; on their ability to work closely and communicate successfully with individual students/parents/coworkers; on their degree of subject matter expertise; and on their breadth and flexibility of instructional strategies.

Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience and educational qualifications. Full time employees are eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance in addition to long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.