Ursuline Academy seeks full time Social Studies teacher

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • bachelor’s degree in History, a Social Science, or related field; advanced degree in education and/or content area preferred
  • at least two years teaching experience in the Social Sciences and in-depth knowledge of subject matter
  • flexibility to teach a wide range of Social Studies courses. Ideally, experience in Psychology and AP Psychology.
  • a positive, professional, collaborative work style
  • the ability to educate in an engaging manner
  • an enthusiasm for collaboration and participation in a community of learners who are excited to grow and engage in giving and receiving feedback
  • the dedication to ensure the spirit and life of the school mission

In addition to classroom responsibilities, full-time teachers at Ursuline Academy serve as advisors, actively participate in non-academic student activities such as moderating clubs, chaperoning events, and student supervision, and enthusiastically pursue professional development opportunities as they join a Catholic, independent school culture.

Teaching experience in a Catholic and/or independent school and/or all girls’ environment and the ability to teach other sciences and/or math classes is strongly preferred.

Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the total development of the individual student through spiritual formation, intellectual growth, service to others, and building of community.

Contact: Interested applicants should download the Employment Application and Background Check forms, and then email the completed forms along with a resume, letters of reference, cover letter and transcripts of undergraduate or graduate work to employment@ursulinedallas.org.



Nevada Teacher Corps summer jobs

Our final Nevada Teacher Corps application deadline is April 30th, and we’re excited to soon welcome a new group of Fellows coming to teach in Las Vegas schools. Our program is specifically designed for individuals without a background in education who are searching for an opportunity to make an impact in our most underserved communities. We’re looking for candidates from all majors!

As an educator yourself, I’m hoping you’ll be able to help me identify some of your students who could be exceptional future educators one last time!  Would you be able to pass the information below on to your students? We’ve had 2019 Fellows applicants from University of Texas at Dallas and would love to add a few more before our pre-service training program begins on May 28.

Please feel free to give out my email address and direct people to our website. We also have an informational NTC one-pager that can be shared or displayed for potential applicants to review.

Thanks so much for your support this year!


Kate Batch
Recruitment Associate
Nevada Teacher Corps

After graduation, how will you launch a high-impact career?

Nevada Teacher Corps trains recent college grads to become exceptional, certified elementary school teachers in Las Vegas. After successful completion of summer training, Fellows begin teaching in the 2019-2020 school year, earning a full salary and benefits while receiving direct coaching, licensure coursework, and support.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY before our final April 30th deadline.


Summer 2019 Deadlines

Summer 2019 deadlines

N.B.:  All proposals must be submitted as a Word-compatible email attachment sent to alice.presti@utdallas.edu . All signature pages must be submitted in hard copy.

May 1
Independent Study registration deadline – summer

May 15
Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A & H Office (for GSC consideration on 30 May  (This is the only submission date for M.A. students wishing to graduate in the Summer 2019 semester. Enrollment in the Summer or Fall semester is required for all submissions.)

May 21
The last day for regular registration
May 21
Last day for submission of final draft of dissertations to all members of the supervising committee. Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.
May 28
Last day for submission of final draft of portfolios and theses to all members of the supervising committee. Master’s students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.
June 11
Graduation applications dueJune 21
Last day to request oral defense of portfolios, theses, and dissertations.

July 5
Last day to hold oral defense of portfolios, theses, and dissertations.

For additional university deadlines for dissertations and theses, see information from the Office of Graduate Education’s website.

July 26
Last day for final submission of portfolio (to the A&H Office).

Independent studies registration deadline – Fall


Links to: Summer 2019 Academic Calendar & Summer 2019 course schedule

Contact Information:

  • Pia Jakobsson, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies, graduate advisor (pia.jakobsson@utdallas.edu): Program information and advising, registration for organized courses, holds, academic probation and MA graduation application activation
  • Alice Presti, Graduate Coordinator, presti@utdallas.edu: field exams, defenses, independent study registration, portfolio, thesis, and dissertation proposals, Ph.D. graduation application activation, registration for dissertation hours (email request).
    • Registration for Independent Study: Students must supply a formatted reading list. The form and lists should be printed, and the student and the supervising professor need to sign the form. Then it can be scanned and emailed or dropped off in JO 4.510, completed.
  • Julia Maddox, Graduate Admissions Coordinator jxm171830@utdallas.edu: Foreign language exams, teaching assistantships (TA’s), Armstrong Fellowship applications, admissions applications

To request an official appointment with Pia, Alice, or Julia, click here.

Please send your email request from your UTD email account.  Due to FERPA and UTD policy, we are unable to reply to non-UTD email inquiries and requests.  It would also be helpful to include “Registration Request – Semester – 2019” in the subject field of your email.  This will avoid delays and oversights when it comes to time-sensitive registration requests.

After registration, please check in Orion that everything is as expected and refer to the academic calendar http://www.utdallas.edu/academiccalendar/ for changes, payments, and other deadlines. Note that it is the student’s responsibility to confirm enrollment and withdrawal to avoid late fees or other penalties.