Brebeuf Jesuit, a Catholic and Jesuit school, provides an excellent college preparatory education for a lifetime of service by forming leaders who are intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious and committed to promoting justice. Fostering a culture of understanding and dialogue, Brebeuf Jesuit seeks and welcomes students from diverse religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Students at Brebeuf Jesuit are called to discover and cultivate the fullness of their God-given talents as a responsibility and as an act of worship.

English Teacher (Maternity Leave)

The Maternity Leave English teacher position is a temporary, full-time teaching position with an approximate start date of early March 2022. The position is for the academic year, and the duties include a full-time teaching load of 5 classes and other school duties as assigned. This position reports to the English Department Chair and Principal. Interviews for this position will begin in December.

English Teacher (Maternity Leave) Job Description

Click here to download a packet to learn more about this position.


  • Create an engaging and welcoming classroom environment that challenges and meets the needs of all students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within and beyond one’s academic department, as well as school counselors and other educators, in a collegial atmosphere to foster the “whole-person” development of every student.
  • Participate in a technology-rich teaching and learning environment, including 1:1 Bring Your Own Technology for all students.
  • Actively and regularly engage parents in communication about student progress.
  • Participate in individual, departmental and school-wide professional development which are supported by school funds.
  • Participate in and support the religious life and the extracurricular life of the students and the school.
  • Act as a personal example of those attributes to which we call our students (the “Grad at Grad”): open to growth, intellectually competent, loving, religious, and committed to promoting justice.



  • High School English teaching experience
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation for diversity, with demonstrated ability to relate to individuals with compassion
  • Ability to excel in a tech-savvy team environment
  • Excellent writing, speaking and communication skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching License in the teaching content area
  • 5+ years of high school English teaching experience
  • Master’s Degree in the content area or related field, or a willingness to pursue a Master’s Degree
  • Working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and its role in education
  • Desire to develop one’s own faith and to bring it to bear in one’s work as an educator
  • Experience within an educational and/or independent school environment


Please click here to access the online application.

Interested candidates are encouraged to email English Department Chair Sarah O’Keefe at with questions.

Application Deadline: January 17, 2022

If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Human Resources at