Current Job Openings 

1. Job Title: Program Associate


For the 2019-2020 school year, we are looking for dynamic and motivated college graduates to support our students’ success. We seek candidates who demonstrate a passion for urban education. Housing and food are provided as well as a monthly stipend in addition to the AmeriCorps grant. Mother Caroline Academy (MCA) is a private, tuition-free school for girls in grades 4-8 from limited

financial means. It serves girls of all faiths, races, and cultures from Boston neighborhoods. The mission of the school is to provide a high-quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and college. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, now fully independent, we recognize the dignity of each person. The Academy emphasizes the importance of scholarship, leadership, spiritual, and social development.

AmeriCorps Program Associate Job Description:

The Program Associate’s primary role is to support student development and academic success both inside and outside of the classroom. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist teachers in planning and delivering daily lessons
  • Assist teacher in preparing progress reports; administering assessments, and creating portfolios.
  • Provide one-on-one tutoring to students as well as small group instruction Assist in homeroom
  • Design and offer after school programs for students (3:30-4:45)
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Act as a mentor in building meaningful relationships with students
  • Supervise students as needed

Much of our students’ success reflects the quality of relationships that faculty and AmeriCorps Associates develop with individual students and their families.

How To Apply

Application Process:
Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to aquezada@mcaec.org
Annmarie Quezada, Head of School Mother
Caroline Academy & Education Center
515 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA, 02121
After receiving your information, you will be contacted about the next steps.

Comp and Benefits:

  • Housing is provided on MCA’s 4th floor including shared living space, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and private single bedrooms.
  • Funding for food purchased through Stop and Shop and delivered to the residence.
  • Stipend of $400 a month ($500 a month for second-year AmeriCorps)
  • Full health and dental insurance (through AmeriCorps)
  • Participation in all school-based professional development programs
  • AmeriCorps Service Award (approximately $5700 for 2018-2019) available annually dependent upon

Successful completion of required hours Successful

Minimum Education Required: 4-year degree

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2. Job Title: School Nurse Position 

Mother Caroline Academy seeks a full-time School Nurse for the 2020-2021 academic year. The school nurse will serve as the Medical Director of the Academy five days a week from
approximately 7:30 am-3 pm. The school nurse will handle student health cases throughout the day and school year.
The School Nurse is required to have either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Applicants must also be licensed as a registered nurse (RN). Certification through either the
state Department of Education or the Department of Health may be necessary. In addition to any and all school situations, processes, and circumstances requiring medical attention, the school
nurse will be the manager and main contact for all Covid-19 related protocol, procedures, and creation of school protocol guidelines to ensure a safe and healthy environment for students
and staff.
Responsibilities for School Nurse
● Perform all testing and implement guidelines for the Covid-19 pandemic in adherence to federal regulations around the Covid-19 pandemic
● Order medical supplies (PPE) and set up a comprehensive nursing office which will be built in the near future
● Monitor the building for Covid-19 regulatory equipment
● Perform hearing, vision and other health screenings
● Treat students and staff as needed and maintain medical records
● Develop care plans for students with ongoing conditions
● Consult with teachers, families, school administrators and other school staff regarding student care
● Administer medication
● Monitor and collect student immunization records to ensure complete medical history information for all students
● Educate students and staff on health procedures
● Conduct educational sessions on self-esteem, weight stigma, eating disorders and any other health topics affecting middle school-aged students

Qualifications for School Nurse
● Registered Nurse (RN) license
● Knowledge of many areas of adolescent health including mental health
● Knowledge of school laws and policies
● Ability to work independently and with others
● Ability to communicate well with others
● Ability to assess situations and act quickly
● Current CPR/AED certification
● Knowledge of MA state health and US federal Covid-19 regulations
● Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Hours: Daily 7:30 am-3:00 pm Vacations and school closures generally follow Boston Public Schools.
Compensation: $75k annual salary
How to Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to aquezada@mcaec.org
Annmarie Quezada, Head of School
Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center
515 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121
After we receive your information, you will be contacted about the next steps.


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