PT 7th Grade Science Teacher in West LA

Job Title: PT 7th Grade Science Teacher in West LA
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Westside / West Hollywood
Start Date: 11/14/2018
Reference: P0023
Contact Name: Margo Hohsfield
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: August 09, 2018 15:30

Job Description

We're searching for a highly-ambitious and rigorous educator to teach 7th-grade science for the 2018-2019 school year. The position is at a coeducational, independent school in Los Angeles, serving nearly 1600 students in grades 7-12.

Position Requirements
  • 3+ years of middle school teaching experience, preferably in an independent school setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely related discipline, Master's preferred 
  • strong parent communication skills
  • excellent instructional and listening skills,
  • a great deal of patience and flexibility
Salary Range: $16K-35K
Type: Part-time (75%), 4-month duration
Benefits: Yes, and generous lunch stipend 
Start date: Mid November

actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community in its educational, admission, and employment practices.  They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other characteristic.  They seek candidates who demonstrate sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; have an ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds; and have a capacity to serve as a model of openness, generosity, and acceptance.
Their middle school is comprised of 727 students in grades seven through nine.  The Science Department teaches a two-year physical science curriculum, consisting primarily of topics in chemistry and physics, to their 7th and 8th-grade students.  Their 9th-grade students take one of two levels of high school biology (honors or regular).  They pride themselves on the care afforded to students at an individual level, teacher collaboration on curriculum and laboratory set-up, and active participation by teachers in the greater school community.