Website Westside Neighborhood School
Westside Neighborhood School, a PS-8 school serving over 520 students in West Los Angeles, is seeking an engaging, well-trained middle school English teacher to cover a leave through the remainder of the 2021-22 school year beginning December 13, 2021. Candidates should have a teaching credential and a strong English background, excellent writing skills, and experience with differentiated instruction for a range of students.
All teachers at WNS are expected to design engaging project-based learning experiences that enhance the opportunities for students to connect with standards and expectations for an outstanding Middle School English course. Strong communication skills with parents and students and the ability to collaborate with other members of the faculty are a must. Social Learning is a vitally important part of our program, and training in Responsive Classroom / Developmental Designs is required for all faculty members.
Our ideal candidate should have a teaching credential, at least three years teaching experience beyond student teaching, preferably at an independent school, and hold a M.A. in education and a degree in education with significant coursework in English.
In addition to teaching academic classes, all faculty share in the daily supervision duties at the school, lead an advisory group, teach middle school electives, and participate in professional development. This is a full-time position that includes medical, dental and retirement fund benefits.
WNS places a high priority on maintaining an excellent, collegial working atmosphere and an up-to-date facility. WNS is located in Silicon Beach, adjacent to Playa Vista and Loyola Marymount University about one mile from the Pacific Ocean. Westside Neighborhood School is an equal opportunity employer.
Please email your resume and cover letter to Mrs. Dylan Anglin, Director of Human Resources ([email protected]). Please include your name and MS English in the subject line of the email.
Westside Neighborhood School is dedicated to excellence and the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.wns-la.org.
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