Website Marymount High School, Los Angeles
Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally, and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles.
· Classroom Instruction
o Ability to teach curriculum from Algebra 1 and Algebra 2
o Employ lectures, discussions, and demonstrations using a variety of methodologies.
o Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
o Provide opportunities, when needed, for individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
o Design learning activities that will relate mathematics to the physical world in an engaging and relevant way.
o Prepare note packets, assignments, and supplemental materials to support assignments.
o Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
o Assign classwork/homework, grade, and return to students in a timely manner.
o Maintain accurate and complete student records.
o Implement Google classroom, Smartboard, TI-Nspire Calculators, Desmos, and others, to supplement presentations.
o Update the courses’ Google Classroom and/or the school management site on a regular basis.
o Instruct classes virtually as needed using Zoom technology.
o Keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge to the job.
· Student Management
o Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, physical health and communicate with academic advisors and administrators in a timely manner with any causes of concern.
o Establish and maintain standards of students’ behavior needed to provide an orderly, safe, and productive classroom environment.
o Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
o Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
o Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
o Respond promptly to any parent/guardian communication.
o Discuss students’ progress with parent/guardian and if needed, determine priorities and resource needs for academic improvement and/or implement approved remedial programming when necessary after discussing with the Department Chair and Academic Dean.
o Communicate effectively (via telephone, email, written form, or in person) in a timely and prompt manner with the Department Chair, administration, and fellow faculty and staff.
o Possess problem-solving skills.
o Maintain and improve professional competence through professional development opportunities, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
o Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of mathematics courses through curriculum and other developmental programs.
o Sponsor/Moderate extracurricular activities such as student-led clubs/organizations, and academic contests or at minimum be involved in an extracurricular activity on campus.
o Attend faculty/staff meetings, departmental meetings, school-wide events and serve on committees as required and perform duties (ie., lunch supervision, chaperoning dances/events, proctoring exams) as needed.
o Goal development to prioritize, organize and accomplish best practices in one’s work.
o Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics or STEM field required
· At 1-3 years of teaching experience, preferably in an independent school
· Experience with technology
Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
To apply for this job email your details to HR@mhs-la.org