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Wildwood School is an urban, coed, college-preparatory, K-12 school in West Los Angeles, enrolling approximately 740 students on two campuses. For more than 50 years, Wildwood has been recognized for its innovative practices, progressive pedagogy, and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging programming. Wildwood School’s deep commitment to ongoing professional development feeds a renowned Outreach Center that has provided programming for public and independent school teachers, administrators, and trustees in over 16 states and eight countries. Wildwood School is also a founding member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium.


Wildwood School is currently seeking a dynamic educator who is interested in and responsive to an evolving and innovative educational environment. Wildwood teachers are active participants in the life of the school who understand that we are all responsible for the learning, care, and growth of all Wildwood students. Teachers at Wildwood are encouraged to be life-long learners in their craft who enjoy opportunities to participate in or launch new initiatives.


Our current opening for an Upper School Humanities Teacher calls for an educator interested and experienced in teaching high school English courses in American, British, contemporary and/or world literatures at the 11th or 12th grade level.


Ideal candidates have:

●     Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and diversity, equity, and inclusion work

●     Minimum 3 years teaching experience

●     Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in English, History or a related field of study

●     Training, demonstrated professional development, or certification in teaching and learning


Core duties of Wildwood teachers include:


●     Collaborating with colleagues to design instructional materials, projects, and assessments

●     Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of a range of learners

●     Assessing student mastery of course standards

●     Actively engaging in department work to align with colleagues and course standards

●     Utilizing a variety of assessment methods to inform instruction

●     Providing comprehensive feedback in narrative form twice a year

●     Communicating proactively and consistently with students and families regarding student growth and development


Additional responsibilities of Wildwood teachers include:


●     Serve as advisors, executing Wildwood’s advisory curriculum with an emphasis on social-emotional learning, multicultural skills building and academic oversight.

●     Contribute to the work of school committees and task forces

●     Chaperone outdoor education trips

Provide supervision for special events and during lunch, recess, and passing periods.


Qualified candidates may submit via email a letter of interest, current resume, references, and any additional documents to the attention of Christina McCrary at [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to hr@wildwood.org

Upper School Humanities Techer
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