Notre Dame Academy High School in West Los Angeles is seeking a highly qualified full-time science teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success teaching high school chemistry and other science courses. Join a student-centered community with a strong commitment to our outstanding STEM program which has earned multiple AP Computer Science Female Diversity Awards, placed in the top ten in the National Rocketry Challenge last year, and has been invited to participate in the NASA Student Launch this year.
We seek an innovative, collaborative, and experienced science teacher who can fulfill the 21st century learning environment goals of Notre Dame Academy by emphasizing hands-on learning via thoughtful laboratory experiments and meaningful real-world connections. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemistry or a related field and successful high school teaching experience. This individual must be innovative, dynamic, energetic, organized, flexible, and hard working, and he or she must embody a growth mindset. We seek faculty members who are intellectually curious, willing to grow professionally, student focused, dedicated to lifelong learning, and able to effectively collaborate with faculty, students, and parents to enhance our learning community.
Notre Dame Academy in West Los Angeles is a private, all-girls, Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1949. Devoted to educating young women to make a difference, Notre Dame Academy nurtures the development of the whole person by recognizing the dignity, uniqueness, and potential of each student. NDA was recently recognized by the College Board at the Platinum — or highest — level on the AP School Honor Roll, including earning the AP Access Award for our commitment to equitable access to advanced coursework. We challenge our graduates to be women of faith, academic excellence, vision, leadership, service, and compassion. In support of the educational principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame, we aim for all of our faculty, staff, and administrators to be learners, experts, and community builders. NDA is committed to providing a diverse and equitable learning environment and workplace for students and employees who are Black, indigenous, and people of color. Learn more about our community at academy.ndasla.org.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your background and passion for supporting students in a culture of learning while developing their passion for investigating the world through the scientific method. Write “Chemistry Teacher” in the subject line of your email to email@example.com.
• Successful high school chemistry teaching experience
• AP Chemistry teaching experience preferred
• AP Environmental Science teaching experience a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field, Master’s desired
• Comfortable teaching in a Catholic education setting
• Commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
• California teaching credential preferred
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.
Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School (West LA) (Los Angeles)
2851 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA firstname.lastname@example.org