English Teacher – School Year 2023-2024, Full-time position
Description: Verbum Dei Jesuit High School is accepting applications from individuals who seek an English teaching position. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of effective communication, collaboration, and successful teaching pedagogy.
Subject taught: 1-2 English courses. Course assignments will depend on experience.
Primary duties: The teacher will teach five periods of English in a college-preparatory environment. This will involve lesson planning, lesson presentation, student assessment, and individualized student support as needed. The teacher will develop, plan, and present lessons to students in a classroom, utilizing course material and other appropriate learning material. Teachers are expected to collaborate with fellow teachers on curriculum and instruction. The teacher will supervise, monitor, assign, and evaluate students. In addition, the teacher will establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom, maintain appropriate and timely records of student progress, communicate with parents, and establish and maintain an effective environment for students.
Additional duties: Teachers are also expected to support the school’s spiritual program by assisting with retreats, school-wide liturgies, and/or community service programs. The teacher is expected to support the school’s co-curricular programs by moderating activities and/or clubs as well as prefect at various dances and athletic events. The teacher will also assist in exam proctoring, classroom substitutions, and lunchtime prefecting.
Salary Range: $55,000 – $75,000 DOE
Applications: The position will remain open until filled.
About Us: Verbum Dei Jesuit High School is a Catholic, Jesuit high school located in Watts with an enrollment of approximately 320 students. Part of the Cristo Rey Network (CRN), VDJHS offers young men from supportive families of limited resources a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a professional work-study experience, and faith formation that prepares them to graduate from college as “men for others” who serve their communities and pursue a more just and humane world for all. As a Cristo Rey school, VDJHS adheres to a set of Mission Effectiveness Standards to protect the integrity of the model and articulate the shared mission.
Application process: Applicants will complete the application online at www.verbjesuit.org/careers and should upload a cover letter addressing their philosophies of education and a current resumé.
Verbum Dei Jesuit High School is an EOE.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English or related subject and experience teaching in a high school setting.
Highly Desirable: Graduate degree in English or Education and/or a teaching credential.
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.
Verbum Dei Jesuit High School (Los Angeles)
11100 South Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA email@example.com