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English Teacher: Long-Term Leave Replacement

Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School (West LA) (Los Angeles)

Posted

08/17/2022

Expires

10/01/2022

Description

Notre Dame Academy High School in West Los Angeles is seeking a qualified full-time English teacher to serve as a long-term leave replacement from late October through the end of February. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success teaching AP or college preparatory English classes. The regular teacher will leave behind detailed curriculum plans for this qualified long-term replacement to follow. Courses include AP English Language, Honors Introduction to Composition and Literature, and Introduction to Composition and Literature.

Notre Dame Academy seeks an innovative, collaborative, and experienced English teacher who can fulfill the 21st century learning environment goals of Notre Dame Academy by planning, guiding, and evaluating the learning process of students within the framework of the school’s philosophy, organization, and curriculum. Our English courses focus on classic and contemporary literature, nonfiction reading selections, critical thinking and analysis, and thesis-based composition. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in English 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 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. 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. We are 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 creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills. Write “Leave Replacement English Teacher” in the subject line of your email to jobsearch@ndala.com.

Requirements

• Minimum of two years of successful high school English teaching experience
• AP English teaching experience preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Master’s desired
• Commitment to Catholic education
• Commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
• California teaching credential preferred

Information/Application Contact

Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School (West LA) (Los Angeles)

2851 Overland Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90064

jobsearch@ndala.com