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Full Time Physics Instructor

La Salle High School (Pasadena)






La Salle College Preparatory High School in Pasadena, California, is accepting resumes for a full-time faculty member in the Science Department to teach Physics, Physics Honors, and AP Physics C: Mechanics.

We seek a candidate who will implement proven PER-based systems in the classroom with passion and creativity in an engaging manner. Experience with standards-based grading is preferred, but we can also provide background, details, and training on site.

Interested candidates should Email or call Tina Bonacci, Vice Principal, at 626.696.4311.

With Email, include a cover letter outlining experience, qualifications, and interest in the position, and a resume reflecting educational and professional background. With your submission, please also provide names and contact information for three references.
Model the characteristics of a Catholic, Lasallian educator;
Actively support La Salle’s Mission, Philosophy and ISOs;
Design and/or implement courses and units that effectively promote department outcomes and adhere to the scope and sequence as determined by the department;
Plan what students will learn, how they will learn, and how they will be assessed within a framework that features common assignments and assessments appropriate to the grade level within the academic discipline;
Engage students in an active, effective learning environment;
Collaborate with peers to develop, review and improve curriculum;
Provide regular and varied assessments of student learning to compile appropriate grades and properly determine what and how all students are learning;
Communicate consistently with students, parents and school personnel;
Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, including sharing best practices in pedagogy and educational technology;
Work with appropriate administrators, the Learning Specialist, and/or counselors to support students that may have special learning needs;
Keep current and complete grading and attendance records;
Prefect and supervise students outside of the classroom;
Actively support the co-curricular programs of the school.


Undergraduate Physics or related degree;
Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning.

Master’s Degree in Education and/or teaching credential;
Experience working with high school students;
Experience as a classroom teacher;
Experience with web-based learning, SmartBoards and 1:1 (e.g.iPads) classroom settings;
Experience in a Catholic high school setting.
Experience teaching in a hybrid model

Information/Application Contact

La Salle High School (Pasadena)

3880 East Sierra Madre Boulevard

Pasadena, California 91107