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High School Science Teacher

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena )






Junipero Serra High School is a Los Angeles archdiocesan co-educational high school seeking a High School Science Teacher to teach Integrated Science, Biology and Chemistry for the 2021 – 2022 academic school year. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, passionate, and well-versed educator with experience in diverse classrooms.


  • Comfortable working in and supportive of faith-based education.
  • Teaching Science at the high school level In-person and remotely.
  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Establishes and maintains the cooperation of the school administration standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in service education activities provided by the school and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Identifies student needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Regularly communicates with parents and school counselors on the individual student’s progress.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school, and with specified educational partners.
  • Using a wide- array of formative and summative assessments.
  • Weekly Gradebook Update.
  • Meeting the deadlines and submit all materials not limited to course syllabus, unit plans, finals assessments, and final grades
  • Shares in the sponsorship of student activities and participates in faculty committees.
  • Performs other significant duties as may be reasonably assigned.

TO APPLY: Junipero Serra is committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. If interested in this job opening, please submit (1) a resume, (2) a statement of interest and philosophy of education (no more than two pages). All materials should be sent electronically to



  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (required) in Biology/Chemistry or similar course of study (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Experience: At least two years of experience as a teacher in a comprehensive Catholic high school setting, Knowledge of and advocacy for the mission of Catholic Education. Previous experience as a STEM or PLTW is a plus


  • Master Degree in Biology/Chemistry
  • Credential: General Secondary or Single Subject.

Information/Application Contact

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena )

14830 Van Ness Ave

Gardena , CA 90249