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MicroSchool Middle School Teacher – La Crescenta 2024-25 $46,021 – $52,750

Holy Redeemer – St. James School (La Crescenta)






– Join Our Innovative Teaching Team at Holy Redeemer – St. James!

Are you a passionate educator ready to inspire and nurture young minds in a cutting-edge learning environment? Holy Redeemer – St. James in La Crescenta is looking for a dynamic 5th/6th grade teacher specializing in English Literature and History to join our team as part of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ prestigious Microschools Network.

– Why Holy Redeemer – St. James?

As the flagship Microschool in the San Fernando Region, we are proud to be part of a forward-thinking partnership that supports intentionally small schools designed to excel in multi-age pedagogy and blended learning. Our unique approach focuses on a growth mindset, helping every child on their individual learning paths, and fostering a whole-child approach that includes art, PE, music, and ecological gardening.

– What Makes Us Special?

• Dynamic and Innovative Program: Our school is at the forefront of educational innovation, providing a supportive and stimulating environment where both students and teachers thrive.
• Specialized Teaching: Focus on your passion for English Literature and History while also engaging students in other subjects such as Religion.
• Blended Learning: Integrate technology seamlessly into your teaching to enhance learning experiences and personalize education for each student.
• Whole Child Approach: Enrich students’ lives with a comprehensive curriculum that includes not only core academics but also art, physical education, music, and ecological gardening.

– What We’re Looking For

• Passionate Educator: If you love partnering with parents, are curious, and a true learner, we want you on our team.
• Network Collaboration: Join a network of Microschool educators across the Archdiocese and engage in professional growth opportunities.
• Culturally Responsive and Justice-Oriented: Be enthusiastic about providing a Catholic education that is inclusive and committed to social justice.
• Subject Expertise: Demonstrated expertise in English Literature and History, with the ability to teach additional subjects such as Religion.

Apply Today!

If you are excited about the opportunity to work in a dynamic, innovative, and supportive environment where you can make a real difference in students’ lives, we encourage you to apply.

Please send your cover letter explaining your particular interest and suitability for this position, along with your resume, to Principal Dr. John Wick at

Join us at Holy Redeemer – St. James, where we are dedicated to fostering a love of learning and helping each child achieve their full potential.



  • BA from an accredited college or university
  • Multi-Subject Teaching Credential or Single Subject English or History Credential (or in process)
  • Is a team player
  • Well-organized, highly energetic, and deeply caring
  • Ability to plan and implement a rigorous academic curriculum in line with the Common Core and Archdiocesan standards
  • Skills in differentiation and classroom management
  • Willingness to collaborate with parents/families and fellow teachers to create and deliver a service-oriented curriculum
  • Experience with Educational Technology or a willingness to embrace and use educational technology throughout the curriculum

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience teaching in a multi-age classroom setting
  • Catholic Catechist Certification
  • Practicing Catholic

Please send your cover letter explaining your particular interest and suitability for this position, along with your resume, to Principal Dr. John Wick at

Wage Range
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.

Information/Application Contact

Holy Redeemer – St. James School (La Crescenta)

4635 Dunsmore Avenue

La Crescenta, CA 91214