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Primary Grade Teacher $49,444 to $83,942

Saint Monica Preparatory (Santa Monica)






Saint Monica Preparatory, part of the vibrant St. Monica Catholic Community in Santa Monica, is seeking a primary grade teacher for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year.

The successful applicant will:

•Demonstrate an understanding of the unique social-emotional development of primary aged students.
•Demonstrate knowledge of CCSS; primary grade curriculum; instructional strategies, and classroom management necessary for student success.
•Promote effective collaboration between staff and students; families and staff; and among the SMCES staff.
•Demonstrate an understanding of learning and teaching in a professional learning community; the ability to make thoughtful, informed decisions; and the ability to teach in an environment that demands the integration of theory and practice in a Catholic school environment.


The minimum requirements are:

•An undergraduate degree (BA, BS) from an accredited university or college.
•A California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, a California Single Subject Teaching Credential, or equivalent from another state.
•3 years full-time teaching experience.
•Ability to join a professional community of educators committed to providing a challenging standards-based curriculum in a Catholic environment of service.
•Ability to use technology effectively through the use of adaptive/assignable educational programs.

In addition to the above, the preferred requirements are:
•An advanced degree (MA, MS) in Education.
•Middle school teaching experience.

How to apply:

Please send: (1) a cover letter stating your interest to work as a teacher at Saint Monica Preparatory; (2) a complete resume, to Dr. Neil Quinly (Principal) at

Only complete applications will be considered.

Thank you.
Dr. Neil Quinly

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

Saint Monica Preparatory (Santa Monica)

1039 7th St

Santa Monica, CA 90403