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Social Science Teacher $56,500–$90,400

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






Notre Dame Academy High School in West Los Angeles is seeking a highly qualified full-time social science teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success teaching AP or college preparatory social science classes in areas such as United States Government, Economics, United States History, and/or Modern World History. We seek an educator who understands how history informs contemporary issues and how studying the social sciences equips students to successfully navigate the world.

NDA seeks a creative teacher with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in history, political science, or a related field, successful high school teaching experience, and an interest in developing compelling curriculum content for high school students. He or she should be able to work collaboratively and independently within the Humanities department. This individual must be innovative, dynamic, energetic, organized, flexible, and hard working, modeling for students 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 in West Los Angeles 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

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 “Social Science Teacher” in the subject line of your email to


• Successful record of high school social science teaching experience
• AP teaching experience in social science preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in a social science field, Master’s desired
• Understanding of and comfort in a Catholic education setting
• Commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
• California teaching credential preferred

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

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

2851 Overland Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90064