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Social Studies Teacher $75,000 – $85,000 Commensurate with experience and education

Marymount High School (Los Angeles)






Department: Social Studies Department
Direct Report: Social Studies Department Chair
Job Title: Social Studies Teacher
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Job Summary
The Social Studies department at Marymount strives to create classrooms of diverse and inclusive viewpoints where all students have an equal sense of belonging. With that said, candidates should be able to work collaboratively to create and implement culturally responsive pedagogy. The Social Studies Teacher must have experience in developing and implementing a curriculum that is skills based and scaffolds historical and analytical writing. The teacher should have experience in teaching a variety of Social Studies courses and some knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement historical thinking skills. Successful candidates will provide a challenging curriculum (with the guidance of the department chair) that aligns with Marymount High School’s mission and standards.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates mastery of Social Studies, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
  • Creates lesson plans, aligned with departmental standards.
  • Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration, critical thinking skills, and choice.
  • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
  • Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
  • Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectations in which students are engaged and incorporates mutual respect while providing cooperative learning opportunities.
  • Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance learning experiences.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
  • Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrators to formulate and complete professional development plans.
  • Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.



  • Must have a Bachelor’s in related field
  • Previous High School teaching experience is preferred
  • Experience integrating technology into the Social Studies classroom
  • Experience with Google apps (drive, Classroom, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) skills and rubrics

Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment

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

Marymount High School (Los Angeles)

10643 Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90077