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Social Studies Teacher $56,000 – $98,000

Saint Monica Preparatory (Santa Monica)






Saint Monica Preparatory, a parish, coeducational, TK-12 day school, and ministry of the St. Monica Catholic Community in the heart of Santa Monica, welcomes applications for the 2024-2025 High School Humanities Academy Teacher Pool of candidates for full-time Social Studies teacher.

The Humanities Academy at SMPREP offers standards-based, Gold Standard PBL curricula. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit resumes as soon as possible.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles offers health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision. All employees are enrolled in pension benefits from the time of employment and considered vested after five years of full-time employment.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your high school teaching background and experience level with Gold Standard PBL to:

Attention: Dr. Kris Anderson, Assistant Principal: Curriculum & Instruction



  • Bachelor’s degree in History or closely related field
  • Ability to teach a range of courses in Social Studies, including U.S. History and/or Economics / U.S. Government courses
  • Knowledge of best practices in teaching Social Studies to high school students
  • Experience using instructional technology
  • An ability to convey enthusiasm for the subject matter and develop a positive rapport with students
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to contribute to school life outside of the classroom


  • Master’s degree and/or credential in Social Studies or closely related field and/or California Single-subject Teaching Credential in Social Studies
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience
  • Prior experience developing and facilitating Project Based Learning (PBL)

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)

1030 Lincoln Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90403