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Social Studies Teacher $61,253 – $82,330

Notre Dame High School (Sherman Oaks)






Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in ethnicity, talent, and culture. As a community of faith, Notre Dame strives to form each student – spiritually, intellectually, and socially – to recognize the dignity of all persons and to serve the evolving needs of the world. Notre Dame faculty are expected to be men and women of integrity and able to espouse Catholic, Holy Cross, and Notre Dame mission values that will set a positive example for all students.

This full-time position reports to the Social Studies Department Chair and the administrative team of Principal and Vice Principals.


  • Demonstrate passion and expertise in the teaching of social studies courses at the high school level.
  • Well-versed in multiple areas of social studies curricula.
  • Proficient in the use of technology in the classroom and willing to incorporate it as a strategy to engage learners.
  • Willingness to differentiate learning to reach a range of student learning styles.
  • Commitment to engaging students with culturally responsive approaches to the curriculum
  • Participate in school-wide and departmental faculty meetings and professional growth opportunities.
  • Engage in the life of the school community through presence at school Masses, assemblies, rallies, class retreats, sporting events, visual and performing arts events, etc.
  • Chaperone and supervisory responsibilities during the school day and some evening and weekend events.
  • Meet with students and parents, as needed, during x period, before and after school.
  • Write college letters of recommendation for students when appropriate.
  • Candidates should be comfortable delivering instruction on campus and occasionally via remote learning.



  • A degree in a Social Studies field, Bachelor minimum, Masters / credential preferred.
  • Experience teaching Advanced Placement (AP) courses is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to develop and implement an effective and engaging curriculum.
  • Ability to relate to high school students and build positive relationships while maintaining healthy boundaries.
  • Willingness to collaborate, problem solve, and share best practices with colleagues.
  • High level of familiarity with and competence across cultures and multiple perspectives.
  • Familiarity with and competence in technology skills, and desire to keep learning.
  • Must have excellent classroom management, communication, and organization skills.

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 High School (Sherman Oaks)

13645 Riverside Dr.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423