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Theology Teacher 2024-2025 $65k – $85k

Loyola High School of Los Angeles (Los Angeles)






Description: Loyola High School is a premier Catholic, Jesuit high school in Los Angeles that is ranked the #5 Catholic high school in California. We are a community of mission-driven educational professionals who strive to live out the Profile of a Loyola Educator. We are accepting applications from qualified mission-aligned persons seeking a Theology teaching position in a thriving Jesuit school community. Ideal applicants should be open to professional growth and committed to participation in a Jesuit secondary education setting and must demonstrate evidence of effective communication, collaboration, and successful teaching pedagogy.

Subject taught: Specific course load will be determined by departmental needs. Candidates must be able to teach Theology 1 through Theology 3, which includes Intro to Catholic-Jesuit Education; Introduction to the Study of Theology; In-depth study of Sacred Scripture, namely Hebrew Scripture and the Four Gospels, Moral Theology, Ecclesiology, Social Justice.

Primary duties: The teacher will teach five periods of theology in a college-preparatory environment. This involves lesson planning, lesson presentation, student assessment, and individualized student support as needed. Faculty members are also part of a professional learning community for one period. The teacher is expected to develop, plan and present lessons to students in a classroom and online, utilizing course material and other appropriate learning material. The teacher is expected to supervise, monitor, assign and evaluate students. In addition, the teacher will establish and maintain the standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom, maintain appropriate and timely records of student progress, communicate with parents, and establish and maintain an effective environment for students, to foster learning.

Additional duties: Teachers are expected to support the school’s spiritual program by assisting with retreats, school-wide liturgies, and/or community service programs. The teacher is expected to be significantly involved in the school’s co-curricular programs by moderating activities, and/or clubs, as well as prefect at various dances and athletic events. The teacher will also assist in exam proctoring, classroom substitutions, and lunchtime prefecting.

Applications: The position will remain open until filled.

Application process: Applicants will complete the application online and are expected to upload a cover letter addressing their philosophy of education and why they are specifically applying to Loyola High School, an updated resumé, and transcripts.

Salary Range: $65k – $85k

Loyola is an EOE.


Minimum requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with substantial experience in Catholic theology.

Highly Desirable: B.A. or M.A. in theology from a Catholic college or university and a minimum of three years teaching experience in a high school setting preferred.

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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

Loyola High School of Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

1901 Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90006