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New Los Angeles Charter Schools

1919 S. Burnside Ave.
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Phone: 3239396400
Web Site: www.newlosangeles.org

Company Profile

2Nd Grade Teacher


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Job ID:

19534

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, United States 

Category:

Education

Salary:

55,000-98,000 per year
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Job Views:

439

Zip Code:

90016

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.09.2022
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Job Description:

New Los Angeles Elementary Charter School (New LA) is seeking high energy, well organized teachers who have proven success in the primary elementary grades and are seeking a small school environment where they have the ability to share in the school's leadership and shape the school's future. New LA is looking for teachers who have a desire to become teacher-leaders and are outstanding educators. 

 

*** This is an in-person position and New LA Charter School has a Covid vaccine mandate for all employees, contractors, providers and visitors on campus. Unvaccinated individuals are not eligible for this position. ***

                

BACKGROUND

New LA Elementary opened in August of 2016 with 110 TK, kindergarten and first grade students, and added a grade each year until we have become a full TK-5. Building on the success of our Middle School, which opened in 2008, New LA Elementary will continue the vision of Passion for Learning, Respect for Self and Others and Engagement in the Community.

 

CURRICULUM

New LA seeks teachers with expertise, interest and willingness to learn in the following areas:

  • Project-based and student-centered learning

  • Balanced Literacy Instruction: Readers and Writers Workshop

  • Math: Cognitively Guided Instruction methodologies

  • Science: Kit-based experiments, full transition to NGSS, environmental awareness

  • Social Studies: integrated with language arts, social justice embedded

  • Computer Coding: taught with a partner organization, professional development provided

  • Arts Integration: partnering with arts education organizations to provide art both integrated with regular curriculum and in specific arts classes.

 

TEACHER LEADERSHIP

At New LA, teachers play an important role in shaping the culture of the school and acting as leaders. Teachers participate in school decision-making, collaborate on curriculum, scheduling and programs, and will be deeply invested in the mission, culture and success of the school. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION                

  • Provide a supportive, student-centered learning environment for students;    

  • Guide students to mastery of the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards and California Frameworks;

  • Use data to inform practice, including participation in school wide benchmarking and intervention;

  • Create a nurturing and caring classroom environment for all students;            

  • Communicate effectively w/ parents about student academic progress & social emotional needs;

  • Participate in social justice and community engagement activities;

  • Work well as a team player to prepare students for success;

  • Serve as a positive role model;

  • Collaborate with co-teachers and colleagues – in grade levels, committees, and full faculty; 

  • Provide accommodations and support in accordance with IEPs when applicable;

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the whole child, with concern for each student’s academic and social-emotional well-being; 

  • Facilitate an “open door classroom,” where best practice is shared with colleagues and visitors, and where all staff members embrace their role as learners.

Job Requirements:

  • California Multiple Subject Credential (or be enrolled in a university program and intern eligible); 

  • Teaching experience at the elementary level and enjoy working with elementary school students;    

  • Demonstrated classroom excellence, differentiated instruction & student-centered methodologies;    

  • Commitment to the mission and values of New LA;    

  • Commitment to social justice;    

  • Be flexible and be a team player;    

  • Go the extra mile in order to meet the educational needs of our students;

  • Positive outlook, enjoy collaborating with colleagues and appreciate different points of view;

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus.