Lead Fifth Grade Teacher

  • Brentwood School
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Full Time Academia Education OTHER

Job Description

Brentwood School inspires every student to:

Think critically and creatively.

Act ethically.

Shape a future with meaning.

BRENTWOOD SCHOOL

Lead Fifth Grade Teacher

 

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a Fifth Grade Lead teacher beginning in August, 2019.  We are seeking individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with prior experience in and a passion for teaching lower school students.  A minimum of a college bachelor’s degree is required, however a master’s degree is preferred.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Support the school’s educational mission by challenging, engaging, and nurturing students
  • Demonstrate an understanding of thematic learning
  • Have experience working in a collaborative grade level team
  • Create lessons and projects that are inclusive of the diversity and multiculturalism in our community
  • Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
  • Have a successful track record and proven ability in the instruction of elementary students
  • Communicate effectively, with students, parents/guardians, and co-workers
  • Perform additional duties and participate in the life of the school

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles.  Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com.

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume electronically to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Karen Laudadio

Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Director

klaudadio@bwscampus.com

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree