The Episcopal School of Los Angeles Visual and Performing ArtsDepartment is seeking a teacher with an unshakable commitment to student success; whose classroom is filled with surprise and delight.
The ideal candidate has:
An abiding passion and deep knowledge of working with a diverse student body,
Experience designing innovative curricula in their discipline,
Leveraged technology to enhance student achievements,
Expertise in differentiating instruction for a heterogeneous study body,
Demonstrated success in the classroom with different adolescent needs across grades 6-12.
Teach five sections of Upper School Visual Arts (9-12) which may include Intro to Visual Arts, Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography.
Preparation of course materials, working from existing curricular frameworks, texts, and assessments
After-school (3:30 - 5:30) tutoring and/or club activity one or two days a week
Advisor to Upper Schoolstudents
Willingness to participate in at least one additional aspect of the school's extracurricular life for at least one semester (sports, club, performing arts)
Please specify if you have experience and enthusiasm in any of the following areas: Yearbook, Career and Internship Services, Marketing and Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, Technical Theatre, Athletics: Middle or Upper School Coaching
BA/BS degree in Visual Arts or related discipline.
Candidates will preferably have a CA teaching credential or Masters degree in secondary education.
A minimum of 3 years of classroom teaching experience in public, charter, and/or independent schools, preferably in an urban context.
The ability to use effective classroom management techniques (including the management of technology in the classroom).
The ability to work collaboratively within the department and division as well as to seek out opportunities to collaborate with other departments.
About Episcopal School of Los Angeles
Serving students in 6-12th grade, The Episcopal School of Los Angeles is a city school founded in the heart of Hollywood. We are looking for bright, hardworking, creative teachers and staff members who are interested in being a part of a pioneering generation of educators. Technology and ethics play a central role in our culture. As an Episcopal School, we are an inclusive community that welcomes people from all backgrounds. Unlike traditional independent schools, 75% of our students receive financial aid. As a result, we offer one of the most diverse communities in the independent school market.