The Buckley School values and supports diversity in the workplace and in the classroom.
Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher
The Buckley School, Los Angeles’ oldest K-12 coeducational learning institution, has an opening for a Kindergarten Lead Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This position is responsible for all aspects of teaching the kindergarten curriculum and managing a Lower School homeroom. This position includes partnering with another lead teacher in the homeroom as well as maintaining ongoing communication with parents, writing prose reports, collaborating extensively with the other kindergarten homeroom lead teachers, and maintaining the vision for this critical entry point into the Buckley Lower School.
Application Instructions: In a cover letter please explain how you have included diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work with students or colleagues.
Masters or Credential in Early Elementary Education
Strong writing, editing, and spelling skills
Previous early childhood/primary level teaching experience
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Proficiency with classroom technology including but not limited to use of SMART Board and iPads
Preferred candidates will have:
Familiarity with Singapore Math and/or Math in Focus: The Singapore Approach
Demonstrated leadership in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Demonstrated understanding of diverse learning styles and 21st century skills
Familiarity with the Responsive Classroom
Familiarity with writing workshop and reading workshop
Experience with classroom technology including use of Smart Boards and document cameras
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes full benefits. The Buckley School actively supports professional development for its faculty and staff.
About The Buckley School
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.