Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles, Marymount is an Apple Distinguished School featuring a 1 to 1 laptop program and other integrated educational technology.
The ideal Religious Studies candidate will be an integral part of Marymount’s Religious Studies Department. She/he will teach an academically rigorous program while helping students establish a deep personal spirituality. She/he will embrace the goals of an RSHM school and charism, promoting “that all may have life and have it to the full” in a context of Religious Studies instruction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach five sections of Religious Studies classes; grade levels based on expertise
Work collaboratively within curriculum teams to plan grade level curriculum
Incorporate Service hours and Service learning projects and curriculum
Serve as grade level retreat coordinator
Integrate technology into teaching methods, and willing to learn more about best teaching practices
Assist as needed with other duties and department projects as assigned
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Theology; Certification or Masters in Education preferred
Preferred 3-5 years experience, preferably teaching at the high school level
Be a practicing Catholic who is eager to model an active faith life for students
Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
A self-starter, extremely detail-oriented, highly organized, growth mindset
Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office products
Knowledge of Google Apps (especially Google Forms & Google Sheets)
Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.