The Buckley School, Los Angeles' oldest K-12 coeducational preparatory school, is hiring an Upper School English teacher for the 2019-20 school year. This instructor will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and helping to develop the curriculum for the courses they teach. This individual will also be responsible for an advisory of 6-8 students and is expected to be a collaborative and engaged community member at Buckley, enthusiastically participating in the English department and among the greater faculty. This is anticipated to be a one-year assignment.
Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field
Previous experience teaching at the upper school level
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, and equity
Ability to support classrooms with student-centered instruction and effective assessments
Proficiency in using technology in instruction
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Proven ability to collaborate across and within departments
Preferred candidates will have
An advanced degree in English, education, or a related field
Significant classroom experience teaching writing and literature
Aptitude connecting the study of English to the contemporary world
Significant professional developments interests and a demonstrated commitment to professional growth
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits; lunch provided by the school.
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.