Harvard-Westlake, a coed, independent school in Los Angeles serving nearly 1600 students in grades 7-12, seeks to hire an exceptional and highly qualified educator for a full-time position in Yearbook/Publications Design.
Harvard-Westlake actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community in its educational, admission, and employment practices. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other characteristic. We seek candidates who demonstrate sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; have an ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds; and have a capacity to serve as a model of openness, generosity, and acceptance.
The yearbook/publications design teacher will supervise and coordinate all aspects of the production and distribution of our award-winning yearbook, Vox, on both campuses, teach all aspects of yearbook publication, design and layout to newspaper/magazine students on both campuses, and assist with print and digital newspaper and magazine design.
The successful candidate will have experience working with students, have strong interpersonal skills, and ideally will have a background in schools.
Graphic design background in print and digital publications (with yearbook and/or newspapers preferred)
Strong skills in design, and photography, including InDesign and Photoshop and Acrobat
Experience editing and proofreading
Familiarity with content management systems
Experienced project manager
Teaches classes on both campuses that enable the students to produce Vox in the timeframe established.
Facilitates yearbook adviser/student development and team building, attends the annual yearbook camps, national conferences, and workshops, and manages the logistics and details associated with these events.
Supervises students in the production of Vox assuring that deadlines and budgets are met.
As project manager coordinates with the publisher, has responsibility for the necessary equipment, and establishing the budget.
Coordinates the distribution of Vox
Communicates with outside vendors and with the school community.
Coordinate with photo studio, professional photographers, the school’s IT department, and internal departments regarding the yearbook.