Position Title: Long-term Substitute (Maternity Leave) English for 2020/21 School Year
Department: English Reports to: Department Chair Status: Exempt
About Marymount High School:
As part of an international network of Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) schools, Marymount High School is an independent, Catholic all-girls school with the core purpose of educating and empowering young women to live lives of consequence as ethical leaders with a global perspective and an unshakable commitment to the common good.
The long-term substitute is a full-time teacher and member of the English Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the instructor.
Work as a team player with other English teachers to coordinate lesson plans and course sequencing, share materials, and embrace a community approach to teaching
Design lessons that are well-planned in terms of content, developmental appropriateness, and department sequencing
Monitor progress of each student’s writing, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, consistent high quality feedback
Offer collaborative and individual learning opportunities that support student growth
Create a learning environment where students feel safe and welcome
Place a strong emphasis on learning
Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferred; will consider candidates enrolled in relevant Master’s Degree programs
Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience, at the high school level, that emphasizes teaching literature and writing preferred
Strong background and understanding of teaching writing as a process
Experience integrating technology into the English classroom
About Marymount High School
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.