Providence High School, Burbank, is a Catholic, private, co-educational, college-preparatory institution which endeavors to serve students of varied academic backgrounds. The school carries the mission of the Catholic Church within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Providence High School was founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Providence and is governed by Providence St. Joseph Health. Providence graduates are Faith-Filled Persons, Effective Communicators, Responsible Citizens, and Life-Long Learners. Providence serves an ethnically diverse student population who live within 75 different zip codes. Providence High School enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is 500. www.providencehigh.org
Qualifications and Description:
Applicants should have teaching experience in this subject area, and a master’s degree and/or teaching credential is preferred.
Teaching assignments may include a combination of English I, English II, English II Honors, and/or English IV. In assigning sections we strive to balance teachers’ preparations with their area of highest interest. Experience and qualifications to teach various levels of English is preferred. Teachers of 10th and 11th grade English classes collaborate on grade-level interdisciplinary teams to develop thematic units. Teachers of American Literature collaborate in an 11th grade-level interdisciplinary team with teachers of US History and Religion (Sacraments and Social Justice) and teachers of English II collaborate in a 10th grade interdisciplinary team with teachers of World History and Religion (Mission of Jesus Christ & Mission of the Church). Interdisciplinary teams integrate art into these thematic units as well with support from our Visual Arts Department. Applicants should therefore be adept at and eager to collaborate with colleagues within the English Department and across disciplines.
The candidate should be a self-starter, very knowledgeable in his/her teaching field, flexible, and passionate about educating young adults. The candidate should be committed to developing and practicing cultural competence in their role as teacher and colleague. The candidate should also have experience with and be committed to developing best practices to support remote teaching and learning. Experience with project-based learning is preferred, but not required.
To apply, please upload the following documents by clicking on the link listed below:
Cover letter explaining both interest in and qualifications for the position. Specifically address your practical and philosophical approaches to teaching during the current global crisis of the pandemic.
Resume or CV
Names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. References should include at least two direct supervisors.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skill required of employees so classified.
Work Environment: At Providence High School, equity, inclusion, and social justice are core to our mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and embrace difference for the benefit of our students, families, faculty, and staff. Our goal is to create a diverse learning community where every employee is known, cared for, supported, and retained. As such, Providence is committed to maintaining a responsive and inclusive workplace free of discrimination, harassment, violence, and any other abusive conduct. Mindful of our mission to be expressions of God's healing love, we employ and support people of any race, ancestry or national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran or military status, citizenship, or any other applicable legally protected status with all the rights and privileges generally accorded or made available to all employees of the school.