Wildwood School is currently seeking a dynamic educator who is interested in and responsive to an evolving and innovative educational environment. Wildwood teachers are active participants in the life of the school who understand that we are all responsible for the learning, care, and growth of all Wildwood students. Teachers at Wildwood are encouraged to be life-long learners in their craft who enjoy opportunities to participate in or launch new initiatives.
Our current opening for an Upper School Spanish Teacher calls for an educator interested and experienced in teaching all levels of high school Spanish (Spanish 1-5).
Ideal candidates have:
Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and diversity, equity, and inclusion work
Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
BA or higher in Spanish or a related subject, a fluent speaker of Spanish with knowledge of teaching the language.
Training, demonstrated professional development, or certification in teaching and learning
Core duties of Wildwood teachers include:
Collaborating with colleagues to design instructional materials, projects, and assessments
Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of a range of learners
Assessing student mastery of course standards
Actively engaging in department work to align with colleagues and course standards
Utilizing a variety of assessment methods to inform instruction
Providing comprehensive feedback in narrative form twice a year
Communicating proactively and consistently with students and families regarding student growth and development
Additional responsibilities of Wildwood teachers include:
Serving as advisors, executing Wildwood’s advisory curriculum with an emphasis on social-emotional learning, multicultural skills building and academic oversight.
Participating in DEIB learning and skill building
Contributing to the work of school committees and task forces
Chaperoning outdoor education or field trips
Providing supervision for special events and during lunch, recess, and passing periods
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be appropriate for the market and the individual’s experience and will include Wildwood’s comprehensive benefits plan.
About Wildwood School
Wildwood School is an urban, coed, college-preparatory, K-12 school in West Los Angeles recognized for its innovative practices, progressive pedagogy, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion programming. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the school enrolls 750 students in three divisions on two campuses. Wildwood School’s deep commitment to ongoing professional development feeds a renowned Outreach Center that has provided programming for public and independent school teachers, administrators, and trustees in over 16 states and eight countries. Wildwood School is also a founding member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium.
Wildwood School is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and welcomes teachers and staff members who bring skills, qualities, and/or experiences that demonstrate an understanding of and ability to support our work surrounding multicultural education, global citizenship, and sustaining a diverse and inclusive school community.
To learn more about Wildwood School, visit our website at www.wildwood.org.
Wildwood School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best... available persons in every job. Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:
Director of Human Resource
Director of Equity and Inclusion
11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481.