Westmark School is currently seeking a Middle School English Teacher. Our ideal candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students, preferably with language-based learning differences, and be able to organize and implement an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths in accordance with Westmark School’s mission.
Teach middle school English classes to students with language-based learning differences;
Plan and implement English curriculum, integrating technology into the curriculum;
Submit weekly lesson plans;
Maintain class PowerSchool page and regularly update and post to PowerSchool class grade book;
Use behavior management systems that are effective with students with language-based learning differences;
Provide a positive environment that encourages students to actively participate in their own learning;
Communicate on a regular basis with the Division Director to discuss student progress;
Model professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community;
Work collaboratively with team members to develop new Humanities curricular offerings; and
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in English, education or related field;
Teaching credential preferred
Strong desire to teach students with language-based learning differences;
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies;
Experience with technology, specifically iPads, PCs and SMART Technologies;
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
Strong organization and time-management skills; and
Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies.
About Westmark School
Westmark School is a creative and supportive college preparatory school dedicated to educating, empowering and celebrating students with distinct learning styles, providing the tools necessary to achieve successful and fulfilling futures.
Located in Encino, CA, Westmark offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. We seek talented professionals committed to excellence.