English Teacher (Grades 11 & 12) Long-Term Substitute
Location: Encino, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Competitive salary offered
Westmark School is seeking an experienced 11th & 12th grade long term substitute teacher through June 2022. Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for teaching students, with language-based learning differences. In accordance with the Westmark School mission, the successful candidate will be able to differentiate and implement instruction for a wide-range of learners while capitalizing on student’s strengths.
Position Start Date: Immediate
Teaches high school English classes to students with learning differences;
Plans and implements programs using evidence-based English curriculum and instructional strategies;
Applies diagnostic and prescriptive data-informed instruction by monitoring and evaluating informal and formal assessment data;
Collaborate with team members including teachers, advisors, Division Director, instructional coaches, parents and outside professionals;
Works collaboratively with team members to develop individualized student intervention plans;
Submits weekly lesson plans;
Integrates technology into the curriculum;
Maintains class PowerSchool pages and updates PowerSchool gradebook weekly;
Creates a classroom culture that encourages students to actively participate in their own learning;
Integrates inclusive teaching practices related to diversity, equity and multiculturalism;
Engages and supports students of varied identities, abilities, cultures, experiences and beliefs;
Uses positive behavior management systems that are empowering and effective with students with language-based learning differences;
Models professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community; and
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in English Language Arts and/or special education, Teaching Credential preferred
Strong desire to teach students with language-based learning differences
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
Experience with technology, specifically iPads, MacBooks, Google Suite, and SMART Technologies
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Strong organization and time-management skills
Demonstrated commitment to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies.
Westmark School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and job performance. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions (including genetic characteristics or information), sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, and local laws.
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.