The Buckley School values and supports diversity in the workplace and in the classroom.
The Buckley School, Los Angeles’ oldest K-12 coeducational school, has an opening for an Upper School Teacher to teach social science and English beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Classes will include AP US History. This teacher will be responsible for all aspects of teaching our curriculum and will be responsible for developing and maintaining curriculum maps. This individual will also be responsible for an advisory of 6-8 students and is expected to be a collaborative and engaged community member at Buckley, enthusiastically participating in the Social Science department and in the greater faculty. Such participation will include eagerly finding ways to collaborate with one’s peers, and engaging in professional development.
Experience teaching social science and English at the upper school level including AP courses
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion and equity
Ability to support classrooms with student-centered instruction and effective assessments
Proven ability to collaborate across and within departments
Proficiency with current classroom technology as well as Microsoft Office
Exceptional writing and interpersonal skills
Preferred candidates will have:
Demonstrated leadership in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Aptitude connecting the study of history and English to the contemporary world
Significant professional developments interests and a demonstrated commitment to professional growth
Experience teaching AP English classes
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: Salary based on education and full time teaching experience, full benefits, 100% match on retirement plan contributions up to 5% of earnings and professional development
About The Buckley School
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.