Founded in 1911, Berkeley Hall School is a Nursery through 8th grade non-sectarian, independent school in Los Angeles, California. Our mission is to “empower children to fulfill their unlimited, God-given potential as fearless scholars and conscientious citizens.” We utilize a growth-mindset approach to learning, emphasizing character education based on our core values–Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, and Compassion.
This position provides an educational environment that is safe, stimulating, and developmentally appropriate in which students have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. This faculty member works specifically in an intermediate self-contained classroom and is responsible for implementing grade-level appropriate curriculum.
This position includes but is not limited to the following duties:
Plans and implements lessons in all content areas of an intermediate classroom.
Creates a yearly lesson plan and maintains a plan book on a daily basis.
Establishes effective classroom management.
Regularly assesses students and maintains assessment documentation.
Plans and leads classroom character education activities.
Supervises students during recesses, lunches, and before/after school as assigned by the administration.
Participates in Depth of Study—teacher professional development—groups (and other meetings)
Analyzes Common Core State Standards and works to align standards with CTP-5 and WrAP.
Works collaboratively and productively to develop curriculum, instruction and assessment (as well as fostering individual, department, and school goals).
Facilitates advisory and student-led clubs, when applicable.
Participates in regular and effective communication with parents as partners in students’ education.
Keeps current with subject matters.
Analyzes data to inform instruction.
Utilizes components of a workshop classroom, e.g. lesson structure (mini-lesson, mid workshop, share), individual conferences, small group work.
Actively engages in SEL professional development and implementation.
Activity participates in school enrollment management initiatives.
Follows guidelines for fulfillment of duties as described in the Employee Handbook.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Terms of Employment:
This is an exempt position. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability, and a retirement plan (with up to 7% employer match). The regular workday is 7:30 am–4:00 pm. Occasional early morning, evening, and some weekend work is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Berkeley Hall School provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Equal opportunity includes, but is not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.
Bachelor of Arts/Science degree (required)
K–8 Teaching Credential (preferred)
Experience teaching multiple-subjects (preferred)
Ability to provide proof of COVID vaccination (or exemption)
Live Scan and TB clearance
In harmony with the teachings of Christian Science
Fosters a collaborative learning environment for both teachers and students.
Exhibits a growth mindset.
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
Takes initiative and is a self-starter.
Thoughtfully and effectively communicates with colleagues, students, parents, and teachers.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships; is a team player and puts relationships first.
Teaches with courage and emotional agility–a high level of emotional intelligence is required.
Moves through uncertainty and adversity with grace and balance.
Ability to give and receive feedback effectively and efficiently.
Commitment to BHS diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives.
Has a working knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft Office, and g suite
Knowledge of MacBooks, iPads and associated applications and technologies
Regularly sits, talks, and listens
Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
Regularly uses close and distance vision
Works at desk and computer screen for extended periods of time
Turns, bends, and reaches
Works in traditional, climate-controlled office environment
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