de Toledo High School is looking for a highly motivated History teacher for the Blended Learning Program (BLP). BLP takes the best of traditional school and combines it with the power of online learning to ensure that each student gets a personalized education that meets his or her needs. In these UC-approved courses, students cycle through a schedule of independent online study, one-on-one teacher instruction, and peer-group interaction. Blended courses are ideal for self-motivated students seeking greater academic challenges, those desiring flexibility due to demanding extra-curricular schedules, and students with Learning Differences. We are currently looking for part-time teachers in History, Science, and Math.
If you are passionate about teaching and your subject…if you enjoy working with teenagers…if you want to rethink education…if you believe that it is possible to engage students by giving them a choice in what and how they learn…if you think students should have a voice in how they express what they know…then this is the job for you!
Work creatively and collaboratively with colleagues to curate, design, create and implement instructional materials and activities that contribute to high levels of student engagement, deep understanding, and achievement of student learning goals. ??
Teach high school subject classes online and in person, both individually and in small groups, incorporating: direct instruction, discussion, projects, and cooperative work. ?
Develop personalized learning plans and curriculum using principles of backwards and universal design. ??
Differentiate instruction to honor how students learn best. ?
Engage students and infuse them with a lasting desire to learn by teaching through their passions and interests whenever possible. ?
Develop formative and summative assessments--with an emphasis on real world projects and application--that measure progress toward the academic 21st century and skill-based objectives. ??
Share accountability for student performance results. ??
Monitor and ensure the academic success of individual students. ??
Participate in weekly team meetings to analyze data on student performance to effectively adapt curriculum and targeted instruction to ensure that students master learning objectives. ??
Maintain a high level of communication with students, parents, and colleagues to deliver program information and address individual student needs. ??
Consistently hone both personal and team teaching practice and results. ?
Participate in ongoing growth and professional development opportunities. ?
Proven record of success in the classroom with at least one year of teaching experience. ?
Ability to differentiate instruction for students with learning differences.
Demonstrated full commitment to students’ academic success and personal development. ??
Ability to tie in college prep academics to real world experiences and projects. ?
Strong computer and Internet proficiency with an affinity for technology. ?
Ability to be flexible and exercise excellent judgment in decision making. ?
Ability to think strategically and proactively to solve problems. ?
Strong collaboration skills with a range of individuals including students, staff, and parents. ??
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. ??
Experience working with students with learning differences a plus. ?
Strong work ethic and drive to help students meet their goals. ?
Belief that an advanced education is possible for all students. ?
Desire to learn and increase effectiveness on a continual basis. ?
Open to observation and critical feedback.
??? BA in subject or related field. Masters preferred.
???This is a part-time position. Competitive hourly compensation.
HOW TO APPLY: ?Qualified applicants of all faiths and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume with History Teaching Position in the subject headline to email@example.com
Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable and collaborative leaders... who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being.
Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom.
For more information, please visit www.dths.org.