ESLA seeks an Admissions and Outreach Coordinator and Spanish teacher for full-time employment.
Admissions and Outreach Coordinator
Work with the Admissions Director to implement an admissions process that is well-timed, well-programed, and supports the mission of the School
Work with the Admissions Director to identify, recruit, and retain a diverse and engaging population of students
Maintain admissions records and manage database
Schedule interviews and track incoming admissions materials
Build relationships with feeder schools and placement programs throughout the city of Los Angeles
Develop and implement strategies and programs to engage prospective parents, including parents for whom English is not spoken;
Conduct interviews in Spanish and English and translate during admissions events
Write and translate printed and digital materials for communication with prospective families in English and Spanish
Chair the Admissions Committee and train faculty members to participate in admissions work
Teach 2 sections of Spanish in a Language Department that offers Advanced Placement courses and values conversational skills and the language equity
Prepare course materials, both using existing curricular frameworks and developing new materials
Participate in after-school (3:30 - 5:30) programs two days a week (sports, clubs, performing arts, or academic support)
Serve as an academic advisor
Attend regular community gatherings, including, but not limited to, meetings, Chapel, Lunch, and Major School Feasts
ESLA is beginning a process to set and achieve strategic goals related to equity and inclusion, which may be of interest to a candidate with the above skills and experience. Candidates are invited to inquire about the work we are doing and future leadership opportunities.
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree and/or teaching credential is preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish, including the ability to communicate the School’s mission and program persuasively and affably
Database management and administrative experience are preferred but not required
Instructional differentiation and classroom management skills, including the ability to integrate technology to enhance student achievement
The ability and desire to work collaboratively
A commitment to building an equitable and inclusive school, and experience working cross-culturally
3-5 years of teaching experience in public, charter, parochial or independent schools is preferred but not required
A written statement or link to a video with answers to the following questions (1-3 mins; minimally edited):
What do you enjoy about teaching Middle School students? Upper School students?
What are the challenges & rewards of diversity in the classroom?
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Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive with other area independent schools. Lunch is freshly prepared and shared family-style by faculty and students each day. Full medical, dental, vision benefits, plus 401(k) with employer match after 1 year of employment. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a student-centered, collaborative, and joyful learning community.
Internal Number: 18.19 Admissions
About The Episcopal School of Los Angeles
Currently serving students in 6-12th grade and planning the foundation of a new preschool, The Episcopal School of Los Angeles is a city school founded in the heart of Hollywood. We are looking for bright, hardworking, creative teachers and staff members who are interested in being a part of a pioneering generation of educators. Technology and ethics play a central role in our culture. As an Episcopal School, we are an inclusive community that welcomes people from all backgrounds. Unlike traditional independent schools, 75% of our students receive financial aid. As a result, we offer both one of the most diverse communities in the independent school market, as well as one of the most generous.