On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community High School develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God’s world.
The Upper School English Teacher is a full-time teacher and member of the English Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the discipline within a larger context of school mission and integrative thinking. Primary responsibilities include: teaching four English classes per year, serving as a student advisor, and collaborating on school-wide programming as necessary and appropriate.
Monitor progress of each student for mastery of course content, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, and consistent high quality feedback always
Ensure relevancy by connecting course content to other academic domains and authentically exploring the relationship between course content, the Milken Community Schools mission, and the Portrait of the Graduate
Utilize collaborative and individual learning opportunities that support student growth
Design lessons that are well-sequenced in terms of content and developmental appropriateness
Develop learning experiences where inquiry, curiosity, and exploration are valued
Create a learning environment where students feel safe and welcome
Place a strong emphasis on learning, and the important natural role mistakes play in learning
Demonstrate situational adaptability that balances the needs of social teens, the needs of the lesson, and teachable moments
Engage with students outside the classroom through office hours, extracurricular activities, clubs, and school-wide programming
Pursue ongoing professional development in the fields of education, writing and literature
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, required; master’s degree preferred
Previous teaching experience required; at the high school level preferred
CalWest Educators Placement is conducting an exclusive search for this position. Please send letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, put “Milken Upper English.”
About Milken Community Schools
Milken Community High School is the largest community, Jewish day school in the United States. On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community High School develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each
member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God's world.