Who We Are| Founded in 1931 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Mayfield Junior School is a leading independent, Catholic school serving kindergarten to eighth grade boys and girls. Mayfield is distinguished by the Holy Child educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly, the Society’s founder. Connelly’s pioneering belief of developing the whole child as an intellectual, spiritual, creative and athletic person set the standard for Mayfield 87 years ago. This belief guides the delivery of our innovative educational program today and inspires the trajectory of our vison into the future.
Within an academic course of study specifically designed for each developmental stage, students are challenged to reach their individual potential. Character development is an essential component of our school and reinforced at every opportunity.
Who You Will Be Partnering With | Mayfield’s welcoming and diverse community—students, faculty, staff, administration, parents and alumni—is one of faith-in-action wrapped in a spirit of joy. Contributing to the lives of others is a tangible expression of God’s love for one another. Reporting to the Lower School Director, this full-time position in 3rd grade starts August 1, 2018.
Our ‘One Mayfield’ culture fosters respect, excellence and meaning. The school community values its rich tradition and purposefully sets its sight on defining what is best for students. Faculty and staff are called to implement the school’s Mission every day by nurturing the growth of each student through dynamic learning opportunities.
What You Will Be Receiving| Mayfield Junior School offers a competitive compensation package and wide-ranging professional development opportunities. In a collegial and supportive environment filled with forward thinkers, faculty and staff are provided the tools and resources enabling each the opportunity to thrive.
Where You Will Be Working| The San Gabriel Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop to our neighborhood campus located in the vibrant city of Pasadena. Mayfield Junior School is just 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, south of the world-famous Rose Bowl, east of bustling Old Pasadena and west of the California Institute of Technology. Get to and around Pasadena thanks to Mayfield Junior School’s close proximity to convenient transit and light rail options.
Mayfield Junior School, a leading independent Catholic K-8 school located in Pasadena, is seeking an outstanding educator to join the lower school team.
Current and valid teaching credential
2 or more years of teaching experience at the lower school level
Willingness to support Mayfield Junior School’s Mission, Philosophy and Holy Child goals
Professionalism and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Skills and qualities of a successful candidate:
A sound knowledge of childhood development and pedagogy
Experience with teaching and assessing all homeroom subjects: language arts, math, social studies
Dynamic, engaging educator with experience in project based learning, service learning and collaborative learning
Familiarity with growth mindset, deeper learning and design thinking
Ability to differentiate the curriculum and meet the needs of diverse learners, helping every child reach his/her potential
Strong knowledge of and ability to integrate current technology (Macs and iPads) throughout the curriculum; Apple teacher certification desired
Collaborative and creative team player
Sense of humor and love of this age group
Supportive, nurturing, and warm personality
Experience in a faith-based or independent schools a plus
Mayfield Junior School is an Equal Employment Opportunity private institution and operates in conformance with applicable state and federal discrimination laws.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at