Social Studies / Spanish Teacher (Full Time position)
American University Preparatory School (AUP)
July 30, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Full Time - Faculty
Foreign Languages, History/Social Studies
4 Year Degree
American University Preparatory School (AUP) is an independent co-educational boarding and day school, serving grades 9-12, located downtown in Los Angeles’ Financial District.
AUP is seeking to hire a skilled and enthusiastic teacher who is able to teach US History, Government and Economics, and potentially World History. We need this individual to be fluent in Spanish and able to lead a small group of students through various levels of Spanish instruction.
Preference is given to candidates who have:
The ability to teach multiple subjects (History and Spanish)
Passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, and the ability to engage students with learning
Experience working with educational technology
Previously worked in a boarding or private school
The flexibility, energy, commitment to teamwork and appreciation for adolescents that live in an independent boarding school community.
Candidate must be willing to wholeheartedly engage in all facets of boarding school life including advising, coaching, weekends, and dorm supervision.
Bachelor's degree in the related field, a teaching certificate or credential is highly desired.
Promotes the use of multiple methods in solving problems, identifying more efficient strategies and generalizing principles to a broad variety of applications.
Encourages collaborative teamwork in the classroom, teaching students to communicate effectively and thoughtfully, justify their reasoning and to consider multiple perspectives when solving problems.
Invests in the life of the school by participating in the advisory program, social and emotional learning, weekly department meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings, anti-bias training, and any and all aspects that support the student experience.
Demonstrated professional behavior, including discretion, judgment and integrity.
Effectively interacts with a diverse population of students and faculty.
All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check, LiveScan fingerprinting and TB screening.
Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About American University Preparatory School (AUP)
AUP is a boarding/day high school, serving grades 9-12, located downtown in Los Angeles’ Financial District. We are a vibrant and visionary school community that integrates rigorous curriculum with a hands-on, experiential learning environment. We encourage collaborative discourse, creativity and critical thinking into every facet of campus life. AUP aims for academic excellence, intercultural understanding, international stewardship and service to the community we reside in.