The Archer School for Girls is seeking a full-time English or History Teaching Fellow for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for new or aspiring educators who have a desire to join the teaching profession under the direction of skilled mentor faculty. Ideal candidates have a growth-mindset, positive outlook, and a deep appreciation for the importance of working in a diverse and inclusive community. A passion for working with young people in a culture of teaching excellence is a must.
Teaching Fellows support the overall academic program by teaching 1-2 classes in their subject area, substituting across all subject areas, collaborating on lesson design with master teachers, leading x-block workshops, and providing administrative and student support.
Actively support teachers, students, and overall program; initiate assistance with a can-do, willing attitude
Teach 1-2 classes in subject area
Substitute across the curriculum
Manage online calendar and communications with the Division Coordinator
Serve as an advisor or co-advisor
Attend required meetings and school events, including all New Faculty meetings
Design, coordinate, and lead x-block workshops
Assist Division Coordinators with administrative responsibilities
Provide after-school student support in PAWS
Help maintain community spaces including the Faculty WorkRoom
Be actively involved in the school community
Check in at Division Coordinator’s desk between 7:15 and 7:30 am to review schedule
Lead PAWS (student academic support) program after school until 5:00 on designated days
Be available for administrative support or student supervision when not teaching or in designated planning periods
Demonstrate flexibility and initiative to support the dynamic daily program
Take role and call/text/email Division Coordinator with absences
Review and follow the lesson plans
Email teacher with lesson feedback & leave any student work in teacher mailbox or secure location
Leave classroom orderly and clean
Communicate regularly with teachers, advisors, and administration on relevant issues
Follow-up with students in PAWS who require attention and, if necessary, refer them to the appropriate person for additional support
Adhere to the Guidelines for Professional Relationships
Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in English or History or in a related field of study.
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.