Salary is based on employment from mid-August 2023 to mid-June 2024 paid over twelve months; Competitive benefits package
4 Year Degree
Job Summary: Brawerman Elementary School West seeks a full-time Science Teacher for Grades 1-3 or Grades 4-6 who is committed to leading an inquiry based, conceptual, and hands-on science program. The candidate should be a nurturing educator, supportive of the developmental needs of children Grades K-6 and prepared to introduce cutting-edge, best practices in all areas of the science curriculum as well as an ability to creatively communicate ideas to inspire scientific thinking. The ideal candidate should have an extensive knowledge of science curriculum design, including but not limited to physical, environmental, life, astronomy, and geological sciences.
Please note that in addition to full teaching responsibilities in Grades 1-3 or Grades 4-6, this individual will collaborate with the other science teacher to develop a comprehensive and sequential science curriculum for the entire school. The individual will also assist in science classes they are not directly responsible for planning.
This position is at our West Campus located at 11661 W. Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles.
Our Campuses: Brawerman Elementary School of Wilshire Boulevard Temple is a Reform Jewish day school (Kindergarten to Grade 6) with two campuses. The original West campus was founded in 1999 in a modern facility located in West Los Angeles. The East campus opened in fall 2011 in the heart of Los Angeles’ Koreatown, adjacent to the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple sanctuary. We are a tight-knit community with a high level of collaboration among the faculty and an active parent body. We continue to seek creative and passionate educators who enjoy being part of a team and who are committed to learning, reflective practice, and using innovative pedagogy.
Plan, prepare, and implement a science curriculum that encourages intellectual curiosity, exploration, and collaboration
Possess a strong knowledge of current science programs and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and practices
Differentiate instruction as necessary to meet the needs of all students
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Maintain an organized and welcoming science classroom conducive to student learning
Use technology, innovation, design thinking, and inquiry to support instruction
Communicate with secondary schools to ensure upper grade students are well prepared for science courses in middle school
Use appropriate classroom management strategies so that expectations are clear and students feel comfortable and able to learn
Collaborate with other faculty on school-wide curriculum integration, programming, and events
Assist with supervisory tasks and other duties as assigned
How to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com. Include the job title (Science Specialist) in the subject line.
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in a science or related field and/or teaching credential
Master’s in Education (preferred)
Relevant teaching experiencefrom independent, public, private, or charter schools
Demonstrated interest and passion for science
Knowledge of relevant technology
Excellent oral, written communication, facilitation, interpersonal, and collaboration skills
Reflective, creative, self-directed, flexible, and a team player
Brawerman Elementary School is a Reform Jewish day school with two campuses. The original West campus was founded in 1999 in a modern facility located in West Los Angeles. The East campus opened in fall 2011 in the heart of L.A.’s Koreatown, in the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple. We are a tight-knit community with a high level of collaboration among the faculty and an active parent body. We continue to seek creative and passionate educators who enjoy being part of a team and who are committed to learning and using innovative pedagogy.
We offer competitive salaries with comprehensive benefits coverage.