ETK/TK Teacher (Spanish/English Dual Immersion) Los Angeles

Los Angeles Leadership Academy

Job Category


Dual Language Program-Teachers teach in English and Spanish

California teaching credential.

Multiple Subject Credential

Bachelor’s Degree required

Bilingual Authorization

Child Development Teacher Permit or 24 units of Early Childhod Education.

Reports to: Principal

Roles and Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

· Facilitate curriculum, instruction, and assessment in a manner consistent with the mission and vision of the Charter School;

· Actively maintain respectful, open communication with students, parents, and other staff members;

· Help students learn to regulate their own behavior, develop strong interpersonal and coping skills, and use their voice;

· Assess student needs and look for ways to meet them as an ongoing part of their job;

· Collaborate with other teachers to plan integrated curriculum;

· Participate in weekly staff meetings to discuss school plans, student progress, teaching practice, and other issues as needed;

· Map instruction and student work to CCSS and to the Measurable Pupil Outcomes;

· Understand and comply with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession;

· Participate in planning and professional development activities before and during the school year;

· Pursue professional development and keep current with best practices in their subject areas;

· Maintain a professional portfolio;

· Participate openly in reflective dialogue and the peer evaluation process;

· Cooperate to allow observation of teaching by other teachers;

· Maintain communication with parents and guardians of students;

· Participate on at least one governance committee; and

· Have regular, punctual attendance.

�� Refers problems with students to the advisor, and serves as advisor to other students

· Collaborates with other teachers during grade level/core meetings

· Attends weekly staff meetings

· Teaches theories/skills/strategies that are aligned with state standards

· Manages classroom in terms of discipline

· Assesses students and gives them grades

· Submits grades in a timely manner

· Plans/Attends mid-term Parent-Teacher-Advisor Conferences

· Implements school-wide action plan to address school-wide goals

· Attends and participates in professional development, including summer planning

· Coordinates with Principal regarding teaching strategies

· Creates a semester long syllabus, and works collaboratively on student academic projects

· Provides basic computer skills instruction to students

· Maintains a cooperative learning environment in the classroom

· Creates daily lesson plans

· Participates in conferences/retreats, etc. a minimum of once a year

· Assists with WASC accreditation and Charter Renewal

· Models positive behavior and sets a good example for the students

· Does supervision duty during break/lunch

· Plans events (field trips, on/off site activities) ahead of time, informing everyone involved/affected, with the permission of the school’s Principal

· Refers Principal/other teachers to resource materials

· Organizes classroom in an appropriate way for the subject matter being taught

· Provides students with additional academic support as needed at lunch, before or after school

· Communicates with students and parents regarding student’s progress

· Is responsive to teacher/administrative requests in a timely fashion

· Implements Behavior Plan in a consistent manner

· Enforces both school-wide and classroom rules consistently

· Participates in committees to further school goals

· Participates in school-wide activities during school hours

· Works on continuing credentialing/education

· Provides support for the monthly assembly

· Participates in parent meetings as individual and as department at least twice in each year- the first parent meeting and other two of the teacher’s choice

· Is on time for work/all school activities as specified in the Teacher’s Contract

· Provides lesson plans when absent- creates emergency lesson plans on file in the office for emergencies

· Uses a variety of engaging, relevant teaching strategies

· Completes all paper work on time

· Is flexible with schedule changes

· Helps to improve school culture by working on committees to address school culture issues and by working to improve LA Leadership’s school culture in each individual classroom

· Help create the school’s master calendar

· Help create class schedules, lunch/supervision schedules

· Any additional duties outlined in the collective bargaining agreement and employee handbook


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

· California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. The Charter School will maintain current copies of all teacher credentials. Those credentials will be readily available for inspection upon request. Teachers will be “highly qualified” within the meaning of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

· Two years of teaching experience preferred.

· Demonstrate a deep understanding of the mission and vision of the Charter School, and will be able to translate that understanding into their practice as teachers.

· Demonstrate willingness and ability to fulfill all of the roles and functions of their position. Characteristics that add to the multilingual, multicultural nature of the faculty are valued as assets.

· TB Test clearance & Department of Justice finger printing clearance – upon hire

  • Bilingual Authorization
  • Child Development Teacher Permit or at least 24 units of Early Childhood Education.


Teachers will be evaluated as described in the collective bargaining agreement.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $57,018.00 - $100,043.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff and students get COVID-19 tested every 2 weeks.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Los Angeles, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Teaching: 2 years (Required)


  • English and Spanish (Required)


  • California Teaching Credential (Required)
  • Teaching Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
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