Upper School History Teacher

45 Days Ago Brentwood School Los Angeles, California, United States

Upper School History Teacher

Brentwood School

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Job Type : Full-time
Zipcode : 90049
Posted : 2024-01-17

Brentwood School inspires every student to:

Think critically and creatively.

Act ethically.

Shape a future with meaning.



Upper School History Teacher


Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full-time Upper School history teacher to begin in August of 2024. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with strong experience in teaching high school-age students and one or more degrees in history.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Teach four sections of history, potentially including a combination of World History and U.S. History, with specific courses to be determined based on departmental need and the hire’s experience
  • Serve as an advisor to a group of students
  • Make history meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
  • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
  • Collaborate with both course-specific teaching teams and the department as a whole
  • Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the history department
  • Complete preparation work and grading in a timely and thoughtful manner
  • Utilize educational technology throughout instruction and coursework
  • Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
  • Engage in professional and personal development and commit to growth in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Participate and initiate opportunities that demonstrate one's growth, knowledge, and skills
  • Perform additional supervision duties and participate in the life of the school by advising a club, chaperoning events, and attending student activities

We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with strong experience in teaching high school-age students and one or more degrees in history.

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong collaboration skills and cross-cultural competency
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, collegiality, and energy
  • Willingness to receive feedback
  • Flexibility

While being vaccinated for COVID-19 is not required, it is strongly recommended.

COMPENSATION: Brentwood School's diverse and talented faculty ranges widely in experience level, from those new to teaching to veterans who are experts in their respective disciplines with 30+ years of experience. Our salary range, of $72,000 to $120,000, includes all levels of experience. Salaries are determined based on years of experience, education, full- or part-time status, and number of months worked per school year. Salary ranges do not include benefits i.e. 403b retirement matching, paid lunch time, free breakfast and lunch, free parking, subsidy toward medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D plans, and generous time off. The pay range is an estimate and is not guaranteed. If hired, your actual base salary will be determined by your education, experience, and schedule.


Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com.


Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Tristan Gonzales
Assistant to the Upper School Office
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fax 310-476-5844
Email: tgonzales@bwscampus.com

Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
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