Upper School Physics Teacher

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

Upper School Physics Teacher

Brentwood School

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Degree Title
Science, Physics
Job Type : Full-time
Zipcode : 90049
Posted : 2024-03-21

Brentwood School inspires every student to:

Think critically and creatively.

Act ethically.

Shape a future with meaning.


Upper School Physics Teacher


Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full time Upper School science 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 science.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Teach four sections of physics courses including 9th Grade Conceptual Physics at a regular and/or honors and/or AP level (other science sections potentially available based on the candidate’s experience)
  • Serve as an advisor to a group of students
  • Make science meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
  • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
  • Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the science department
  • Utilize educational technology throughout instruction and course work
  • Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • 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
  • Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
  • Perform additional 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 science.

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

  • Strong collaboration skills and cultural competency
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • 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 lunchtime, 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 best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com.

To Apply:

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

Sabrina Erickson
Upper School Science Department Chair
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Email:  serickson@bwscampus.com

Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
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