Middle and Upper School Science Teacher (Life Sciences)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $70,000 to $90,000 annually
4 Year Degree
Middle and Upper School Science Teacher
2024-2025 School Year
Founded in 1889, Marlborough School is an independent girls college-preparatory school for grades 7 through 12 located in Los Angeles, California. Marlborough is the oldest independent girls’ school in the Southern California region. Central to Marlborough’s vision that Equity Leads Education is the belief in and passion for empowering young women to use their immense talents to better the world and become trailblazers in their own right. Bolstered by world-class faculty and staff, Marlborough students are challenged and inspired to work towards their own personal best and, in doing so, have an almost endless array of courses, extracurriculars, electives, and programs to spark their curiosity, deepen their compassion for one another, and lead lives of purpose.
We offer a position teaching courses that involve life and Earth sciences at both the middle and upper school levels. Responsibilities include a full teaching load of four courses as well as leading an advisory group. Each course involves a team of teachers that work together to ensure that students in all sections have a consistent experience. Our 7th grade course, ESI, focuses on basic science skills in the context of life sciences and Earth science. Our 9th grade courses are Biology and Honors Biology. The position might also involve teaching AP Environmental Science.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach four science classes
Collaborate with fellow science teachers in teaching teams, contributing to lesson preparation as needed
Plan, prepare and deliver engaging science lessons for the appropriate developmental level
Adhere to Marlborough’s academic policies, guidelines, and expectations
Communicate regularly with parents, teachers, student services, deans, and other administrators
Monitor and report on student progress, utilizing Marlborough’s learning management system to take attendance, provide curriculum materials and maintain a digital gradebook
Serve as a grade-level advisor to a group of approximately 12 students
Participate actively in grade-level and school activities
Competitive annual salary ranging from $70,000 to $90,000
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage
Access to voluntary benefits and tuition reimbursement programs
Competitive retirement plans
Generous time-off allowance to maintain a healthy work-life balance
For more information about Marlborough School, its rigorous academic curriculum, fine arts and athletics programs, or if you would like to learn more about this position or other career opportunities, we invite you to visit the Careers link under the “About” drop-down menu on our website at: http://www.marlborough.org.
Marlborough School is an equal opportunity employer. Marlborough recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Marlborough School is a diverse, inclusive community that strives to maintain diversity in all areas of employment.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in a life science or equivalent
Minimum three (3) years of teaching experience
An ability to fully commit to teaching at the middle school level
Possess a high degree of interest in supporting the developmental needs of teenagers with the ability to combine high expectations with a high level of support
Candidates with interest or experience in teaching AP Environmental Science are especially encouraged to apply