Upper School History Teacher (Maternity Leave Replacement)

  • Brentwood School
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
Academia Education

Job Description

Brentwood School inspires every student to:

Think critically and creatively.

Act ethically.

Shape a future with meaning.



Maternity Substitute for Upper School History Teacher

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a maternity substitute replacement for a full time Upper School history teacher, to begin November 13, 2017 through March 16, 2018. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with experience in teaching high school age students and one or more degrees in history or a related field.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Teach four sections of Upper School history, preferably one section of AP Human Geography, one section of US History, and two sections of Modern World History
  • Make history meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
  • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
  • Incorporate educational technology throughout instruction and course work
  • Perform additional duties, such as lunch supervision and chaperoning events, as needed


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

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

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:

Corisa Cobden
Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fax 310-476-5844

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree