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Founding Middle School Teacher at Scholarship Prep LA

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Job Information

Date Posted: 4/24/2019 Application Deadline: 9/11/2019 10:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2019-20 school year
Salary: $52,873-$90,284 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 4
Contact: Harris Luu Email: hluu@scholarshipschools.org
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Position Overview

Looking to get in on the ground floor of an incredible opportunity in education?

Scholarship Prep is seeking dynamic, engaging, and passionate difference-makers both in and out of the classroom for our student “Scholars.”

Our teachers must believe wholeheartedly that all students have the inherent ability to succeed. Moreover, they must be committed towards ensuring the school is a place where students, staff, and the community want to be in order to work collectively towards our mission and vision. 


About Scholarship Prep

Scholarship Prep is a free, public charter school aimed at establishing a sustainable education program where scholarship is the standard, diversity is treasured, and parents are partners in student achievement. 

Utilizing a university-inspired, college scholarship concept, our students will understand that by achieving academic, athletic, and/or arts excellence, a broader array of possibilities and options exist for future endeavors in higher education.  Ultimately, our goal is that EVERY student will one day receive a college scholarship, earn a degree, and give back to their community.

Scholarship Prep provides an enthusiastic and supportive environment for our staff, including dynamic leadership and professional development embedded within our work calendar.

Scholarship Prep’s instructional program is based on the tenets of academic rigor, student engagement, innovation, and creativity.  As a Project-Based Learning (PBL) modeled school, Scholarship Prep teachers mix learning technologies and interactions resulting in a socially supportive, constructive learning experience. We utilize digital content and instructional technology to create a unique classroom environment, which allows students to grow as independent learners.


Position Details - Duties & Responsibilities

As part of their duties and responsibilities, Scholarship Prep teachers:

  • Believe that all students have the inherent talents and abilities to be successful in college and career
  • Be part of a dynamic and inspirational team of educational leaders
  • Teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for our students to thrive in all academic pursuits
  • Contribute to the design of a rigorous curriculum that includes the school’s standards, California State Content Standards, and Common Core standards
  • Utilize up-to-date educational research to plan, prepare, and implement lesson plans that incorporate a variety of instructional strategies and differentiate teaching based on the diverse and individual needs of all students
  • Model and teach the values of Scholarship Prep
  • Implement classroom management techniques to create a nurturing, safe, and structured learning classroom environment
  • Maintain high expectations for students’ academic achievement and conduct
  • Develop and administer a variety of assessments to measure students’ growth towards goals and monitor student mastery of the content standards
  • Make data-driven instructional decisions by analyzing informal and formal student assessment results 
  • Participate actively in all professional development sessions 
  • Build positive and trusting relationships with students, families, and community members
  • Communicate and collaborate professionally with teammates, parents, and the school community
  • Strive to exceed standards on California Standards of Teaching Profession


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package ($11,000 total allocation for health, vision, & dental benefits), including opportunities for leadership and schoolwide achievement bonuses.


Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three (3) required)
  • Resume

  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential - General Subjects (California CLAD)

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three (3) required)
  • Resume

  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential - General Subjects (California CLAD)


Application Deadline

9/11/2019 10:00 AM Pacific

Date Posted



Number of Openings




Length of Work Year

2019-20 school year

Employment Type

Full Time