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Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles, Marymount is an Apple Distinguished School featuring a 1 to 1 laptop program and other integrated educational technology.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to the Human Resources Department at [email protected] unless specified below. Include the position title in the subject of your email.

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  • Learning Specialist (Part-Time)

    Marymount High School is seeking a dedicated Learning Specialist to provide individualized academic support to students with learning differences. She/he will work closely with students, teachers, and parents to develop learning strategies tailored to each student’s particular learning style, in order to help improve their grades and support their academic progress.

    The ideal candidate has an insightful understanding of effective teaching methods for different learning styles and aptitudes. She/he has excellent listening and observational skills, as well as an empathetic mindset.

    This is a new position for Marymount High School, so the Part-Time Learning Specialist will need to collaborate with the leadership and counseling teams in developing an effective learning support framework for the school.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Help students to develop effective learning strategies that promote academic improvement
    • Engage and encourage students in the active process of learning
    • Observe and informally assess students to identify learning, social and emotional factors that impact performance
    • Create a formal protocol, procedures and documentation process for students who need additional classroom support
    • Collaborate with advising team to establish a process for identifying, monitoring, and supporting students with learning differences
    • Support students with different learning styles by providing recommendations for intervention or remediation, or outside school support with appropriate professionals
    • Support teachers in their efforts to advance students with learning differences in the classroom
    • Support teachers to create skillful classroom management practices
    • Interface with teachers, administration, school counselor, parents, and outside professionals in order to better support students with learning differences
    • Counsel families on learning support and assessment accommodations
    • Support faculty by offering resources, assistance, advice, and training to enable faculty to better meet the needs of all learners.
    • Develops formal accommodation plans for students
    • Provide one-on-one and small group support/instruction for students
    • Attend Parent-Teacher Conferences to discuss pupil progress with parents, if required
    • Read and summarize all Psych-Ed evaluations as necessary
    • Assist with writing of individual learning plans that will target students’ specific curricular/learning needs
    • Develop and maintain communication and documentation protocols related to learning support
    • Assume an active role in student support team meetings
    • Organize and oversee standardized testing
    • Coordinate the external use of external tutors and learning specialists
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; Master’s Degree in special education or educational therapy required.
    • Knowledge of learning disabilities and developmental exceptionalities
    • Ability to assess where breakdowns in learning occur
    • Ability to recommend targeted interventions
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents and school administration
    • Passion for bettering the lives of students
  • Long-Term Substitute - English (Maternity Leave)

    Marymount is seeking a long-term substitute who will be a full-time teacher and member of the English Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the instructor.
     
    Responsibilities: 
    • Work as a team player with other English teachers to coordinate lesson plans and course sequencing, share materials, and embrace a community approach to teaching
    • Design lessons that are well-planned in terms of content, developmental appropriateness, and department sequencing
    • Monitor progress of each student’s writing, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, consistent high quality feedback
    • Offer collaborative and individual learning opportunities that support student growth
    • Create a learning environment where students feel safe and welcome
    • Place a strong emphasis on learning
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferred; will consider candidates enrolled in relevant Master’s Degree programs
    • Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience, at the high school level, that emphasizes teaching literature and writing preferred
    • Strong background and understanding of teaching writing as a process
    • Experience integrating technology into the English classroom


Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.