Full Time Contract
Details: Salary Schedule
3435 W. Temple St.
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,000 students from pre-K through 12th grade.
CNCA currently seeks candidates who are committed to serving in under-resourced communities. We are seeking teachers who embrace research-based, innovative curricular frameworks such as a balanced literacy approach and conceptual based math. Our approach to teaching and learning involves a deep commitment to ongoing teacher professional development, and collaboration. Teachers must be visionaries, eager to be in the forefront of educational practices and must embrace the challenge of demonstrating that public education in a low-income, primarily immigrant, multilingual community can succeed. Teachers will receive a competitive salary, healthcare and retirement benefits.
Teachers will perform a full range of duties, including but not limited to:
- Working collaboratively in teams, grade-levels, and at times with the whole staff to ensure progress towards whole school goals and continued growth of teaching and learning.
- Creating powerfully engaging curriculum and lessons, aligned to our curricular frameworks, designed to grow students academic growth.
- Creating and Implementing integrated curriculum units, differentiating and scaffolding for all students.
- Regularly assessing student progress to refine instruction and meet student needs and make instructional decisions related to this data.
- Participating regularly in professional development opportunities and collaborative meetings as well as ongoing, job-embedded learning.
- Communicating frequently with students, students’ families, colleagues and other stakeholders to encourage student progress.
- Maintaining accurate and detailed documentation of student achievement and progress.
- Creating and maintaining a nurturing and engaging classroom environment.
- Supporting the school’s mission, vision, and policies.
- Taking personal ownership for their own professional growth and partnering with colleagues to encourage the process.
- Working closely with children and their families to promote personal growth and success.
- Maintaining regular, punctual attendance.
Applicants who possess the following skills will make the strongest candidates:
- California Teaching Credential or equivalent, meeting all NCLB “highly qualified” standards
- Required CLAD/EL authorization. Candidates who don’t possess this must do so within one year.
- Optional BCLAD certification (Spanish)
- Demonstrated ability to implement varied classroom instructional strategies
- Educational vision for and experience with low-income and /or minority students
- Demonstrated track record with English language learners
- Passion for working with children and their families
Minimum Education Required