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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:02 AM


Job Description / Essential Elements:

Middle School Teacher, Humanities
About Us:

Equitas Academy Charter School was founded in 2009. We are a network of free public schools for families who believe their children deserve a high-quality education and challenging school experience. Our school model offers credentialed, passionate, and dedicated teachers and staff who are experts in their field. We currently serve over 1,000 students in Kinder-8th grade in two elementary schools and one middle school and will open up our second middle school in August of 2017. Equitas Academy is based in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

We value:

• High Expectations. Structured and disciplined classrooms, school-wide behavioral code of conduct, and school uniforms

• College Readiness. Extended school day and year, enrichment activities, and preparation to enter top-performing middle, high schools, and, ultimately, college

• A Family Partnership. Ongoing communication with parents about academic and behavioral progress, at-home visits by staff, and family workshops

• A Safe & Supportive School Community. We help our children make positive choices through our school values of curiosity, optimism, gratitude, grit, self-control, social intelligence, and zest.

Our Mission & Success

• To provide a structured, achievement-based community that prepares students (scholars) to graduate from college-preparatory high schools, four-year colleges, and universities. Our school has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and Gold Ribbon School by the California Department of Education because of our commitment to data driven instruction to provide a rigorous and equitable education for all students.

What Makes Our Teachers Equi-tastic?

• A willingness to work collaboratively with adults to deliver on our mission

• An ability to build strong relationships with scholars, staff, and families

• They thrive on reflective feedback with weekly coaching and observations

• Demonstrated perseverance in the face of adversity

• They dont give up on scholars and they maintain high expectations

• Warm/Strict management with our scholars

• A belief that every adult is accountable for every scholars success

• Demonstrated leadership through creative problem solving and initiative

• Believes in educating families about advocating for their childs success

What Equitas Academy Can Offer You!

• Consistent behavior management systems and a structured classroom environment

• School-wide student culture and alignment

• Consistent and individualized coaching for teachers

• Opportunities for improving our instructional and cultural model

• Competitive compensation, performance-based increases, and a strong benefits package

• A focus on transparency and communication

• A supportive, likeminded, and joyful professional community

• Four weeks of Professional Development in the Summer and continuous weekly and differentiated PD throughout the school year

• Strong commitment to our Core Values for Professionals and for Scholars

• Monthly employee recognition and celebration through our Equitastic and Core Value awards

Requirements for Applying

Minimum Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree
• CA Single Subject Credential or Multiple Subject Credential (Internship is fine); or out of state equivalent
• A strong background in and command of academic content
• Experience working with youth in an educational setting
• Demonstrated success working with students in traditionally underserved communities
• Reflective orientation and willingness to learn

Application and hiring process:

To apply, please visit our website at
Commitment to Diversity
Equitas Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Competitive with strong benefits

• Location: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

• Post ID: 139161877 losangeles is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017