City Language Immersion Charter

CITY CHARTER SCHOOLS operates two progressive, high-achieving, project-based schools that serve a diverse student body reflective of the full range of socioeconomic, cultural, and racial diversity in Los Angeles. City Language Immersion Charter (CLIC) offers TK-5th grade students an innovative, dual language immersion program (Spanish/English) in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles. The City School is one of the top performing middle schools in LA offering a student-centered, problem and project-based curriculum in a safe and supportive community. Both schools have become a national model for social-emotional learning and development (see our approach at
Our staff love kids, love working at our schools, and believe strongly in our core principles of practice: Community, Diversity, and Excellence. Teachers at City experience curricular freedom, lots of professional development and collaboration, and true voice and input into the school’s operations. Class sizes are small to allow for a rich and demanding inquiry-based program that incorporates social justice themes and student-led projects. For more information, see
City Charter Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have:

Experience at a dual language immersion/bilingual school (Spanish/English)

Bachelor’s degree in Art Education

California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a BCLAD or equivalent credential (Spanish/English)

Enthusiasm for the school’s values, mission and educational philosophy

Proven commitment to constructivism, project-based learning, Music education, multiple

assessments, data driven instruction and a collaborative approach to teaching and learning

Experience with integrating modern technologies with curriculum

2+ years experience teaching K-3 school students

Responsibilities will include:

Work with elementary age students to help them to develop an understanding and appreciation for art history, artists, and technical artistic concepts

Work with elementary age students to help them to develop their technical abilities as artists, creating different types of artworks and learning different styles of art

Develop and implement an integrated and inspiring art education program aligned with student needs, California State standards, the school’s learning goals, and objectives

Organize events, art showcases, and/or workshops at school

Develop Backward Design curriculum and implement student-centered lessons that incorporate the school’s definition of an educated person and emphasize active learning strategies and problem-based and project-based learning

Assess student progress in multiple ways and maintaining accurate records

Develop a positive behavior classroom plan

Collaborate with parents and other stakeholders in fulfilling the mission and vision of the school

Maintain effective supervision and discipline in the classroom

Work with other teachers, support personnel and administrators to address and resolve student issues

Participate in faculty and professional meetings, team meetings, and task forces

Participate in professional development activities, and apply new strategies in alignment with school’s educational philosophy

Frequently communicate and engage with students’ families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders

Participate as an active member of the community to provide stewardship of the school and adhere to its mission and guiding principles

Comply with mandatory reporter requirements

Comply with all school safety procedures and drills

Ensure that students are supervised at all times

Ensure that the classroom is safe and clean

Use technology, the Internet, and software applications effectively and efficiently to carry out duties

Maintain regular and punctual attendance

Once offered a position, candidates will need to:

Complete TB clearance or risk assessment

Complete DOJ/FBI Background check (Livescan)

Have timely completion of all required mandated trainings

Working conditions

This position will work in office, classrooms, and indoor and outdoor environments. Daily walking around campus is required. Driving may be required for school business.

Potential Hazards

Extended viewing of computer monitor

Contact with ill students

Possible contact with bloodborne pathogens

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate computers. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The employee may be asked to perform other duties as required by school needs. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship. This job description is subject to change at any time.
Job Types: Part-time, Full-time
Pay: $21.00 – $26.00 per hour

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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